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West Jordan, UT
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West Jordan profile

Living in West Jordan

West Jordan is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 116,664 people and 26 associated neighborhoods, West Jordan is the third largest community in Utah.

Housing costs in West Jordan are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Utah.

Also of interest is that West Jordan has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 15.03% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The percentage of people in West Jordan who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.81% of adults in West Jordan have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in West Jordan in 2018 was $34,765, which is middle income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $139,060 for a family of four. However, West Jordan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

West Jordan is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call West Jordan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Jordan residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. West Jordan also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.89% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in West Jordan include English, German, Irish, Danish, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in West Jordan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.