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Woods Cross, UT
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Woods Cross profile

Living in Woods Cross

Woods Cross is a somewhat small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 11,487 people and three associated neighborhoods, Woods Cross is the 56th largest community in Utah. Woods Cross has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Woods Cross, where the median household income is $101,742.00.

Housing costs in Woods Cross 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 Woods Cross 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: 11.97% 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.

Woods Cross is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Woods Cross’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The population of Woods Cross is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.20% of adults in Woods Cross have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Woods Cross in 2018 was $38,745, which is upper middle income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $154,980 for a family of four.

Woods Cross is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Woods Cross home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woods Cross residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Woods Cross include English, German, Irish, Danish, and European.

The most common language spoken in Woods Cross is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.