Eagle Mountain, UT

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Living in Eagle Mountain

Eagle Mountain is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 38,391 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Eagle Mountain is the 34th largest community in Utah. Much of the housing stock in Eagle Mountain was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Eagle Mountain economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Eagle Mountain, where the median household income is $83,290.00.

Unlike some cities, Eagle Mountain isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Eagle Mountain are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Eagle Mountain is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Eagle Mountain who work in office and administrative support (14.81%), management occupations (11.74%), and sales jobs (11.16%).

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

A relatively large number of people in Eagle Mountain telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.71% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Because of many things, Eagle Mountain is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Eagle Mountain a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Eagle Mountain has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Eagle Mountain’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Eagle Mountain, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.17 minutes every day commuting to work.

The overall education level of Eagle Mountain citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.93% of adults in Eagle Mountain have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Eagle Mountain in 2018 was $21,406, which is low income relative to Utah, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,624 for a family of four. However, Eagle Mountain contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Eagle Mountain is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Eagle Mountain home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eagle Mountain residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Eagle Mountain also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.46% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Eagle Mountain include English, German, European, Scottish, and Irish.

The most common language spoken in Eagle Mountain is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.

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