Grantsville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 12,064 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Grantsville is the 58th largest community in Utah. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Grantsville, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Grantsville, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Grantsville’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Grantsville does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $72,378.00.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Grantsville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Grantsville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grantsville who work in office and administrative support (10.49%), management occupations (9.61%), and maintenance occupations (8.14%).
Also of interest is that Grantsville 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 Grantsville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.12% 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.
Grantsville 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, Grantsville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Grantsville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.27 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The percentage of people in Grantsville who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.04% of adults in Grantsville have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Grantsville in 2018 was $24,904, which is middle income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,616 for a family of four. However, Grantsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Grantsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grantsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Grantsville include English, German, Irish, French, and European.
The most common language spoken in Grantsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.