North Salt Lake, UT

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Living in North Salt Lake

North Salt Lake is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 20,948 people and three constituent neighborhoods, North Salt Lake is the 43rd largest community in Utah. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in North Salt Lake, 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 North Salt Lake, and putting down their money on brand new construction. North Salt Lake’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. North Salt Lake does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $85,185.00.

Housing costs in North Salt Lake 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.

North Salt Lake is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, North Salt Lake is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Salt Lake who work in office and administrative support (12.43%), management occupations (11.05%), and sales jobs (10.04%).

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

Of important note, North Salt Lake is also a city of artists. North Salt Lake has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape North Salt Lake’s character.

North Salt Lake is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 43.84% of adults in North Salt Lake have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in North Salt Lake in 2018 was $34,435, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $137,740 for a family of four. However, North Salt Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

North Salt Lake is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call North Salt Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Salt Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. North Salt Lake also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.67% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in North Salt Lake include English, German, Swedish, European, and British.

The most common language spoken in North Salt Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.