Park City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 8,526 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Park City is the 67th largest community in Utah.
Park City home prices are not only among the most expensive in Utah, but Park City real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Park City is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.36% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Park City is a city of professionals, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Park City who work in food service (15.00%), management occupations (13.24%), and sales jobs (11.41%).
Of important note, Park City is also a city of artists. Park City has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Park City’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Park City telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.84% 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.
Another notable thing is that Park City is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the city’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Park City spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.79 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Even though Park City is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Park City, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Park City is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 60.70% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Park City in 2018 was $64,105, which is wealthy relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $256,420 for a family of four. However, Park City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Park City is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Park City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Park City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Park City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.58% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Park City include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and European.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Park City's cultural character, accounting for 18.34% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Park City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.