St. George is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 89,587 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, St. George is the eighth largest community in Utah.
Unlike some cities, St. George isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in St. George are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. George is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in St. George who work in sales jobs (13.24%), office and administrative support (13.15%), and management occupations (9.53%).
A relatively large number of people in St. George telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.47% 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.
One of the benefits of St. George is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.05 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In terms of college education, St. George is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.33% of adults in St. George have a college degree.
The per capita income in St. George in 2018 was $28,507, which is upper middle income relative to Utah, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,028 for a family of four. However, St. George contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
St. George is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call St. George home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. George residents report their race to be White, followed by Native Hawaiian. St. George also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.86% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in St. George include English, German, European, Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in St. George is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.