American Fork, UT

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2020 Population
31,636
4.07% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
28.1
1.75% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
6.22%
43.4% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$78,690
1.07% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$322,500
12.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, American Fork, UT had a population of 31.6k people with a median age of 28.1 and a median household income of $78,690. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of American Fork, UT grew from 30,399 to 31,636, a 4.07% increase and its median household income grew from $77,857 to $78,690, a 1.07% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in American Fork, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.4%), White (Hispanic) (5.83%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.36%), Other (Hispanic) (2.08%), and Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic) (1.11%).

None of the households in American Fork, UT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.3% of the residents in American Fork, UT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in American Fork, UT are Mandalyn Academy (50 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in American Fork, UT was $322,500, and the homeownership rate was 73.8%.

Most people in American Fork, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.1 minutes. The average car ownership in American Fork, UT was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

American Fork, UT is home to a population of 31.6k people, from which 97.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 5.34% of American Fork, UT residents were born outside of the country (1.69k people).

In 2020, there were 14.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (27k people) in American Fork, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.84k White (Hispanic) and 1.06k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.3%
2020 Citizenship
96.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.3% of American Fork, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in American Fork, UT was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in American Fork, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    27k ± 815
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.84k ± 661
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.06k ± 405
8.69%
Hispanic Population
2.75k people

In 2020, there were 14.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (27k people) in American Fork, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.84k White (Hispanic) and 1.06k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.69% of the people in American Fork, UT are hispanic (2.75k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

5.34%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.69k people
5.85%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.78k people

As of 2020, 5.34% of American Fork, UT residents (1.69k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in American Fork, UT was 5.85%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    363 ± 180
  2. Vietnam
    254 ± 87
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    107 ± 82

American Fork, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.43 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of American Fork, UT employs 14.2k people. The largest industries in American Fork, UT are Retail Trade (1,845 people), Educational Services (1,666 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,623 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($62,813), Utilities ($56,250), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($55,250).

Occupations

14.2k
2020 Value
± 809
6.18%
1 Year growth
± 7.18%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in American Fork, UT grew at a rate of 6.18%, from 13.4k employees to 14.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in American Fork, UT, are Sales & Related Occupations (2,010 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,898 people), and Management Occupations (1,767 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of American Fork, UT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

14.2k
2020 Value
± 809
6.18%
1 Year growth
± 7.18%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in American Fork, UT grew at a rate of 6.18%, from 13.4k employees to 14.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in American Fork, UT, are Retail Trade (1,845 people), Educational Services (1,666 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,623 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of American Fork, UT, though some of these residents may live in American Fork, UT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$50,501
Median earning men ± $2,466
$21,390
Median earning women ± $2,303

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($71,285), Public Administration ($67,125), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,766).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($44,643), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($36,866), and Manufacturing ($34,904).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Utah. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Utah.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Utah to other states, or from other states to Utah.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $19B
  2. $13.9B
  3. $9.98B

In 2020, the top outbound Utah product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $19B, followed by Misc. mfg. prods. ($13.9B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($9.98B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Utah products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$156B
2020 Value in Utah
$318B
Projected 2050 Value in Utah
103% growth

In 2020, total outbound Utah trade was $156B. This is expected to increase 103% to $318B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Utah trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Utah to other states, or from other states to Utah.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $15.5B
  2. $8.94B
  3. $7.13B

In 2020, the top outbound Utah domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $15.5B, followed by Nevada with $8.94B and Texas and $7.13B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Utah shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing the state of Utah. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Utah is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Utah

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Mike Lee
Senator from Utah3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Mitt Romney
Senator from Utah1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing Utah.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Utah over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Utah

Utah is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Utah have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in American Fork, UT awarded 50 degrees. The student population of American Fork, UT in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 0 male students and 65 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in American Fork, UT are White (38 and 76%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (9 and 18%), Two or More Races (3 and 6%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in American Fork, UT by number of degrees awarded are Mandalyn Academy (50 and 100%).

The most popular majors in American Fork, UT are Master Aesthetician (31 and 62%), Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (19 and 38%), and General Cosmetology (0 and 0%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.427% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.508% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Some college (631k), High School or Equivalent (541k), and Bachelors Degree (451k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in American Fork, UT was $322,500 in 2020, which is 1.4 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $286,800 to $322,500, a 12.4% increase. The homeownership rate in American Fork, UT is 73.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in American Fork, UT have an average commute time of 21.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in American Fork, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in American Fork, UT is $78,690. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in American Fork, UT was Census Tract 102.19 with a value of $145,000, followed by Census Tract 102.13 and Census Tract 2.05, with respective values of $142,708 and $130,724.

Property

$322,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$8,744
$6,833
Median Property Taxes
±$467

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In American Fork, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in American Fork, UT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

73.8%
Homeownership
2020
69.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 73.8% of the housing units in American Fork, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 102.19
  2. Census Tract 102.13
  3. Census Tract 2.05

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in American Fork, UT was Census Tract 102.19 with a value of $145,000, followed by Census Tract 102.13 and Census Tract 2.05, with respective values of $142,708 and $130,724.

The following map shows all of the places in American Fork, UT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$78,690
Median Household Income
± $4,877
9.25k
Number of Households
± 644

In 2020, the median household income of the 9.25k households in American Fork, UT grew to $78,690 from the previous year's value of $77,857.

The following chart displays the households in American Fork, UT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for American Fork, UT is from Utah.
0.477
2020 Wage GINI in Utah
0.482
2019 Wage GINI in Utah

In 2020, the income inequality in Utah was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.07% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Utah was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Utah in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (77%)
  2. Carpooled (9.62%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.21%)

In 2020, 77% of workers in American Fork, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.62%) and those who worked at home (9.21%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

21.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in American Fork, UT have a shorter commute time (21.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.956% of the workforce in American Fork, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in American Fork, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in American Fork, UT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.22% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in American Fork, UT (1.94k out of 31.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in American Fork, UT is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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93.3% of the population of American Fork, UT has health coverage, with 60.7% on employee plans, 6.64% on Medicaid, 7.13% on Medicare, 17.2% on non-group plans, and 1.64% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Utah was $5,982 in 2014. This is a 5.73% increase from the previous year ($5,658).

Primary care physicians in Utah County, UT see 2366 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.254% increase from the previous year (2360 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1640 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 363 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Utah, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,366 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Utah County, UT

Primary care physicians in Utah County, UT see an average of 2,366 patients per year. This represents a 0.254% increase from the previous year (2,360 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Utah County, UT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Utah across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 35.3% under 18 years, 24.1% between 18 and 34 years, 31.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.36% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.3% were men and 49.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

6.68%
Uninsured
60.7%
Employer Coverage
6.64%
Medicaid
7.13%
Medicare
17.2%
Non-Group
1.64%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in American Fork, UT grew by 8.72% from 6.15% to 6.68%.

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