Pleasant Grove, UT

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Population

37,439

2.07% growth

Median Age

25.5


Median Household Income

$66,881

4.3% growth

Poverty Rate

11.9%


Number of Employees

16,967

3.65% growth

Median Property Value

$251,400

7.34% growth

About

In 2017, Pleasant Grove, UT had a population of 37.4k people with a median age of 25.5 and a median household income of $66,881. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Pleasant Grove, UT grew from 36,678 to 37,439, a 2.07% increase and its median household income grew from $64,124 to $66,881, a 4.3% increase.

The population of Pleasant Grove, UT is 87.3% White Alone, 7.94% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.03% Two or More Races. 8% of the people in Pleasant Grove, UT speak a non-English language, and 98% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Pleasant Grove, UT is $251,400, and the homeownership rate is 66.2%. Most people in Pleasant Grove, UT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Pleasant Grove, UT is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Pleasant Grove, UT employs 17k people. The largest industries in Pleasant Grove, UT are Retail Trade (2,397 people), Educational Services (2,254 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,121 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($83,438), Utilities ($51,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,637).

Median household income in Pleasant Grove, UT is $66,881. Males in Pleasant Grove, UT have an average income that is 1.53 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,859. The income inequality in Pleasant Grove, UT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.484, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$66,881

2017 value

± $3,439

4.3%

1 Year Growth

± 7.16%

Households in Pleasant Grove, UT have a median annual income of $66,881, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $64,124 in 2016, which represents a 4.3% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,159

Average Male Salary

± $1,867

$41,859

Average Female Salary

± $1,369

In 2017, full-time male employees in Pleasant Grove, UT made 1.53 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $46,590 ± $1,174

  2. Asian

    $45,658 ± $6,844

  3. Black

    $38,633 ± $10,877

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Pleasant Grove, UT workers was White. These workers were paid 1.02 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Pleasant Grove, UT is from Utah.

0.484

2017 Wage GINI

0.483

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Utah was 0.484 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.195% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Utah was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Utah in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Utah across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 5.05

  2. Census Tract 5.07

  3. Census Tract 5.04

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pleasant Grove, UT was Census Tract 5.05 with a value of $84,970, followed by Census Tract 5.07 and Census Tract 5.04, with respective values of $75,288 and $63,646.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pleasant Grove, UT (4.42k out of 37.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    3,914 ± 543

  2. Hispanic

    452 ± 230

  3. Two Or More

    214 ± 183

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pleasant Grove, 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

17k

2017 Value

± 836

3.65%

1 Year growth

± 6.94%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Pleasant Grove, UT grew at a rate of 3.65%, from 16.4k employees to 17k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pleasant Grove, UT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,629 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,179 people), and Management Occupations (1,823 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pleasant Grove, UT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Pleasant Grove, UT, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,629 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,179 people), and Management Occupations (1,823 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Pleasant Grove, UT has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.66 times higher than expected), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (1.23 times), and Sales & Related Occupations (1.21 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Pleasant Grove, UT, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($108,750), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($84,063), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($71,179).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

17k

2017 Value

± 836

3.65%

1 Year growth

± 6.94%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Pleasant Grove, UT grew at a rate of 3.65%, from 16.4k employees to 17k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pleasant Grove, UT, are Retail Trade (2,397 people), Educational Services (2,254 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,121 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pleasant Grove, UT, though some of these residents may live in Pleasant Grove, UT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Pleasant Grove, UT, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (2,397 people), Educational Services (2,254 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,121 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Pleasant Grove, UT has an unusually high number of Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.47 times higher than expected), Educational Services (1.43 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.4 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Pleasant Grove, UT, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($83,438), Utilities ($51,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,637).

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Domestic Trade

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. $13.4B

  2. $12.7B

  3. $12.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Utah product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $13.4B, followed by Mixed freight with $12.7B and Textiles/leather and $12.6B.

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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$132B

2015 Value

$206B

Projected 2045 Value

56.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound Utah trade was $132B. This is expected to increase 56.2% to $206B by 2045.

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. $11.7B

  2. $9.06B

  3. $6.19B

In 2015, the top outbound Utah domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Nevada with $11.7B, followed by California with $9.06B and Colorado and $6.19B.

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

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Health

90.3% of the population of Pleasant Grove, UT has health coverage, with 62.2% on employee plans, 7.96% on Medicaid, 5.19% on Medicare, 14% on non-group plans, and 0.929% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Pleasant Grove, UT see 1742 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.115% increase from the previous year (1740 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1488 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 352 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.4%). Additionally, Tooele County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (31.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1742 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Utah see an average of 1742 patients per year. This represents a 0.115% increase from the previous year (1740 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$5,982

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,657

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,484

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,084

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Utah (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.73%, from $5,658 to $5,982.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.71%

Uninsured

62.2%

Employer Coverage

7.96%

Medicaid

5.19%

Medicare

14%

Non-Group

0.929%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pleasant Grove, UT declined by 3.13% from 10% to 9.71%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Pleasant Grove, UT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 10.4% prevalence

  2. 10.2% prevalence

  3. 10.2% prevalence

Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Utah, at 10.4%.

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Diversity

Pleasant Grove, UT is home to a population of 37.4k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.39% of Pleasant Grove, UT residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Pleasant Grove, UT is composed of 32.7k White Alone residents (87.3%), 2.97k Hispanic or Latino residents (7.94%), 759 Two or More Races residents (2.03%), 587 Asian Alone residents (1.57%), 157 Black or African American Alone residents (0.419%), 131 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.35%), 114 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.304%), and 39 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.104%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Pleasant Grove, UT are Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,607 speakers), Japanese (112 speakers), and Portuguese or Portuguese Creole (111 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

24

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Pleasant Grove, UT was 25.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 24, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Pleasant Grove, UT are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Pleasant Grove, UT residents was 26.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.39%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

4.09%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 4.39% of Pleasant Grove, UT residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Pleasant Grove, UT was 4.09%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    101,154 ± 7,675 people

  2. Canada

    8,846 ± 2,306 people

  3. El Salvador

    7,653 ± 2,145 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pleasant Grove, UT was Mexico, the natal country of 101,154 Pleasant Grove, UT residents, followed by Canada with 8,846 and El Salvador with 7,653.

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Citizenship

98%

2017 Citizenship

98.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98% of Pleasant Grove, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Pleasant Grove, UT was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    32.7k ± 782

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2.97k ± 772

  3. Two or More Races

    759 ± 296

In 2017, there were 11 times more White Alone residents (32.7k people) in Pleasant Grove, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.97k Hispanic or Latino and 759 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Pleasant Grove, UT as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,607 speakers (5.05%)

  2. Japanese

    112 speakers (0.352%)

  3. Portuguese or Portuguese Creole

    111 speakers (0.349%)

8% of Pleasant Grove, UT citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Pleasant Grove, UT was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 5.05% of the overall population of Pleasant Grove, UT are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.352% speak Japanese and 0.349% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    321 ± 105

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    165 ± 69

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    89 ± 46

Pleasant Grove, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.95 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pleasant Grove, UT was $251,400 in 2017, which is 1.16 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $234,200 to $251,400, a 7.34% increase. The homeownership rate in Pleasant Grove, UT is 66.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Pleasant Grove, UT have an average commute time of 20 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Pleasant Grove, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$66,881

Median Household Income

± $3,439

10.5k

Number of Households

± 614

In 2017, the median household income of the 10.5k households in Pleasant Grove, UT grew to $66,881 from the previous year's value of $64,124.

The following chart displays the households in Pleasant Grove, 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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Housing

Property Value

$251,400

2017 Median

± $10,307

$234,200

2016 Median

± $7,576

In 2017, the median property value in Pleasant Grove, UT grew to to $251,400 from the previous year's value of $234,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Pleasant Grove, UT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Pleasant Grove, UT the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Pleasant Grove, UT distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Pleasant Grove, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

66.2%

2017 Homeownership

65.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 66.2% of the housing units in Pleasant Grove, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Pleasant Grove, UT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Pleasant Grove, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pleasant Grove, UT have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

20 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pleasant Grove, UT have a shorter commute time (20 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.41% of the workforce in Pleasant Grove, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.8%

  2. Carpooled

    9.98%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.53%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Pleasant Grove, UT was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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