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South Jordan, Utah
Cost of Living
Senior community price is determined by the neighborhood in which it is located. Per month, the median rent in South Jordan is about $1,658 and the median home value in South Jordan is around $363,303. The rent burden for South Jordan is about 18.1% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In South Jordan, 5.3% of the population are veterans. Out of the total city population, 49.7% are male and 50.3% are female. The median age of South Jordan is 33 years old. Out of the total population of South Jordan, 2.9% live in poverty, 7.2% have some form of disability, 2.2% are widows, and 71.3% participate in the labor force. The total population of South Jordan consists of 70,954 people. South Jordan has a population density of 1,233 people per square mile. Demographically, South Jordan is 3.4% Asian, 5.3% Hispanic, 90.1% white, 2.5% mixed race, 2.4% other or not specified, 0.9% black, 0.2% Native American, and 0.6% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In terms of education, 41.3% have a college degree, 16.4% have a high-school diploma, and 14.5% have a graduate degree.
An overview of Utah
In total, Utah has 53 general hospitals and 53 health centers that provide care for 3,220,176 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Utah Valley Hospital, Lads Hospital, and Lakeview Hospital. Residents of Utah enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 49th in the United States. Out of a national average of 100, Utah has a cost of living index rating of 98, a grocery index rating of 99, and a housing index rating of 94. Overall, Utah ranks 4th out of all states in quality of life and 9th in healthcare.
Social demographics of the state
The median age in the state is 31, and 21% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Utah ranks 44th in the nation. In terms of religious values, 53% of Utah's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 5,557 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-7%, Mainline Protestant-6%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In Utah there are 34 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 46% of Utah residents voted Republican and 27% voted Democrat.
State-wide weather information
On average, Utah has an air quality index rating of around 51.3 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 74.0 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of March at around 4.09 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Utah is around 1.12 inches. The average humidity across the state is 52%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 75%. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 70F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 101F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 35F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 28F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 60F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 3F in the month of January. While residents of Utah mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Utah can include earthquakes and tornadoes.
Wildlife to be found in Utah
The state of Utah has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of blue spruce, sweet William, Joshua tree, and hawthorn. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the black-tailed jackrabbit, the black-tailed jackrabbit, the Allen's big-eared bat, or the mule deer. The state animal of Utah is the the wapiti elk.