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      Living in Bountiful, UT

      Bountiful is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. The city has a population of 43,428 residents. With a population density of 3,289 people per square mile, Bountiful is well above the nation's average density level. The majority of Bountiful residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Asian and Native Hawaiian. Bountiful is known to be family friendly as more than 81% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 56% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

      Living in Bountiful can be a positive experience for anyone moving to the city. Having said that, in the state of Utah, there are many desirable places to live, so choose wisely! To help you find the best places to live in and around Bountiful, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, education, employment, housing and more.

      Bountiful, UT receives 76/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #16 in Utah and #4,462 in the USA. Pack your bags! This is a very high score in comparison to other US cities. Living in Bountiful could be a great choice! If we dig down a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Bountiful has higher than average scores for the following: amenities (A-), crime (A) and education (C+). Bountiful does not score well for the following: cost of living (D-). It might be a good idea to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Bountiful, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      Feeling a sense of safety in the area that you live in is a must for most people. Low crime rates can have a positive impact on things like home prices, home appreciation rates and the overall sense of community. Bountiful has a violent crime rate of 106 crimes per 100,000 residents which is far lower than the national average.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Bountiful. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Bountiful are affordable. Median real estate prices in Bountiful come in at $257,300, which is 14.6% higher than the Utah average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Bountiful, the home price to income ratio is 3.9, which is 8.3% higher than the Utah average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Bountiful were 17.1%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 7.1%.

      Bountiful transportation information

      Statistic Bountiful Utah National
      Average one way commute21min22min26min
      Workers who drive to work79.0%75.9%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.4%11.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.6%2.6%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.4%0.8%0.6%
      Workers who walk3.0%2.6%2.8%
      Working from home7.0%5.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Bountiful, UT data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).