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A+ Logan Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C+ Logan Cost of Living Cost of living is 10% lower than Utah
Logan
928% less expensive than the US average
Utah
1033% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Logan cost of living
A+ Logan Crime Total crime is 31% lower than Utah
Total crime
1,79031% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5631% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
2%Year over year crime is up
Logan crime
D- Logan Employment Household income is 42% lower than Utah
Median household income
$36,25634% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$17,63841% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%24% lower than the US average
Logan employment
F Logan Housing Home value is 27% lower than Utah
Median home value
$164,00011% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$66830% lower than the US average
Home ownership
41%36% lower than the US average
Logan real estate or Logan rentals
D Logan Schools HS graduation rate is 2% lower than Utah
High school grad. rates
87%5% higher than the US average
School test scores
44%11% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
19:116% higher than the US average
Logan K-12 schools or Logan colleges

Living in Logan, UT

Located in the state of Utah, Logan is a medium-sized city with a population of 49,539 inhabitants. According to the most recent Census, 84% of Logan residents are White, 4% Asian and 1% Black. The median age of all Logan residents is 24, which is well below the national average. This is a good indication that this city could be ideal for young singles. 83% of the people in Logan (over the age of 15) are married and 53% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

Whether you’re relocating to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Logan could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Utah if you know where to look. To help you find the best places to live in and around Logan, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, cost of living, housing and more.

With a livability score of 71/100, Logan is ranked #9,475 in the United States and #75 in Utah. For each of the livability categories, we see that Logan ranks very well for amenities (A+) and crime (A). Logan does not do well for the following: weather (D-), education (D), employment (D-) and housing (F). It might be wise 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 Logan, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do. Here are some of the more popular things to do in Logan: Willow Park Zoo, Beaver Mountain, and Utah State University.

Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. Logan gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 94 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.

Assuming that Logan meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Logan. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Logan are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Logan come in at $164,000, which is 27% lower than the Utah average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Logan, the home price to income ratio is 4.5, which is 25% higher than the Utah average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Logan will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Logan, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 20%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 3.4%.

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Logan, Utah: Near Perfection in Family Friendly Living

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I lived in Logan, Utah as a child, and continue to visit my sister there regularly. Logan is a gorgeous city with a small town feel, and I absolutely loved growing up nestled in the mountains of Utah. Although many people have the expectation that living in a college town is for the young and single, in my experience this is a very family friendly area despite its proximity to Utah State University.

As a small town with a significant religious population, Logan doesn't boast much in the way of shopping or nightlife, but there are a surprising amount of great, non-chain restaurants in the area. Sushi is my favorite food, and thankfully in recent years good sushi has finally found it's way into Logan. Of all the sushi restaurants in the area, Takara Sushi is by far the best. The fish is fresh, most of the staff is attentive and helpful, and I love the creativity of their specialty rolls. Whether I'm in the mood for something fresh like the Utah roll, or something deep fried and decadent like the Anger Management roll, I've always been blown away by the quality.

If you prefer to be outdoors, Logan will never disappoint. For everyday entertainment, there are places like Merlin Olsen Central Park, where families can enjoy a playground and free swimming in the canal during the summer, or during the winter there is a brand new ice skating rink. Logan is also surrounded by trails perfect for mountain biking, hiking, or backpacking, many of which can be family friendly depending on your fitness level. I have hiked with my young children to the Wind Cave on several occasions, and there is nothing quite like the crisp mountain wind in your face while looking down on Logan Canyon. There are plenty of other caves, creeks, and canyons in the area, and I doubt I will ever run out of new places to explore on my visits. Overall, Logan is a fantastic area for families with beautiful mountain scenery, but the area may not be ideal for secular singles in search of a typical college town feeling.
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Source: The Logan, UT data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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