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A+ South Jordan Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F South Jordan Cost of Living Cost of living is 20% higher than Utah
South Jordan
12121% more expensive than the US average
Utah
1011% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
South Jordan cost of living
A- South Jordan Crime Total crime is 19% lower than Utah
Total crime
2,43512% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4212% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
1%Year over year crime is up
South Jordan crime
B South Jordan Employment Household income is 53% higher than Utah
Median household income
$95,85873% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$33,62013% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%53% lower than the US average
South Jordan employment
C- South Jordan Housing Home value is 55% higher than Utah
Median home value
$347,70088% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,39947% higher than the US average
Home ownership
79%24% higher than the US average
South Jordan real estate or South Jordan rentals
C- South Jordan Schools HS graduation rate is 7% higher than Utah
High school grad. rates
95%15% higher than the US average
School test scores
46%7% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
26:165% higher than the US average
South Jordan K-12 schools or South Jordan colleges

Living in South Jordan, UT

Located in the state of Utah, South Jordan is a moderately-sized city with a population of 62,751 inhabitants. If we look at the most recent Census, South Jordan is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Asian and Black. If you are a young adult or student, you might be pleased to know that the average age of all South Jordan residents is 32. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 88% of the population considered married and 48% with kids under the age of 18, South Jordan could be considered a very suitable city for families.

Are you trying to decide if living in South Jordan is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a good experience before moving to any new city in Utah, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. With useful information like crime, education, employment, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in South Jordan and in the areas around South Jordan is a much easier task.

South Jordan, UT receives 74/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #37 in Utah and #5,788 in the USA. Based on the scores for each individual category, South Jordan has received high marks for amenities (A+), crime (A-) and employment (B). The bad news for South Jordan, there are some categories for which it does not score well, this includes: cost of living (F).

Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in South Jordan, 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. South Jordan has a violent crime rate of 62 crimes per 100,000 residents which is far lower than the national average.

Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to South Jordan is real estate affordability. The median home price for South Jordan homes is $347,700, which is 54.8% higher than the Utah average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in South Jordan, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.6, which is 0% lower 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 South Jordan were 6.4%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 7.5%.

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Compare South Jordan, UT Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around South Jordan, UT

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Wasatch Hollow, Salt Lake City78133,188
Yalecrest, Salt Lake City7813.63,768
Liberty Wells, Salt Lake City7212.28,248
Bonneville Hills, Salt Lake City7113.63,489
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Sugar House, Salt Lake City6711.831,233
People's Freeway, Salt Lake City6412.65,805
Arcadia Heights, Salt Lake City6313.1841
Central City-Liberty Welss, Salt Lake City62133,074

Best Cities Near South Jordan, UT

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Layton, UT7835.672,413
Holladay, UT788.630,793
Centerville, UT7725.316,727
Provo, UT7726.5115,718
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Interlaken, UT772491
Kaysville, UT7732.329,799
Independence, UT766.1152
Spanish Fork, UT7634.837,565
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Perfect location to call home

Attractions7/10
Community9/10
Nightlife7/10
Dining7/10
Shopping10/10
South Jordan is a beautiful city. with great people. you can find anything you want in South Jordan or within minutes of it. I have lived here since i found a great home http://www.drhorton.com/Utah/Salt-Lake-City/South%20Jordan/Rushton-Meadows.aspx and i love it here. Its a safe and great place to visit or live.
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In the Summer of 2011 I was offered a great internship opportunity. I would be interning at the University of Utah which is located in Salt Lake City. I have never been a fan of Big City life so my Aunt agreed to let me board at her house in South Jordan for the summer. South Jordan was the perfect mix of rural and city life. It's about 30 or so minutes away from Salt Lake City which was away enough from the hustle and bustle.

I lived in South Jordan for 4 months and without a doubt, the best experiences I had there were at the restaurants that South Jordan housed. There's an upscale restaurant called the Wild Rose; delicious food but I wasn't as comfortable as I would've been at a more homey restaurant. If I had to recommend eateries it would easily be Carver's Steak and Seafood or if you're feeling more adventurous the Simply Thai Restaurant.

The nightlife and activities in South Jordan are pretty typical. There are a few decent places to go, nothing overexaggerated. There was a nice Mini Golf place called Mulligans that I would take my little cousins too. For my aunt and uncle, we would frequent the sports bars. Pretty good food, but lacked a decent selection of beer. If someone is looking for extravagant beer don't be too surprised to find nothing more than Coors, Miller, or Budweiser at most places. No matter where you go the staff throughout the city is top notch. I chalked it up to the fact that these places were far enough from the city for servers to enjoy their time working. The community overall was appealing and quaint on its own.
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Source: The South Jordan, UT data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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