The Secret is Out About St. George, Utah!
Ranking third for population growth, the St. George area offers unique, urban living with a small town feel in the high Utah desert. The metro area increased by 3.5%, adding approximately 6,000 new residents last year for an estimated population of 171,700.
Utah visitors spent $9.15BIL, supporting 147,000 jobs, resulting in $1.34BIL in state and local tax revenue. Large events such as: Huntsman World Senior Games, St. George Marathon and Ironman St. George 70.3 bring substantial income into the community.
Five reasons St. George is America’s 3rd fastest growing city:
- Retirement Potential
- Educational Opportunities
- Amazing Scenery
- Low Cost of Living
- Small Town Urban Feel
Along with growth comes challenges like; water conservation methods and alternative water supplies for future growth. Land prices on the rise, pushing first time buyers out of the market and ease of road navigation due to increased traffic are also concerns.
City leaders must work together to encourage smart growth, so all residents can live confidently, knowing they have made solid investments in the St. George, Utah area. I made the commitment over 20 years ago and am here for the duration!
Know anyone looking to buy or sell residential real estate in the southern Utah area? If so, have them call me to help because Wanda Can!