05 Feb 5 Reasons St. George is the Place for You
Why St. George is the Best Place to Live
St. George, Utah has become the place in Utah to live. In fact, according to the U.S Census Bureau, Saint George has ranked 6th in the country for population growth as of April 2017. But why is that? We have put together a list of 5 reasons why Saint George is the best city for you to live and raise you family in.
St. George was settled in 1882 and has a very rich heritage and sense of it’s community. Even with its’ ever growing population, it seems to keep the small town feel that people love. This charm and almost always sunny weather draws in a large number of diverse events that provide fun for everyone. With these and many more aspects, the people who call St. George home, pride themselves in their community and give their all to it.
St. George is one of the best places to live if you enjoy the outdoors. Driving 2 hours in any direction can provide a myriad of outdoor recreation pleasures. These include National Parks such as Zions, The Grand Canyon, Capital Reef, Lake Powell, and over 40 more. St. George is the heart of the red rocks lands and has many biking and walking trails right here in town. With 300+ days of sun, you have lots of time to explore the wonders of the world around you.
As previously stated, St. George is growing in population very greatly. But that is not the only way it is growing. The adapt to the population growth, the town is also growing. St. George is 3rd in the nation for job growth rate according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2017. Many job opportunities are opening up causing the community and culture to grow as well. This not only boosts St. Georges’ economy, but also the town fun.
Not only is St. George close to a plethora of National Parks, it is also in a great location compared to other cities. Las Vegas is 90 mins south, and Salt Lake City and Provo are about 4 hours north. With this location, St. George attracts many visitors from around the world. This location also attracts different company vendors and opportunities for growth and expansion.
When looking for a new place to live and raise a family, the near by schools are a very important factor. Based on many websites made to rate the schools, including zillow.com, schooldiggers.com, and greatschools.org, St. George has many different schooling options to choose from. Most of which are ranked as a 7 and up on a scale of 1-10 with 10 being the highest. Continuing education is available too with 2 major college in the area.
Here at Staples Mortgage, we are based in St. George, with a staff who lives locally. We understand that finding the perfect home can be difficult. Once that home is found, we want to make the process of getting you into that home easier. Come in and meet our wonderful staff and see how we can help you into the home of your dreams here in the lovely city of St. George.