Orem, UT

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2020 Population
97,883
1.2% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
26.5
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
11%
5.49% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$65,622
1.6% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$296,900
9.15% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
49,144
2.42% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Orem, UT had a population of 97.9k people with a median age of 26.5 and a median household income of $65,622. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Orem, UT grew from 96,725 to 97,883, a 1.2% increase and its median household income grew from $64,590 to $65,622, a 1.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Orem, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (75.8%), White (Hispanic) (12.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.3%), Other (Hispanic) (2.25%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.89%).

None of the households in Orem, UT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

92.6% of the residents in Orem, UT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Orem, UT are Utah Valley University (9,917 degrees awarded in 2020), Careers Unlimited (119 degrees), and Taylor Andrews Academy of Hair Design-Provo (484394) (91 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Orem, UT was $296,900, and the homeownership rate was 59.3%.

Most people in Orem, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Orem, UT was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Orem, UT is home to a population of 97.9k people, from which 92.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 12.1% of Orem, UT residents were born outside of the country (11.8k people).

In 2020, there were 6.05 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (74.2k people) in Orem, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.3k White (Hispanic) and 3.23k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.6%
2020 Citizenship
92.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 92.6% of Orem, UT residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Orem, UT was 92.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Orem, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    74.2k ± 1.54k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    12.3k ± 1.45k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.23k ± 530
17%
Hispanic Population
16.6k people

In 2020, there were 6.05 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (74.2k people) in Orem, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.3k White (Hispanic) and 3.23k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17% of the people in Orem, UT are hispanic (16.6k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    96,761 ± 7,519 people
  2. India
    9,300 ± 2,364 people
  3. Canada
    7,916 ± 2,182 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Utah was Mexico, the natal country of 96,761 Utah residents, followed by India with 9,300 and Canada with 7,916.

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Foreign-Born Population

12.1%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
11.8k people
12%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
11.6k people

As of 2020, 12.1% of Orem, UT residents (11.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Orem, UT was 12%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    657 ± 144
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    642 ± 245
  3. Korea
    298 ± 89

Orem, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Orem, UT employs 49.1k people. The largest industries in Orem, UT are Educational Services (6,494 people), Retail Trade (5,672 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (5,316 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($85,795), Public Administration ($49,883), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($47,269).

Males in Utah have an average income that is 1.53 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,916. The income inequality in Utah (measured using the Gini index) is 0.477, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

49.1k
2020 Value
± 1,616
2.42%
1 Year growth
± 4.26%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Orem, UT grew at a rate of 2.42%, from 48k employees to 49.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Orem, UT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,213 people), Sales & Related Occupations (5,417 people), and Management Occupations (5,116 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Orem, UT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

49.1k
2020 Value
± 1,616
2.42%
1 Year growth
± 4.26%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Orem, UT grew at a rate of 2.42%, from 48k employees to 49.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Orem, UT, are Educational Services (6,494 people), Retail Trade (5,672 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (5,316 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Orem, UT, though some of these residents may live in Orem, UT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$37,596
Median earning men ± $2,032
$22,288
Median earning women ± $1,148

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($61,639), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,250), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($50,588).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($36,361), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($31,245), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($30,826).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Utah. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Utah.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Utah to other states, or from other states to Utah.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $19B
  2. $13.9B
  3. $9.98B

In 2020, the top outbound Utah product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $19B, followed by Misc. mfg. prods. ($13.9B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($9.98B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Utah products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$156B
2020 Value in Utah
$318B
Projected 2050 Value in Utah
103% growth

In 2020, total outbound Utah trade was $156B. This is expected to increase 103% to $318B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Utah trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Utah to other states, or from other states to Utah.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $15.5B
  2. $8.94B
  3. $7.13B

In 2020, the top outbound Utah domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $15.5B, followed by Nevada with $8.94B and Texas and $7.13B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Utah shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing the state of Utah. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Utah is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Utah

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Mike Lee
Senator from Utah3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Mitt Romney
Senator from Utah1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are the senators currently representing Utah.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Utah over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Utah

Utah is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Utah have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Orem, UT awarded 10,154 degrees. The student population of Orem, UT in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 20,961 male students and 20,282 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Orem, UT are White (8,292 and 82.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (976 and 9.71%), Two or More Races (318 and 3.16%), and Asian (186 and 1.85%).

The largest universities in Orem, UT by number of degrees awarded are Utah Valley University (9,917 and 97.7%), Careers Unlimited (119 and 1.17%), and Taylor Andrews Academy of Hair Design-Provo (484394) (91 and 0.896%).

The most popular majors in Orem, UT are General Studies (4,595 and 45.3%), General Business Administration & Management (471 and 4.64%), and General Psychology (445 and 4.38%).

The median tuition costs in Orem, UT are $16,600 for private four year colleges, and $5,192 and $16,092 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 41,243 students enrolled in Orem, UT, 50.8% men and 49.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 32,775 records, of which 48.9% were women and 51.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 398 degree-majors awarded
  2. 294 degree-majors awarded
  3. 196 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Orem, UT was General Psychology with 398 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Orem, UT according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 9,917 degrees awarded
  2. 119 degrees awarded
  3. 91 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Utah Valley University with 9,917 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 5,419 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Orem, UT, which is 1.14 times more than the 4,735 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 8,292 degrees mean that there were 8.5 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 976 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($16,600) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($714) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($724) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.427% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.508% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Some college (631k), High School or Equivalent (541k), and Bachelors Degree (451k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Orem, UT was $296,900 in 2020, which is 1.29 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $272,000 to $296,900, a 9.15% increase. The homeownership rate in Orem, UT is 59.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Orem, UT have an average commute time of 19.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Orem, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Orem, UT is $65,622. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Orem, UT was Census Tract 7.10 with a value of $133,500, followed by Census Tract 7.11 and Census Tract 7.08, with respective values of $117,308 and $106,635.

Property

$296,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,538
$17,738
Median Property Taxes
±$844

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Orem, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Orem, UT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

59.3%
Homeownership
2020
69.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 59.3% of the housing units in Orem, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 7.10
  2. Census Tract 7.11
  3. Census Tract 7.08

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Orem, UT was Census Tract 7.10 with a value of $133,500, followed by Census Tract 7.11 and Census Tract 7.08, with respective values of $117,308 and $106,635.

The following map shows all of the places in Orem, UT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$65,622
Median Household Income
± $2,355
29.9k
Number of Households
± 1,217

In 2020, the median household income of the 29.9k households in Orem, UT grew to $65,622 from the previous year's value of $64,590.

The following chart displays the households in Orem, UT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Orem, UT is from Utah.
0.477
2020 Wage GINI in Utah
0.482
2019 Wage GINI in Utah

In 2020, the income inequality in Utah was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.07% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Utah was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Utah in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (74.2%)
  2. Carpooled (10.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.09%)

In 2020, 74.2% of workers in Orem, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.4%) and those who worked at home (9.09%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

19.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Orem, UT have a shorter commute time (19.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.32% of the workforce in Orem, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Orem, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Orem, UT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Orem, UT (10.6k out of 96.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Orem, UT is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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89.4% of the population of Orem, UT has health coverage, with 55.9% on employee plans, 8.14% on Medicaid, 7.64% on Medicare, 16.8% on non-group plans, and 0.875% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Utah was $5,982 in 2014. This is a 5.73% increase from the previous year ($5,658).

Primary care physicians in Utah County, UT see 2366 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.254% increase from the previous year (2360 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1640 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 363 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Utah, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,366 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Utah County, UT

Primary care physicians in Utah County, UT see an average of 2,366 patients per year. This represents a 0.254% increase from the previous year (2,360 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Utah County, UT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Utah across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 30.6% under 18 years, 32.3% between 18 and 34 years, 27% between 35 and 64 years, and 10.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

10.6%
Uninsured
55.9%
Employer Coverage
8.14%
Medicaid
7.64%
Medicare
16.8%
Non-Group
0.875%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Orem, UT declined by 4.85% from 11.2% to 10.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Orem, UT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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