Orem, UT

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2022 Population
97,100
0.378% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
26.8
0.752% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
9.82%
6.39% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$77,568
10.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$392,900
19.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
50,745
2.95% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Orem, UT had a population of 97.1k people with a median age of 26.8 and a median household income of $77,568. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Orem, UT grew from 96,734 to 97,100, a 0.378% increase and its median household income grew from $70,412 to $77,568, a 10.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Orem, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.6%), White (Hispanic) (8.47%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.51%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.42%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.4%).

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.

92.5% of the residents in Orem, UT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Orem, UT are Utah Valley University (15,351 degrees awarded in 2022) and Careers Unlimited (58 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Orem, UT was $392,900, and the homeownership rate was 59.9%.

Most people in Orem, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Orem, UT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Orem, UT is home to a population of 97.1k people, from which 92.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 12% of Orem, UT residents were born outside of the country (11.7k people).

In 2022, there were 8.81 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (72.5k people) in Orem, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.23k White (Hispanic) and 4.38k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.5%
2022 Citizenship
92.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.5% of Orem, UT residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, 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)
    72.5k ± 1.42k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    8.23k ± 1.11k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.38k ± 677
17.6%
Hispanic Population
17.1k people

In 2022, there were 8.81 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (72.5k people) in Orem, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.23k White (Hispanic) and 4.38k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17.6% of the people in Orem, UT are hispanic (17.1k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    98,749 ± 7,598 people
  2. Venezuela
    9,695 ± 2,414 people
  3. India
    8,976 ± 2,323 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Utah was Mexico, the natal country of 98,749 Utah residents, followed by Venezuela with 9,695 and India with 8,976.

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Foreign-Born Population

12%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
11.7k people
12.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
11.9k people

As of 2022, 12% of Orem, UT residents (11.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Orem, UT was 12.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    657 ± 133
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    651 ± 228
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    197 ± 72

Orem, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Orem, UT employs 50.7k people. The largest industries in Orem, UT are Educational Services (6,664 people), Retail Trade (5,750 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (5,735 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($98,125), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($58,213), and Utilities ($53,872).

Males in Utah have an average income that is 1.5 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,550. The income inequality in Utah (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

50.7k
2022 Value
± 1,702
2.95%
1 Year growth
± 4.58%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Orem, UT grew at a rate of 2.95%, from 49.3k employees to 50.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Orem, UT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,960 people), Management Occupations (5,489 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (5,301 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

50.7k
2022 Value
± 1,702
2.95%
1 Year growth
± 4.58%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Orem, UT grew at a rate of 2.95%, from 49.3k employees to 50.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Orem, UT, are Educational Services (6,664 people), Retail Trade (5,750 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (5,735 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

$43,173
Median earning men ± $2,268
$26,267
Median earning women ± $1,864

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($68,125), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($56,586), and Wholesale Trade ($55,156).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($43,125), Public Administration ($41,225), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($36,893).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.7M people employed in Utah. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 7.69%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Utah went to Donald J. Trump with 58.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (37.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.58%).

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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Education

In 2022, universities in Orem, UT awarded 15,409 degrees. The student population of Orem, UT in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 21,381 male students and 21,836 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Orem, UT are White (12,344 and 81%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,648 and 10.8%), Two or More Races (548 and 3.59%), and Asian (268 and 1.76%).

The largest universities in Orem, UT by number of degrees awarded are Utah Valley University (15,351 and 99.6%) and Careers Unlimited (58 and 0.376%).

The most popular majors in Orem, UT are General Studies (4,142 and 26.9%), General Business Administration & Management (930 and 6.04%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (873 and 5.67%).

The median tuition cost in Orem, UT for a public four year colleges is $5,614 for in-state students and $17,174 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 43,217 students enrolled in Orem, UT, 49.5% men and 50.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 33,710 records, of which 50.3% were women and 49.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 2,223 degrees awarded
  2. 873 degrees awarded
  3. 523 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Orem, UT was General Studies with 2,223 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 15,351 degrees awarded
  2. 58 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Utah Valley University with 15,351 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 8,667 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Orem, UT, which is 1.29 times more than the 6,742 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 12,344 degrees mean that there were 7.49 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,648 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($5,614) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($656) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($588) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.574% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.647% 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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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (639k), High School or Equivalent (579k), and Bachelors Degree (496k).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Orem, UT was $392,900 in 2022, which is 1.39 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $329,000 to $392,900, a 19.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Orem, UT is 59.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Orem, UT have an average commute time of 19.7 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 $77,568. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Orem, UT was Census Tract 7.10 with a value of $140,833, followed by Census Tract 7.11 and Census Tract 109, with respective values of $130,673 and $125,313.

Property

$392,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,078
$18,113
Median Property Taxes
±$847

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

59.9%
Homeownership
2022
69.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 59.9% of the housing units in Orem, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60.5%.

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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 109

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Orem, UT was Census Tract 7.10 with a value of $140,833, followed by Census Tract 7.11 and Census Tract 109, with respective values of $130,673 and $125,313.

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

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Household Income

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$77,568
Median Household Income
± $2,578
30.2k
Number of Households
± 1,228

In 2022, the median household income of the 30.2k households in Orem, UT grew to $77,568 from the previous year's value of $70,412.

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.
0.478
2022 Wage GINI in Utah
0.478
2021 Wage GINI in Utah

In 2022, the income inequality in Utah was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0322% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (70.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.5%)
  3. Carpooled (10.4%)

In 2022, 70.1% of workers in Orem, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.5%) and those who carpooled to work (10.4%).

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Commute Time

19.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Orem, UT have a shorter commute time (19.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.18% 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

9.82% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Orem, UT (9.34k out of 95.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. 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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Health

89% of the population of Orem, UT has health coverage, with 57.1% on employee plans, 8.43% on Medicaid, 7.71% on Medicare, 15.3% on non-group plans, and 0.495% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Utah County, UT see 2392 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.1% increase from the previous year (2366 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1652 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 331 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,392 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Utah County, UT

Primary care physicians in Utah County, UT see an average of 2,392 patients per year. This represents a 1.1% increase from the previous year (2,366 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.7% under 18 years, 32.8% between 18 and 34 years, 27.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 10.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

11%
Uninsured
57.1%
Employer Coverage
8.43%
Medicaid
7.71%
Medicare
15.3%
Non-Group
0.495%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Orem, UT declined by 0.812% from 11.1% to 11%.

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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