Provo, UT

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2022 Population
114,400
0.759% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
US Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
23.6
0.422% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
24.9%
1.26% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$57,943
8.16% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$391,500
19.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
66,350
4.03% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Provo, UT had a population of 114k people with a median age of 23.6 and a median household income of $57,943. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Provo, UT grew from 113,538 to 114,400, a 0.759% increase and its median household income grew from $53,572 to $57,943, a 8.16% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Provo, UT are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.6%), White (Hispanic) (8.88%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.85%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.97%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.64%).

None of the households in Provo, 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.

92.7% of the residents in Provo, UT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Provo, UT are Brigham Young University (7,920 degrees awarded in 2022), Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (438 degrees), and Provo College (176 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Provo, UT was $391,500, and the homeownership rate was 39.1%.

Most people in Provo, UT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Provo, UT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Provo, UT is home to a population of 114k people, from which 92.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.2% of Provo, UT residents were born outside of the country (12.8k people).

In 2022, there were 8.18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (83.1k people) in Provo, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.2k White (Hispanic) and 5.55k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.7%
2022 Citizenship
92.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.7% of Provo, UT residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Provo, UT was 92.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Provo, UT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    83.1k ± 1.68k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    10.2k ± 1.25k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    5.55k ± 771
17.5%
Hispanic Population
20k people

In 2022, there were 8.18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (83.1k people) in Provo, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.2k White (Hispanic) and 5.55k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17.5% of the people in Provo, UT are hispanic (20k 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

11.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
12.8k people
11.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
12.9k people

As of 2022, 11.2% of Provo, UT residents (12.8k 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 Provo, UT was 11.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    599 ± 158
  2. Vietnam
    438 ± 147
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    184 ± 93

Provo, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Provo, UT employs 66.4k people. The largest industries in Provo, UT are Educational Services (15,238 people), Retail Trade (7,323 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (7,117 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($75,486), Public Administration ($41,925), and Construction ($36,424).

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

66.4k
2022 Value
± 1,791
4.03%
1 Year growth
± 3.69%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Provo, UT grew at a rate of 4.03%, from 63.8k employees to 66.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Provo, UT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (9,422 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (7,838 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (5,861 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Provo, UT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

66.4k
2022 Value
± 1,791
4.03%
1 Year growth
± 3.69%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Provo, UT grew at a rate of 4.03%, from 63.8k employees to 66.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Provo, UT, are Educational Services (15,238 people), Retail Trade (7,323 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (7,117 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Provo, UT, though some of these residents may live in Provo, 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

$25,775
Median earning men ± $1,692
$14,770
Median earning women ± $816

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($42,756), Manufacturing ($38,391), and Construction ($37,841).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($35,736), Public Administration ($29,167), and Construction ($28,750).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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.

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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 Provo, UT awarded 9,092 degrees. The student population of Provo, UT in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 17,302 male students and 20,094 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Provo, UT are White (7,297 and 83.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (648 and 7.4%), Two or More Races (341 and 3.9%), and Asian (185 and 2.11%).

The largest universities in Provo, UT by number of degrees awarded are Brigham Young University (7,920 and 87.1%), Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (438 and 4.82%), and Provo College (176 and 1.94%).

The most popular majors in Provo, UT are Accounting (296 and 3.26%), Other Computer & Information Technology Services Management (272 and 2.99%), and Registered Nursing (272 and 2.99%).

The median tuition cost in Provo, UT for private four year colleges is $6,304.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Provo, UT, the percentage of applicants admitted was 66.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 79%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 37,396 (46.3% men and 53.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 37,396 students enrolled in Provo, UT, 46.3% men and 53.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 29,773 records, of which 53.3% were women and 46.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 199 degrees awarded
  2. 272 degrees awarded
  3. 235 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Provo, UT was Accounting with 199 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 7,920 degrees awarded
  2. 438 degrees awarded
  3. 176 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Brigham Young University with 7,920 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 4,119 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Provo, UT, which is 0.828 times less than the 4,973 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 7,297 degrees mean that there were 11.3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 648 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($17,112) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($912) 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.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Provo, UT was $391,500 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 $328,500 to $391,500, a 19.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Provo, UT is 39.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Provo, UT have an average commute time of 18.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Provo, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Provo, UT is $57,943. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Provo, UT was Census Tract 15.04 with a value of $101,250, followed by Census Tract 15.03 and Census Tract 27.02, with respective values of $97,569 and $91,078.

Property

$391,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,878
$12,957
Median Property Taxes
±$720

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 Provo, UT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

39.1%
Homeownership
2022
69.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 39.1% of the housing units in Provo, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 40.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 15.04
  2. Census Tract 15.03
  3. Census Tract 27.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Provo, UT was Census Tract 15.04 with a value of $101,250, followed by Census Tract 15.03 and Census Tract 27.02, with respective values of $97,569 and $91,078.

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Household Income

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$57,943
Median Household Income
± $2,432
33.2k
Number of Households
± 1,195

In 2022, the median household income of the 33.2k households in Provo, UT grew to $57,943 from the previous year's value of $53,572.

The following chart displays the households in Provo, 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 Provo, 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 (58.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.5%)
  3. Walked (11.5%)

In 2022, 58.1% of workers in Provo, UT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.5%) and those who walked to work (11.5%).

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Commute Time

18.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Provo, UT have a shorter commute time (18.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.07% of the workforce in Provo, 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 Provo, UT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Provo, UT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

24.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Provo, UT (25.3k out of 102k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Provo, UT is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

89.7% of the population of Provo, UT has health coverage, with 55.6% on employee plans, 9.41% on Medicaid, 4.5% on Medicare, 19.6% on non-group plans, and 0.553% 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 22.2% under 18 years, 52.8% between 18 and 34 years, 18.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 6.31% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.3%
Uninsured
55.6%
Employer Coverage
9.41%
Medicaid
4.5%
Medicare
19.6%
Non-Group
0.553%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Provo, UT declined by 3.41% from 10.7% to 10.3%.

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