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Orem, UT Demographics

The City of Orem was organized in 1919 and named after Walter C. Orem, President of the Salt Lake and Utah Railroad. Orem is located on the eastern shore of Utah Lake and extends easterly to the foothills of Mount Timpanogos. As the fifth-largest City in Utah, Orem is located in the center of the Provo-Orem MSA with an estimated population of over 603,000* people. It is also home to Utah Valley University and within five minutes of Brigham Young University with a combined total of over 67,000 students. Housing, education, and employment opportunities continue to be in high demand as Orem’s population recently surpassed 97,000 residents*. Orem was named the #14 Best Place to Live in America for 2017 by Money Magazine.

*2016 U.S. Census Bureau estimates

Population

Population 2000 2010 2017 2022
Orem city 84,416 88,336 94,877 100,466
Source: ESRI, 2018-06-22

Population by Age

Population 2010 2017 2022
0-4 9,022 9,169 9,819
5-9 7,267 8,358 8,737
10-14 6,712 7,386 8,295
15-19 7,913 7,474 8,176
20-24 10,694 9,463 9,357
25-29 9,519 9,761 8,988
30-34 6,418 8,333 8,536
35-39 4,499 6,359 7,595
40-44 3,857 4,644 5,975
45-49 4,103 3,895 4,387
50-54 4,134 3,918 3,863
55-59 3,831 3,894 3,623
60-64 3,010 3,449 3,436
65-69 2,244 2,903 3,019
70-74 1,596 2,215 2,566
75-79 1,365 1,486 1,882
80-84 1,129 1,023 1,103
85+ 1,023 1,149 1,110
18+ 60,996 65,965 69,182
Median Age 26 28 28
Source: ESRI, 2018-06-22

Population by Race

Orem city 2017
Total 94,877
White Alone 82.310
Black Alone 0.890
American Indian Alone 0.930
Asian Alone 2.450
Pacific Islander Alone 1.140
Some Other Race 8.640
Two or More Races 3.640
Hispanic Origin 17.590
Diversity Index 51.800
Source: ESRI, 2018-06-22

Households

Population 2000 2010 2017 2022
Households 23,407 25,818 27,861 29,569
Housing Units 24,197 26,972 28,953 30,718
Owner Occupied Units 16,559 17,443
Renter Occupied Units 11,302 12,126
Vacant Units 1,092 1,149
Source: ESRI, 2018-06-22

Income

Orem city 2017 2022
Median Household $58,925 $66,362
Average Household $78,314 $88,310
Per Capita $23,578 $26,558
Source: ESRI, 2018-06-22

Household Income Base

Orem city 2017
<$15,000 2,080
$15,000 - $24,999 2,222
$25,000 - $34,999 2,873
$35,000 - $49,999 4,311
$50,000 - $74,999 5,390
$75,000 - $99,999 4,031
$100,000 - $149,999 4,117
$150,000 - $199,999 1,663
$200,000+ 1,175
Source: ESRI, 2018-06-22

Growth Rate

Orem city 2010 - 2014 2014 - 2019
Population 1% 1%
Households 1% 1%
Families 1% 1%
Median Household Income 2%
Per Capita Income 2%
Source: ESRI, 2018-06-22

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