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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 #13 Best Place to Live in America for 2018 by Money Magazine.

*2016 U.S. Census Bureau estimates

Population

Population 2000 2010 2018 2023
Orem city 84,416 88,336 100,889 109,528
Source: ESRI, 2019-05-20

Population by Age

Population 2010 2018 2023
0-4 9,022 9,589 10,516
5-9 7,267 8,816 9,411
10-14 6,712 7,963 8,929
15-19 7,913 7,905 8,888
20-24 10,694 9,756 10,020
25-29 9,519 9,967 9,598
30-34 6,418 8,891 9,072
35-39 4,499 7,082 8,452
40-44 3,857 5,170 6,832
45-49 4,103 4,305 4,985
50-54 4,134 4,101 4,322
55-59 3,831 4,161 3,933
60-64 3,010 3,697 3,802
65-69 2,244 3,168 3,359
70-74 1,596 2,390 2,854
75-79 1,365 1,650 2,077
80-84 1,129 1,077 1,274
85+ 1,023 1,199 1,204
18+ 60,996 70,287 75,870
Median Age 26 28 29
Source: ESRI, 2019-05-20

Population by Race

Orem city 2018
Total 100,889
White Alone 82.090
Black Alone 0.910
American Indian Alone 0.940
Asian Alone 2.410
Pacific Islander Alone 1.190
Some Other Race 8.660
Two or More Races 3.810
Hispanic Origin 17.730
Diversity Index 52.200
Source: ESRI, 2019-05-20

Households

Population 2000 2010 2018 2023
Households 23,407 25,818 29,581 32,197
Housing Units 24,197 26,972 30,963 33,140
Owner Occupied Units 16,789 18,496
Renter Occupied Units 12,793 13,701
Vacant Units 1,382 943
Source: ESRI, 2019-05-20

Income

Orem city 2018 2023
Median Household $63,280 $75,739
Average Household $82,716 $94,903
Per Capita $24,901 $28,534
Source: ESRI, 2019-05-20

Household Income Base

Orem city 2018
<$15,000 2,010
$15,000 - $24,999 2,192
$25,000 - $34,999 2,516
$35,000 - $49,999 4,370
$50,000 - $74,999 5,904
$75,000 - $99,999 4,262
$100,000 - $149,999 4,949
$150,000 - $199,999 1,988
$200,000+ 1,390
Source: ESRI, 2019-05-20

Growth Rate

Orem city 2010 - 2014 2014 - 2019
Population 2% 2%
Households 2% 2%
Families 1% 2%
Median Household Income 4%
Per Capita Income 3%
Source: ESRI, 2019-05-20

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