Provo, Utah Population 2019

Provo, Utah's estimated population is 116,702 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Provo, Utah is the 3rd largest city in Utah based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2800.69 people/mi² (1081.35 people/km²).

The overall median age is 23.7 years, 24.1 years for males, and 23 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.3 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 3.2 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Provo, Utah is $44,312, while the mean household income is $64,998.

Provo Ut Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Provo Ut was:

  • White: 88.75%
  • Two or more races: 3.62%
  • Other race: 2.64%
  • Asian: 2.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.28%
  • Black or African American: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.56%

How Many People Live in Provo, Utah?

116,702
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018116,702-816-0.69%
2017117,5189450.81%
2016116,5731,9831.73%
2015114,590-807-0.70%
2014115,397-730-0.63%
2013116,1275670.49%
2012115,5603790.33%
2011115,1812,2622.00%
2010112,9197,7530.71%
2000105,16618,3311.93%
199086,83512,7241.60%
198074,11120,9803.38%
197053,13117,0843.96%
196036,0477,1102.22%
195028,93710,8664.82%
194018,0713,3052.04%
193014,7664,4633.66%
192010,3031,3781.45%
19108,9252,7403.74%
19006,1851,0261.83%
18905,1591,7274.16%
18803,4320.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018633,76816,0172.53%
2017617,75116,6842.70%
2016601,06717,8762.97%
2015583,19112,0312.06%
2014571,1609,5661.67%
2013561,59411,5962.06%
2012549,9989,0291.64%
2011540,96910,7121.98%
2010530,2570.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White103,121
Two or More Races4,204
Some Other Race3,073
Asian2,931
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,490
Black or African American725
American Indian and Alaska Native655

Provo Ut Population Pyramid 2019

Provo Ut Median Age

23.7


Total

24.1


Male

23


Female

Provo Ut Adults

There are 90,017 adults, (6,947 of whom are seniors) in Provo Ut.

Provo Ut Age Dependency

39.9

Age Dependency Ratio

8.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Provo Ut Sex Ratio

Female

58,022

49.93%

Male

58,177

50.07%

Provo Ut Households and Families

Provo Ut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Provo Ut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married49.2%50.8%
Female42%58%
All40.8%59.2%
Male33.8%66.2%
Non Family24.9%75.1%

40.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All32,9043.240.8
Married19,5753.5549.2
Non Family9,9802.3924.9
Female2,2013.4542
Male1,1483.9533.8

3.46

Average Family Size

3.2

Average Household Size

2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Provo Ut Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6053.33%
9th to 12th Grade2,0434.24%
High School Graduate6,86914.27%
Some College12,85526.70%
Associates Degree4,3339.00%
Bachelors Degree13,70028.45%
Graduate Degree6,74314.00%

Provo Ut Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,66435,30717,217
Hispanic7,9375,9161,629
Multiple Races1,2621,179618
Asian1,2621,124669
Other Race1,244863269
Islander757685193
Native American33730269
Black244211101

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.30%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.01%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,076$34,326$21,514
Less Than High School$23,741$27,730$16,009
High School Grad$26,155$29,752$21,014
Some College$24,048$28,013$18,689
Bachelors Degree$30,999$37,061$23,739
Graduate Degree$62,872$82,928$36,230

$29,076

Average Earnings

$34,326

Average Male

$21,514

Average Female

Provo Ut Language

Provo Ut Language by Age

Provo Ut Language

79.55% of Provo Ut residents speak only English, while 20.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.80% of the population.

Provo Ut Poverty

Provo Ut Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White80,12420,43325.50%
Hispanic18,1894,35723.95%
Asian2,7181,06439.15%
Other2,9651,03334.84%
Multiple3,93096024.43%
Black61625040.58%
Native56319234.10%
Islander1,42416711.73%

25.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.28%

Male Poverty Rate

26.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Provo Ut

The race most likely to be in poverty in Provo Ut is Black, with 40.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Provo Ut is Islander, with 11.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.18%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.90%
High School16.34%
Some College13.84%
Bachelors or Greater10.55%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.52%
Male Unemployed43.93%
Female Employed27.16%
Male Employed21.19%

Provo Ut Income

Provo Ut Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,312$64,998
Families$48,477$71,812
Married Families$50,836$75,049
Non Families$32,224$46,041

Provo Ut Marital Status

Provo Ut Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Provo Ut Married by Age and Sex

Provo Ut Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Provo Ut Marital Status by Race

Provo Ut Veterans

2,221

Number of Veterans

2,066

Male Veterans

155

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam628
Second Gulf War461
World War II307
First Gulf War299
Korea278

Provo Ut Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1762.71%
Hispanic1140.94%
Hawaiian171.51%
2 or More160.56%
Other80.40%
Asian40.16%

Provo Ut Veterans by Education

7.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Provo Ut Employment Status

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Provo Ut Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

48.39%

Born in Utah

89.51%

Native Born

10.49%

Foreign Born

7.62%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.51% of Provo Ut residents were born in the United States, with 48.39% having been born in Utah. 7.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.