Orem is a city located in Utah County Utah. With a 2020 population of 100,089, it is the 5th largest city in Utah and the 348th largest city in the United States. Orem is currently growing at a rate of 0.99% annually and its population has increased by 2.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 98,129 in 2020. Spanning over 18 miles, Orem has a population density of 5,417 people per square mile.
The average household income in Orem is $83,222 with a poverty rate of 10.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,057 per month, and the median house value is $296,900. The median age in Orem is 26.5 years, 26.3 years for males, and 26.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oremwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 98.74%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.09%.
79.66% of Orem residents speak only English, while 20.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.92% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Orem is Islander, with 37.37% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Orem is Multiple, with 5.66% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.59%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Orem
87.93% of Orem residents were born in the United States, with 57.34% having been born in Utah. 7.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.