Orem, Utah Population 2020

99,045

Orem is a city located in Utah County, Utah. With a 2020 population of 99,045, it is the 5th largest city in Utah (after Salt Lake City, West Valley City, Provo, and West Jordan) and the 323rd largest city in the United States. Orem is currently growing at a rate of 0.78% annually and its population has increased by 12.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 88,328 in 2010. Spanning over 18 miles, Orem has a population density of 5,361 people per square mile.

The average household income in Orem is $78,703 with a poverty rate of 13.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $983 per month, and the median house value is $247,100. The median age in Orem is 26 years, 25.7 years for males, and 26.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.0 males.

Orem Ut Demographics

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

  • White: 88.83%
  • Other race: 3.15%
  • Two or more races: 3.12%
  • Asian: 2.43%
  • Black or African American: 1.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.89%
  • Native American: 0.59%
The current population of Orem, Utah is 99,045, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 97,521. The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 88,328.
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020665,80216,0172.41%
2019649,78516,0172.46%
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 Percentage
White84,76688.83%
Some Other Race3,0053.15%
Two or More Races2,9763.12%
Asian2,3212.43%
Black or African American9501.00%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8450.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native5650.59%

Orem Ut Population Pyramid 2020

Orem Ut Median Age

26


Total

25.7


Male

26.5


Female

Orem Ut Adults

There are 67,569 adults, (9,267 of whom are seniors) in Orem Ut.

Orem Ut Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Orem Ut Sex Ratio

Female

47,002

49.25%

Male

48,426

50.75%

Orem Ut Households and Families

Orem Ut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Orem Ut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.3%32.7%
All59.6%40.4%
Male55.1%44.9%
Female45.2%54.8%
Non Family42.9%57.1%

59.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,1773.3259.6
Married18,5353.8367.3
Non Family5,9391.5742.9
Female2,7443.5845.2
Male9593.4355.1

3.69

Average Family Size

3.32

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Orem Ut Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3212.65%
9th to 12th Grade2,4824.97%
High School Graduate7,91115.84%
Some College13,76227.56%
Associates Degree5,13410.28%
Bachelors Degree13,24126.51%
Graduate Degree6,08812.19%

Orem Ut Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White39,50838,25216,489
Hispanic7,3285,0551,489
Other Race1,568980166
Asian1,2131,119670
Multiple Races781689417
Black492475158
Islander481404109
Native American25524248

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.82%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.23%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,944$42,838$24,149
Less Than High School$26,016$31,214$15,712
High School Grad$28,721$34,830$19,757
Some College$30,134$37,098$21,681
Bachelors Degree$41,667$55,723$28,244
Graduate Degree$67,732$81,988$48,542

$34,944

Average Earnings

$42,838

Average Male

$24,149

Average Female

Orem Ut Language

Orem Ut Language by Age

Orem Ut Language

79.60% of Orem Ut residents speak only English, while 20.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.70% of the population.

Orem Ut Poverty

Orem Ut Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White70,6227,58210.74%
Hispanic15,5803,16320.30%
Other2,89969323.90%
Asian2,28565728.75%
Multiple2,92240713.93%
Islander82923728.59%
Black90820522.58%
Native55310619.17%

13.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.09%

Male Poverty Rate

13.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Orem Ut

The race most likely to be in poverty in Orem Ut is Asian, with 28.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Orem Ut is White, with 10.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.09%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.44%
High School10.74%
Some College10.26%
Bachelors or Greater4.82%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.67%
Male Unemployed26.94%
Female Employed10.81%
Male Employed7.27%

Orem Ut Income

Orem Ut Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,373$78,703
Families$66,368$84,389
Married Families$71,377$90,364
Non Families$37,993$51,082

Orem Ut Marital Status

Orem Ut Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

57.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Orem Ut Married by Age and Sex

Orem Ut Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Orem Ut Marital Status by Race

Orem Ut Veterans

2,434

Number of Veterans

2,259

Male Veterans

175

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam785
Second Gulf War460
Korea413
First Gulf War347
World War II209
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3113.83%
Hispanic930.97%
2 or More724.67%
Other311.60%
Indian143.10%
Asian40.21%
Black20.28%

$Orem Ut Veterans by Education

11.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Orem Ut Employment Status

68.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Orem 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

57.86%

Born in Utah

88.38%

Native Born

11.62%

Foreign Born

7.75%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.38% of Orem Ut residents were born in the United States, with 57.86% having been born in Utah. 7.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202099,0457620.78%
201998,2837620.78%
201897,521-106-0.11%
201797,6277620.79%
201696,8653,0953.30%
201593,7702,3952.62%
201491,375480.05%
201391,3277480.83%
201290,5799791.09%
201189,6008780.99%
201088,7224,3980.51%
200084,32416,7632.24%
199067,56115,1622.57%
198052,39926,6707.37%
197025,7297,3353.41%
196018,39410,0438.22%
19508,3515,43711.10%
19402,9140.00%