Provo, Utah Population 2023

115,963

Provo is a city located in Utah County Utah. It is also the county seat of Utah County. With a 2023 population of 115,963, it is the 4th largest city in Utah and the 279th largest city in the United States.Provo is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually and its population has increased by 0.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 115,162 in 2020. Spanning over 44 miles, Provo has a population density of 2,783 people per square mile.

The average household income in Provo is $69,265 with a poverty rate of 28.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Provo is 23.7 years, 24 years for males, and 23.2 years for females.

Provo Demographics

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

  • White: 85.61%
  • Two or more races: 5.46%
  • Asian: 2.77%
  • Other race: 2.77%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.31%
  • Black or African American: 1.09%
  • Native American: 0.99%
The current population of Provo, Utah is 115,963 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 115,162.

Provo, Utah Population 2023

Provo Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Native American

Provo Population by Race

Provo Population Pyramid 2023

Provo Median Age

23.7

Total

24

Male

23.2

Female

Provo Adults

There are 92,774 adults, (7,286 of whom are seniors) in Provo.

Provo Age Dependency

36.7

Age Dependency Ratio

8.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Provo Sex Ratio

Female59,17650.63%
Male57,71049.37%

Provo Population by Age

Provo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.34

Average Family Size

3.14

Average Household Size

40.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Provo Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Provo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Provo Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 78.29%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.88%.

Provo Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$32,180

Average Earnings

$36,856

Average Male

$26,617

Average Female

Provo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Provo Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Provo Language

75.21% of Provo residents speak only English, while 24.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.89% of the population.

Provo Language

Provo Poverty by Race

rate

28.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.07%

Male Poverty Rate

27.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Provo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Provo is Black, with 61.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Provo is Multiple, with 25.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.45%.

Provo Poverty

Provo Poverty Rate by Education

Provo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Provo Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Provo Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Provo Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Provo 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 Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Provo Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,894

Number of Veterans

1,630

Male Veterans

264

Female Veterans

Provo Veterans by War

Provo Veterans by Age

count

Provo Veterans by Race

Provo Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Provo Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.4%

Labor Force Participation

67.7%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Provo Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Provo Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Provo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

47.81%

Born in Provo

90.15%

Native Born

11.35%

Foreign Born

7.68%

Non Citizen

3.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.15% of Provo residents were born in the United States, with 47.81% having been born in Utah. 7.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Provo Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Provo Population by Year