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American Fork
  • Suburb of Provo, UT

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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American Fork is a suburb of Provo with a population of 31,636. American Fork is in Utah County and is one of the best places to live in Utah. Living in American Fork offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In American Fork there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in American Fork and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in American Fork are above average.

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About American Fork...
Population
31,636

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$322,500
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,256
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    27.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    4.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    9.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    116.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,687.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    68.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    19%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

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