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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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Orem is a town in Utah with a population of 96,725. Orem is in Utah County and is one of the best places to live in Utah. Living in Orem offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Orem there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Orem and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Orem are above average.

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About Orem...
Population
96,725

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$272,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,034
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    39.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    37.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    11.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    158.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,695.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    142.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    18%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    8%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

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