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Orem
  • Town in Utah

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

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Orem is a town in Utah with a population of 97,883. 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
97,883

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$296,900
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,057
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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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
    64.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    27.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    15.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    196.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,684.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    174.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    19%
  • 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  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

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