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Payson
  • Suburb of Provo, UT

Report Card

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

editorial

Payson is a suburb of Provo with a population of 21,093. Payson is in Utah County. Living in Payson offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Payson there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Payson and residents tend to be conservative.

About

About Payson...
Population
21,093

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$278,100
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,244
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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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
    28.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    37.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    18.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    159.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    831.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    131.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    18%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    7%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    42%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

Working in Payson

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$75,682
National
$69,021

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