Best Places to Live in Orem, Utah

Small city complex/College town - North-central Utah at the south end of the greater Salt Lake City area
Pros
-Attractive setting
-Educated population
-Future job growth
Cons
-Rising living costs
-Some air quality issues
-Growth and sprawl

Local Listings in Orem, UT
 $515,000 
1527 N 375 E
Bed 5 | Bath 3.0 | 3212 SqFt
 $515,000 
1527 N 375 E
Bed 5 | Bath 3.0 | 3212 SqFt
 $369,900 
27 W 720 S
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 3106 SqFt
 $419,900 
879 W 300 S
Bed 6 | Bath 3.0 | 3074 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Provo-Orem Metro Area

Provo is at the south end of a long complex of cities, towns and suburbs extending in both directions from Salt Lake City. Home to Brigham Young University, with 32,000 students, Provo has a strong college-town feel. Orem, just north, is a suburban family community. Provo and Orem are clean and relatively modern in look and feel but traditional in values and culture. There is some industry and commercial development in the immediate area, mostly high tech and service firms.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Utah
County: Utah County
Metro Area: Provo-Orem Metro Area
City: Orem
Zip Codes: 84057 84058 84097
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 4227 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Orem is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Orem jobs have increased by 4.31%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Orem's cost of living is 13.60% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Orem's Cost of Living

POPULATION
Orem's population is 94,457 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 39.81%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Orem is $285,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.65%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Orem

SCHOOLS
Orem public schools spend $6,884 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 24 students per teacher in Orem. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Orem

It's a good time to buy in Orem. Home Appreciation is up 9.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Orem Real Estate or Find top agents in Orem

The median home price in Orem is $285,900. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Orem   8 Reviews
Who needs a car here? - 6/26/2013
No one needs a car in orem, even though having one is nice, but if you live here you know what I am talking about. Bus routes are many and often. For a small fee every... Read More

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Climate - 7/25/2012
Orem is a very family friendly area to live. Has great resources for our son with Special Needs but he finds the harsh winters and warm summers (several days over 100... Read More

AWESOME PLACE IF YOU HAVE A FAMILY OR IF YOU ARE S - 5/7/2009
Been living in Orem for about 20 YEARS! I love it here! Lived in Houston, Texas and had to move out because the crime was insane! When I came to Orem, I was in heaven! ... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN OREM, UTAH
84057 84058 84097

NEW LISTINGS IN OREM UT
$379,900
744 E 660 N
Bed 4 | Bath 4.0

$349,900
66 W 1530 S
Bed 6 | Bath 2.0

$249,900
507 N 1025 W
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0

$515,000
1527 N 375 E
Bed 5 | Bath 3.0

$345,000
1173 Regent Ct
Bed 5 | Bath 3.0

$475,000
975 N 400 E
Bed 5 | Bath 4.0

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