Provo, UT: What you need to know

Home to Brigham Young University, Provo is known as a hotbed for technology and research companies, and the city is highly regarded for its local government taking a pro-business stance. Residents have top healthcare with Utah Valley Regional Medical Center and Utah State Hospital, and the presence of BYU affords the city many arts and culture venues. Motorists also have direct access to Interstate 15 that connects Provo with much of Utah.

Provo, UT City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 115,345
Median Age 24
Median Household Income $41,291
Median Home Price $204,700
Walkscore 46

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Provo , UT Real Estate

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Provo residents benefit from excellent heath care, scenic beauty, and events often hosted by BYU, one of the area's top economic drivers.

Provo , UT Health and Health Care

Provo , UT Business and Economy

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Provo, UT Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 49.7%
  Female 50.3%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 70
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Median Population

Median Age 23.7%
Age 18 Over 77.1%
Age 21 Over 66.4%
Age 62 Over 7.1%
Age 65 Over 6%


  Ethnicity White 88.2%
  Ethnicity Black 0.6%
  Ethnicity Asian 2.6%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 1.2%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 17.3%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Other 3.5%


  Median Household Income $41,291
  Median Home Price $204,700
  Homes Owned 58.9%
  Homes Rent 41.1%
  Median Property Rent $749


  English Only 78.9%
  English Other 21.1%

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Commute Types

  Walked 11.7%
  Worked at Home 5%
  Public Transportation 2.2%
  Other Means 4.6%
  Drove Alone 62%
  Carpooled 14.4%

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