Provo–Orem metropolitan area

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Location of the Provo-Orem Metropolitan Statistical Area in Utah

The Provo-Orem, UT Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Office of Management and Budget, is an area consisting of two counties in Utah, anchored by the cities of Provo and Orem. As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 526,810 (though a July 1, 2009 estimate placed the population at 555,551).[1]

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Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 376,774
2010 526,810 39.8%

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 526,810 people, 143,695 households, and 116,844 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 89.5% White, 0.5% African American, 0.6% Native American, 1.3% Asian, 0.7% Pacific Islander, 4.6% from other races, and 2.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.7% of the population.

As of the census of 2000, median income for a household in the MSA was $41,986, and the median income for a family was $46,426. Males had a median income of $35,750 versus $22,025 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $14,174.

A survey of about 190 metropolitan areas found 77% of Provo-Orem residents are classified as "very religious", the largest percentage in the United States.[3]

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