Provo Utah County, Utah

Provo: City in and county seat of Utah County, Utah, United States

About

Provo is a city located in the county of Utah in the U.S. state of Utah. Its population at the 2010 census was 112,488 and a population density of 983 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 116,295 inhabitants.

The city was created 173 years ago in 1848.

Provo Quick Facts

Population : 116,295 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Utah (United States)
County : Utah County
Different from : Provo
Postal code : 84601–84606
Area : 114.4 km2
Official name : Provo
Named for : Étienne Provost
Altitude : 4,551 feet / 1387 meters
Capital city : Provo is capital of Utah County
Establishment : January 01, 1849 (173 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 10:54:11 (21st May 2022)
Density : 1,017 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.27% (2010-2020)
Provo locator map
Location of Provo on Utah map.
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Geography

Provo is located at 40°14'2"N 111°39'31"W (40.2338400, -111.6585300). It has 2 neighbors: Orem and Springville.

Provo map

Provo has 2 neighbours.

  • Orem city in Utah County, Utah, United States
  • Springville city in Utah County, Utah, United States

Demographics

The population of Provo increased by 3.27% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 112,488 - census
2011 115,191 2.35% estimation process
2012 115,559 0.32% estimation process
2013 116,119 0.48% estimation process
2014 115,378 -0.64% estimation process
2015 114,596 -0.68% estimation process
2016 116,627 1.74% estimation process
2017 117,583 0.81% estimation process
2018 116,630 -0.82% estimation process
2019 116,618 -0.01% estimation process
2020 116,295 -0.28% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 38,531
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 37,905
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 1.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 39,899
April 1, 2010 Population : 37,056
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.4%
People over 65 (%) : 18.9%
Female persons, % : 54.8%
White only, percent : 47.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 47.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 2.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.3%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 46.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,276
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 58.5%

Provo zip code is 84601. County name: Utah, County fips: 49049

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 58.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $158,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,239
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $370
2015-2019 median gross rent : $780
2015-2019 Households : 15,624
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.42
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 84.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 74.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 192,101
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,034,821
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,162,857
2012 total retail sales per capita : $31,011
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $49,525
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,530
Percentage of people living in poverty : 19.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,372
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,336
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,455
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,221
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,820
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 554
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,344
2010 population per square mile : 1,774.0
2010 land area in square miles : 20.89

People born in Provo (146)

People born in Provo, including biochemist Paul D. Boyer, US tennis player Brad Pearce, soccer player Jason McLaughlin, .

List

  • Steven Nyman (American alpine skier) he was born in 12/02/1982
  • Bert McCracken (American musician) he was born in 25/02/1982
  • Goodwin Knight (Governor of California (1896-1970)) he was born in 09/12/1896
  • Travis Hansen (American basketball player) he was born in 15/04/1978
  • Jared Rushton (American actor) he was born in 03/03/1974
  • Kiley Staples (American alpine skier) she was born in 02/02/1989
  • George Gee Jackson (US professor of medicine) he was born in 05/10/1920
  • Henry Aldous Dixon (American politician (1890-1967)) he was born in 29/06/1890
  • Fred Roberts (basketball player) he was born in 14/08/1960
  • Devin Durrant (American basketball player) he was born in 20/10/1960
  • Kimball Young (American sociologist) he was born in 26/10/1893
  • Lamar Boren (American camera operator) he was born in 03/05/1917
  • Theodore Rasmussen (Canadian neurologist) he was born in 28/04/1910
  • Brett Keisel (American football player, defensive end) he was born in 19/09/1978
  • Whit Hertford (American actor) he was born in 02/11/1978
  • Harvey Fletcher (American physicist) he was born in 11/09/1884
  • Bryan Niven (American photographer) he was born in 21/04/1979
  • Chris Bacon (American composer) he was born in 17/03/1977

Schools in Provo

College & universities near Provo, UT

Code Name City ZIP
461342 Acaydia School of Aesthetics Provo (UT) 84601-0000
451574 Aveda Institute-Provo Provo (UT) 84601
380456 Paul Mitchell the School-Provo Provo (UT) 84606
230038 Brigham Young University-Provo Provo (UT) 84602
475495 Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions Provo (UT) 84606

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Provo, UT

Code Name Address Type
PRO Provo 300 West 600 South RAIL
SLC Salt Lake City Intermodal Hub 340 South 600 West RAIL
SLB Salt Lake City Intermodal Hub 300 South 600 West BUS
HER Helper 1 Depot Street RAIL
OGD Ogden, Utah 2393 Wall Avenue BUS

Post offices near Provo

Post Office Name City ZIP
Prov Post Office Provo (UT) 84601
Prov Post Office Provo (UT) 84606
Mountain Shadow Post Office Orem (UT) 84097
Orem Post Office Orem (UT) 84057
Springvill Post Office Springville (UT) 84663

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Provo , South Dakota unincorporated community in Fall River County, South Dakota, United States with a population of 31 people.

Other cities in Utah County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Utah County , UT. (more)

City Name Population Title
Orem 98,970 City in Utah County, Utah, United States
Lehi 73,383 City in Utah County, Utah, United States
Eagle Mountain 42,013 City in Utah County, Utah, United States
Spanish Fork 41,268 City in Utah County, Utah, United States
Pleasant Grove 38,241 City in Utah County, Utah, United States
Saratoga Springs 35,501 City in Utah County, Utah, United States
American Fork 33,896 City in Utah County, Utah, United States
Springville 33,572 City in Utah County, Utah, United States
Payson 21,033 City in Utah County, Utah, United States
Highland 17,989 City in Utah County, Utah, United States
Santaquin 13,507 City in Utah County, Utah, United States
Vineyard 12,570 City in Utah County, Utah, United States
Lindon 11,462 City in Utah County, Utah, United States
Mapleton 11,139 City in Utah County, Utah, United States
Alpine 10,495 City in Utah County, Utah, United States
Cedar Hills 9,985 City in Utah County, Utah, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Provo distances to largest Utah cities