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Cost of Living
Cost of living is a major influence when choosing which care option works for you or your loved one's needs. The rent burden for Orem is about 17.4% of the average person's monthly income. The median monthly rent in Orem is $1,091 and the median value for a house for Orem costs around $229,897.
Demographics and Values
Demographically, Orem is 16.9% Hispanic, 3.3% mixed race, 3.6% other or not specified, 1.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.0% black, 87.9% white, 2.4% Asian, and 0.7% Native American. Orem has a population density of 2,044 people per square mile. The current population of Orem consists of 97,839 people. Of the population of Orem 15.2% have a high-school diploma, 12.2% have a graduate degree, and 37.9% have a college degree. In Orem, 3.7% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Based on gender, 50.5% are male and 49.5% are female. The median age of Orem is 26 years old. In Orem, 3.3% consider themselves widows, 9.1% have some form of disability, 12.7% do not have health insurance, and 68.3% participate in the labor force.
An overview of Utah
There are 53 general hospitals and 53 health centers that provide care for 3,220,176 Utah residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Utah Valley Hospital, Lds Hospital, and Lakeview Hospital. Out of a national average of 100, Utah has a cost of living index rating of 98, a grocery index rating of 99, and a housing index rating of 94. The natural beauty of Utah is ranked 49th in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Utah citizen is ranked 4th nation-wide. Additionally, Utah is ranked 9th by healthcare standards.
Social demographics of the state
In terms of religious values, 53% of Utah's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 5,557 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-7%, Mainline Protestant-6%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Utah there are 34 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 31 and 21% of its population being over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 27% of Utah residents voted Democrat and 46% voted Republican. In terms of diversity, Utah ranks 44th in the nation.
State-wide weather information
On average, Utah has an air quality index rating of around 51.3 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 74.0 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of March at around 4.09 inches. On average, the state receives 1.12 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 52%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 75%. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 70°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 101°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 35°F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Utah drops to around 28°F. The average high winter temperature is around 60°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 3°F in the month of January. While residents of Utah mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Utah can include earthquakes and tornados.
Wildlife to be found in Utah
The state of Utah has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of sego lily, hawthorn, maple, and utah oak. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the black-tailed jackrabbit, the gunnison's prairie dog, the brown (grizzly) bear, or the abert's squirrel. The state animal of Utah is the the wapiti elk.