Orem, UT Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
101
Orem's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
36 out of 92
In Utah
3,313 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Orem is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Orem, UT?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Orem has an overall cost of living index of 101 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Utah, Orem has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Utah's index of 103.

The standard of living in Orem ranks as #3,314 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Utah. By definition, that implies Orem ranks as the #3,093 most expensive place in the Beehive State.

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Orem Cost Of Living Vs. Utah

Living Expense Orem Utah National Average
Overall 101 103 100
Services 100 98 100
Groceries 94 99 100
Health 92 93 100
Housing 110 114 100
Transportation 100 104 100
Utilities 86 93 100
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Orem Cost of Living Vs. UT

Orem, UT Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Utah, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$272,000
Median Home Value
$1,034
Median Rent
$64,590
Median Income
Statistic Orem Utah United States
Median Home Value $272,000 $279,100 $217,500
Median Rent $1,034 $1,037 $1,062
Median Income $64,590 $71,621 $62,843
Home Value To Income 4.2x 3.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Orem Services Costs Vs. Utah

Item Orem Utah
Shampoo $0.91 $1.01
Movie $10.48 $10.72
Bowling $18.33 $13.86

Detailed Orem Groceries Costs Vs. Utah

Item Orem Utah
Ground Beef $3.48 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.72 $1.4
Milk $1.46 $1.96

Detailed Orem Health Costs Vs. Utah

Item Orem Utah
Haircut $19.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $35.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.08 $2.32

Detailed Orem Transportation Costs Vs. Utah

Item Orem Utah
Potatoes $1.99 $3.18
Pizza $10.99 $10.39
Beer $8.52 $9.23
Optometrist $82.67 $106.34
Doctor $104.82 $115.25
Dentist $88.33 $98.38

Detailed Orem Utilities Costs Vs. Utah

Item Orem Utah
Gasoline $2.81 $2.59
Tire Balancing $43.96 $48.9
All Electricity $124.36 $167.6
Phone $184.38 $163.42

Orem SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
10
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Orem

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Orem
Provo, UT 116,403 99 1.0x
Lehi, UT 64,006 110 1.1x
Draper, UT 48,000 127 1.3x
Pleasant Grove, UT 38,380 104 1.0x
Springville, UT 32,952 100 1.0x
American Fork, UT 30,399 104 1.0x
Saratoga Springs, UT 29,161 112 1.1x
Highland, UT 18,726 136 1.3x
Bluffdale, UT 13,403 124 1.2x
Lindon, UT 10,912 115 1.1x

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