Orem, UT Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
101
Orem's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
32 out of 91
In Utah
3,263 out of 6,412
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 101.

The standard of living in Orem ranks as #3,263 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Utah. By definition, that implies Orem ranks as the #3,156 most expensive place in the Beehive State.

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Orem Cost Of Living Vs. Utah

Living Expense Orem Utah National Average
Overall 101 101 100
Services 100 99 100
Groceries 98 98 100
Health 91 90 100
Housing 111 115 100
Transportation 99 108 100
Utilities 89 95 100
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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.

$296,900
Median Home Value
$1,057
Median Rent
$65,622
Median Income
Statistic Orem Utah United States
Median Home Value $296,900 $305,400 $229,800
Median Rent $1,057 $1,090 $1,096
Median Income $65,622 $74,197 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.5x 4.1x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Orem Services Costs Vs. Utah

Item Orem Utah
Shampoo $0.98 $1.06
Movie $10.75 $10.68
Bowling $16.5 $14.67

Detailed Orem Groceries Costs Vs. Utah

Item Orem Utah
Ground Beef $4.28 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.66 $1.39
Milk $1.5 $2.05

Detailed Orem Health Costs Vs. Utah

Item Orem Utah
Haircut $22.53 $18.62
Beauty Salon $36.53 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.08 $2.34

Detailed Orem Transportation Costs Vs. Utah

Item Orem Utah
Potatoes $2.95 $3.29
Pizza $11.32 $10.62
Beer $8.6 $9.38
Optometrist $97.49 $108.57
Doctor $99.81 $116.17
Dentist $84.76 $99.13

Detailed Orem Utilities Costs Vs. Utah

Item Orem Utah
Gasoline $2.39 $2.22
Tire Balancing $42.72 $50.07
All Electricity $126.49 $167.67
Phone $187.21 $175.64

Orem SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
7
Amenities
10
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Orem

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Orem
Provo, UT 116,886 99 1.0x
Lehi, UT 66,980 112 1.1x
Draper, UT 48,594 127 1.3x
Pleasant Grove, UT 38,474 103 1.0x
Springville, UT 33,251 98 1.0x
American Fork, UT 31,636 103 1.0x
Saratoga Springs, UT 31,273 111 1.1x
Highland, UT 19,012 134 1.3x
Bluffdale, UT 14,802 125 1.2x
Lindon, UT 11,072 115 1.1x

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