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Orem is a city in Utah County.
The community was named after Walter C. Orem, president of the Salt Lake and Utah Electric Interurban Railroad
The latitude of Orem is 40.296N. The longitude is -111.693W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,774 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 87,599.
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9% of Orem residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Orem ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Orem was $16,590, compared with $21,587 nationally.
35% of Orem residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Orem, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $578. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,114.
Libraries in Orem include Orem Public Library ... View libraries
Utah County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Orem political report.
The average commute time for Orem workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 10 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Orem between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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