Provo, Utah

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Population in 2013: 116,288 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.6%
 
Males: 57,126  (49.1%)
Females: 59,162  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  23.5 years
Utah median age:  30.2 years

Zip codes: 84606.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,877 (it was $34,313 in 2000)
Provo:

$38,877
UT:

$59,770

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,368 (it was $13,207 in 2000)

Provo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $183,400 (it was $144,900 in 2000)
Provo:

$183,400
UT:

$211,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $211,637; Detached houses: $228,758; Townhouses or other attached units: $222,029; In 2-unit structures: $160,638; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $143,642; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $152,833; Mobile homes: $45,549

Median gross rent in 2013: $728.

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  • Races in Provo, UT (2013)

    Provo races chart
    • 86,35474.3%White alone
    • 20,30517.5%Hispanic
    • 3,6373.1%Two or more races
    • 2,8742.5%Asian alone
    • 1,5541.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 8330.7%American Indian alone
    • 5880.5%Black alone
    • 1440.1%Other race alone

Races in Provo detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Provo: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (19.8%), German (9.0%), Irish (4.7%), Danish (4.4%), Scottish (4.0%), United States (3.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 04/03/1849

Elevation: 4549 feet

Land area: 39.6 square miles.

Population density: 2,934 people per square mile   (average).

Provo,UT real estate house value index trend

Provo, Utah map

For population 25 years and over in Provo:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Provo city:

  • Never married: 47.1%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

13,374 residents are foreign born (7.6% Latin America, 1.4% Asia).

This city:

11.5%
Utah:

8.2%



According to our research of Utah and other state lists there were 119 registered sex offenders living in Provo, Utah as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Provo to the number of sex offenders is 974 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,135 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,178 (0.6%)

Provo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (340.4 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (465.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Orem, UT (2.1 miles ), Springville, UT (2.5 miles ), Vineyard, UT (2.6 miles) , Lindon, UT (2.7 miles ), Palmyra, UT (2.9 miles ), Mapleton, UT (3.0 miles ), Lake Shore, UT (3.0 miles ), Pleasant Grove, UT (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 295 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 1998: 218 buildings, average cost: $147,900
  • 1999: 174 buildings, average cost: $164,200
  • 2000: 161 buildings, average cost: $196,600
  • 2001: 188 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2002: 281 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2003: 250 buildings, average cost: $208,900
  • 2004: 181 buildings, average cost: $213,900
  • 2005: 260 buildings, average cost: $252,400
  • 2006: 286 buildings, average cost: $283,800
  • 2007: 181 buildings, average cost: $272,900
  • 2008: 57 buildings, average cost: $296,100
  • 2009: 64 buildings, average cost: $219,900
  • 2010: 76 buildings, average cost: $232,600
  • 2011: 75 buildings, average cost: $233,700
  • 2012: 67 buildings, average cost: $228,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.24 N, Longitude: 111.66 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Happy Valley

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,905 (+9.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 30,372 (57.0%)

Area code: 801

Provo household income distribution Provo home values distribution

Crime rates in Provo by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000320012401
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.02.91.70.00.00.81.73.50.00.9
Rapes 43373640553828403546273682
per 100,000 40.233.933.737.453.432.424.333.629.339.123.530.870.1
Robberies 18231617172435213227261921
per 100,000 16.821.115.015.916.520.530.417.626.822.922.716.318.0
Assaults 98105629310710510512399119929456
per 100,000 91.796.358.186.8103.989.691.1103.282.9101.180.280.447.9
Burglaries 558514841532673541487451407370386301329
per 100,000 522.0471.2787.7496.8653.5461.8422.5378.4340.7314.3336.7257.5281.3
Thefts 2,9292,7892,4922,6202,4172,1212,5262,4012,3672,2662,4002,0512,373
per 100,000 2,740.22,556.92,334.02,446.42,347.01,810.42,191.52,014.41,981.21,924.72,093.21,754.82,029.3
Auto thefts 198189179182208197285142145103102113108
per 100,000 185.2173.3167.7169.9202.0168.2247.3119.1121.487.589.096.792.4
Arson 21171815111971114171057
per 100,000 19.615.616.914.010.716.26.19.211.714.48.74.36.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 220.6205.6208.8201.9234.3174.8187.2172.5165.5170.8166.1144.2184.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Provo detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 146 (102 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.87
Utah average:

1.50

Detailed articles:

Provo tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Utah:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +17,893 (+20.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Provo: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Provo, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Provo-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Utah state average. It is 270% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 303.3 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 308.1 miles away from Provo center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 286.9 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 129.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 363.7 miles away from Provo center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 344.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Utah County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Landslides: 2, Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Provo topographic map

Birthplace of: John Tree - Military officer, Roger E. Billings - Inventor, Martha Beck - Writer, Aaron Boone (American football) - Football player, Avard Fairbanks - Artist, Kyle Turley - College football player, Boyd Petersen - Literature professor, Brad Pearce (tennis) - Tennis player, Branden Steineckert - Punk rock drummer, Brett Keisel - 2005 NFL player (Pittsburgh Steelers, born: Sep 19, 1978).

Main business address for: NU SKIN ENTERPRISES INC (WHOLESALE-DRUGS PROPRIETARIES & DRUGGISTS' SUNDRIES), NOVELL INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), NATURES SUNSHINE PRODUCTS INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS).

Hospitals in Provo:

  • HSA RIVERWOOD HOSP (1067 NORTH 500 WEST)
  • UTAH STATE HOSPITAL (1300 EAST CENTER STREET PO BOX 270)
  • UTAH VALLEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1034 NORTH 500 WEST)
  • UTAH VALLEY SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (306 WEST RIVER BEND LANE)

Dialysis Facilities in Provo:

  • TIMPANOGOS DIALYSIS CENTER (DVA) (1055 N 500 W STE 222)
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH PROVO DIALYSIS CENTER (1675 N FREEDOM BLVD STE 15)
  • UTAH VALLEY DIALYSIS (DVA) (1055 N 500 W STE 221)

Home Health Centers in Provo:

  • ADVANTAGE IN-HOME CARE (1839 NORTH 1120 WEST)
  • HEALTH WATCH INC (1939 NORTH 1120 WEST)
  • ICARE HOME HEALTH (1503 S 40 E, SUITE 330)
  • SUNRISE HOME HEALTH CARE (1561 NORTH GRANDVIEW LANE)
  • UTAH HOME HEALTH (852 NORTH 500 WEST #250)

Nursing Homes in Provo:

  • COUNTRY VIEW MANOR (2901 WEST CENTER STREET)
  • OAKVIEW LIVING CENTER LLC (1530 SOUTH 500 WEST)
  • PROVO CARE CTR INC (256 E CENTER)
  • PROVO REHABILITATION AND NURSING (1001 NORTH 500 WEST)
  • TCU AT UVRMC (1034 NORTH 500 WEST)
  • TRINITY MISSION HEALTH AND REHAB OF PROVO (1053 WEST 1020 SOUTH)

Airports and heliports located in Provo:

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Amtrak station:

PROVO (600 SOUTH & 3OO WEST) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/Universities in Provo:

  • Brigham Young University-Provo (Full-time enrollment: 33,525; Location: Main Campus; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.byu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Provo College (FT enrollment: 433; Location: 1450 W 820 N; Private, for-profit; Website: www.provocollege.edu)
  • Aveda Institute-Provo (FT enrollment: 282; Location: 1700 N State Street Suite 18; Private, for-profit; Website: avedaschoolprovo.com)
  • Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (FT enrollment: 240; Location: 561 East 1860 South; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rmuohp.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Paul Mitchell the School-Provo (FT enrollment: 186; Location: 480 N 900 E; Private, for-profit; Website: provo.paulmitchell.edu)
  • AmeriTech College-Provo (FT enrollment: 179; Location: 2035 North 550 West; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ameritech.edu)
  • Marinello Schools of Beauty-Provo (FT enrollment: 115; Location: 2230 N University Pkwy; Private, for-profit; Website: www.marinello.com)
  • Acaydia School of Aesthetics (FT enrollment: 96; Location: 86 North University Avenue, Suite 130; Private, for-profit; Website: www.acaydia.com)
  • Renaissance Academie (FT enrollment: 83; Location: 1460 N. Moonriver Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.hairschoolonline.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Provo:

  • Utah Valley University (about 4 miles; Orem, UT; Full-time enrollment: 24,403)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 32 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Western Governors University (about 33 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 34 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Westminster College (about 36 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • University of Utah (about 38 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 39 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)

Public high schools in Provo:

  • TIMPVIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,902; Location: 3570 NORTH 650 EAST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PROVO HIGH (Students: 1,733; Location: 1125 NORTH UNIVERSITY AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • INDEPENDENCE HIGH (Students: 312; Location: 636 NORTH INDEPENDENCE AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CENTRAL UTAH ENTERPRISES (Students: 25; Location: 1170 SOUTH 350 EAST; Grades: 12 - 12)
  • THE JOURNEY: BLAZING NEW TRAILS LLC IMPACT RANCH ( (Students: 19; Location: 1933 NORTH 1120 WEST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • OAK SPRINGS SCHOOL (Location: 1300 EAST CENTER; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • SLATE CANYON YOUTH CENTER (YIC) (Location: 1991 SOUTH STATE; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • CAIRN ACADEMY (Location: 1933 NORTH 1120 WEST; Grades: 07 - 12)

Private high schools in Provo:

  • MERIDIAN SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 931 E 300 N; Grades: PK - 12)
  • HERITAGE SCHOOLS (Students: 160; Location: 5600 N HERITAGE SCHOOL DR; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • DISCOVERY ACADEMY (Students: 109; Location: 105 N 500 W; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • PROVO CANYON SCHOOL-PROVO CAMPUS (Students: 104; Location: 4501 N UNIVERSITY AVE; Grades: 7 - 12; Boys only)
  • WILLOW CREEK SCHOOL (Students: 50; Location: 1530 S 500 W; Grades: 10 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Provo:

  • CENTENNIAL MIDDLE (Students: 1,027; Location: 305 EAST 2320 NORTH; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • WESTRIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 863; Location: 1720 WEST 1460 NORTH; Grades: KG - 06)
  • DIXON MIDDLE (Students: 862; Location: 750 WEST 200 NORTH; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • FREEDOM ACADEMY (Students: 725; Location: 1190 WEST 900 NORTH; Grades: KG - 08)
  • WASATCH SCHOOL (Students: 715; Location: 1080 NORTH 900 EAST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LAKEVIEW ELEMENTARY (Students: 695; Location: 2899 WEST 1390 NORTH; Grades: KG - 06)
  • TIMPANOGOS SCHOOL (Students: 614; Location: 449 NORTH 500 WEST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ROCK CANYON SCHOOL (Students: 588; Location: 2405 NORTH 650 EAST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SUNSET VIEW SCHOOL (Students: 583; Location: 525 SOUTH 1600 WEST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SPRING CREEK SCHOOL (Students: 566; Location: 1740 SOUTH NEVADA AVE; Grades: KG - 06)

Private elementary/middle schools in Provo:

  • IVY HALL ACADEMY (Students: 150; Location: 1598 W 820 N; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CLEAR HORIZONS ACADEMY (Students: 25; Location: 5455 RIVER RUN DR STE 302; Grades: PK - 4)

Library in Provo:

  • PROVO CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,685,198; Location: 550 NORTH UNIVERSITY AVENUE; 245,422 books; 17,104 audio materials; 19,156 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 39 state licensed databases; 311 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • On 4th of july big concert and firework show (Stadium of Fire)! And all week freedom festival!

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Notable locations in Provo: Rock Canyon Picnic Area (A), The Village Green (B), Silver Fox Campground (C), Provo Town Square (D), Lakeside Campground (E), KOA Campground (F), Continental Plaza (G), Utah County Infirmary (H), Provo Temple (I), Provo Fire and Rescue Station 4 (J), Utah Valley University Utah Fire and Rescue Academy (K), Brigham Young University Emergency Medical Services (L), Gold Cross Ambulance Provo (M), Provo Fire and Rescue Station 3 (N), Provo Fire and Rescue Station 1 (O), Provo Fire and Rescue Station 5 (P), Provo Fire and Rescue Station 2 (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Provo include: NU SKIN ENTERPRISES INC (A), NOVELL INC (B), NATURES SUNSHINE PRODUCTS INC (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Provo include: Church of the Nazarene (A), Community Congregational Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Harvest Bible Fellowship (D), Rock Canyon Assembly of God Church (E), Saint Francis Catholic Church (F), Saint Marks Lutheran Church (G), Saint Marys Episcopal Church (H), Seventh Day Adventist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Provo City Cemetery (1), East Lawn Memorial Hills (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mill Race (A), Dry Fork (B), Provo River (C), Big Dry Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Provo include: Cougar Stadium (1), Utah Lake State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Crandall Historical Printing Museum (275 East Center Street) (1), Startup's Confectionery (Museums; 534 South 100 West) (2), Epixtech (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 400 West 5050 North) (3), Brigham Young University - University Hill- Meetinghouse Libraries (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 226 Jrcb) (4), Seven Peaks Water Park & Golf Course (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1330 East 300 North) (5), Laser Assault (Amusement & Theme Parks; 264 North 100 West) (6), Peaks Ice Arena (Amusement & Theme Parks; 100 North Seven Peaks Boulevard) (7), Tilt Amusement Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; Provo Towne Centre) (8), Utah Com (1 East Center Street Suite 2002) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Amenity Motor Inn (40 West 300 South) (1), Hines Mansion Bed & Breakfast (383 West 100 South) (2), Travelodge (124 South University Avenue) (3), Courtyard Provo (1600 North Freedom Boulevard) (4), Provo Holiday Inn (1460 South University Avenue) (5), Provo-Days Inn (1675 N Freedom Blvd) (6), Best Western Columbian Inn (379 North University Avenue) (7), LA Quinta Inn (1555 North Canyon Road) (8), Culture Shock Travel (455 North University Ave Suite 214) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Federal Bureau of Investigation (3585 North University Avenue) (1), Utah State Government - Courts- Fourth Judicial District Court- Provo Depart (125 North 100 West) (2), Utah County - Justice Court (151 South University Avenue) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Utah County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 82.7. This is about average.

City:

82.7
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.412. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.412
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 16.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

6.6

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.11. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.11
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Provo and their reported violations in the past:

PROVO CITY (Population served: 115,000, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
NORTH FORK SSD (Population served: 1,500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In MAR-20-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-25-2006 to JUL-25-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2010)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
UTAH STATE HOSPITAL (Population served: 800, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-02-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-02-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-08-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-01-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2014)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
VIVIAN PARK HOMEOWNERS (Population served: 363, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-17-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (3 times from FEB-15-2006 to MAY-02-2011)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1998, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-30-1997 to MAY-02-2011)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1997, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (JUL-10-1996), Fed PAO issued (FEB-07-1997), Fed FAO issued (MAR-20-1997), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-1997), Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-12-1997), St Compliance achieved (MAY-02-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 93 regular monitoring violations
PINE HOLLOW WATER COMPANY (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2014)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2013), St Boil Water Order (NOV-05-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (4 times from NOV-10-2005 to NOV-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-14-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2014)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In DEC-15-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2008)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
WILDWOOD SUBDIVISION (Population served: 162, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In DEC-02-2009, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (2 times from JAN-30-2014 to JAN-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (3 times from JAN-30-2014 to JAN-30-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2014)
  • One regular monitoring violation
TREFOIL RANCH GIRL SCOUT CAMP (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
UPPER WHITTEMORE WATER CO (Population served: 128, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2013), St Boil Water Order (NOV-05-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-07-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-16-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-01-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-06-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-01-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-05-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2012)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 5 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Provo that have no violations reported:

  • CASCADE SPRINGS INTERPRETIVE SITE (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.6%
(28.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.5% for Black residents, 34.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.8% for American Indian residents, 29.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 34.7% for other race residents, 36.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.2 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.1%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.1%
Whole state:  4.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Provo in 2010:

  • 7,298 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,929 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 328 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 309 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 223 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 110 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 43 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 38 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 31 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 12 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Provo in 2000:

  • 4,654 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,762 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 378 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 231 people in nursing homes
  • 215 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 188 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 68 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 29 people in other group homes
  • 15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 12 people in halfway houses
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Provo, Utah environmental map by EPA

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Provo compared to Utah state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Arenas or stadiums:

  • LaVell Edwards Stadium. Capacity: 65,000. BYU Cougars football.
  • Marriott Center. Brigham Young University.
  • Smith Fieldhouse. Brigham Young University.

Banks with most branches in Provo (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 9th East Branch, Byu Campus Branch, Provo Towne Centre Branch, North Provo Branch, Provo Branch, Fresh Market Provo Fifth West Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Zions First National Bank: Byu Seasonal Office Branch, University Branch, Provo Region Office Branch, Utah Valley University Intermittent. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $17,531.3 mil, Deposits: $14,905.3 mil, headquarters in Salt Lake City, UT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 151 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • American Bank of Commerce: American Bank Of Commerce, Administrative Branch, Mobile Service Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $46.2 mil, Deposits: $37.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Ambancorp
  • AmericanWest Bank: Provo Financial Center at 201 East Center, branch established on 1975/04/23; North Provo Branch at 2191 North Canyon Road, branch established on 1983/05/12. Info updated 2011/12/12: Bank assets: $2,274.6 mil, Deposits: $1,889.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Skbhc Holdings Llc
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 310 North University Branch at 310 North University, branch established on 1916/01/01; East Bay Branch at 1177 South University Avenue, branch established on 1990/04/30. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Central Bank: Riverside Plaza Branch at 1300 North State Street, branch established on 1970/07/27; Provo Branch at 75 North University Avenue, branch established on 1966/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $662.1 mil, Deposits: $508.4 mil, headquarters in Springville, UT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancorporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Provo Branch at 1884 North University Parkway, branch established on 1982/08/05; Provo Smiths Branch at 350 North Freedom Boulevard, branch established on 2004/03/29. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Green Dot Bank DBA Bonneville Bank: Green Dot Bank Dba Bonneville Bank at 1675 North 200 West, branch established on 1978/05/15. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $68.2 mil, Deposits: $39.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Green Dot Corporation
  • KeyBank National Association: Provo Branch at 207 North University Avenue, branch established on 1974/07/17. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Provo, Utah:

  • Provo Marriott, 101 W 100 N, Provo, UT 84601 , Phone: (801) 377-4700, Fax: (801) 377-4708
  • Days Inn, 1675 N 200 W, Provo, UT 84604 , Phone: (801) 375-8600, Fax: (801) 374-6654
  • Super 8, 1555 N Canyon Rd, Provo, UT 84604 , Phone: (801) 374-6020, Fax: (801) 374-0015
  • La Quinta Inn Provo Town Center, 1460 S University Ave, Provo, UT 84601 , Phone: (801) 374-9750, Fax: (801) 377-1615
  • Fairfield Inn, 1515 S University Ave, Provo, UT 84606 , Phone: (801) 377-9500
  • Motel 6, 1600 S University Dr, Provo, UT 84601 , Phone: (801) 375-5064, Fax: (801) 374-0266
  • Residence Inn By Marriott, 252 W 2230 N, Provo, UT 84604 , Phone: (801) 374-1000
  • Sundance Resort, RR 3 Box A1, Provo, UT 84604 , Phone: (801) 225-4107, Fax: (801) 225-3096
  • 8 other hotels and motels
All 16 fire-safe hotels and motels in Provo, Utah

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Utah average:

10.5

Provo travel time to work - commute Provo mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Neighborhoods in Provo:

(Provo, Utah Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Provo city (based on Utah County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other459,8471,303
Catholic6,7924
Evangelical Protestant2,54026
Mainline Protestant4236
Black Protestant2111
None46,751-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 43
Utah County:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Utah County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 90
Utah County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 146
Here:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.4%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Utah County:

24.5%
Utah:

23.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 29$161,489$66,8235$5,610
Other Government Administration 51$236,415$55,62722$27,212
Judicial and Legal 23$106,015$55,3129$15,985
Police Protection - Officers 99$510,737$61,90812$4,286
Police - Other 44$142,440$38,84753$37,459
Firefighters 78$394,663$60,7170$0
Fire - Other 3$9,870$39,4800$0
Streets and Highways 33$151,066$54,9331$1,377
Airports 3$16,315$65,2602$2,628
Welfare 1$2,086$25,0321$1,167
Health 4$13,096$39,2880$0
Solid Waste Management 11$40,882$44,5991$306
Sewerage 23$93,260$48,6570$0
Parks and Recreation 42$164,768$47,07736$25,260
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$32,353$55,4620$0
Natural Resources 7$26,902$46,1182$2,584
Water Supply 28$124,462$53,3411$2,391
Electric Power 58$296,592$61,36413$8,652
Local Libraries 19$76,188$48,11954$54,478
Other and Unallocable 30$108,588$43,4352$2,263
Totals for Government 593$2,708,187$54,803214$191,658

Provo government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $11,842,000 ($101.83)
    Regular Highways: $3,119,000 ($26.82)
    Electric Utilities: $2,703,000 ($23.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,433,000 ($20.92)
    Air Transportation: $1,840,000 ($15.82)
    Sewerage: $630,000 ($5.42)
    Water Utilities: $406,000 ($3.49)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $41,322,000 ($355.34)
    Police Protection: $12,141,000 ($104.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,995,000 ($68.75)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,923,000 ($68.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,212,000 ($53.42)
    General - Other: $5,845,000 ($50.26)
    Sewerage: $5,536,000 ($47.61)
    Water Utilities: $5,519,000 ($47.46)
    Libraries: $3,373,000 ($29.01)
    Regular Highways: $3,230,000 ($27.78)
    Financial Administration: $3,121,000 ($26.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,522,000 ($21.69)
    General Public Buildings: $2,489,000 ($21.40)
    Central Staff Services: $2,211,000 ($19.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,594,000 ($13.71)
    Air Transportation: $1,128,000 ($9.70)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,513,000 ($13.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,376,000 ($11.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $10,252,000 ($88.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,776,000 ($15.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $681,000 ($5.86)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $475,000 ($4.08)
    Police Protection: $233,000 ($2.00)
    General - Other: $181,000 ($1.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $51,000 ($0.44)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($0.25)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($0.18)
    General Public Building: $13,000 ($0.11)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($0.06)
    Electric Utilities: $6,000 ($0.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $44,602,000 ($383.55)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($0.03)

Provo government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $6,440,000 ($55.38)
    Sewerage: $4,897,000 ($42.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,363,000 ($28.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,704,000 ($14.65)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $275,000 ($2.36)
    Air Transportation: $175,000 ($1.50)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,020,000 ($51.77)
    All Other: $559,000 ($4.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $439,000 ($3.78)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,411,000 ($20.73)
    Rents: $1,955,000 ($16.81)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,457,000 ($12.53)
    Special Assessments: $632,000 ($5.43)
    Sale of Property: $39,000 ($0.34)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $46,570,000 ($400.47)
    Water Utilities: $6,220,000 ($53.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,943,000 ($25.31)
    All Other: $339,000 ($2.92)
    General Local Government Support: $301,000 ($2.59)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,310,000 ($131.66)
    Property: $12,584,000 ($108.21)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,526,000 ($64.72)
    Other License: $894,000 ($7.69)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $636,000 ($5.47)
    NEC: $14,000 ($0.12)

Provo government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $104,963,000 ($902.61)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $102,001,000 ($877.14)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $14,814,000 ($127.39)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $12,429,000 ($106.88)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,192,000 ($104.84)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,230,000 ($79.37)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,385,000 ($20.51)

Provo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,958,000 ($59.83)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $70,883,000 ($609.55)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,429,000 ($106.88)

6.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,758 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Utah average:

6.32%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($184 average AGI)
Utah County:

0.03%
Utah average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Salt Lake County, UT  1.68% ($40,074 average AGI)
from Davis County, UT  0.25% ($32,022)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.21% ($38,508)


7.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,124 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.14%
Utah average:

6.46%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($168 average AGI)
Utah County:

0.06%
Utah average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Salt Lake County, UT  1.98% ($35,270 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.25% ($31,599)
to Davis County, UT  0.23% ($36,659)

Strongest AM radio stations in Provo:

  • KOVO (960 AM; 5 kW; PROVO, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KEYY (1450 AM; 1 kW; PROVO, UT; Owner: BIBLICAL MINISTRIES WORLDWIDE)
  • KSRR (1400 AM; 1 kW; PROVO, UT; Owner: ROBERT MOREY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKDS (1060 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: HOLIDAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLLB (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WEST JORDAN, UT; Owner: UNITED SECURITY FINANCIAL, INC.)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWDZ (910 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KHQN (1480 AM; 1 kW; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: SACE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBJA (1640 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Provo:

  • KQMB (102.7 FM; MIDVALE, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KXRK (96.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KENZ (107.5 FM; OREM, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZHT (94.9 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K264AC (100.7 FM; RURAL UTAH COUNTY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • K208BZ (89.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • KTCE (92.3 FM; PAYSON, UT; Owner: MOENKOPI COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K217CL (91.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: STOCKTON CHRISTIAN LIFE COLLEGE, INC)
  • KSOP-FM (104.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • K272DP (102.3 FM; TOOELE, UT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRCL (90.9 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: LISTENERS COMMUNITY RADIO OF UTAH)
  • KBZN (97.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOSY-FM (106.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRSP-FM (103.5 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KBER (101.1 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KISN-FM (97.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKAT (101.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSFI (100.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KUBL-FM (93.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCPX (105.7 FM; CENTERVILLE, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Provo:

  • KUTV (Channel 2; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KUTV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KUPX (Channel 16; PROVO, UT; Owner: PAXSON SALT LAKE CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCBU (Channel 32; PROVO, UT; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST, GARY M. COCOLA TRUSTEE)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Provo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 47Number of bridges
  • 392m1,286ftTotal length
  • 1,484,411Total average daily traffic
  • 335,196Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 211960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 112000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Provo, UT
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Provo)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 97 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Provo, UT)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 112 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 956 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Provo)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Provo)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 99 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 18 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED300$166,399268$202,0471,346$180,20139$125,5346$282,068198$164,4624$96,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED22$177,69621$212,195179$191,5617$86,6600$031$160,6762$30,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED60$174,12668$199,170432$194,83930$67,2891$342,28093$163,6659$47,693
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN51$166,54945$178,605292$190,68911$93,2381$500,00036$144,5561$69,910
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$122,5485$530,08259$243,5471$197,0000$07$187,9990$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 24 tracts in Provo, UT

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED51$237,31232$204,9251$224,630
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED21$204,86721$193,7783$221,173
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$270,99616$220,0340$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$276,0904$182,2500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$131,7570$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Hazardous Condition: 12

Incident types - Provo

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Provo, UT
Most common first names in Provo, UT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John18176.8 years
William16677.8 years
Mary14582.3 years
Robert12071.3 years
James11073.0 years
George10378.2 years
Charles9577.8 years
Ruth8780.7 years
Helen7878.0 years
Joseph7777.8 years
Most common last names in Provo, UT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson17177.9 years
Smith11175.3 years
Anderson9675.7 years
Clark8377.2 years
Peterson7579.5 years
Carter7376.6 years
Taylor7077.9 years
Christensen7079.1 years
Nelson6878.9 years
Davis6578.0 years
Businesses in Provo, UT
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Jones New York5
7-Eleven3Journeys1
AT&T3Kmart1
Aeropostale1Kroger2
American Eagle Outfitters1La Quinta1
Arby's2La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Baskin-Robbins1LensCrafters1
Bath & Body Works2Little Caesars Pizza2
Best Western1Marriott5
Big O Tires1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Blockbuster1McDonald's2
Burger King2Motherhood Maternity1
Carl\s Jr.1Nike12
Charlotte Russe1OfficeMax1
Chevrolet1Olive Garden1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pac Sun1
Cricket Wireless4Panda Express2
Curves2Payless1
DHL1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack2
Days Inn1Red Robin1
Deb1Rite Aid1
Dennys1Rue211
Discount Tire1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sam's Club1
Econo Lodge1Sears3
Famous Footwear1Sephora1
FedEx15Sleep Inn1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Spencer Gifts1
Foot Locker1Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Staples1
GNC2Subway8
GameStop1Super 81
Gap1T-Mobile3
Gymboree1Taco Bell3
H&R Block4Travelodge1
Hilton1U-Haul3
Hollister Co.1UPS20
Home Depot1Vans3
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret2
Jamba Juice3Village Inn1
Jimmy John's1Walgreens1
JoS. A. Bank1Wendy's3

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