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Orem, UT

Orem, UT

Orem, UT

Moving to Orem, UT?
So you’ve narrowed down the choices and decided you’re moving to Orem, UT? Nice choice! Orem, UT is a town just outside Provo with a population well over 90,000 (and counting). In 2010, Forbes named Orem, UT in the top five best places to raise a family. Whether you are moving to Orem, UT to pursue your graduate degree at Brigham Young University, escape the bustle of Salt Lake City, or take a job in one of the fastest growing areas of the country, you are sure to find your niche in one of its many welcoming neighborhoods.

Are you an outdoorsman into hiking and exploring interesting wilderness? If so, moving to Orem, UT is totally for you! The city sits at the base of a famous mountain called Mount Timpanogos, the second tallest mountain in Utah. Despite its daunting height (over 11,000 feet above sea level), Timpanogos is one of the most frequented peaks in the Rocky Mountain Region. The hike around the mountain is 14 miles and filled with sightseeing opportunities galore (including waterfalls, distinctive rocky slopes, and occasional mountain goats).

Moving to Orem, UT--Quick Notes

  • Climate -- The climate consists of chilly but tolerable winters mixed with hot summers.  There are four distinct seasons, including the arid summer that is sandwiched by a mild spring and fall. 
  • Transportation -- The Utah Transit Authority is one of the best regional public transport services in the world. Spanning six counties and dozens of suburbs, the vast TRAX train system and the even more expansive bus system keeps residents of Orem from having to drive long distances, but still allows them to hold jobs throughout the region.
  • Education -- Brigham Young University is in the neighboring city of Provo and hosts over 34,000 students a year. Although it is one of the largest colleges in the country, the party atmosphere is absent as the school is deeply rooted in Mormonism.
  • Shopping -- If you’re an avid shopper moving to Orem, UT, you will love to hear that one of the nicest malls in the area is right in Orem! University Mall is anchored by Macy’s, Nordstrom, and Sports Authority, and it features dozens of other shops.
  • Food -- If pizza is a mainstay in your family’s diet, you will totally love Pizzeria 712. They consistently get rave reviews on their service and create their delicious pizza out of fresh, local ingredients.

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The service center for Orem, UT is located in Salt Lake City, UT.

Information about Orem, UT

Est. Population: 95248
County: Utah
Latitude: 40.3000
Longitude: -111.6833
Zip Codes: 84057