Provo, Utah - Facts & Figures
Provo, Utah is the 6th "Best Place for Business and Careers" according to Forbes magazine, who considered the city's job and income growth, cost of doing business, and workforce qualifications to make their decision. Provo also has affordable housing, a low crime rate, and an educated population (90% are college graduates). Brigham Young University is located in Provo and hosts many of the community events.
The area offers many outdoor activities, including fishing, camping, hiking, and hunting. Residents and visitors enjoy exploring the Uinta National Forest and frequently take scenic drives through the Wasatch Mountains and Provo Canyon.
- Population: 113,153
- Industries: High Technology (software); Biotechnology; Retail; Manufacturing; Marketing; Communications; and Tourism
- Area Codes: 801
- ZIP Codes: 84601, 84602, 84603, 84604, 84605, 84606
- Surrounding Cities: Orem, UT; Springville, UT; Vineyard, UT; Lindon, UT; Palmyra, UT; Mapleton, UT; Lake Shore, UT; Pleasant Grove, UT