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Provo-Orem

The Provo-Orem metro area has received awards from several organizations, ranging from safety to places to build a career. The following chart is a summary of some of the rankings awarded to Provo-Orem, Utah:

Ranking Region Title Category Organization
1 Provo Top Cities for New Businesses   INC. Magazine
1 Provo/Orem Top 25 Most Secure U.S. Places to Live   Farmers Insurance
1 Provo/Orem Least Stressful City Mid-Sized Cities Sperling's
2 Provo/Orem Healthiest City for Women   Self Magazine
3 Provo/Orem Best Places to Live   Money Magazine
6 Provo Best Places for Business and Careers 2004   Forbes
6 Provo Most Productive City In America   Sprint
11 Provo/Orem America's Safest Cities Safest Metro Area-All Cities Morgan Quitno Awards
28 Orem America's Best Cities & States Public Safety Gold Guide
33 Provo America's Best Cities & States Health and Welfare Gold Guide

Utah

The state of Utah has consistently placed in the top 10 for several categories, ranging from education to public health:

Ranking Region Title Category Organization
1 Utah State Health Rankings - 2004 Fewest Cancer Deaths (Deaths per 100,000 population) United Health Fondation
1 Utah State Health Rankings - 2004 Prevalence of Non-Smokers (Percent of population) United Health Fondation
4 Utah State Health Rankings - 2004 High School Graduation (Percent of incoming ninth graders) United Health Fondation
5 Utah America's Best Cities & States Health and Welfare Gold Guide
5 Utah America's Best Cities & States Technology Gold Guide
5 Utah State Health Rankings - 2004 Overall United Health Fondation
6 Utah America's Best Cities & States Overall Gold Guide
7 Utah America's Best Cities & States Entrepreneurship and Small Business Gold Guide
7 Utah State Health Rankings - 2004 Fewest Mortalities (Deaths per 100,000 population) United Health Fondation
7 Utah Healthiest State 2005   Morgan Quitno Awards
8 Utah America's Best Cities & States Quality of life Gold Guide
10 Utah America's Best Cities & States Education Gold Guide
10 Utah State Health Rankings - 2004 Fewest Motor Vehicle Deaths (Deaths per 100,000,000 miles driven) United Health Fondation

BYU

Finally, Brigham Young University has been recognized by the Princeton Review for quality of life and other categories:

Ranking Region Title Category Organization
1 BYU Future Rotarians And Daughters Of The American Revolution Based on drug use, prevalence of religion, and other factors Princeton Review
1 BYU Great College Library   Princeton Review
1 BYU Most Religious Students   Princeton Review
1 BYU Students Pray on a Regular Basis   Princeton Review
1 BYU Top Stone-Cold Sober School   Princeton Review
2 BYU Town-Gown Relations are Good University-City Relations Princeton Review
5 BYU Students Most Nostalgic for Ronald Reagan   Princeton Review

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