Spanish Fork has the 810th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 9.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Spanish Fork is part of the Provo metro area. Unemployment in the Provo area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting worse. Provo has the 120th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Spanish Fork is below average at $42,470, and the median cost of a home in Spanish Fork is $191,800, which is above the national average. 27% of workers in Spanish Fork hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 91% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Spanish Fork. 73% of Spanish Fork workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 12% carpool, and 12% walk. People in Spanish Fork spend an average of 22 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.