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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Orient is 323. Orient, Illinois is the 14,890th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Orient was in 1990, when its population was 427. In 1990, Orient was the 13,779th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 14,890th largest city in the US. Orient is currently 24.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Orient has grown 5.9% since the 2000. Orient, Illinois is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 86% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
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The total voting age population of Orient, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 368. The voting age population is 53.5% male and 46.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.2% of the residents of Orient are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Orient are 96.7% White, 1.9% Two or more races, 0.7% Asian and 0.7% Other. Additionally, 4.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Orient, 35.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 35.3%. On a per-household basis, 21.9% of families are below the poverty line in Orient.
Among those aged 16 and older, 46.8% of Orient residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.5% of Orient residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 7.0% have a bachelor's degree and 2.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Orient residents aged 5 and older, 1.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Orient is 13.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Orient, 19.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Orient is $28,958.
In Orient, 82.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 17.6% of housing units in Orient.
Of all the housing units in Orient, 46.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Orient, 11.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Orient is $600.
In Orient, 70.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.