|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Orion is 1,741. Orion, Illinois is the 8,122nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Orion was in 2010, when its population was 1,861. In 2010, Orion was the 7,825th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,122nd largest city in the US. Orion is currently 6.4% smaller than it was in 2010.
Orion has grown 1.4% since the 2000. Orion, Illinois is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 63% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|8116||Priest River, Idaho||1,742||-3.7%|
|8119||West Unity, Ohio||1,742||-7.7%|
|8121||Forest City, Pennsylvania||1,741||-5.8%|
|8128||French Lick, Indiana||1,739||-10.2%|
The total voting age population of Orion, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,501. The voting age population is 48.4% male and 51.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.4% of the residents of Orion are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Orion are 98.0% White, 1.2% Two or more races, 0.7% Black and 0.1% Other. Additionally, 2.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Orion, 3.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 0.8%. On a per-household basis, 2.1% of families are below the poverty line in Orion.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.3% of Orion residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.5% of Orion residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.7% have a bachelor's degree and 4.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Orion residents aged 5 and older, 1.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Orion is 2.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Orion, 16.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Orion is $70,694.
In Orion, 79.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 20.1% of housing units in Orion.
Of all the housing units in Orion, 27.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Orion, 3.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Orion is $721.
In Orion, 81.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.