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People

Total Population 2,011
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 20%
Employed Population 16+ 937
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 59.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $68,266
% Above Poverty Level 93.1%
% Below Poverty Level 6.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.3%
Median Gross Rent $573
Median House Value $133,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.8%
US/American 0%
English 9.1%
Irish 12.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Orion Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles SE of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 145 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Henry
Metro Area Davenport - Moline - Rock Island
Standard Zip Codes 61273
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.354
Longitude -90.381

Orion Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MOLINE QUAD CITY AP
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Station GENESEO
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station LE CLAIRE L & D 14
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 41 to 60 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Orion, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Sunny Hill (61273)

Sunny Hill Estates (61273)

Warner (61273)

Western (61273)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Andover 554 $57,143
Carbon Cliff 2,076 $48,875
Coal Valley 3,784 $81,042
Colona 4,918 $66,250
East Moline 21,422 $53,943

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Orion Public Libraries

Library
Western District Library
1111 4TH STREET
Orion, Illinois
(309) 526-8375

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Orion High Schools

ORION HIGH SCHOOL
PO BOX 39
309-526-3361
Serves 366 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

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