Orion strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):
People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
Comparing Orion to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Age of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Nearest Medium City||15 miles SE of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||145 miles W of Chicago, Illinois|
|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.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||MOLINE QUAD CITY AP|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||3.01|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||25||1.5%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,703|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||3.4%|
|French (except Basque)||1%|
According to the US Postal Service, Orion, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Sunny Hill (61273)
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