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People

Total Population 369
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 16.8%
Employed Population 16+ 182
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 61.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,813
% Above Poverty Level 84%
% Below Poverty Level 16%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.7%
Median Gross Rent $363
Median House Value $74,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.5%
US/American 0%
English 8.7%
Irish 24.1%

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

Orient Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 50 miles SW of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 79 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Adair
Standard Zip Codes 50858
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.203
Longitude -94.414

Orient 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 GREENFIELD
Distance 7 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 34.9 inches
Station CRESTON 2 SW
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Station WINTERSET 2 NNW
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Hebron (50858)

Zion (50858)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bridgewater 141 $48,250
Creston 7,886 $56,545
Cromwell 93 $73,750
Fontanelle 667 $50,455
Greenfield 2,007 $60,278

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

Orient Public Libraries

Library
Public Resource/technology Center
"201 SOUTH SCHOOL ST., PO BOX 129"
Orient, Iowa
(641) 337-5606

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Orient High Schools

ORIENT-MACKSBURG SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
201 S. SCHOOL STREET
641-337-5061
Serves 209 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.2

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