Orient, Maine

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Orient Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 190 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 287 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Aroostook
Standard Zip Codes 04471
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.816
Longitude -67.84

Orient Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 52 to 78 F
Oct Temp 31 to 55 F
Annual Precip 41.7 inches
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 25 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 56 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches
Station HOULTON 5 N
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 23 F
Apr Temp 29 to 50 F
Jul Temp 55 to 78 F
Oct Temp 35 to 54 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
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Orient Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 145 100%
Male 75 51.7%
Female 70 48.3%
Under 18 33 22.8%
18+ 112 77.2%
65+ 28 19.3%
Median Age 41.8
Average Family Size 2.76
White 145 100%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.7%

Estimated Orient Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 141
Growth -4
Growth % -2.8%

Orient Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 49%
Irish 18.1%
German 8.1%
Scotch-Irish 4.7%
French (except Basque) 4.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4%
Italian 2.7%
Polish 2.7%
French Canadian 2%
US/American 1.3%
Lithuanian 1.3%
British 0.7%
Swedish 0.7%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

North Amity (04471)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Orient 145 $26,250
Danforth 629 $25,341
Haynesville 122 $23,333
Hodgdon 1,240 $36,607
Houlton 6,476 $34,812
Linneus 892 $35,625
New Limerick 523 $36,250
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