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People

Total Population 926
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 36%
Employed Population 16+ 340
Age of the Population 59

Families

% of people married 59.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 46.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,536
% Above Poverty Level 92.5%
% Below Poverty Level 7.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 8.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.5%
Median Gross Rent $926
Median House Value $282,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19%
US/American 0%
English 21.4%
Irish 11.9%

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

Oriental Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles NE of Jacksonville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 121 miles SE of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Pamlico
Standard Zip Codes 28571
Phone Area Codes 252
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.03
Longitude -76.693

Oriental 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 BAYBORO 3 E
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 54.7 inches
Station MOREHEAD CITY 2 WNW
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 57 F
Apr Temp 51 to 72 F
Jul Temp 72 to 89 F
Oct Temp 55 to 77 F
Annual Precip 58.2 inches
Station AURORA 6 N
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 52 to 74 F
Annual Precip 50 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alliance 696 $54,083
Arapahoe 498 $50,385
Bayboro 1,389 $39,375
Havelock 20,729 $44,309
Stonewall 215 $30,500
Vandemere 271 $35,313

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

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