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People

Total Population 7,078
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 12%
Employed Population 16+ 2,840
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 53.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,957
% Above Poverty Level 86.6%
% Below Poverty Level 13.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 39 minutes
% Working from Home 6.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,438
Median House Value $199,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27%
US/American 0%
English 8.5%
Irish 11.6%

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

Orting Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles SE of Tacoma, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 35 miles S of Seattle, Washington
County Pierce
Standard Zip Codes 98360
Phone Area Codes 360
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.098
Longitude -122.203

Orting 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 MC MILLIN RESERVOIR
Distance 3.9 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 45 F
Apr Temp 38 to 57 F
Jul Temp 51 to 75 F
Oct Temp 41 to 59 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Station BUCKLEY 1 NE
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 45 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 51 to 76 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
Station KENT
Distance 22.1 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 47 F
Apr Temp 42 to 61 F
Jul Temp 55 to 77 F
Oct Temp 44 to 62 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Crocker (98360)

Electron (98360)

Ohop (98360)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bonney Lake 18,516 $90,810
Carbonado 547 $61,250
Puyallup 38,720 $77,089
South Prairie 292 $76,250
Sumner 9,584 $72,188
Wilkeson 406 $62,500

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

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ORTING HIGH SCHOOL
320 WASHINGTON AVENUE NORTH
360-893-2246
Serves 524 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.1

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