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Demographics

People

Total Population426
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens12.7%
Employed Population 16+199
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married61.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.7%
Median Earnings25+$31,985
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,875

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,583
% Above Poverty Level82.9%
% Below Poverty Level17.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.4%
Median Gross Rent$358
Median House Value$79,200

Ancestry

German31.2%
Irish31.2%
English8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6.6%
Danishn4.5%
Czech3.8%
Polish2.6%
Norwegian2.1%
Swiss0.9%
French Except Basque0.9%
Dutch0.9%
Austrian0.9%
Russian0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Italian0.2%
Scottish0.2%
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Orient Almanac

CategoryValue
County Adair County
Standard Zip Codes50858
Phone Area Codes641
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.2
Approximate Longitude-94.41

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)

StationGREENFIELD
Distance7 miles
Jan Temp12 to 30 F
Apr Temp39 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip34.9 inches
StationCRESTON 2 SW
Distance11.8 miles
Jan Temp10 to 29 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip33.9 inches
StationWINTERSET 2 NNW
Distance22.8 miles
Jan Temp9 to 29 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip34.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bridgewater140$48,393
Creston7,877$57,661
Cromwell102$67,500
Fontanelle667$49,583
Greenfield1,951$63,350
Macksburg121$30,000

Orient Public Libraries

Public Resource/technology Center
201 SCHOOL ST
Orient, Iowa
(641) 337-5061

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Orient Public Schools

Orient Elementary School
201 S. School Street, 201 S. School St
ZIP: 50858
(641) 337-5061
Primary
Total Enrollment 90
Orient-macksburg Senior High School
201 S. School Street, 201 S. School St
ZIP: 50858
(641) 337-5061
High
Total Enrollment 76
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