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Orient, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Orient had a population of 417 as of July 1, 2017. Orient ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Orient is located at latitude 37.9175 and longitude -88.9783 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Orient (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 479 feet.

The City of Orient (GNIS ID: 2396077) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Orient is located within Township of Denning, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Orient population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Orient, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 417
Population in Households 417
Population in Familes 346
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 561
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 181
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 130
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 188 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 154 (81.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $63,158
Average Home Value $78,571


Median Household Income $38,114
Average Household Income $51,122
Per Capita Income $20,943
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.13% 0.99%
Households 2.25% 0.98%
Families 4.42% 0.91%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Orient, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orient to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 996 27th
Population Density1 # 1040 24th
Diversity Index2 # 876 35th
Median Household Income # 1243 9th
Per Capita Income # 1220 11th

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