Orient is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 393 people and just one neighborhood, Orient is the 388th largest community in Iowa. Orient has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Orient is a blue-collar town, with 38.86% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Orient is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Orient who work in office and administrative support (13.99%), food service (8.29%) and healthcare (7.77%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Orient has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Orient a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Orient is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.