Orient is a tiny city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 354 people and just one neighborhood, Orient is the 773rd largest community in Illinois. Much of the housing stock in Orient was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Orient isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Orient are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Orient is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Orient who work in sales jobs (14.58%), maintenance occupations (14.06%) and office and administrative support (10.94%).
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.