Orion is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,833 people and just one neighborhood, Orion is the 506th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Orion is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Orion is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Orion who work in office and administrative support (16.79%), management occupations (10.16%) and sales jobs (6.95%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Orion is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Orion really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Orion perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Orion is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.