Orient is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 275 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Orient is the 732nd largest community in Ohio. Orient has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Orient is a blue-collar town, with 41.38% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Orient is a village of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Orient who work in office and administrative support (14.66%), sales jobs (12.93%), and management occupations (12.07%).
Also of interest is that Orient has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small village, Orient does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
Orient ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 5.88% of people over 25 have a college degree.
The per capita income in Orient in 2010 was $19,883, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,532 for a family of four. However, Orient contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Orient home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Orient residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Orient include English, Irish, Scottish, and Pennsylvania German.
The most common language spoken in Orient is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.