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. Much of the housing stock in Orient was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Orient real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Orient house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Orient is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.24% of the Orient workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 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 (16.49%), management occupations (9.28%), and sales jobs (8.25%).
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.
Orient 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.
The population of Orient has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 4.26% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Orient in 2010 was $20,269, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $81,076 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Orient include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Orient is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Thai.