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.
When you are in Orient, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 40.52% of Orient’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Orient is a village of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Orient who work in office and administrative support (15.52%), sales jobs (11.21%), and management occupations (7.76%).
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.
In terms of college education, Orient ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 3.26% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Orient in 2010 was $19,231, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $76,924 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 Thai and Spanish.