Orting is a somewhat small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 7,983 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Orting is the 109th largest community in Washington. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Orting, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Orting, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Orting’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Orting does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $74,938.00.
Housing costs in Orting are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Washington.
Orting is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Orting is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Orting who work in office and administrative support (15.35%), management occupations (10.28%), and sales jobs (8.48%).
Also of interest is that Orting has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Orting, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.42 minutes every day commuting to work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Orting rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.52% of adults 25 and older in Orting have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Orting in 2010 was $27,851, which is middle income relative to Washington, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,404 for a family of four. However, Orting contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Orting is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Orting home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Orting residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Orting include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Orting is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.