For population 25 years and over in Orient:
For population 15 years and over in Orient city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $880 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (49.3 miles , pop. 198,682).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (83.0 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (351.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Greenfield, IA (2.7 miles ), Fontanelle, IA (3.1 miles ), Creston, IA (3.2 miles ), Cromwell, IA (3.4 miles) , Macksburg, IA (3.5 miles) , Bridgewater, IA (3.6 miles) , Prescott, IA (4.0 miles ), Afton, IA (4.1 miles ).
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Latitude: 41.20 N, Longitude: 94.42 W
Area code: 641
Population change in the 1990s: +51 (+14.5%).
Work and jobs in Orient: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Orient, Iowa
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Orient-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 195% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/27/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Orient city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/27/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Orient-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.7 miles away from Orient center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Adair County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Henry A. Wallace - Vice President of the, Dazzy Vance - Baseball player.
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Local government website: WWW.ORIENTIOWA.COM
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 16.5%
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Religion statistics for Orient (based on Adair County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.90%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
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5.45% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,842 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,486 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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