For population 25 years and over in Orient:
For population 15 years and over in Orient town:
3 residents are foreign born (2.1% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (190.6 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (290.5 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (458.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Weston, ME (2.3 miles ), Haynesville, ME (2.6 miles) , Amity, ME (2.8 miles) , Bancroft, ME (3.3 miles) , Danforth, ME (3.5 miles ), Hodgdon, ME (4.1 miles ), Linneus, ME (4.3 miles ), Houlton, ME (4.6 miles ).
Latitude: 45.81 N, Longitude: 67.84 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 207
Average climate in Orient, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Orient-area historical earthquake activity is below Maine state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/14/2006 at 09:34:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 14.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:01:54, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.6 miles away from Orient center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2005 at 03:08:57, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 63.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:40:11, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.6 miles away from Orient center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:44:06, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Aroostook County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Snows: 5, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orient:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Orient compared to Maine state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Orient (based on Aroostook County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.84%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 29
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Number of full-service restaurants: 66
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
3.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,356 average adjusted gross income)
0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($994 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,517 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($774 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Orient:
Strongest FM radio stations in Orient:
Orient fatal accident list:
Oct 17, 1981 06:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 90
Total average daily truck traffic: 7
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 135
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: