For population 25 years and over in Orient:
For population 15 years and over in Orient village:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $924 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, OH (15.4 miles , pop. 711,470).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (275.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Harrisburg, OH (1.0 miles ), Commercial Point, OH (2.3 miles ), Grove City, OH (2.5 miles ), Urbancrest, OH (2.7 miles ), Darbyville, OH (2.8 miles ), Mount Sterling, OH (2.9 miles ), Lockbourne, OH (3.1 miles ), New Rome, OH (3.2 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.80 N, Longitude: 83.15 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 614
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-2.9%).
Work and jobs in Orient: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Orient, Ohio
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Orient-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.0 miles away from the Orient village center killed 36 people and injured 1150 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 9/3/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Orient-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.3 miles away from Orient center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pickaway County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 1.84. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Orient and their reported violations in the past:FOXLAIR FARMS MHP INC. (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:DARBYVILLE VILLAGE PWS (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:SPLIT ROCK GOLF COURSE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.8%
(20.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Orient compared to Ohio state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Orient (based on Pickaway County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.26%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.84% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,682 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:
6.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,495 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Orient)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Orient)
FAA Registered Aircraft:16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Orient)
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0214.00
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Orient, OH
Total of 25 patent applications in 2008-2013.