Orion, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 1,798 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.0%
 
Males: 899  (50.1%)
Females: 899  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

38.7 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 61273.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $74,236 (it was $48,147 in 2000)
Orion:

$74,236
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,590 (it was $21,043 in 2000)

Orion village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $154,379 (it was $94,700 in 2000)
Orion:

$154,379
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $170,011; detached houses: $171,351; townhouses or other attached units: $154,492; in 2-unit structures: $149,357; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $177,798; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $143,442; mobile homes: $67,157

Median gross rent in 2019: $728.

March 2019 cost of living index in Orion: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.6%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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  • Races in Orion, IL (2019)
    • 1,90695.8%White alone
    • 422.1%Hispanic
    • 130.7%Black alone
    • 60.3%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Other race alone

Races in Orion detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Orion, Illinois as of January 27, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Orion is 2,005 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Orion by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(58.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(176.2)
1
(58.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(109.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(165.7)
1
(55.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
9
(526.0)
1
(59.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(60.5)
1
(53.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(161.5)
2
(108.4)
3
(164.2)
3
(165.0)
2
(110.7)
1
(55.2)
1
(55.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(587.2)
9
(526.0)
3
(177.3)
5
(296.2)
24
(1,451)
3
(160.7)
11
(592.7)
6
(322.9)
5
(271.0)
14
(766.3)
3
(165.0)
2
(110.7)
12
(663.0)
8
(446.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index105.787.111.216.662.310.223.735.018.468.418.216.663.533.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Orion, IL

Crime rate in Orion detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.12
Illinois average:

2.31
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Ancestries: German (24.5%), Irish (19.7%), Swedish (19.7%), American (7.7%), Belgian (4.4%), English (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/27/1894

Elevation: 784 feet

Land area: 0.86 square miles.

Population density: 2,088 people per square mile   (low).

Orion, Illinois map

7 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.4%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,012 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,747 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Davenport, IA (17.2 miles , pop. 98,359).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (129.3 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (143.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Andover, IL (2.5 miles ),
Sherrard, IL (2.7 miles ),
Coal Valley, IL (2.7 miles ),
Colona, IL (2.9 miles ),
Carbon Cliff, IL (3.2 miles ),
Cambridge, IL (3.2 miles ),
Coyne Center, IL (3.2 miles ),
Silvis, IL (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 41.35 N, Longitude: 90.38 W

Area code: 309

Distribution of median household income in Orion, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Orion, IL in 2019
Orion satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $210,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $253,500
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $179,800
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $186,700
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $195,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $275,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Orion, IL residents
Average permit cost in Orion, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
Illinois:

6.5%
Most common industries in Orion, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Machinery (8.1%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Machinery (11.5%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Truck transportation (5.0%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Machinery (3.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Orion, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.9%)
  • Engineers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Electricians (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Registered nurses (6.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.3%)

Average climate in Orion, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Orion, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.5. This is about average.

City:

73.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.202. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.202
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.00
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.503. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.503
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Orion-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.6 miles away from the Orion village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Orion-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 127% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 240.3 miles away from Orion center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 219.2 miles away from Orion center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 240.3 miles away from Orion center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 270.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW) earthquake occurred 240.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Henry County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Orion topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Orion:

  • QUAD CITIES KIDNEY CENTER LTD (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; MOLINE, IL)
  • TISH HEWITT HOUSE, THE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MOLINE, IL)
  • SMITH SQUARE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MOLINE, IL)
  • HERITAGE FIFTY-THREE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MOLINE, IL)
  • ROSE HOUSE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MOLINE, IL)
  • ROSEWOOD CARE CENTER OF MOLINE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MOLINE, IL)
  • FOREST HILL HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; EAST MOLINE, IL)

Amtrak stations near Orion:

  • 10 miles: MOLINE (QUAD CITY AIRPORT, 2200 69TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service.
  • 16 miles: DAVENPORT (BURLINGTON DEPOT, 304 WEST RIVER DR.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orion:

  • Black Hawk College (about 10 miles; Moline, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,086)
  • Augustana College (about 14 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 16 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 17 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 17 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Ashford University (about 36 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 56 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)

Public high school in Orion:

Public elementary/middle schools in Orion:

See full list of schools located in Orion

Library in Orion:

  • WESTERN DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $198,262; Location: 1111 FOURTH STREET; 27,477 books; 5,715 e-books; 960 audio materials; 1,301 video materials; 17 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 78 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Orion Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Orion include: Saint Paul Lutheran Church (A), Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Orion Lutheran Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Orion: Love Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Hank Belshause - College football player (Southern Illinois Salukis).

Henry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Orion and their reported violations in the past:

AIR VIEW MHP (Population served: 165, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-15-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2009), St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-15-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-23-2009)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-16-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

71.5%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

5.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Orion (2011 data):

  • Union Federal Savings and Loan Association: Orion Branch at 1110 Division St., branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $122.1 mil, Deposits: $102.2 mil, headquarters in Kewanee, IL, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • BankOrion: Bankorion at 1114 Fourth Street, branch established on 1890/05/21. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $404.8 mil, Deposits: $342.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Orion Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Orion:

Marital status in Orion, IL
  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Orion:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Illinois average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Orion
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Orion, IL (based on Henry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,11735
Catholic6,39011
Evangelical Protestant4,61738
Other3904
Black Protestant3052
None27,667-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
This county:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Henry County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Henry County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Here:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Henry County:

8.87 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.5%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.2%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Henry County:

9.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.0%
Illinois:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.7%
State:

47.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Illinois:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Orion:

21.3%
Illinois:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.7%
Illinois:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Orion:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Orion:

36.8%
Illinois:

33.4%

General health condition:
Orion:

54.5%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Orion:

75.8%
Illinois:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Orion, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 1$3,840$46,0800$0
Water Supply 1$2,861$34,3320$0
Sewerage 1$3,955$47,4600$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$3,545
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,105
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$797
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$952
Totals for Government 3$10,655$42,6205$6,399

Orion government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $386,000 ($214.68)
    Sewerage: $332,000 ($184.65)
    Police Protection: $231,000 ($128.48)
    Water Utilities: $192,000 ($106.79)
    Financial Administration: $127,000 ($70.63)
    General - Other: $88,000 ($48.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $65,000 ($36.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($12.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $81,000 ($45.05)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $37,000 ($20.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $212,000 ($117.91)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($18.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($11.12)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($5.56)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($3.34)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $276,000 ($153.50)

Orion government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $484,000 ($269.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($12.79)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $182,000 ($101.22)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($6.67)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($3.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $156,000 ($86.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $410,000 ($228.03)
    Highways: $47,000 ($26.14)
  • Tax - Property: $338,000 ($187.99)
    Public Utilities Sales: $78,000 ($43.38)
    Other License: $28,000 ($15.57)

Orion government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,040,000 ($1134.59)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,633,000 ($908.23)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $407,000 ($226.36)

Orion government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,176,000 ($1210.23)

5.06% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,163 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Rock Island County, IL  1.83% ($46,668 average AGI)
from Scott County, IA  0.31% ($47,254)
from Knox County, IL  0.24% ($42,490)


5.32% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,711 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Rock Island County, IL  1.55% ($41,428 average AGI)
to Scott County, IA  0.41% ($46,095)
to Knox County, IL  0.26% ($35,340)

Businesses in Orion, IL

  • Pizza Hut: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • True Value: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Orion:

  • WDLM (960 AM; 1 kW; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOC (1170 AM; 1 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFXN (1230 AM; 1 kW; MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAIK (1590 AM; 5 kW; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • KDQN (1390 AM; 0 kW; DE QUEEN, AR; Owner: JAY W. BUNYARD & ANNE W. BUNYARD)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Orion:

  • WHTS (98.9 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXLP (96.9 FM; MOLINE, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAXR (88.1 FM; GENESEO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDLM-FM (89.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KBEA-FM (99.7 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KORB (93.5 FM; BETTENDORF, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKAY (105.3 FM; KNOXVILLE, IL; Owner: GALESBURG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYEC (93.9 FM; KEWANEE, IL; Owner: VIRDEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBOB-FM (104.9 FM; GENESEO, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAAG (94.9 FM; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: GALESBURG BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLSR (92.7 FM; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: GALESBURG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJRE (102.5 FM; GALVA, IL; Owner: VIRDEN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRMJ (102.3 FM; ALEDO, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Orion:

  • KLJB-TV (Channel 18; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: QUAD CITIES TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • WQAD-TV (Channel 8; MOLINE, IL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WQPT-TV (Channel 24; MOLINE, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • WBQD-LP (Channel 26; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • K61HD (Channel 61; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KQIN (Channel 36; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K16EL (Channel 66; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Orion fatal accident list:

Jan 14, 2013 09:36 AM, Us-150, Lat: 41.348153, Lon: -90.384092, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Nov 14, 2005 06:55 PM, 270e, Lat: 41.360020, Lon: -90.381620, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 131ft / 39.8mTotal length
  • $1,234,000Total costs
  • 59,335Total average daily traffic
  • 16,340Total average daily truck traffic
  • 44,564Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Orion, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 91960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Orion, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Orion)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1.75 Mi. South (Lat: 41.327528 Lon: -90.379583), Structure height: 299 m, Call Sign: KPG797, Licensee ID: L00072382,
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.990 MHz, Grant Date: 06/01/1987, Expiration Date: 02/01/2022, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2014, Registrant: Quad Cities Television Acquisition Licensing LLC, 915 Middle River Drive Suite 409, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Rt 150 Rock Island (Lat: 41.337806 Lon: -90.379583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 150 m, Overall height: 151 m, Call Sign: WPGX531,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.612 MHz, Grant Date: 06/26/2000, Expiration Date: 06/26/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2001, Certifier: Donna Comer, Registrant: Paging Network Of America Inc, 1500 International Pkwy, Suite 300, Richardson, TX 75081, Phone: (972) 801-0304, Fax: (972) 801-0330

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lat: 41.353611 Lon: -90.380000, Call Sign: WPZC609,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.315 MHz, 159.315 MHz, Grant Date: 12/29/2003, Expiration Date: 12/29/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2011, Certifier: Brian Stoudt, Registrant: Supreme Radio Communications Inc, 1565 Monmouth Blvd, Galesburg, IL 61422, Phone: (309) 343-3476, Fax: (309) 343-8191, Email:
  • 5597 N 1300 Avenue (Lat: 41.338611 Lon: -90.328639), Type: Silo, Structure height: 36.5 m, Overall height: 41.4 m, Call Sign: WQPF954, Licensee ID: L01697309,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.850 MHz, Grant Date: 05/07/2012, Expiration Date: 05/07/2022, Certifier: Todd Holland, Registrant: Holland And Sons Inc, Mendota, IL 61342, Phone: (815) 539-6724, Email:
  • 18120 99th St (Lat: 41.334667 Lon: -90.474833), Call Sign: WQTL662,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.915 MHz, 159.915 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2014, Expiration Date: 02/28/2024, Certifier: Troy Whitsell, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Lat: 41.336944 Lon: -90.458000, Call Sign: WRJT520,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.602 MHz, 159.555 MHz, 159.960 MHz, Grant Date: 10/24/2020, Expiration Date: 10/24/2030, Certifier: Brian Nightingale, Registrant: Midwest Wireless, 5915 N Brady Street, Davenport, IA 52806, Phone: (563) 386-7344, Fax: (563) 386-9011, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Orion)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: EPPLIN JOHN A COZY MK 4 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 100EP, N100EP, N-100EP, Serial Number: 467, Certificate Issue Date: 02/15/2000
    Registrant (Individual): John A Epplin, 15492 E 350th St, Orion, IL 61273
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/27/1990
  • Aircraft: NIGHTINGALE R/NIGHTINGALE M VANS RV-9A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-320-D2A (160 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 194WE, N194WE, N-194WE, Serial Number: 90259, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 06/28/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 03/26/2007
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Roger W Nightingale, Po Box 855, Orion, IL 61273, Other Owners: Michael V Nightingale
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2458H, N2458H, N-2458H, Serial Number: 3083, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/19/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 11/06/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Allen S Deyoe, 1202 Division St Unit 5, Orion, IL 61273
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 28719, N28719, N-28719, Serial Number: AA5B0773, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 04/24/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 10/30/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel Bradley Keleher, 15938 E 500th St, Orion, IL 61273

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$141,645
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0302.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Orion, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Orion, IL - Value

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 20. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 33 took place in 2009, and the least - 2 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Orion, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (31.5%), and Structure Fires (30.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Orion, IL
    • 8231.5%Outside Fires
    • 7930.4%Structure Fires
    • 7127.3%Other
    • 2810.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Orion, IL
Most common first names in Orion, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Dorothy1975.4 years
Mary1984.8 years
William1575.6 years
Robert1471.1 years
John1477.7 years
James1371.2 years
Ruth1386.0 years
Donald1076.2 years
Mildred1082.6 years
Carl1079.9 years
Most common last names in Orion, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson3081.3 years
Johnson2477.6 years
Swanson1777.2 years
Carlson1483.7 years
Nelson1180.9 years
Coulter1081.8 years
Peterson978.7 years
Larson880.6 years
Gustafson785.9 years
Thompson776.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Orion, IL
  • 86.2%Utility gas
  • 13.3%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Orion, IL
  • 51.0%Electricity
  • 49.0%Utility gas


Orion compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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