Orient, OH

Orient profile

Living in Orient

Orient is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 275 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Orient is the 732nd largest community in Ohio.

Orient real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Orient house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Orient is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Orient is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Orient who work in maintenance occupations (34.48%), sales jobs (18.97%), and personal care services (5.17%).

Also of interest is that Orient has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Orient telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 26.00% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In Orient, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.89 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small village, Orient doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Orient ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 2.34% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Orient in 2018 was $19,965, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,860 for a family of four.

Orient is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Orient home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Orient residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Orient include Nigerian, Polish, German, Irish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Orient is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Thai.