Orient, IL Population

Population: 296. Estimated population in July 2020: 317 (+7.1% change)
Males: 142 (48.0%), Females: 154 (52.0%)

Franklin County

Zip code: 62874

Median resident age: 39.4 years
Median household income: $21,250
Median house value: $25,600

Races in Orient:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.7%)

Ancestries: United States (35.8%), Irish (23.3%), German (7.1%), Italian (6.8%), English (6.4%), Polish (4.4%).

Elevation: 480 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Orient

  • High school or higher: 59.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Orient city

  • Never married: 16.6%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 14.7%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -131 (-30.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Orient:

  • FRANKLIN HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; BENTON, IL)
  • HERRIN HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; HERRIN, IL)
  • MARION MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; MARION, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Orient:

  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 12 miles; MARION, IL; Abbreviation: MWA)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (about 22 miles; CARBONDALE/MURPHYSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: MDH)
  • MOUNT VERNON (about 29 miles; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Abbreviation: MVN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Orient:

  • BENTON MUNI (about 7 miles; BENTON, IL; Abbreviation: H96)
  • PINCKNEYVILLE-DU QUOIN (about 27 miles; PINCKNEYVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: PJY)
  • HARRISBURG-RALEIGH (about 32 miles; HARRISBURG, IL; Abbreviation: HSB)
Amtrak station near Orient:

  • 20 miles: DU QUOIN (20 N. CHESTNUT ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orient:

  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 13 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 21 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 79 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 88 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA (about 93 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 7,510)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 99 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)

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