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Orient is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named after Indian tribe
The latitude of Orient is 41.138N. The longitude is -72.303W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 709.
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19% of Orient residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Orient ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Orient was $29,382, compared with $21,587 nationally.
39% of Orient residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Orient include Orient Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Orient, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $717. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,315.
Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Orient political report.
The average commute time for Orient workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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