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Orwell is a town in Oswego County, in the Syracuse metro area.
The community was named for Orwell, VT
The latitude of Orwell is 43.574N. The longitude is -75.996W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,001 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,254.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Orwell demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Oswego County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Syracuse area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 13144 ZIP code.
18% of Orwell residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Orwell ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Orwell was $15,256, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Orwell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Orwell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $417. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $670.
Libraries in Orwell include Cogswell Free Library ... View libraries
Oswego County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Orwell political report.
The average commute time for Orwell workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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