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Orient is a town in Aroostook County.
The community was named for its location on the state's eastern boundary
The latitude of Orient is 45.816N. The longitude is -67.84W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 466 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 145.
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6% of Orient residents report German ancestry, and 23% 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 $12,131, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Orient residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Orient, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $375. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $983.
The average commute time for Orient workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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