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Orient is a city in Franklin County.
The latitude of Orient is 37.918N. The longitude is -88.977W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 482 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 296.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Orient demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Franklin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62874 ZIP code.
6% of Orient residents report German ancestry, and 19% 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 $8,713, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% 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 $225. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $516.
Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Orient political report.
The average commute time for Orient workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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