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Orion is a township in Olmsted County, in the Rochester metro area.
The latitude of Orion is 43.892N. The longitude is -92.268W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,240 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 614.
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40% of Orion residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Orion ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Orion was $24,533, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Orion residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Orion, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $378. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,321.
Olmsted County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Orion political report.
The average commute time for Orion workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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