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Orton is a township in Wadena County.
The latitude of Orton is 46.673N. The longitude is -94.847W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,345 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 220.
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24% of Orton residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Orton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Orton was $12,625, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Orton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Wadena County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Orton political report.
The average commute time for Orton workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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