Orient, Michigan Population 2024

742

Orient is a city located in Clare County, Isabella County, Mecosta County, and Osceola County Michigan. Orient has a 2024 population of 742. Orient is currently growing at a rate of 0.27% annually and its population has increased by 2.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 727 in 2020.

The average household income in Orient is $75,294 with a poverty rate of 12.6%. The median age in Orient is 45.4 years: 39.7 years for males, and 50.8 years for females.

Orient Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Orient was:

  • White: 95.22%
  • Two or more races: 4.78%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
34.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
21.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.06% (15)
The current population of Orient, Michigan is 742 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 727.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White59795.22%
Two or more races304.78%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Orient Population by Race

Orient Population Pyramid 2024

Orient Median Age

45.4

Total

39.7

Male

50.8

Female

Orient Adults

There are 497 adults, (160 of whom are seniors) in Orient.

Orient Age Dependency

86.1

Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Orient Sex Ratio

Female28345.14%
Male34454.86%

Orient Population by Age

Orient Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2692.3394.85.2
Married1512.6995.44.6
Non Family791.1697.52.5
Male212.951000
Female183.7272.227.8

2.73

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

94.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Orient Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade5511.58%
Associates Degree367.58%
Bachelors Degree5712%
Graduate Degree183.79%
High School Graduate13929.26%
Less Than 9th Grade102.11%
Some College16033.68%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Orient Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Orient Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White45439775
2+ Races21130
Hispanic750

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.52%.

Orient Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$76,116$0$75,893
Graduate Degree$151,667$152,083$0
High School Graduate$39,375$46,250$38,125
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$50,156$75,000$32,917
Some College$47,625$75,430$19,375

$50,156

Average Earnings

$75,000

Average Male

$32,917

Average Female

Orient Earnings by Educational Attainment

Orient Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Orient Language

99.14% of Orient residents speak only English, while 0.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.51% of the population.

Orient Language

Orient Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5957412.44%
Multiple30516.67%

12.6%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.83%

Male Poverty Rate

9.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Orient

The race most likely to be in poverty in Orient is Multiple, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Orient is White, with 12.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.06%.

Orient Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.77%
High School8.63%
Some College7.14%
Bachelors or Greater2.67%

Orient Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed66.67%
Male Employed9.56%
Female Employed8.41%

Orient Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Orient Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$72,500$83,746
Households$63,125$75,294
Married Families$79,063$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,625$50,811

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Orient Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

59.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Orient Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Orient Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Orient Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Orient Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

46

Number of Veterans

42

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam25
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War5
Korea2
World War II0

Orient Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+15
65 to 7412
35 to 5411
55 to 648
18 to 340

Orient Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White469.66%

Orient Veterans by Race

Orient Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Orient Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Orient Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Orient Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Orient Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

91.71%

Born in Orient

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Orient residents were born in the United States, with 91.71% having been born in Michigan. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Orient Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202975220.27%
202875020.27%
202774820.27%
202674620.27%
202574420.27%
202474220.27%
202374020.27%
202273820.27%
202173691.24%
2020727-46-5.95%
201977330.39%
201877020.26%
201776830.39%
201676500%
2015765-1-0.13%
201476600%
201376600%
2012766-5-0.65%
2011771-1-0.13%
201077200%

Orient Population by Year