Orion, Illinois Population 2022

1,732
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Orion is a city located in Henry County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,732, it is the 527th largest city in Illinois and the 11724th largest city in the United States. Orion is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -8.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,895 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Orion has a population density of 1,887 people per square mile.

The average household income in Orion is $80,012 with a poverty rate of 2.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $640 per month, and the median house value is $145,600. The median age in Orion is 38.2 years, 35.1 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.

Orion Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Orionwas:

  • White: 93.72%
  • Two or more races: 3.11%
  • Black or African American: 2.01%
  • Asian: 0.74%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Orion, Illinois is 1,732 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,895.

Orion, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Orion Population by Race

Orion Population Pyramid 2022

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Orion Median Age

36.9


Total

36.1


Male

39.3


Female

Orion Adults

There are 1,449 adults, (286 of whom are seniors) in Orion.

Orion Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Orion Sex Ratio

Female

936

49.39%

Male

959

50.61%

Orion Population by Age

Orion Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Orion Household Types

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Orion Households and Families

3.13

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Orion Households by Type

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Orion Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Orion Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.52%.

Orion Educational Attainment by Race

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$45,483

Average Earnings

$54,219

Average Male

$36,304

Average Female

Orion Earnings by Educational Attainment

Orion Language by Age

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Orion Language

98.66% of Orion residents speak only English, while 1.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.00% of the population.

Orion Language

Orion Poverty by Race

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2.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.94%

Male Poverty Rate

4.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Orion

The race most likely to be in poverty in Orion is White, with 2.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Orion is Hispanic, with 2.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.05%.

Orion Poverty

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Orion Poverty Rate by Education

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Orion Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Orion Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Orion Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Orion Married by Age and Sex

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Orion Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Orion Marital Status by Race

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Orion Marital Status

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112

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Orion Veterans by War

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Orion Veterans by Age

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Orion Veterans by Race

Orion Veterans by Education

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4.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Orion Veterans by Education

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62.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Orion Employment by Age

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Orion Employment by Race

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Orion Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.77%

Born in Orion

99.21%

Native Born

0.79%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.21% of Orion residents were born in the United States, with 72.77% having been born in Illinois. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Orion Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Orion Population by Year