Orion, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 1,713. Estimated population in 2021: 1,703 (-0.6% change)
Males: 836 (48.8%), Females: 877 (51.2%)

Henry County

Zip code: 61273

Median resident age: 39.7 years
Median household income: $48,147
Median house value: $94,800

Races in Orion:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)

Ancestries: German (31.5%), Swedish (22.2%), Irish (14.5%), English (11.9%), United States (7.7%), Dutch (3.4%).

Elevation: 784 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Orion

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Orion village

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 64.0%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -99 (-5.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Orion:

  • ILLINI HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; SILVIS, IL)
  • TRINITY MEDICAL CENTER WEST (about 17 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL)
  • HAMMOND HENRY HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; GENESEO, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Orion:

  • QUAD CITY INTL (about 11 miles; MOLINE, IL; Abbreviation: MLI)
  • CLINTON MUNI (about 33 miles; CLINTON, IA; Abbreviation: CWI)
  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 56 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; Abbreviation: SQI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Orion:

  • QUAD-CITY (about 10 miles; MOLINE, IL; Abbreviation: I04)
  • GEN-AIRPARK (about 20 miles; GENESEO, IL; Abbreviation: 3G8)
  • DAVENPORT MUNI (about 23 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Abbreviation: DVN)
Amtrak stations near Orion:

  • 12 miles: MOLINE (QUAD CITY AIRPORT, 2200 69TH ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: DAVENPORT (BURLINGTON DEPOT, 304 WEST RIVER DR.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, taxi stand.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orion:

  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 13 miles; MOLINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,891)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 17 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 18 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,180)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,310)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 62 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; MACOMB, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,096)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
Public high school in Orion:

  • ORION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 366; Location: PO BOX 39; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Orion:

  • C R HANNA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 473; Location: PO BOX 159; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ORION MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 266; Location: 800 12TH AVE BOX 129; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Orion:

  • WESTERN D.L. (Operating income: $228,884; Location: 1111 4TH STREET; 24,697 books; 918 audio materials; 711 video materials; 88 serial subscriptions)

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