Orting, WA Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 3,760. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,789 (+27.4% change)
Males: 1,913 (50.9%), Females: 1,847 (49.1%)

Pierce County

Zip code: 98360

Median resident age: 30.2 years
Median household income: $53,464
Median house value: $135,900

Races in Orting:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.7%)
  • Hispanic (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (3.2%)
  • American Indian (2.1%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (21.3%), English (12.3%), Irish (12.1%), United States (5.5%), Norwegian (4.5%), Italian (4.3%).

Elevation: 215 feet

Land area: 2.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Orting

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 36.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Orting city

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 63.5%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

5.6% Foreign born (3.8% Europe, 1.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,749 (+87.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Orting:

  • MARY BRIDGE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; TACOMA, WA)
  • PUGET SOUND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH (about 7 miles; TACOMA, WA)
  • TACOMA GENERAL ALLENMORE HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; TACOMA, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Orting:

  • MCCHORD AFB (about 19 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: TCM)
  • SEATTLE-TACOMA INTL (about 25 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: SEA)
  • GRAY AAF (about 26 miles; FORT LEWIS/TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: GRF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Orting:

  • PIERCE COUNTY – THUN FIELD (about 6 miles; PUYALLUP, WA; Abbreviation: 1S0)
  • SHADY ACRES (about 12 miles; SPANAWAY, WA; Abbreviation: 3B8)
  • SPANAWAY (about 15 miles; SPANAWAY, WA; Abbreviation: S44)
Amtrak station near Orting:

  • 18 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orting:

  • PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,265)
  • GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; AUBURN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,568)
  • BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 21 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 22 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,819)
  • HIGHLINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; DES MOINES, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,288)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND (about 23 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,754)
  • TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)

Schools

Public high school in Orting:

  • ORTING HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 524; Location: 320 WASHINGTON AVENUE NORTH; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Orting:

  • ORTING MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 530; Location: 121 WHITESELL STREET EAST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PTARMIGAN RIDGE INTERMEDIATE SCH (Students: 436; Location: 805 OLD PIONEER WAY NW; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • ORTING PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 422; Location: 316 WASHINGTON AVENUE NORTH; Grades: PK – 02)