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This is Orting
Date taken: august 10 /2007
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Orting is a city in Pierce County, in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metro area.

The community name believed to derive from Indian term for "prairie village."

The latitude of Orting is 47.098N. The longitude is -122.203W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 190 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,387.


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Median household income
Local
$53,464
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Orting demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Carbon
Local festivals include:
  • Daffodil Festival Grand Floral Parade - April 21, 2007
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Sections below provide additional information and links about Orting demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pierce County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Tacoma area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98390 ZIP code.

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21% of Orting residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Orting ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Orting was $18,951, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Orting residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Orting, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $603.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,219.


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Libraries in Orting include Orting Public Library ... View libraries

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Pierce County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Orting political report.

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The average commute time for Orting workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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