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Orient is a town in Faulk County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Orient. For links to other places called Orient, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Orient is 44.902N. The longitude is -99.088W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,608 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 57.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Orient demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Faulk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57467 ZIP code.
70% of Orient residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Orient ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Orient was $12,849, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Orient residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Orient, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $308. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $600.
Faulk County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Orient political report.
The average commute time for Orient workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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