Orient, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Orient, New York - Basic Facts

The Orient Census Designated Place had a population of 833 as of July 1, 2018. Orient ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Orient is located at latitude 41.139 and longitude -72.3034 in Suffolk County. The formal boundaries for the Orient Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 5.12 sq. miles and a water area of 1.03 sq. miles. Suffolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Orient Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389627) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Orient Census Designated Place is located within Town of Southold, a minor civil division (MCD) of Suffolk County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Orient: Lower Neck, Oyster Ponds, Poquatuck.

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Orient, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 833
Population in Households 833
Population in Familes 626
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 163
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $84,116
Average Household Income $136,309
Per Capita Income $64,309


Total Housing Units 808 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 330 (40.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 ( 7.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 415 (51.4%)
Median Home Value $881,720
Average Home Value $981,364


Total Households 393
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 228
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.4% 0.94%
Households 1.31% 0.85%
Families 1.06% 0.69%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   4.04%

Orient, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orient to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 880 27th
Population Density # 1154 4th
Diversity Index # 800 33rd
Median Household Income # 386 68th
Per Capita Income # 125 90th

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