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Encyclopedia > Orting, Washington

Orting is a city located in Pierce County, Washington. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 3,760.


Location of Orting, Washington

Orting is located at 47°5'46" North, 122°12'19" West (47.096071, -122.205401)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.1 km˛ (2.7 mi˛). 7.1 km˛ (2.7 mi˛) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 3,760 people, 1,318 households, and 999 families residing in the city. The population density is 529.8/km˛ (1,372.2/mi˛). There are 1,382 housing units at an average density of 194.7/km˛ (504.4/mi˛). The racial makeup of the city is 92.37% White, 0.61% African American, 0.98% Native American, 1.25% Asian, 0.27% Pacific Islander, 1.28% from other races, and 3.24% from two or more races. 3.43% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,318 households out of which 44.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% are married couples living together, 10.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.2% are non-families. 18.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.85 and the average family size is 3.26.

In the city the population is spread out with 32.8% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 36.8% from 25 to 44, 14.4% from 45 to 64, and 8.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 30 years. For every 100 females there are 103.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $53,464, and the median income for a family is $55,335. Males have a median income of $41,486 versus $26,438 for females. The per capita income for the city is $18,951. 6.5% of the population and 4.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 5.2% of those under the age of 18 and 15.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

External links

  • City of Orting (http://www.cityoforting.org/)
  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=47.096071&longitude=-122.205401&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=47.096071&lon=-122.205401&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-122.205401&lat=47.096071&w=750&h=500)

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Orting Washington Resource Guide, City or community of Orting, Washington Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate, ... (222 words)
The population of Orting is approximately 2,106 (1990).
The distance from Orting to Washington DC is 2454 miles.
Orting is positioned 47.08 degrees north of the equator and 122.20 degrees west of the prime meridian.
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