Orange Cove is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 9,598 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Orange Cove is the 423rd largest community in California. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Orange Cove, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Orange Cove, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Orange Cove’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Orange Cove does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $26,838.00.
Orange Cove is a blue-collar town, with 65.55% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Orange Cove is a city of farmers, fishers, or foresters, transportation and shipping workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Orange Cove who work in farm management occupations (33.74%), maintenance occupations (6.78%), and office and administrative support (5.32%).
Another important characteristic of Orange Cove is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
Orange Cove is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Orange Cove ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 4.76% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Orange Cove in 2010 was $8,949, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $35,796 for a family of four. Orange Cove also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 53.00% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Orange Cove is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Orange Cove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Orange Cove, accounting for 96.41% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Orange Cove residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Orange Cove include Irish, Scottish, English, and Yugoslavian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Orange Cove's cultural character, accounting for 38.92% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Orange Cove is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Pacific Island languages.