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Orange, CT
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Orange profile

Living in Orange

Orange is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 14,258 people and four associated neighborhoods, Orange is the 78th largest community in Connecticut.

Orange home prices are not only among the most expensive in Connecticut, but Orange real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Also of interest is that Orange has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Orange telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.88% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Orange is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Orange a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Orange has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Orange’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Orange, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Orange is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 59.11% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Orange in 2018 was $61,656, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $246,624 for a family of four.

Orange is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Orange home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Orange residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Orange include Italian, Irish, German, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Orange is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.