Orange, CT
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Living in Orange

Orange is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 14,246 people and four constituent 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.

Orange is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.54% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Orange is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Orange who work in management occupations (18.13%), teaching (10.69%), and healthcare (9.90%).

Of important note, Orange is also a town of artists. Orange has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Orange’s character.

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.

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.

If knowledge is power, Orange is a pretty powerful place. 60.44% of the adults in Orange have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Orange in 2018 was $56,567, which is upper middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $226,268 for a family of four.

Orange is a very 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.