Orange is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 13,912 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Orange is the 80th 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 90.51% 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 (15.26%), sales jobs (11.76%), and office and administrative support (11.00%).
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.
Orange is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Orange’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Orange, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Orange is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Orange. 57.57% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Orange in 2010 was $50,659, which is wealthy relative to Connecticut and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $202,636 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 Irish, Polish, English, and German.
The most common language spoken in Orange is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.