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Orange, NJ
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Orange profile

Living in Orange

Orange is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 33,678 people and eight associated neighborhoods, Orange is the 48th largest community in New Jersey.

In Orange, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.99 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

A lot of people in Orange take the bus for their daily commute. For the size of the town, the number of people who use public transportation is quite high. For many people in Orange, this fills their need for low-cost transportation.

The education level of Orange citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.49% of adults 25 and older in Orange have a college degree.

The per capita income in Orange in 2018 was $27,556, which is low income relative to New Jersey, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $110,224 for a family of four. However, Orange contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Orange is an extremely 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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Orange also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.76% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Orange include Haitian, Jamaican, Nigerian, Ethiopian, and Italian.

In addition, Orange has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (40.14%).

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