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Orange, VA
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Orange profile

Living in Orange

Orange is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 5,088 people and two associated neighborhoods, Orange is the 125th largest community in Virginia.

There are many members of the armed forces living in Orange. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.

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 8.76% 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.

Orange is a small town, 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 is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.61% of adults 25 and older in Orange have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Orange in 2022 was $27,315, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,260 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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Orange include Irish, German, English, Norwegian, and Italian.

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