Orange City, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 6,141 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.0%
 
Males: 3,080  (50.2%)
Females: 3,061  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

34.0 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 51041.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,944 (it was $39,721 in 2000)
Orange City:

$58,944
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,318 (it was $17,413 in 2000)

Orange City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $175,796 (it was $96,800 in 2000)
Orange City:

$175,796
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $190,281; detached houses: $195,605; townhouses or other attached units: $184,004; in 2-unit structures: $171,208; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $135,379; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $128,431; mobile homes: $14,583

Median gross rent in 2017: $750.

March 2019 cost of living index in Orange City: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.8%
(3.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 54.1% for other race residents)
  • Races in Orange City, IA (2010)
    • 5,42090.3%White alone
    • 4237.0%Hispanic
    • 811.3%Asian alone
    • 360.6%Two or more races
    • 290.5%Black alone
    • 130.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

Races in Orange City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Orange City, Iowa as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Orange City is 2,069 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Orange City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.0)
2
(34.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(34.9)
1
(17.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(67.9)
3
(49.7)
4
(66.0)
3
(48.5)
1
(16.1)
1
(16.2)
2
(32.1)
6
(96.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(226.6)
11
(189.5)
4
(67.8)
21
(356.6)
16
(265.1)
19
(313.6)
13
(210.1)
14
(225.4)
21
(340.2)
17
(273.1)
8
(129.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
51
(889.1)
39
(671.7)
35
(593.5)
43
(730.2)
46
(762.2)
39
(643.8)
37
(598.0)
24
(386.4)
28
(453.6)
30
(481.9)
23
(371.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(17.4)
4
(68.9)
1
(17.0)
6
(101.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(48.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.2)
1
(16.1)
1
(16.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.6)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)59.849.143.4103.159.079.152.234.546.546.162.3

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City-data.com crime index in Orange City, IA

Crime rate in Orange City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.14
Iowa average:

1.47
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Ancestries: Dutch (57.2%), German (15.2%), American (4.2%), Irish (1.8%), Norwegian (1.3%), European (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/29/1884

Elevation: 1045 feet

Land area: 3.09 square miles.

Population density: 1,990 people per square mile   (low).

Orange City, Iowa map

485 residents are foreign born (3.8% Latin America, 1.6% North America, 1.0% Asia).

This city:

7.8%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,385 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,115 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (39.1 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (120.7 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (435.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Alton, IA (1.7 miles ),
Maurice, IA (2.6 miles ),
Sioux Center, IA (2.8 miles ),
Hospers, IA (3.0 miles ),
Granville, IA (3.1 miles ),
Struble, IA (3.2 miles),
Oyens, IA (3.6 miles),
Boyden, IA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 43.01 N, Longitude: 96.06 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,132 (+18.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,400 (66.6%)

Area code: 712

Distribution of median household income in Orange City, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Orange City, IA in 2017
Orange City satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $100,300
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $177,900
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $214,000
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $198,600
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $206,000
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $202,000
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $283,100
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $218,600
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $214,000
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $214,600
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $208,000
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $283,400
  • 2014: 25 buildings, average cost: $194,800
  • 2015: 17 buildings, average cost: $277,400
  • 2016: 14 buildings, average cost: $241,500
  • 2017: 20 buildings, average cost: $200,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Orange City, IA residents
Average permit cost in Orange City, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.3%
Iowa:

2.8%
Historical population in Orange City, IA
Historical housing units in Orange City, IA

Population change in the 1990s: +514 (+10.1%).
Most common industries in Orange City, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (21.5%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Chemicals (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (17.9%)
  • Chemicals (8.1%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Food (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Health care (3.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (25.0%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Apparel (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Orange City, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)

Average climate in Orange City, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Orange City-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the Orange City city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/22/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Orange City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 184.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 187.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 144.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 133.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.7 miles away from Orange City center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 184.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sioux County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Orange City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Orange City:

  • ORANGE CITY AREA HEALTH SYSTEM (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 1000 LINCOLN CIRCLE SE)
  • ORANGE CITY HOME HEALTH (400 CENTRAL AVENUE NW)
  • HERITAGE HOUSE (519 ALBANY AVENUE SE)
  • ORANGE CITY MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (400 CENTRAL AVENUE NW)

Airports located in Orange City:

College/University in Orange City:

  • Northwestern College (Full-time enrollment: 1,205; Location: 101 Seventh St SW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.nwciowa.edu/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orange City:

  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 40 miles; Sioux City, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,544)
  • University of South Dakota (about 47 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Buena Vista University (about 50 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 54 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 68 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Wayne State College (about 72 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Northeast Community College (about 96 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)

Public high school in Orange City:

Private high school in Orange City:

Public elementary/middle school in Orange City:

Private elementary/middle school in Orange City:

See full list of schools located in Orange City

Library in Orange City:

  • ORANGE CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $340,376; Location: 112 ALBANY AVE SE; 48,492 books; 5,025 audio materials; 5,007 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 175 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Orange City: Landsmeer Golf Club (A), Farmers Co-op Company Elevator (B), Vogel Windmill (C), Northwestern College. Auditorium (D), Colenbrander Hall (E), Hospers Hall (F), Science Hall (G), Van Peursem Hall (H), Learning Resource Center (I), Demco Business/Economics Center (J), Kresge Education Center (K), Zwemer Hall (L), Heemstra Hall (M), De Witt Music Hall (N), Granberg Hall (O), The Playhouse (P), West Hall (Q), Bushmer Art Center (R), Rowenhorst Student Center (S), DeWitt Physical Fitness Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Orange City include: Christ Chapel (A), First Christian Reformed Church (B), New Hope Evangelical Free Church (C), American Reformed Church (D), Trinity Reformed Church (E), First Reformed Church (F), Redeemer Alliance Reformed Church (G), Immanuel Christian Reformed Church (H), Dover Avenue Alliance Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: West Lawn Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Orange City include: Windmill Square (1), De Valois Field (2), Veterans Memorial Park (3), Jaycee Park (4), East Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Super 8 Motel (810 Lincoln Place Southeast), Dutch Colony Inn (706 8th Street Southeast).

Courts: Sioux County (in The City Of Orange City) - Auditor (210 Central Avenue Southwest), Sioux County - Juvenile Court Services (211 Central Avenue Southeast), Sioux County (in The City Of Orange City) - Board Of Supervisors (210 Central Avenue Southwest), Sioux County (in The City Of Orange City) - Court Of Appeals (210 Central Avenue Southwest).

Birthplace of: Nick Collison - NBA player (Seattle SuperSonics, born: Oct 26, 1980), James Kennedy (historian) - Historian, Dustin Streff - College basketball player (Iowa State Cyclones), Jordan De Jong - Baseball player, Mike Eischeid - Football player.

Sioux County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

73.8%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.2%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Orange City in 2010:

  • 938 people in college/university student housing
  • 74 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Orange City in 2000:

  • 960 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 169 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Orange City (2011 data):

  • Northwestern Bank: at 122 Central Avenue Nw, branch established on 1882/01/01. Info updated 2006/05/12: Bank assets: $186.0 mil, Deposits: $158.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Security National Corporation
  • Community Bank: Orange City Branch at 901 Eighth Street, S.E., branch established on 1997/12/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $42.9 mil, Deposits: $39.1 mil, headquarters in Alton, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Alton Bancorporation
  • Iowa State Bank: Orange City Main Office Branch at 105 Albany Avenue, Southeast, branch established on 1996/06/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $351.7 mil, Deposits: $296.1 mil, headquarters in Hull, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Vogel Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Orange City:

Marital status in Orange City, IA
  • Never married: 35.4%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 2.8%

For population 25 years and over in Orange City:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Iowa average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Orange City
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Orange City, IA (based on Sioux County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant13,31632
Evangelical Protestant12,98841
Catholic2,4716
Other1-
None4,928-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Here:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
This county:

6.24 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Sioux County:

8.74 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
State:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Sioux County:

24.5%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sioux County:

15.0%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.7%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Orange City:

43.6%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.9%
State:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.3%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Orange City:

31.6%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

54.5%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.1%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Orange City, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Hospitals 287$1,184,109$49,510242$203,589
Police Protection - Officers 7$34,266$58,7422$1,256
Other Government Administration 6$36,385$72,7706$1,767
Electric Power 5$27,499$65,9980$0
Streets and Highways 3$14,338$57,3520$0
Water Supply 3$15,726$62,9040$0
Other and Unallocable 3$13,009$52,03615$5,381
Parks and Recreation 2$10,429$62,5744$3,519
Local Libraries 2$8,246$49,47612$10,502
Gas Supply 2$11,696$70,1760$0
Financial Administration 1$4,964$59,5680$0
Totals for Government 321$1,360,667$50,866281$226,014

Orange City government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,545,000 ($251.59)
    Regular Highways: $1,442,000 ($234.82)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $45,756,000 ($7450.90)
    Electric Utilities: $7,207,000 ($1173.59)
    Gas Utilities: $1,529,000 ($248.98)
    Water Utilities: $1,461,000 ($237.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $968,000 ($157.63)
    Police Protection: $720,000 ($117.24)
    Sewerage: $658,000 ($107.15)
    General - Other: $646,000 ($105.19)
    Regular Highways: $600,000 ($97.70)
    Libraries: $434,000 ($70.67)
    Central Staff Services: $394,000 ($64.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $304,000 ($49.50)
    Housing and Community Development: $261,000 ($42.50)
    Local Fire Protection: $169,000 ($27.52)
    Financial Administration: $148,000 ($24.10)
    General Public Buildings: $90,000 ($14.66)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $51,000 ($8.30)
    Air Transportation: $35,000 ($5.70)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $22,000 ($3.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $766,000 ($124.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $153,000 ($24.91)
    Libraries: $72,000 ($11.72)
    Regular Highways: $45,000 ($7.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $44,000 ($7.16)
    Police Protection: $44,000 ($7.16)
    Air Transportation: $9,000 ($1.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,428,000 ($395.38)

Orange City government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $49,476,000 ($8056.67)
    Other: $1,071,000 ($174.40)
    Sewerage: $908,000 ($147.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $299,000 ($48.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $143,000 ($23.29)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $40,000 ($6.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $268,000 ($43.64)
    Other: $77,000 ($12.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $202,000 ($32.89)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $552,000 ($89.89)
    Interest Earnings: $226,000 ($36.80)
    Sale of Property: $169,000 ($27.52)
    Special Assessments: $137,000 ($22.31)
    Fines and Forfeits: $29,000 ($4.72)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $7,750,000 ($1262.01)
    Gas Utilities: $1,596,000 ($259.89)
    Water Utilities: $1,136,000 ($184.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $743,000 ($120.99)
    Other: $168,000 ($27.36)
    General Local Government Support: $119,000 ($19.38)
  • Tax - Property: $3,406,000 ($554.63)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $733,000 ($119.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $114,000 ($18.56)
    Other License: $62,000 ($10.10)
    Public Utilities Sales: $20,000 ($3.26)

Orange City government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,410,000 ($3160.72)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,145,000 ($3117.57)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,005,000 ($652.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,740,000 ($609.02)

Orange City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $31,705,000 ($5162.84)

3.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,770 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.84%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lyon County, IA  0.35% ($78,366 average AGI)
from Plymouth County, IA  0.30% ($38,472)
from O'Brien County, IA  0.29% ($64,543)


4.50% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,281 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
Iowa average:

6.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to O'Brien County, IA  0.48% ($44,772 average AGI)
to Plymouth County, IA  0.40% ($39,646)
to Lyon County, IA  0.31% ($48,595)
Businesses in Orange City, IA
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
FedEx2Subway1
Hardee's1Super 81
Kincaid1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture1UPS2
Nike1

Strongest AM radio stations in Orange City:

  • KSOU (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KLEM (1410 AM; 1 kW; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWSL (1470 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Orange City:

  • KDCR (88.5 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: DORDT COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KSOU-FM (93.9 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KGLI (95.5 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KIWA-FM (105.3 FM; SHELDON, IA; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • KIHK (106.9 FM; ROCK VALLEY, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KWIT (90.3 FM; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WESTERN IOWA TECH COMM. COLLEGE)
  • KKMA (99.5 FM; LE MARS, IA; Owner: POWELL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Orange City:

  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K25AA (Channel 25; ROCK RAPIDS, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
Orange City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Orange City fatal accident list:

Nov 29, 2010 02:14 PM, Sr-10, Lincoln Ave, Lat: 42.997494, Lon: -96.046364, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 31, 1986 02:20 PM, Hwy 10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 11, 1979 00:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 157ft / 47.8mTotal length
  • 24,840Total average daily traffic
  • 2,374Total average daily truck traffic
  • 24,840Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Orange City, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 41930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Orange City, IA

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 13. The highest number of fire incidents - 24 took place in 2013, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Orange City, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (53.3%), and Outside Fires (26.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Orange City, IA
    • 12253.3%Structure Fires
    • 6126.6%Outside Fires
    • 3314.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 135.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Orange City, IA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Orange City, Iowa:

  • Orange City Super 8 Motel, 810 Lincoln Place SE, Orange City, Iowa 51041 , Phone: (712) 737-2600, Fax: (712) 737-2415
  • Hampton Inn Orange City, 914 8th Street SE, Orange City, Iowa 51041 , Phone: (712) 707-4100, Fax: (712) 707-4101
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Orange City, Iowa
Most common first names in Orange City, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6979.7 years
Henry5080.9 years
William3680.7 years
Gertrude2884.9 years
Peter2581.9 years
Gerrit2581.5 years
Jennie2487.2 years
Johanna2183.3 years
Anna2086.3 years
Alice1983.3 years
Most common last names in Orange City, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Dejong3983.3 years
Wielenga2073.9 years
Devries1980.4 years
Muilenburg1980.8 years
Reinders1783.5 years
Dehaan1777.9 years
Mouw1777.7 years
Vanderzwaag1578.6 years
Kleinhesseli1480.3 years
Mulder1477.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Orange City, IA
  • 82.1%Utility gas
  • 15.9%Electricity
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Orange City, IA
  • 61.2%Electricity
  • 33.9%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%No fuel used


Orange City compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Orange City on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #19 (51041) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch first ancestries"
  • #49 (51041) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
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