Orange, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 4,018.
Population change since 2000: +1.9%
Males: 1,895  (47.2%)
Females: 2,123  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

46.2 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 01364.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,693 (it was $35,826 in 2000)
Orange:

$51,693
MA:

$77,385

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,773 (it was $15,550 in 2000)

Orange CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $160,299 (it was $84,500 in 2000)
Orange:

$160,299
MA:

$385,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $274,694; detached houses: $284,849; townhouses or other attached units: $330,679; in 2-unit structures: $180,687; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $426,269; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $91,125; mobile homes: $120,410

Median gross rent in 2017: $799.

March 2019 cost of living index in Orange: 107.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.4%
(18.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.5% for Black residents, 66.7% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Orange, MA (2017)
    • 3,88992.9%White alone
    • 942.2%Hispanic
    • 451.1%Asian alone
    • 270.6%American Indian alone
    • 140.3%Black alone
    • 140.3%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Orange, Massachusetts as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Orange is 378 to 1.


Crime rates in Orange by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

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)
1
(13.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(53.0)
2
(25.9)
2
(25.8)
2
(25.5)
2
(25.3)
3
(38.0)
5
(64.0)
2
(25.8)
4
(52.1)
6
(78.8)
1
(13.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(13.3)
1
(13.0)
4
(51.5)
2
(25.5)
3
(37.9)
2
(25.4)
3
(38.4)
2
(25.8)
2
(26.0)
2
(26.3)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
28
(371.3)
32
(414.9)
33
(425.1)
20
(255.4)
21
(265.3)
32
(405.7)
17
(217.4)
18
(232.6)
13
(169.2)
17
(223.2)
22
(290.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
56
(742.5)
82
(1,063)
70
(901.8)
93
(1,188)
56
(707.5)
111
(1,407)
52
(665.1)
64
(827.2)
41
(533.6)
28
(367.7)
38
(502.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
102
(1,352)
100
(1,297)
126
(1,623)
95
(1,213)
101
(1,276)
95
(1,205)
110
(1,407)
90
(1,163)
58
(754.9)
66
(866.7)
62
(819.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(172.4)
16
(207.4)
7
(90.2)
6
(76.6)
4
(50.5)
6
(76.1)
4
(51.2)
4
(51.7)
1
(13.0)
6
(78.8)
4
(52.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(79.6)
2
(25.9)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.3)
1
(12.7)
4
(51.2)
3
(38.8)
1
(13.0)
1
(13.1)
1
(13.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)240.5250.5256.4217.0189.3272.0213.1183.5151.9208.5140.8

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City-data.com crime index in Orange, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Massachusetts average:

2.42
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Ancestries: English (17.5%), American (15.6%), French Canadian (13.7%), Irish (11.8%), French (10.8%), Italian (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1810

Elevation: 510 feet

Land area: 6.00 square miles.

Population density: 669 people per square mile   (low).

Orange, Massachusetts map

138 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.5% North America, 0.4% Asia).

This place:

3.4%
Massachusetts:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,565 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,790 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (32.2 miles , pop. 54,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (64.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (145.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Athol, MA (2.0 miles ),
Wendell, MA (2.3 miles ),
Warwick, MA (2.4 miles ),
Erving, MA (2.7 miles ),
New Salem, MA (2.7 miles ),
Phillipston, MA (2.9 miles ),
Royalston, MA (3.0 miles ),
Petersham, MA (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 42.59 N, Longitude: 72.31 W

Area code: 978

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $83,700
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $96,100
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $99,800
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2004: 57 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 2005: 56 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $270,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $270,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $270,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $270,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $24,200
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $24,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Orange, MA residents
Average permit cost in Orange, MA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Massachusetts:

3.1%
Historical population in Orange, MA
Historical housing units in Orange, MA
Most common industries in Orange, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.4%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Machinery (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (13.1%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Machinery (5.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (3.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.4%)
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.0%)
  • Machinery (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Orange, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)

Average climate in Orange, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.6. This is about average.

City:

71.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.353. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.353
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.89. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.89
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Orange-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Orange place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/22/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Orange-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 139.3 miles away from Orange center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 149.2 miles away from Orange center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.5 miles away from Orange center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 16.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 120.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 262.3 miles away from Orange center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Orange topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Orange:

  • QUABBIN VALLEY HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ATHOL, MA)
  • ATHOL MEMORIAL HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; ATHOL, MA)
  • ATHOL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; ATHOL, MA)
  • TEMPLETON DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, about 10 miles away; BALDWINVILLE, MA)
  • BALDWINVILLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BALDWINVILLE, MA)
  • APPLEWOOD CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WINCHESTER, NH)
  • OPEN ARMS NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WINCHENDON, MA)

Airports located in Orange:

Amtrak station near Orange:

  • 19 miles: AMHERST (RAILROAD ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plant near Orange:

  • 17 miles: Vermont Yankee in Vernon, VT.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orange:

  • Mount Wachusett Community College (about 17 miles; Gardner, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,143)
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst (about 18 miles; Amherst, MA; FT enrollment: 26,583)
  • Franklin Pierce University (about 19 miles; Rindge, NH; FT enrollment: 2,139)
  • Keene State College (about 24 miles; Keene, NH; FT enrollment: 5,098)
  • Smith College (about 26 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,549)
  • Fitchburg State University (about 27 miles; Fitchburg, MA; FT enrollment: 5,010)
  • Mount Holyoke College (about 27 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,573)

Public high school in Orange:

Public elementary/middle schools in Orange:

  • FISHER HILL (Students: 296, Location: 59 DEXTER STREET, Grades: PK-2)
  • DEXTER PARK (Students: 282, Location: 3 DEXTER ST EXT, Grades: 3-6)
See full list of schools located in Orange

Library in Orange:

  • WHEELER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $274,616; Location: 49 EAST MAIN STREET; 42,930 books; 930 e-books; 2,646 audio materials; 4,931 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 92 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Orange: Orange Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (A), Ralph C Mahar Regional High School Library (B), Orange Town Hall (C), Wheeler Memorial Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Orange include: Universalist Church (A), Saint Marys Parish Church (B), First Assembly of God Church (C), Central Congregational Church (D), Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Millers River Reservoir (A), Fall Hill Meadow (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fall Hill Brook (A), Gulf Brook (B), Red Brook (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Orange: Orange Center Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Bald Eagle Motel & Conference Center (110 Daniel Shays Highway), Executive Inn (110 Daniel Shays Highway).

Birthplace of: Myrtle Bachelder - Chemist, Denise Andrews - Politician, Robert Dexter Conrad - Navy officer, Whitey Witt - Baseball player.

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Orange and their reported violations in the past:

ORANGE WATER DEPT (Population served: 6,487, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-26-2013)
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.7%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

11.1%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Orange in 2010:

  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Orange (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Orange Branch at 85 East Main Street, branch established on 1967/12/18. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: 30 East Main Street Branch at 30 East Main Street, branch established on 1871/01/01. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

For population 15 years and over in Orange:

Marital status in Orange, MA
  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Orange:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Massachusetts average:

12.7

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Orange, MA (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,50915
Mainline Protestant4,61738
Evangelical Protestant2,07920
Other1,58021
None46,587-
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: 26
This county:

3.63 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Franklin County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Here:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
This county:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
This county:

8.10 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Franklin County:

7.5%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

22.2%
State:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

54.5%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

53.5%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Orange:

19.6%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

4.4%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Orange:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.7%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Orange:

62.2%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.5%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Orange, MA Residents

5.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,963 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

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 Hampshire County, MA  1.59% ($43,790 average AGI)
from Worcester County, MA  0.66% ($34,201)
from Hampden County, MA  0.44% ($40,594)


6.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

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 Hampshire County, MA  1.39% ($42,432 average AGI)
to Worcester County, MA  0.78% ($38,071)
to Hampden County, MA  0.50% ($35,000)
Businesses in Orange, MA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
Decora Cabinetry2U-Haul1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Orange:

  • WCAT (700 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ORANGE-ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WIZZ (1520 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: P. & M. RADIO, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPNI (1430 AM; 5 kW; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Orange:

  • WJDF (97.3 FM; ORANGE, MA; Owner: DEANE BROTHERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAHL (99.9 FM; ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WYRY (104.9 FM; HINSDALE, NH; Owner: TRI-VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WOQL (98.7 FM; WINCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, LLC)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHAI (98.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • W246AM (97.1 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WINQ (97.7 FM; WINCHENDON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WKNE (103.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Orange:

  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
Orange fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Orange fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 194ft / 59.2mTotal length
  • $38,282,000Total costs
  • 54,967Total average daily traffic
  • 4,123Total average daily truck traffic
  • 91,170Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Orange, MA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Orange, MA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Orange)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 18 Water St (Lat: 42.566750 Lon: -72.291194), Call Sign: KCE563,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.7800 MHz, 33.4800 MHz, 33.5400 MHz, 33.7000 MHz, 458.100 MHz, 33.0200 MHz, Grant Date: 03/12/2011, Expiration Date: 03/18/2021, Registrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc, 100 Stone Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17013, Phone: (717) 218-5003, Fax: (717) 218-5005, Email:
  • Lat: 42.573389 Lon: -72.305833, Call Sign: WQQF620,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.087 MHz, 457.162 MHz, 457.712 MHz, 457.762 MHz, 457.862 MHz, Grant Date: 11/28/2012, Expiration Date: 11/28/2022, Certifier: Michael R Baldassarre, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:
  • EAST RIVER ST TOWER, Off North Main Street (Lat: 42.606250 Lon: -72.301389), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 48.7 m, Call Sign: WQTS968,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.437 MHz, Grant Date: 04/07/2014, Expiration Date: 04/07/2024, Certifier: Craig Lundgren, Registrant: Fcc Forms, Springfield, OR 97477, Phone: (855) 345-3322, Fax: (855) 345-3322, Email:
  • Lat: 42.564139 Lon: -72.285306, Call Sign: WRAT298,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.237 MHz, 451.237 MHz, 456.237 MHz, 456.237 MHz, 451.537 MHz, 451.537 MHz, 456.537 MHz, 456.537 MHz, Grant Date: 02/22/2018, Expiration Date: 02/22/2028, Certifier: Roy A Howard, Registrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc., 100 Stone Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17015, Phone: (717) 218-5003, Fax: (844) 727-2070, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 660 East Main St. (Lat: 42.585083 Lon: -72.281750), Call Sign: KNKD581,
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.4200 MHz, Expiration Date: 04/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 03/31/1999, Registrant: Mobilemedia Communications, Inc., Debtor-In-Possession, 2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 935, Arlington, VA 22201, Phone: (703) 312-5153, Fax: (703) 312-5155, Email:
  • Lake Mattawa & Walnut Hill Roads (Lat: 42.580917 Lon: -72.320083), Call Sign: KNLW496,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.060 MHz, Grant Date: 12/27/2017, Expiration Date: 11/14/2027, Certifier: Robert Armstrong, Registrant: New Hampshire Electric Cooperative, Inc., 579 Tenney Mountain Hwy, Plymouth, NH 03264, Phone: (603) 536-8811, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Orange Municipal Airport (Lat: 42.568972 Lon: -72.287861), Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WDO5, Licensee ID: L00005309,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz, Grant Date: 11/06/1997, Expiration Date: 11/27/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2003, Registrant: Orange Airport Commission, 80 Airport St, Orange, MA 01364
  • Orange Municipal Airport (Lat: 42.568972 Lon: -72.287861), Type: Building, Structure height: 164 m, Overall height: 170 m, Call Sign: WQDY343,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz, Grant Date: 11/29/2005, Expiration Date: 11/29/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2016, Certifier: Len Bedaw, Registrant: 80 Airport St., Orange, MA 01364, Phone: (978) 544-8189, Fax: (978) 544-1126, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Orange)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Orange)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$149,9136$135,95517$131,3305$47,8041$68,3402$98,9950$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$118,3400$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$71,8602$115,82510$158,7572$37,8550$01$83,4201$33,160
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$126,4607$147,5440$00$01$91,9600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$112,2250$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0405.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$97,6500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$91,6201$83,920
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$117,7501$85,430
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$89,450
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0405.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Orange, MA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Orange, MA - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 43. The highest number of fire incidents - 83 took place in 2018, and the least - 13 in 2013. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Orange, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (54.7%), and Outside Fires (29.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Orange, MA
    • 40454.7%Structure Fires
    • 22129.9%Outside Fires
    • 608.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 537.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Orange, MA
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Orange, MA
  • 79.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.1%Wood
  • 3.5%Other fuel
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Orange, MA
  • 44.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 34.0%Electricity
  • 12.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.3%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel


Orange compared to Massachusetts state average:

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