Orange, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 331. Population change since 2000: +10.7%
 
Males: 168  (50.8%)
Females: 163  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  42.9 years
New Hampshire median age:  43.9 years

Zip codes: 03741.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,540 (it was $41,250 in 2000)
Orange:

$51,540
NH:

$63,280
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,562 (it was $17,456 in 2000)

Orange town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $220,440 (it was $110,900 in 2000)
Orange:

$220,440
NH:

$236,000
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $246,280; Detached houses: $269,039; Townhouses or other attached units: $321,568; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $187,993; Mobile homes: $121,206
Orange races chart
  • White alone - 318 (96.1%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (2.7%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Orange: 211.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Orange, NH collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: English (38.5%), French (27.8%), Irish (19.4%), Scottish (11.0%), German (8.0%), French Canadian (6.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1790

Elevation: 1214 feet

Land area: 23.2 square miles.

Population density: 14 people per square mile   (very low).

Orange,NH real estate house value index trend

Orange, New Hampshire map

For population 25 years and over in Orange:

  • High school or higher: 77.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Orange town:

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

8 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.0% Latin America).

This town:  2.7%
New Hampshire:  5.3%



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Orange, New Hampshire as of May 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Orange to the number of sex offenders is 308 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Orange town:  1.7% ($1,833)
New Hampshire:  2.3% ($2,946)
Orange satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (52.7 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (102.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (217.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Canaan, NH (2.0 miles ), Grafton, NH (2.3 miles ), Alexandria, NH (2.9 miles ), Groton, NH (2.9 miles ), Hebron, NH (3.0 miles ), Enfield, NH (3.1 miles ), Dorchester, NH (3.1 miles ), Danbury, NH (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $100,300
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $78,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $181,200
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.65 N, Longitude: 71.96 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 603

Orange household income distribution Orange home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.7%
New Hampshire:

4.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

Work and jobs in Orange: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Orange, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Orange-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Hampshire state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the Orange town center .

On 8/11/1966, a category F2 tornado 25.0 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Orange-area historical earthquake activity is near New Hampshire 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 120.6 miles away from the city 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 104.6 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 21.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 103.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.9 miles away from Orange center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 47.7 miles away from the city 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 Grafton County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 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:

  • NEWFOUND AREA NURSING ASSN (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; BRISTOL, NH)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE OF LEBANON (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; LEBANON, NH)
  • SPEARE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; PLYMOUTH, NH)
  • LAKE SUNAPEE REGION VNA (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; NEW LONDON, NH)

Amtrak station near Orange:

  • 18 miles: WHITE RIVER JUNCTION (RAILROAD ROW) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orange:

  • Plymouth State University (about 16 miles; Plymouth, NH; Full-time enrollment: 4,838)
  • Dartmouth College (about 17 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 6,030)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 37 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • Norwich University (about 49 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 50 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)
  • Saint Anselm College (about 52 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • Keene State College (about 53 miles; Keene, NH; FT enrollment: 5,098)

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Cemetery: Orange Common Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Derby Pond (A), Orange Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Number Seven Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Orange: Mount Cardigan State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 68.9. This is about average.

City:

68.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 7.98. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.98
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.35
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
New Hampshire:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.6%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  12.9%
Whole state:  8.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.3%
Whole state:

2.8%

Orange compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (58%)
  • Wood (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Electricity (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Orange town (based on Grafton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.98%
Here: 31.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents52.1%13.3%8.5%6.2%5.7%
Congregations14.7%21.1%17.9%7.4%10.5%
NameJewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents3.3%2.9%2.0%1.6%4.4%
Congregations2.1%2.1%2.1%8.4%13.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 33
Grafton County:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Grafton County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Grafton County:

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 123
Here:

14.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.2%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Grafton County:

22.9%
New Hampshire:

24.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.9%
State:

15.9%

7.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($54,284 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
New Hampshire average:

6.07%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($5,320 average AGI)
Grafton County:

0.07%
New Hampshire average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Windsor County, VT  0.60% ($56,827 average AGI)
from Sullivan County, NH  0.54% ($43,000)
from Merrimack County, NH  0.43% ($43,161)


8.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,736 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.27%
New Hampshire average:

6.45%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($436 average AGI)
Grafton County:

0.11%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Windsor County, VT  0.63% ($41,380 average AGI)
to Merrimack County, NH  0.51% ($37,633)
to Sullivan County, NH  0.46% ($44,975)

Strongest AM radio stations in Orange:

  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPNH (1300 AM; 5 kW; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZS (1350 AM; 5 kW; LACONIA, NH; Owner: GARY W. HAMMOND)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Orange:

  • WPNH-FM (100.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WEVH (91.3 FM; HANOVER, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO INC)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNTK-FM (99.7 FM; NEW LONDON, NH; Owner: SHEILA E. VINIKOOR)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXXK (100.5 FM; LEBANON, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVRR (101.7 FM; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WNHI (93.3 FM; BELMONT, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WRJT (103.1 FM; ROYALTON, VT; Owner: LISBON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Orange:

  • W15BK (Channel 15; HANOVER, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $20,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,230
Total average daily truck traffic: 206
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 4,780

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Cardigan Mountain Lookout Sta (Lat: 43.649806 Lon: -71.913972), Call Sign: KCD842
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.9000 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/06/2012, Expiration Date: 11/18/2022
    Registrant: The State Of New Hampshire, The Department Of Resources And Economic D, 172 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH 03302, Phone: (603) 271-2214, Fax: (603) 271-6488, Email:

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