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Population in 2010: 1,072. Population change since 2000: +11.1%
 

Males: 553  (51.6%)
Females: 519  (48.4%)

Median resident age:  44.8 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05649.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,034 (it was $40,300 in 2000)
Orange:

$53,034
VT:

$52,977
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,334

Orange town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $175,665 (it was $93,200 in 2000)
Orange:

$175,665
VT:

$216,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $188,901; Detached houses: $200,844; In 2-unit structures: $245,762; Mobile homes: $112,559

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Orange races chart
  • White alone - 1,052 (98.1%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Orange: 185.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (22.8%), English (19.6%), Irish (13.3%), French Canadian (7.9%), Scottish (7.3%), Italian (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1512 feet

Land area: 38.8 square miles.

Population density: 28 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Orange:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Orange town:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 66.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

8 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.8%
Vermont:  3.7%



According to our research of Vermont and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Orange, Vermont as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Orange to the number of sex offenders is 480 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


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

Orange town:  1.6% ($1,491)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
Orange satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (93.4 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (142.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (251.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: East Barre, VT (1.7 miles ), Graniteville-East Barre, VT (2.0 miles ), Websterville, VT (2.0 miles ), Washington, VT (2.3 miles ), Graniteville, VT (2.3 miles ), South Barre, VT (2.4 miles ), Barre, VT (2.5 miles ), Topsham, VT (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 44.15 N, Longitude: 72.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 802

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.5%
Vermont:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +49 (+5.3%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Orange, Vermont

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Tornado activity:

Orange-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/11/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the Orange town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/24/1960, a category F2 tornado 41.5 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Orange-area historical earthquake activity is near Vermont state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 69.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 98.0 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 60.0 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 68.4 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 25.3 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 51.6 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 Orange County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Orange topographic map

Birthplace of: Stanley C. Wilson - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Orange:

  • HILL ICF/MR (Hospital, about 6 miles away; BARRE, VT)
  • ROWAN COURT HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BARRE, VT)
  • BERLIN HEALTH AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BARRE, VT)

Political contributions by individuals in Orange, VT

Amtrak station near Orange:

  • 13 miles: MONTPELIER-BARRE (MONTPELIER, MONTPELIER JCT. RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orange:

  • Norwich University (about 14 miles; Northfield, VT; Full-time enrollment: 3,269)
  • Dartmouth College (about 32 miles; Hanover, NH; FT enrollment: 5,813)
  • Middlebury College (about 41 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Plymouth State University (about 45 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)
  • University of Vermont (about 46 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,405)
  • Champlain College (about 47 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 65 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,847)

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Notable location: Orange Town Hall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Orange: Orange Alliance Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Smith Lot Cemetery (1), Richardson Cemetery (2), Peake Cemetery (3), East Orange Cemetery (4), Cutlers Corners Cemetery (5), Brock Haven Cemetery (6), Hutchinson Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Riddel Pond (A), Orange Reservoir (B), Thurman W. Dix Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Orange Brook (A), Nelson Brook (B), Nate Smith Brook (C), Baker Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.4%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.2%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.9% of all households

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

7.1%
Whole state:

9.4%

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

3.0%
Whole state:

3.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Orange, VT

Orange compared to Vermont state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (57%)
  • Wood (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 16.13%
Here16.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal Church
Adherents39.7%16.1%11.4%7.2%6.4%
Congregations36.5%17.3%7.7%7.7%3.8%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALutheran ChurchFriends (Quakers)Conservative Baptist Association of AmericaOther
Adherents5.9%4.0%2.3%2.1%5.1%
Congregations5.8%1.9%3.8%1.9%13.5%
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: 8
Orange County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Orange County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Orange County:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.9%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Orange County:

25.8%
Vermont:

22.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.5%
State:

13.3%

8.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,807 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.06%
Vermont average:

6.60%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Washington County, VT  1.75% ($32,345 average AGI)
from Windsor County, VT  1.44% ($33,162)
from Grafton County, NH  1.04% ($40,529)


7.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.75%
Vermont average:

6.82%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Washington County, VT  1.49% ($27,329 average AGI)
to Windsor County, VT  1.22% ($33,348)
to Grafton County, NH  0.94% ($34,743)

Strongest AM radio stations in Orange:

  • WTWN (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELLS RIVER, VT; Owner: PUFFER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WSNO (1450 AM; 1 kW; BARRE, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C)
  • WSKI (1240 AM; 1 kW; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: GALLOWAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Orange:

  • WCMD (89.9 FM; BARRE, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WORK (107.1 FM; BARRE, VT; Owner: VOX VERMONT, L.L.C)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEVH (91.3 FM; HANOVER, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO INC)

TV broadcast stations around Orange:

  • WBVT-LP (Channel 39; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: NYN, LLC)
Orange, Vermont:
  • Fatal accident count: 11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Vermont average:
  • Fatal accident count: 50
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 70
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 22
  • Fatalities: 56
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 120
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
See more detailed statistics of Orange fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $841,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,930
Total average daily truck traffic: 333
Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic: 5,535


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: W1MMN, Licensee ID: L00790166
    Grant Date: 12/31/2003, Expiration Date: 03/22/2014, Certifier: George J Chandler Jr
    Registrant: George J Chandler Jr, 108 George St, Orange, VT 05641-9668
  • Call Sign: W1OAK, Licensee ID: L00790167
    Grant Date: 12/31/2003, Expiration Date: 03/22/2014, Certifier: Ann L Chandler
    Registrant: Ann L Chandler, 108 George St, Orange, VT 05641-9668


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 18

Incident types - Orange


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Orange, VT
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