Orange, Virginia

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Population in 2019: 5,096 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +23.6%
 
Males: 2,649  (52.0%)
Females: 2,447  (48.0%)
Median resident age:

35.2 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 22960.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,069 (it was $28,576 in 2000)
Orange:

$52,069
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,031 (it was $16,805 in 2000)

Orange town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $233,493 (it was $97,400 in 2000)
Orange:

$233,493
VA:

$288,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $271,277; detached houses: $278,192; townhouses or other attached units: $123,915

Median gross rent in 2019: $961.

March 2019 cost of living index in Orange: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.4%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.9% for Black residents, 19.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Orange, VA (2019)
    • 3,23764.5%White alone
    • 1,07721.4%Black alone
    • 3537.0%Two or more races
    • 3336.6%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 61 registered sex offenders living in Orange, Virginia as of November 29, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Orange is 81 to 1.


Crime rates in Orange by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(22.4)
1
(21.8)
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)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(22.4)
1
(21.8)
2
(43.1)
2
(42.7)
2
(42.1)
1
(20.9)
1
(20.7)
3
(62.0)
7
(143.2)
1
(20.2)
5
(100.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.9)
3
(58.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(111.8)
3
(65.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.3)
1
(21.1)
4
(83.7)
1
(20.7)
1
(20.7)
4
(81.8)
1
(20.2)
2
(40.1)
1
(19.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(201.2)
11
(239.3)
6
(129.3)
2
(42.7)
5
(105.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.7)
4
(82.6)
7
(143.2)
4
(80.9)
3
(60.1)
6
(119.2)
7
(139.6)
12
(235.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(245.9)
21
(456.8)
29
(625.1)
13
(277.3)
11
(231.6)
13
(272.1)
12
(248.4)
11
(227.2)
15
(306.9)
11
(222.4)
11
(220.4)
5
(99.3)
9
(179.4)
12
(235.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
114
(2,549)
89
(1,936)
79
(1,703)
86
(1,834)
126
(2,653)
105
(2,198)
118
(2,443)
98
(2,024)
75
(1,535)
93
(1,880)
72
(1,442)
53
(1,053)
36
(717.7)
68
(1,335)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(156.5)
5
(108.8)
2
(43.1)
7
(149.3)
4
(84.2)
3
(62.8)
1
(20.7)
3
(62.0)
3
(61.4)
2
(40.4)
4
(80.1)
7
(139.1)
4
(79.7)
1
(19.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.3)
1
(21.1)
1
(20.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.0)
1
(19.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index268.1246.5175.7153.8190.1153.9143.7174.1255.6132.4183.790.0107.5165.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Orange, VA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 17 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.95
Virginia average:

2.27
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Ancestries: American (13.9%), Irish (9.0%), English (8.0%), German (7.6%), Italian (4.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1834

Elevation: 521 feet

Land area: 3.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,575 people per square mile   (low).

Orange, Virginia map

353 residents are foreign born (5.6% Latin America, 1.3% Europe).

This town:

7.0%
Virginia:

12.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,601 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,722 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dale City, VA (50.0 miles , pop. 55,971).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (75.2 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (200.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Gordonsville, VA (3.0 miles ),
Blue Ridge Shores, VA (3.3 miles ),
Madison, VA (3.5 miles ),
Brightwood, VA (3.6 miles ),
Ruckersville, VA (3.8 miles ),
Louisa, VA (4.1 miles ),
Culpeper, VA (4.1 miles ),
Piney Mountain, VA (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 38.25 N, Longitude: 78.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,390 (+27.7%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 479 (23.7%)

Area code: 540

Distribution of median household income in Orange, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Orange, VA in 2019

Orange satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Virginia:

4.6%
Historical population in Orange, VA
Historical housing units in Orange, VA

Population change in the 1990s: +481 (+13.2%).
Most common industries in Orange, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.7%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Gasoline stations (4.5%)
  • Wood products (4.2%)
  • Utilities (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.9%)
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.8%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Orange, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Orange, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Orange, Virginia average temperatures Orange, Virginia average precipitation Orange, Virginia humidity Orange, Virginia wind speed Orange, Virginia snowfall Orange, Virginia sunshine Orange, Virginia clear and cloudy days

Orange, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.2. This is better than average.

City:

56.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.20. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.20
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Orange-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the Orange town center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 10/18/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Orange-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 25.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 22.1 miles away from Orange center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 32.6 miles away from Orange center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 47.0 miles away from Orange center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 204.7 miles away from Orange center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 24.4 miles away from Orange center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Orange County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Orange topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Orange:

  • DOGWOOD VILLAGE OF ORANGE COUNTY HEALTH AND REHAB (120 DOGWOOD LANE)
  • UVA ORANGE DIALYSIS (661 UNIVERSITY LANE STE E)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Orange:

  • DAVITA - CULPEPER (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; CULPEPER, VA)
  • FAMILYCARE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; CULPEPER, VA)
  • CULPEPER REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; CULPEPER, VA)
  • CULPEPER HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CULPEPER, VA)
  • CULPEPER HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CULPEPER, VA)
  • HOSPICE OF THE RAPIDAN INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; CULPEPER, VA)

Airports and heliports located in Orange:

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Amtrak station near Orange:

  • 17 miles: CULPEPER (CULPEPPER, 109 S. COMMERCE ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Operable nuclear power plants near Orange:

  • 20 miles: North Anna 1 and 2 in Mineral, VA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orange:

  • Germanna Community College (about 21 miles; Locust Grove, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,455)
  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 26 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 22,274)
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College (about 27 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • University of Mary Washington (about 35 miles; Fredericksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 4,506)
  • James Madison University (about 44 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 19,727)
  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 46 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; FT enrollment: 2,891)
  • J Sargeant Reynolds Community College (about 55 miles; Richmond, VA; FT enrollment: 8,271)

Public high school in Orange:

Public elementary/middle schools in Orange:

Private elementary/middle school in Orange:

  • GRYMES MEMORIAL SCHOOL (Students: 169, Location: 13775 SPICERS MILL RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Orange

Library in Orange:

  • ORANGE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,243,072; Location: 146A MADISON ROAD; 121,796 books; 7,919 audio materials; 12,869 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 135 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • It's Grymes Memorial School.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Orange: Orange County Department of Fire / Emergency Medical Services (A), Orange County Rescue Squad (B), Orange Police Department (C), Orange County Courthouse (D), Orange Volunteer Fire Department Company Number 23 (E), Orange County Rescue Squad Station Number 23 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Orange Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Orange include: Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (A), Faith Tabernacle Pentecostal Holiness Church (B), Orange Church of the Nazarene (C), Orange Seventh Day Adventist Church (D), Saint Johns Catholic Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: James Madison Museum & Foundation (129 Caroline St), Orange County Office - Health Deparment- Public Libraries- Gordonsville Branch- Land (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 11530 Porter Road), Dept Of Tourism And Vistors Bureau (Tourism Consultants; 122 East Main Street), R & J Amusement Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 249 Blue Ridge Drive), Holliday Arcade (Amusement & Theme Parks; 15247 Tomahawk Creek Rd), Orange Movie Rental (Arcades & Amusements; 551 North Madison Rd).

Hotels: Greenock House Inn (249 Caroline St), Inn on Poplar Hill (278 Caroline Street).

Courts: Orange County Office - General District Court (103 East Main Street), Orange County Office - Judge-Circuit Court (112 West Main Street).

Birthplace of: Thornton A. Jenkins - Navy admiral, James Taliaferro - Confederate Army soldier and politician, Patrick Kilpatrick - Actor.

Orange County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

WILLOW GROVE INN AND RESTAURANT (Population served: 106, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-29-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-20-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MONTPELIER- OLD VISITORS CENTER (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

59.5%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.1%
Whole state:

5.7%


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 in 2010:

  • 379 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 179 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 13 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Orange in 2000:

  • 236 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 165 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Orange (2011 data):

  • Virginia National Bank: Orange County at 523 North Madison Road, branch established on 2006/06/05; Orange Branch at 102 E. Main Street, branch established on 2000/11/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $464.1 mil, Deposits: $411.9 mil, headquarters in Charlottesville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices
  • StellarOne Bank: Orange Branch at 134 W Main St, branch established on 1999/04/05. Info updated 2008/06/06: Bank assets: $2,911.7 mil, Deposits: $2,404.3 mil, headquarters in Christiansburg, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: Stellarone Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Orange Branch at 113 West Main Street, branch established on 1960/03/17. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Orange Shopping Center at 595 North Madison Road, branch established on 1965/02/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Orange Branch at 235 Madison Road, branch established on 1972/01/07. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Virginia Community Bank: Orange Branch at 185 Madison Road, branch established on 1991/08/28. Info updated 2011/04/12: Bank assets: $229.1 mil, Deposits: $193.2 mil, headquarters in Louisa, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Virginia Community Bankshares, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Orange Branch at 115 North Madison Road, branch established on 1935/05/17. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Orange:

Marital status in Orange, VA
  • Never married: 39.4%
  • Now married: 35.7%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Orange:

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Virginia average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Orange
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Orange, VA (based on Orange County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,99839
Mainline Protestant2,15212
Catholic5131
Black Protestant2421
Other423
None21,534-
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: 4
Here:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Orange County:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Orange County:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.6%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Orange County:

26.6%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Orange County:

16.6%
Virginia:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Orange:

47.3%
Virginia:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Orange:

41.9%
State:

48.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.6%
Virginia:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.8%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Orange:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.6%
Virginia:

33.5%

General health condition:
Orange:

51.8%
State:

57.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Orange:

76.6%
Virginia:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Orange, VA Residents

Orange government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $842,000 ($165.23)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,421,000 ($278.85)
    Regular Highways: $1,347,000 ($264.32)
    Water Utilities: $1,164,000 ($228.41)
    Sewerage: $1,102,000 ($216.25)
    Central Staff Services: $439,000 ($86.15)
    Financial Administration: $339,000 ($66.52)
    General - Other: $198,000 ($38.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $163,000 ($31.99)
    Transit Utilities: $128,000 ($25.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $55,000 ($10.79)
    General Public Buildings: $46,000 ($9.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000 ($7.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $33,000 ($6.48)
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,000 ($2.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $104,000 ($20.41)
    Financial Administration: $38,000 ($7.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($1.96)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,560,000 ($502.35)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $55,000 ($10.79)

Orange government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,808,000 ($354.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $138,000 ($27.08)
    Other: $98,000 ($19.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $24,000 ($4.71)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $81,000 ($15.89)
    Sale of Property: $34,000 ($6.67)
    Royalties: $19,000 ($3.73)
    Rents: $7,000 ($1.37)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($1.18)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($0.59)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,276,000 ($250.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,187,000 ($232.93)
    Other: $169,000 ($33.16)
    General Local Government Support: $96,000 ($18.84)
  • Tax - Other: $1,468,000 ($288.07)
    Property: $822,000 ($161.30)
    Public Utilities Sales: $419,000 ($82.22)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $222,000 ($43.56)
    Motor Vehicle License: $89,000 ($17.46)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $85,000 ($16.68)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($0.78)

Orange government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,213,000 ($3377.75)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,173,000 ($3173.67)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $11,857,000 ($2326.73)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $11,733,000 ($2302.39)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,041,000 ($204.28)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $124,000 ($24.33)

Orange government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,839,000 ($557.10)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,733,000 ($2302.39)

9.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,099 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.38%
Virginia average:

9.50%

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 Spotsylvania County, VA  1.37% ($50,838 average AGI)
from Culpeper County, VA  0.84% ($43,754)
from Albemarle County, VA  0.52% ($41,493)


8.18% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,382 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.18%
Virginia average:

9.76%

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 Spotsylvania County, VA  1.06% ($48,808 average AGI)
to Louisa County, VA  0.62% ($55,494)
to Albemarle County, VA  0.54% ($53,297)
Businesses in Orange, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1KFC1
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Burger King1Long John Silver's1
CVS1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1Pizza Hut1
Dunkin Donuts1Subaru1
FedEx2Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Orange:

  • WVCV (1340 AM; 1 kW; ORANGE, VA; Owner: PIEDMONT COMMUNICATIONS, INCORPORATE)
  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCHV (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WINA (1070 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Orange:

  • WJMA-FM (98.9 FM; ORANGE, VA; Owner: PIEDMONT COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WCUL (103.1 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: JOYNER LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHTE-FM (101.9 FM; RUCKERSVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWWV (97.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUMX (107.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: AIR VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WVTU (89.3 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVTW (88.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WNRN (91.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: STU-COMM, INC.)
  • WTJU (91.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W240AF (95.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WUVA (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: WUVA, INC.)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WPER (89.9 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO INC.)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLSA (105.5 FM; LOUISA, VA; Owner: MID-VIRGINIA BROADCASTING CORP.)
Orange fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Orange fatal accident list:

Jun 27, 2019 11:38 AM, Us-15, Lat: 38.262531, Lon: -78.117850, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 28, 2016 09:22 PM, Sr-20, Lat: 38.244528, Lon: -78.113269, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 3, 2016 05:00 PM, West Main St, Peliso Avenue, Lat: 38.245108, Lon: -78.111114, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 29, 2000 03:35 AM, Sr-20, Lat: 38.239715, Lon: -78.113007, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 5, 1977 10:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 36.0mTotal length
  • $1,493,000Total costs
  • 48,622Total average daily traffic
  • 1,594Total average daily truck traffic
  • 78,207Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Orange, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Orange, VA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Orange)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Orange, VA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Orange)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Orange)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 63. The highest number of reported fires - 97 took place in 2007, and the least - 26 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Orange, VA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (48.6%), and Outside Fires (34.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Orange, VA
    • 46248.6%Structure Fires
    • 32934.6%Outside Fires
    • 12212.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 373.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Orange, VA
Most common first names in Orange, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William12173.9 years
Mary10181.0 years
James9271.6 years
Robert8172.6 years
John7875.9 years
George6774.8 years
Charles5072.9 years
Elizabeth3881.1 years
Virginia3680.1 years
Joseph3673.6 years
Most common last names in Orange, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6676.1 years
Johnson4775.2 years
Miller3676.2 years
Ellis3471.4 years
Brown3376.4 years
White3276.0 years
Morris3274.0 years
Lohr3278.7 years
Williams3178.7 years
Davis2775.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Orange, VA
  • 58.1%Electricity
  • 24.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Coal or coke
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 1.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Orange, VA
  • 91.8%Electricity
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Orange compared to Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Orange on our top lists:

  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ghana (population 500+)"
  • #45 (22960) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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