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Orange County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 83,396 (65% urban, 35% rural); it was 84,966 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,585
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 12,223
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 24,436
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,223 (it was 7,206 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

36%

Land area: 356 sq. mi.

Water area: 23.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 234 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Orange County: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (30.6%), Construction (23.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Orange County, TX (2019)
    • 68,22580.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7,5528.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,6927.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,3551.6%Two or more races
    • 1,0451.2%Asian alone
    • 2660.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 380.04%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 40,621  (48.7%)
Females: 42,775  (51.3%)
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Average household size:
Orange County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $69,052 ($37,586 in 1999)
This county:

$69,052
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $711 (lower quartile is $438, upper quartile is $934)
This county:

$711
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $126,900 (it was $57,100 in 2000)
Orange:

$126,900
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,600 - $213,500

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $192,132
Here:

$192,132
State:

$268,991

Townhouses or other attached units: $181,054
Here:

$181,054
State:

$268,635

In 2-unit structures: $208,942
Here:

$208,942
State:

$309,107

Mobile homes: $74,931
Here:

$74,931
State:

$94,014

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $53,062
Here:

$53,062
State:

$52,538

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,305
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $401

Institutionalized population: 528

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 15
  • Assaults: 136
  • Burglaries: 262
  • Thefts: 354
  • Auto thefts: 84

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 161
  • Burglaries: 331
  • Thefts: 297
  • Auto thefts: 103
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Health of residents in Orange County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.1. This is significantly worse than average.
59.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
46.9% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
41.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 207 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 170 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 200 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 1998: 225 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 1999: 218 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2000: 174 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2001: 170 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2002: 224 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 2003: 277 buildings, average cost: $121,600
  • 2004: 251 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2005: 283 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2006: 276 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2007: 262 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2008: 317 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2009: 319 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2010: 210 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2011: 201 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2012: 184 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2013: 144 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2014: 208 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2015: 219 buildings, average cost: $181,400
  • 2016: 236 buildings, average cost: $193,500
  • 2017: 485 buildings, average cost: $65,900
  • 2018: 553 buildings, average cost: $68,200
  • 2019: 269 buildings, average cost: $201,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Orange, TX residents
Average permit cost in Orange, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,319 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,073 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Orange, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Orange, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Orange, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.2%
Orange County:

11.2%
Texas:

13.6%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.4% for Black residents, 16.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.9% for American Indian residents, 13.5% for other race residents, 27.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 37.7 years old
(Males: 36.2 years old, Females: 38.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.1 years old, Black residents: 32.0 years old, American Indian residents: 61.7 years old, Asian residents: 42.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.3 years old, Other race residents: 39.7 years old)

Area name: Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Orange County is $477 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $570 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $707 a month.

Cities in this county include: Orange, Bridge City-Orangefield, Vidor, Bridge City, West Orange, Mauriceville, Pine Forest, Rose City.

Orange County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2018 air pollution in Orange County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.026 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 10.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

11.3%
Texas:

8.0%

Unemployment by year in Orange, TX
County total employment by year in Orange, TX
County average yearly wages by year in Orange, TX

Current college students: 2,925
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,706 (59.7% naturalized citizens)

Orange County:

2.0%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3942010 or later
  • 1,0612000 to 2009
  • 6091990 to 1999
  • 4621980 to 1989
  • 2641970 to 1979
  • 350Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 56.5%

Orange County marital status for males Orange County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 25,364
  • One, attached: 241
  • Two: 415
  • 3 or 4: 880
  • 5 to 9: 1,484
  • 10 to 19: 1,108
  • 20 to 49: 712
  • 50 or more: 307
  • Mobile homes: 7,252
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 563

Housing units in Orange County with a mortgage: 10,942 (71 second mortgage, 230 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 12,604

Here:

45.5% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Orange County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,58597
Catholic10,2287
Mainline Protestant3,32415
Other2,1068
Black Protestant8483
None30,746-
Orange County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Orange County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Orange County:

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 37
This county:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Orange County:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Orange County:

30.4%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.1%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Orange County:

Average size of farms: 148 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $7,638
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $242.01
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 72.37%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $9,949
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.89%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 21.47%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $21,560
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.56%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.16
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.12%
Vegetables: 12 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 58 acres

Earthquake activity:

Orange County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 129.1 miles away from Orange County center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 128.9 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 134.3 miles away from the county center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 122.7 miles away from the county center
On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 269.3 miles away from Orange County center
On 5/10/2012 at 15:15:38, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MW, Depth: 4.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 133.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Hurricane Laura, Incident Period: August 23, 2020 - August 27, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4572-TX: December 9, 2020, FEMA Id: 4572, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Tropical Storm Imeda, Incident Period: September 17, 2019 - September 23, 2019, FEMA Id: 4466, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Texas Hurricane Harvey, Incident Period: August 23, 2017 - September 15, 2017, FEMA Id: 4332, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 07, 2016 to March 29, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4266: March 19, 2016, FEMA Id: 4266, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to October 02, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1791: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1791, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 07, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3290: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3290, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 13 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Orange County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Fires: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Orange

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 23,290 (84.3%)
  • Carpooled: 2,686 (9.7%)
  • Bus: 63 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 260 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 18 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 450 (1.6%)
  • Worked at home: 767 (2.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (45%)
  • El Salvador (9%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • India (8%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Nepal (2%)
  • England (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Orange County


  • American (12%)
  • French (except Basque) (8%)
  • German (8%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • French Canadian (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • Cajun (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Orange County, Texas in 2000:

  • 445 people in nursing homes
  • 409 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 52 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 42 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 9 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Orange County, Texas in 2010:

  • 366 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 151 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 48 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 39 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 19 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 11 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $65,243.

6.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,512 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.14%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.39% relocated from other counties in Texas ($34,511 average AGI)
1.74% relocated from other states ($13,001 average AGI)
Orange County:

1.74%
Texas average:

2.52%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, TX  1.89% ($52,834 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.46% ($44,286)
from Hardin County, TX  0.41% ($43,057)
from Calcasieu Parish, LA  0.30% ($45,549)
from Newton County, TX  0.19% ($42,424)
from Jasper County, TX  0.19% ($45,712)
from Travis County, TX  0.08% ($30,261)


5.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,992 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.34% relocated to other counties in Texas ($38,939 average AGI)
1.33% relocated to other states ($10,054 average AGI)
Orange County:

1.33%
Texas average:

2.32%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, TX  1.72% ($48,363 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.44% ($51,955)
to Hardin County, TX  0.42% ($46,913)
to Jasper County, TX  0.24% ($47,338)
to Calcasieu Parish, LA  0.22% ($40,908)
to Newton County, TX  0.15% ($48,955)
to Galveston County, TX  0.12% ($47,378)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Orange County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Orange County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Orange County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 16.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Orange County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Orange County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Orange County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Orange County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Orange County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Orange County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 14,083 (11,238 aged, 2,845 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,365 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Orange County, Texas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,560)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,341)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,258)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,189)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (786)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (531)
  • Congestive heart failure (486)
  • Unspecified dementia (454)
  • Heart disease, unspecified (345)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (259)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.18
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,682
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 181
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 21,446

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,293
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,088
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 81

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 37.6. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 138.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 75.1
  • Other - 63.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 83,396
  • Male householders: 16,353 (3,228 living alone), Female householders: 15,560 (4,645 living alone)
  • 17,826 spouses (17,400 opposite-sex spouses), 2,156 unmarried partners, (2,097 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 24,944 children (21,234 natural, 1,228 adopted, 2,482 stepchildren), 1,529 grandchildren, 745 brothers or sisters, 826 parents, 91 foster children, 1,589 other relatives, 940 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 837

Size of family households: 10,063 2-persons, 4,586 3-persons, 4,236 4-persons, 2,226 5-persons, 1,109 6-persons, 819 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,873 1-person, 1,001 2-persons.

14,326 married couples with children.
4,328 single-parent households (616 men, 3,712 women).

93.0% of residents of Orange speak English at home.
4.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $462,919,000 ($5,454 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,668,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $218,298,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $134,577,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,773,000
Federal grants: $97,325,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,133,000 ($85,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,813,000 ($1,441,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $195,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $19,518,000
Federal Government insurance: $808,565,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 5,735
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,728
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +267
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,179
Here -14 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Orange County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 12.89 millions of gallons per day (61% from ground, 39% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.1

Year house built in Orange County, Texas
  • Year house built in Orange County, Texas
  • 2,9292014 or later
  • 1,2382010 to 2013
  • 5,2762000 to 2009
  • 4,6811990 to 1999
  • 5,7841980 to 1989
  • 5,7001970 to 1979
  • 4,3031960 to 1969
  • 5,6411950 to 1959
  • 1,8811940 to 1949
  • 8931939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Orange County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Orange County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Orange County, Texas
  • 231 room
  • 2082 rooms
  • 2593 rooms
  • 2,2654 rooms
  • 4,3355 rooms
  • 7,3676 rooms
  • 4,5327 rooms
  • 2,1318 rooms
  • 2,4269+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Orange County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Orange County, Texas
  • 1371 room
  • 9682 rooms
  • 1,2023 rooms
  • 1,1534 rooms
  • 2,4375 rooms
  • 1,3086 rooms
  • 1,0947 rooms
  • 298 rooms
  • 399+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Orange County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Orange County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Orange County, Texas
  • 23no bedroom
  • 4171 bedroom
  • 2,9512 bedrooms
  • 15,2843 bedrooms
  • 4,3994 bedrooms
  • 4725+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Orange County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Orange County, Texas
  • 137no bedroom
  • 1,8171 bedroom
  • 1,8892 bedrooms
  • 3,7763 bedrooms
  • 7484 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Orange County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Orange County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Orange County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 955no vehicle
  • 4,9541 vehicle
  • 9,8672 vehicles
  • 4,2683 vehicles
  • 2,7424 vehicles
  • 7605+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Orange County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Orange County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,413no vehicle
  • 3,5131 vehicle
  • 2,9182 vehicles
  • 5233 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

83.8% of Orange County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Texas.

Orange County:

83.8%
State average:

84.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 60,272
  • Other state: 20,423
  • Northeast: 967
  • Midwest: 2,904
  • South: 13,198
  • West: 3,354
Year householders moved into unit in Orange County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Orange County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 69.2%Electricity
  • 27.1%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 73.4%Electricity
  • 24.0%Utility gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 543
Here:

5.9%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 458
Here:

9.7%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 276
Here:

8.6%
Texas:

14.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Orange County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $3,714,000
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,356,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $11,442,000
    Police Protection: $8,973,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,308,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,693,000
    General - Other: $4,096,000
    Regular Highways: $3,647,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,132,000
    Health - Other: $978,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $609,000
    Parks and Recreation: $526,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $305,000
    Corrections - Other: $138,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $859,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $547,000
    Interest Earnings: $75,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $353,000
    General - Other: $213,000
    Health - Other: $53,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,796,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,259,000
    Highways: $453,000
    General Local Government Support: $229,000
  • Tax - Property: $29,802,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,794,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,666,000
    Other Selective Sales: $95,000

Orange County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $3,714,000
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,356,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $11,442,000
    Police Protection: $8,973,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,308,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,693,000
    General - Other: $4,096,000
    Regular Highways: $3,647,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,132,000
    Health - Other: $978,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $609,000
    Parks and Recreation: $526,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $305,000
    Corrections - Other: $138,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $859,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $547,000
    Interest Earnings: $75,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $353,000
    General - Other: $213,000
    Health - Other: $53,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,796,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,259,000
    Highways: $453,000
    General Local Government Support: $229,000
  • Tax - Property: $29,802,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,794,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,666,000
    Other Selective Sales: $95,000

Orange County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $3,714,000
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,356,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $11,442,000
    Police Protection: $8,973,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,308,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,693,000
    General - Other: $4,096,000
    Regular Highways: $3,647,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,132,000
    Health - Other: $978,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $609,000
    Parks and Recreation: $526,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $305,000
    Corrections - Other: $138,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $859,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $547,000
    Interest Earnings: $75,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $353,000
    General - Other: $213,000
    Health - Other: $53,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,796,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,259,000
    Highways: $453,000
    General Local Government Support: $229,000
  • Tax - Property: $29,802,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,794,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,666,000
    Other Selective Sales: $95,000

Orange County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $3,714,000
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,356,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $11,442,000
    Police Protection: $8,973,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,308,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,693,000
    General - Other: $4,096,000
    Regular Highways: $3,647,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,132,000
    Health - Other: $978,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $609,000
    Parks and Recreation: $526,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $305,000
    Corrections - Other: $138,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $859,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $547,000
    Interest Earnings: $75,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $353,000
    General - Other: $213,000
    Health - Other: $53,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,796,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,259,000
    Highways: $453,000
    General Local Government Support: $229,000
  • Tax - Property: $29,802,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,794,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,666,000
    Other Selective Sales: $95,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,169
  • Number of aged recipients: 165
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,004
  • Number of recipients under 18: 444
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,423
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 302
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 711
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 986
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 full tracts)
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 ORIGINATED181$112,829346$113,812568$113,812195$47,5795$395,20053$60,73696$47,875
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED26$88,38566$89,54553$107,03821$43,9520$08$80,12551$55,961
APPLICATIONS DENIED53$104,226169$84,698265$103,106223$25,6590$027$70,185127$46,433
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN22$100,77341$95,000128$115,01631$55,3871$4,700,00013$44,76912$54,750
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$113,88916$104,25031$113,38714$40,1430$03$76,33311$51,091
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 19 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED70$138,97142$199,4290$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$149,00010$214,3001$130,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$92,6675$248,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$180,5001$231,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Orange, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Orange, TX - Value
Most common first names in Orange County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James55469.0 years
John48471.5 years
Mary47076.4 years
William39772.9 years
Robert33968.1 years
Charles30870.0 years
George24271.9 years
Joseph21070.1 years
Thomas18970.5 years
Willie17976.1 years
Most common last names in Orange County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith36873.7 years
Williams19374.2 years
Johnson18471.6 years
Brown16373.4 years
Jones15573.3 years
Davis14572.8 years
Taylor10970.8 years
Peveto9674.2 years
Clark9474.8 years
Wilson9472.8 years
Businesses in Orange County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lane Furniture2
Ace Hardware2Little Caesars Pizza2
AutoZone2McDonald's5
Blockbuster2Motel 61
Burger King1Nike2
CVS4Papa John's Pizza1
Carl\s Jr.1Payless2
Chevrolet1Penske1
Church's Chicken4Pizza Hut2
Cricket Wireless3Popeyes1
Curves3Quiznos1
DHL1RadioShack2
Dairy Queen2Ramada1
Days Inn1Rue211
Dennys1SONIC Drive-In6
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Subway6
FedEx8Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile3
GameStop1Taco Bell3
H&R Block2Toyota1
Holiday Inn2U-Haul6
Home Depot1UPS6
Jack In The Box3Waffle House3
Jones New York1Walgreens3
Kroger1Walmart3
La Quinta3Wendy's2
La-Z-Boy1

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  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"