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Orange County, Vermont (VT)

County population in 2014: 28,859 (3% urban, 97% rural); it was 28,226 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,053
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,296
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,543
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,538 (it was 2,393 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

29%

Land area: 689 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 42 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Orange County: 94.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (13.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 46%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 49%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Orange County, Vermont:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.0%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Vermont median age:  41.0 years
Males: 14,382  (49.8%)
Females: 14,477  (50.2%)
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Orange County,VT real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Orange County:

2.0 people
Vermont:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,227 ($39,855 in 1999)

This county:

$51227
Vermont:

$52578

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $704 (lower quartile is $519, upper quartile is $891)
This county:

$704
State:

$768


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $185,172 (it was $98,600 in 2000)
Orange:

$185,172
Vermont:

$218,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $120,929 - $263,633
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,304
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $572

Institutionalized population: 86

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 11
  • Thefts: 37
  • Auto thefts: 0

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 19
  • Thefts: 43
  • Auto thefts: 2
Orange County, VT map from a distance

Health of residents in Orange County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is better than average.
78.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
52.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
90.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
67.4% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 191 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 158 pounds. This is about average.
52.6% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 32 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2008: 39 buildings, average cost: $168,900
  • 2009: 35 buildings, average cost: $166,600
  • 2010: 28 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $176,800
  • 2012: 28 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2013: 34 buildings, average cost: $184,100
  • 2014: 39 buildings, average cost: $208,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,443 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,193 (1.7%)

Orange County household income distribution in 2009 Orange County home values distribution Orange County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.8%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.0% for Black residents, 24.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.5% for American Indian residents, 35.3% for other race residents, 10.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.4%
Orange County:

13.4%
Vermont:

12.3%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.8% for Black residents, 25.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.5% for American Indian residents, 35.3% for other race residents, 12.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 44 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 23 years old, American Indian residents: 47 years old, Asian residents: 42 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 49 years old)

Area name: Orange County, VT
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Orange County is $560 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $652 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $908 a month.

Cities in this county include: Randolph, Williamstown, Thetford, Corinth, Tunbridge, Chelsea, Brookfield, Braintree, Topsham, Washington.

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

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Neighboring counties: Cumberland County, Maine , Grafton County, New Hampshire , Franklin County , Klamath County, Oregon , Elmore County, Idaho .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,232
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 502 (57% naturalized citizens)

Orange County:

1.8%
Whole state:

3.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 77
  • 1990 to 1994: 53
  • 1985 to 1989: 41
  • 1980 to 1984: 13
  • 1975 to 1979: 31
  • 1970 to 1974: 44
  • 1970 to 1974: 20
  • 1965 to 1969: 223

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 46.7%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,191
  • One, attached: 124
  • Two: 515
  • 3 or 4: 461
  • 5 to 9: 320
  • 10 to 19: 75
  • 20 or more: 97
  • Mobile homes: 1,573
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 30

Housing units in Orange County with a mortgage: 2,867 (159 second mortgage, 348 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,406

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Orange County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,44333
Catholic1,2185
Evangelical Protestant43811
Other462
None24,791-
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: 8
Orange County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This 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.
Vermont:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Orange County:

6.9%
Vermont:

6.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Orange County:

25.8%
State:

22.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.5%
State:

13.3%

Agriculture in Orange County:

Average size of farms: 162 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $47,070
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $189.60
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.98%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 81.01%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $47,333
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 29.04%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.39%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $41,066
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.94%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.57
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 49.72%
Corn for grain: 27 harvested acres
Vegetables: 276 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 74 acres

Earthquake activity:

Orange County-area historical earthquake activity is near Vermont state average. It is 89% 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 74.7 miles away from Orange County 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 the county 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 51.7 miles away from the county 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 73.6 miles away from the county 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 30.4 miles away from Orange County 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 52.5 miles away from the county 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)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • VermontSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 21, 2008 to August 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1790): September 12, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1790, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • VermontSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 9, 2007 to July 11, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1715): August 3, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1715, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • VermontSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2007 to April 21, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1698): May 4, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1698, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • VermontSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 21, 2003 to August 18, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1488): September 12, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1488, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • VermontSevere Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: July 14, 2000 to July 18, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1336): July 27, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1336, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • VermontTropical Storm Floyd, Incident Period: September 16, 1999 to September 21, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1307): November 10, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1307, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • VermontSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 17, 1998 to August 17, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1228): June 30, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1228, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • VermontIce Storms, Incident Period: January 6, 1998 to January 16, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1201): January 15, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1201, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • VermontStorms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 19, 1996 to February 2, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1101): February 13, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1101, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • VermontFlooding, Heavy Rain, Ice Jams, Incident Period: March 11, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-938): March 18, 1992, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-938, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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: 12, Storms: 11, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Canada (32%)
  • United Kingdom (14%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • France (4%)
  • India (4%)
  • Mexico (3%)
  • Korea (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Orange County (%):

  • English (24%)
  • French (except Basque) (13%)
  • United States or American (12%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • German (6%)
  • French Canadian (6%)
  • Italian (5%)

Orange County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,752 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 1,903 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 34 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 7 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 2 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (0%)
  • Walked: 569 (4%)
  • Other means: 111 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,031 (7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 471 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 77 people in nursing homes
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 21 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 18 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 14 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 480 people in college/university student housing
  • 63 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 61 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 47 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 25 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 25 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,196.

6.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
Vermont average:

5.68%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.32% relocated from other counties in Vermont ($15,497 average AGI)
2.92% relocated from other states ($19,240 average AGI)
Orange County:

2.92%
Vermont average:

3.28%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Washington County, VT  1.42% ($29,382 average AGI)
from Windsor County, VT  0.99% ($32,300)
from Grafton County, NH  0.70% ($32,424)
from Caledonia County, VT  0.26% ($32,839)
from Chittenden County, VT  0.22% ($23,519)
from Rutland County, VT  0.12% ($22,429)


6.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,548 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
Vermont average:

5.98%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.40% relocated to other counties in Vermont ($14,305 average AGI)
3.17% relocated to other states ($16,243 average AGI)
Orange County:

3.17%
Vermont average:

3.57%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washington County, VT  1.32% ($28,267 average AGI)
to Windsor County, VT  1.12% ($27,801)
to Grafton County, NH  0.66% ($41,481)
to Chittenden County, VT  0.33% ($22,400)
to Caledonia County, VT  0.23% ($31,179)
to Rutland County, VT  0.14% ($26,882)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.09% ($22,273)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8

Births per 1000 population in Orange County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Orange County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Orange County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Orange County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Orange County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,719 (3,897 aged, 822 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 267 (4%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Orange County, Vermont in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (271)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (231)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (224)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (194)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (168)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (106)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (93)
  • Unspecified dementia (88)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (61)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (61)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.43
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4775.770
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 154.170
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 21669.12

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 925.330
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 713.630
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10.24

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32.23
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 30.73

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13.66

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 159.0. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,221
  • In family households: 23,084 (5,404 male householders, 2,461 female householders)
    6,175 spouses, 7,177 children (6,496 natural, 270 adopted, 411 stepchildren), 403 grandchildren, 120 brothers or sisters, 172 parents, 173 other relatives, 855 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,137 (1,987 male householders (1,458 living alone)), 2,035 female householders (1,620 living alone)), 1,115 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 715 (86 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,907 2-persons, 1,810 3-persons, 1,349 4-persons, 506 5-persons, 192 6-persons, 101 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,078 1-person, 832 2-persons, 73 3-persons, 28 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

5,082 married couples with children.
1,661 single-parent households (504 men, 1,157 women).

96.9% of residents of Orange County speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 22% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $147,348,000 ($5048 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,011,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $67,082,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $25,703,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $527,000
Federal grants: $39,150,000
Federal procurement contracts: $7,740,000 ($6,063,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,147,000 ($567,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,345,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,962,000
Federal Government insurance: $13,963,000

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

Births: 1,440
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,226
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +43
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +836
Here:

+29 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Orange County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.18 millions of gallons per day (65% from ground, 35% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 118
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,550
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,018
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,151
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,551
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,250
  • 1950 to 1959: 755
  • 1940 to 1949: 375
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,076
Rooms in houses/apartments in Orange County, Vermont
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 33
  • 2 rooms: 69
  • 3 rooms: 262
  • 4 rooms: 1,145
  • 5 rooms: 1,794
  • 6 rooms: 1,789
  • 7 rooms: 1,466
  • 8 rooms: 974
  • 9+ rooms: 1,011
  • 1 room: 60
  • 2 rooms: 199
  • 3 rooms: 393
  • 4 rooms: 606
  • 5 rooms: 497
  • 6 rooms: 267
  • 7 rooms: 156
  • 8 rooms: 133
  • 9+ rooms: 82
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Orange County, Vermont
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 36
  • 1 bedroom: 357
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,222
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,002
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,425
  • 5+ bedrooms: 501
  • no bedroom: 66
  • 1 bedroom: 616
  • 2 bedrooms: 928
  • 3 bedrooms: 504
  • 4 bedrooms: 197
  • 5+ bedrooms: 82
Cars and other vehicles available in Orange County, Vermont in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 209
  • 1 vehicle: 2,275
  • 2 vehicles: 4,142
  • 3 vehicles: 1,412
  • 4 vehicles: 377
  • 5+ vehicles: 128
  • no vehicle: 326
  • 1 vehicle: 1,001
  • 2 vehicles: 797
  • 3 vehicles: 220
  • 4 vehicles: 20
  • 5+ vehicles: 29

68% of Orange County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 49% lived in Vermont.

Orange County:

67.6%
State average:

59.8%

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

  • This state: 13154
  • Northeast: 12133
  • Midwest: 825
  • South: 912
  • West: 485

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $85,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Orange County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (61.3%)
  • Wood (21.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.6%)
  • Electricity (0.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (57.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22.9%)
  • Wood (9.2%)
  • Electricity (6.7%)
  • Utility gas (1.5%)
  • No fuel used (1.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 354
Here:

10.1%
Vermont:

7.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 172
Here:

9.6%
Vermont:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 174
Here:

16.5%
Vermont:

37.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 571
  • Number of aged recipients: 55
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 516
  • Number of recipients under 18: 74
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 387
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 110
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 284
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 258
Orange County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Orange County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Orange County, VT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William11775.9 years
John10574.4 years
George10076.7 years
Robert8774.3 years
Mary7784.3 years
Charles7276.3 years
James6471.5 years
Richard5769.2 years
Ruth5781.3 years
Helen5683.1 years
Most common last names in Orange County, VT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5378.1 years
Brown4277.1 years
Davis3578.5 years
Rogers3277.2 years
Martin3080.2 years
Johnson2975.1 years
Allen2780.3 years
White2579.2 years
Clark2475.2 years
Bowen2278.0 years
Businesses in Orange County, VT
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware3MasterBrand Cabinets5
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Curves1Rite Aid1
DHL1Shaw's1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway2
FedEx3U-Haul1
GNC1UPS2

Orange County on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"