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Orleans County, New York (NY)

County population in 2016: 42,039 (39% urban, 61% rural); it was 44,171 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,752
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,389
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,608
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,978 (it was 3,755 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

47%

Land area: 391 sq. mi.

Water area: 426.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 107 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Orleans County: 94.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (24.6%), Educational, health and social services (17.3%), Retail trade (16.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 50%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Orleans County, New York:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (86.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (6.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:

42.8 years
New York median age:

38.4 years
Males: 20,945  (49.8%)
Females: 21,094  (50.2%)

Orleans County,NY real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Orleans County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,470 ($37,972 in 1999)

This county:

$50,470
New York:

$62,909

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $540 (lower quartile is $429, upper quartile is $666)
This county:

$540
State:

$1086


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $97,174 (it was $71,000 in 2000)
Orleans:

$97,174
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,859 - $152,739

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $123,268
Here:

$123,268
State:

$357,272

Townhouses or other attached units: $328,663
Here:

$328,663
State:

$568,104

In 2-unit structures: $107,034
Here:

$107,034
State:

$561,049

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $92,947
Here:

$92,947
State:

$650,258

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $225,954
Here:

$225,954
State:

$816,667

Mobile homes: $38,320
Here:

$38,320
State:

$72,941
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,192
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $543

Institutionalized population: 2,256

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 31
  • Thefts: 79
  • Auto thefts: 12

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 51
  • Thefts: 137
  • Auto thefts: 19
Orleans County, NY map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 36 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 2008: 31 buildings, average cost: $150,300
  • 2009: 26 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2011: 20 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2012: 24 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2013: 22 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2014: 27 buildings, average cost: $148,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Orleans, NY residents
Average permit cost in Orleans, NY
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,716 (3.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,940 (3.3%)

Orleans County household income distribution in 2013 Orleans County home values distribution in 2013 Orleans County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.8%
Orleans County:

14.8%
New York:

14.7%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.1% for Black residents, 36.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.2% for American Indian residents, 65.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 49.4% for other race residents, 19.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.8 years old
(Males: 41.7 years old, Females: 43.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.1 years old, Black residents: 35.2 years old, American Indian residents: 48.3 years old, Asian residents: 33.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.8 years old, Other race residents: 26.1 years old)

Area name: Rochester, NY MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Orleans County is $537 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $656 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $788 a month.

Cities in this county include: Albion, Ridgeway, Medina, Murray, Shelby, Gaines, Clarendon, Carlton, Kendall, Yates.

Orleans County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
City or TownHomes measuredLiving AreaBasement
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Best Estimate (%)
Homes Above 4 pCi/L
Range (%)
Albion town91.10.1 - 4.1146 - 22
Barre town11106 - 153326 - 40
Carlton town121711 - 254739 - 58
Clarendon town11186 - 103026 - 33
Gaines town1163 - 113325 - 43
Kendall town5105 - 173929 - 48
Murray town26432 - 31715 - 19
Ridgeway town131.10.1 - 4.01811 - 26
Shelby town1231 - 72518 - 34
Yates town1721 - 62818 - 38
Orleans county4656 27 

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Orleans County: Sunset Drive-In (A), Daisy Barn Campground (B), Wilson Yacht Club (C), Transit Drive-In (D), Niagara County Fairgrounds (E), Falcon Manor (F), Willowbrook Golf Course (G), Tan Tara Golf Club (H), Shawnee Country Club (I), Oak Run Golf Club (J), Niagara Orleans Country Club (K), Niagara County Golf Course (L), Lockport Town and Country Club (M), Niagara Woodland Campground (N), Niagara County Camping Resort (O), Allied Waste Niagara Falls Landfill (P), Appleton Farms (Q), Beckens Farm (R), Boka Farms (S), Byes Strawberry Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Orleans County include: Sunset Memorial Tabernacle (A), Saint Andrews Church (B), Saint Bridgets Church (C), Chapel of the Good Shepherd (D), Saint Johns Church (E), Christ Church (F), Church of the Escarpment (G), Saint Leos Church (H), Saint Michaels Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Riverdale Cemetery (1), Towers Cemetery (2), Royalton Mount Ridge Cemetery (3), Saint Charles Cemetery (4), Saint Jacobs Cemetery (5), Saint Johns Cemetery (6), Saint Marks Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Bond Lake (A), Mill Pond (B), Middleport Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Golden Hill Creek (A), Sixmile Creek (B), Bull Creek (C), Fish Creek (D), East Branch Eighteenmile Creek (E), Black Creek (F), Twelvemile Creek (G), Ledge Creek (H), Donner Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Orleans County include: West Canal Park (1), Devils Hole State Park (2), Brydges State Park (3), Joseph Davis State Park (4), Golden Hill State Park (5), Fourmile Creek State Park (6), Reservoir Park (7), Sandhurst Park (8), Oppenheim Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Bedford Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Bennett County, South Dakota , Power County, Idaho , St. Clair County, Michigan .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 1,208
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,494 (42.1% naturalized citizens)

Orleans County:

3.6%
Whole state:

23.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2302010 or later
  • 4652000 to 2009
  • 2201990 to 1999
  • 3861980 to 1989
  • 2161970 to 1979
  • 292Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 51.0%

Orleans County marital status for males Orleans County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,134
  • One, attached: 293
  • Two: 1,411
  • 3 or 4: 651
  • 5 to 9: 651
  • 10 to 19: 238
  • 20 to 49: 184
  • 50 or more: 63
  • Mobile homes: 1,864

Housing units in Orleans County with a mortgage: 6,841 (105 second mortgage, 983 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,209

Here:

54.5% with mortgage
State:

61.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Orleans County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,11827
Catholic6,8194
Evangelical Protestant2,16321
Black Protestant3593
Other322
None26,392-
Orleans 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: 9
Orleans County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Orleans County:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Orleans County:

9.5%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Orleans County:

26.2%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.5%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Orleans County:

Average size of farms: 264 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $136,739
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $662.75
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.86%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 11.33%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $110,505
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 69.35%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.93%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $113,426
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.10%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.25
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 34.46%
Corn for grain: 23175 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 11387 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 16393 harvested acres
Vegetables: 18,443 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 5,928 acres

Tornado activity:

Orleans County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 40479856.7 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Orleans County-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 164.6 miles away from Orleans 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 201.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 188.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 240.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 159.1 miles away from Orleans County center
On 11/26/1999 at 22:33:01, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New York Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, and Flooding, Incident Period: November 17, 2014 to November 27, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4204: December 22, 2014, FEMA Id: 4204, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Flood
  • New York Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 09, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3351: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3351, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 12, 2006 to October 25, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1665: October 24, 2006, FEMA Id: 1665, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Snowstorm, Incident Period: October 12, 2006 to October 25, 2006, Emergency Declared EM-3268: October 15, 2006, FEMA Id: 3268, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • New York Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3262: September 30, 2005, FEMA Id: 3262, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 13, 2004 to September 16, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1564: October 01, 2004, FEMA Id: 1564, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Power Outage, Incident Period: August 14, 2003 to August 16, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3186: August 23, 2003, FEMA Id: 3186, Natural disaster type: Power Outage
  • New York Ice Storm, Incident Period: April 03, 2003 to April 05, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1467: May 12, 2003, FEMA Id: 1467, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • New York Virus Threat, Incident Period: May 22, 2000 to November 01, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3155: October 11, 2000, FEMA Id: 3155, Natural disaster type: Other
  • New York Severe Storms, Incident Period: May 03, 2000 to August 12, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1335: July 21, 2000, FEMA Id: 1335, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Orleans County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (29%)
  • Jamaica (12%)
  • Russia (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • India (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Orleans County


  • German (16%)
  • American (10%)
  • English (10%)
  • Italian (9%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Polish (6%)
  • European (1%)

Orleans County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,922 (79.5%)
  • Carpooled: 1,362 (9.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 104 (0.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 244 (1.8%)
  • Bicycle: 21 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 336 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 623 (4.5%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Orleans County, New York in 2000:

  • 2,813 people in state prisons
  • 355 people in nursing homes
  • 193 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 103 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Orleans County, New York in 2010:

  • 1,901 people in state prisons
  • 286 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 270 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 67 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 58 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,225.

4.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,995 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
New York average:

5.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.75% relocated from other counties in New York ($26,970 average AGI)
0.93% relocated from other states ($7,024 average AGI)
Orleans County:

0.93%
New York average:

2.01%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Monroe County, NY  1.89% ($35,460 average AGI)
from Niagara County, NY  0.55% ($31,897)
from Genesee County, NY  0.46% ($29,808)
from Erie County, NY  0.32% ($36,686)
from Ontario County, NY  0.08% ($29,417)


5.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,225 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
New York average:

5.46%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.79% relocated to other counties in New York ($22,766 average AGI)
1.62% relocated to other states ($9,459 average AGI)
Orleans County:

1.62%
New York average:

2.38%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Monroe County, NY  1.89% ($33,603 average AGI)
to Niagara County, NY  0.57% ($32,311)
to Genesee County, NY  0.54% ($34,047)
to Erie County, NY  0.30% ($28,191)
to Wyoming County, NY  0.06% ($38,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7

Births per 1000 population in Orleans County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Orleans County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Orleans County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Orleans County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Orleans County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Orleans County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Orleans County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Orleans County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Orleans County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,992 (5,536 aged, 1,456 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 366 (4%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Orleans County, New York in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (724)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (622)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (471)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (287)
  • Unspecified dementia (281)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (242)
  • Congestive heart failure (154)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (129)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (126)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (111)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.27
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,647
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 229
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 23,723

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,109
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 864
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 48

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 82.6. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 42,039
  • In family households: 31,944 (5,372 male householders, 5,149 female householders)
    7,895 spouses, 10,699 children (10,123 natural, 115 adopted, 462 stepchildren), 755 grandchildren, 218 brothers or sisters, 485 parents, 328 other relatives, 938 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,947 (2,898 male householders (2,178 living alone)), 2,574 female householders (2,164 living alone)), 1,468 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,132

Size of family households: 4,944 2-persons, 2,591 3-persons, 1,706 4-persons, 838 5-persons, 208 6-persons, 243 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,342 1-person, 943 2-persons, 67 3-persons, 71 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 44 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

4,932 married couples with children.
2,342 single-parent households (474 men, 1,868 women).

93.2% of residents of Orleans speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (29% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 38% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (92% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $217,551,000 ($4,929 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,635,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $96,048,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $42,703,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,440,000
Federal grants: $59,163,000
Federal procurement contracts: $10,388,000 ($178,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,809,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,234,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $18,316,000
Federal Government insurance: $32,026,000

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

Births: 2,475
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,055
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +142
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,306
Here -30 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Orleans County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.34 millions of gallons per day (9% from ground, 91% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

3.8

Year house built in Orleans County, New York
  • Year house built in Orleans County, New York
  • 1082014 or later
  • 1222010 to 2013
  • 5692000 to 2009
  • 1,6511990 to 1999
  • 2,0911980 to 1989
  • 2,0061970 to 1979
  • 1,3141960 to 1969
  • 1,5861950 to 1959
  • 7861940 to 1949
  • 8,3831939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Orleans County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Orleans County, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Orleans County, New York
  • 61 room
  • 642 rooms
  • 2373 rooms
  • 8834 rooms
  • 1,8805 rooms
  • 2,8006 rooms
  • 2,3737 rooms
  • 1,4908 rooms
  • 2,2659+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Orleans County, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Orleans County, New York
  • 2051 room
  • 1452 rooms
  • 7273 rooms
  • 8414 rooms
  • 8155 rooms
  • 6106 rooms
  • 2547 rooms
  • 1378 rooms
  • 2359+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Orleans County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Orleans County, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Orleans County, New York
  • 14no bedroom
  • 3631 bedroom
  • 2,6642 bedrooms
  • 5,7973 bedrooms
  • 2,4414 bedrooms
  • 7255+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Orleans County, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Orleans County, New York
  • 206no bedroom
  • 9861 bedroom
  • 1,5162 bedrooms
  • 7263 bedrooms
  • 4284 bedrooms
  • 1035+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Orleans County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Orleans County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Orleans County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 500no vehicle
  • 3,4551 vehicle
  • 5,1612 vehicles
  • 2,0543 vehicles
  • 6694 vehicles
  • 1895+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Orleans County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Orleans County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 734no vehicle
  • 2,1961 vehicle
  • 8292 vehicles
  • 1603 vehicles
  • 344 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles

88.4% of Orleans County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 92% lived in New York.

Orleans County:

88.4%
State average:

89.4%

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

  • This state: 34,678
  • Other state: 5,230
  • Northeast: 1,957
  • Midwest: 1,011
  • South: 1,740
  • West: 513
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Orleans County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 40.3%Utility gas
  • 24.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.8%Wood
  • 7.0%Electricity
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 56.6%Utility gas
  • 28.3%Electricity
  • 7.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.4%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 258
Here:

7.1%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 130
Here:

5.8%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 242
Here:

19.5%
New York:

34.3%

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

Orleans County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $1,924,000
    Regular Highways: $552,000
  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $11,046,000
    General - Other: $7,612,000
    Health Services - Other: $5,446,000
    Regular Highways: $3,760,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,565,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,105,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,102,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $1,810,000
    Police Protection: $1,761,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,447,000
    Central Staff Services: $995,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $843,000
    General Public Buildings: $785,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $556,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $482,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $417,000
    Financial Administration: $269,000
    Housing & Community Development: $241,000
    Parks & Recreation: $166,000
    Libraries: $33,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $811,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $1,247,000
    Higher Education: $792,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Welfare - Categorical Assistance Programs: $8,952,000
    Corrections: $162,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $209,000
    Police Protection: $138,000
    General - Other: $97,000
    Health - Other: $96,000
    Corrections - Other: $52,000
    General Public Building: $26,000
    Judicial: $16,000
    Welfare - Other: $11,000
    Central Staff: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $14,831,000

Orleans County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $8,820,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,107,000
    Housing & Community Development: $290,000
    Parks & Recreation: $38,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $48,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,154,000
    Highways: $302,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,117,000
    Interest Earnings: $910,000
    Property Sale Other: $69,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $8,750,000
    Health & Hospitals: $2,836,000
    All Other: $2,356,000
    Education: $1,089,000
    Highways: $824,000
    General Support: $86,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $10,375,000
    Property: $8,863,000
    NEC: $939,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $249,000

Orleans County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $5,808,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,745,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,200,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $9,200,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,979,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $829,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $745,000

Orleans County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,652,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,861,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,081,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 941
  • Number of aged recipients: 80
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 861
  • Number of recipients under 18: 162
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 622
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 157
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 402
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 444
Orleans County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Orleans County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 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 ORIGINATED129$90,62078$89,321238$91,91268$24,1321$263,00035$85,02918$55,722
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$83,00013$79,23133$100,51512$34,1670$04$132,7506$52,167
APPLICATIONS DENIED27$76,51936$59,139211$91,66486$26,7790$011$45,72722$38,864
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$91,1006$116,333108$92,5837$42,1430$04$82,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$112,7502$20,50028$82,1794$51,7500$00$04$30,250
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$84,28614$104,0713$99,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$72,2005$111,2002$73,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$78,5003$101,3333$93,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$58,0001$79,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$180,0000$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Orleans, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Orleans, NY - Value
Most common first names in Orleans County, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John30174.6 years
Mary26681.4 years
William23575.6 years
Charles18475.3 years
George17576.3 years
Robert17371.3 years
James14670.8 years
Helen14681.2 years
Edward14573.9 years
Dorothy13778.9 years
Most common last names in Orleans County, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12976.1 years
Miller6974.8 years
Johnson5877.0 years
Clark5376.1 years
Brown4077.8 years
Wilson3971.9 years
Jones3673.2 years
Baker3576.8 years
Allen3473.9 years
Williams3473.9 years
Businesses in Orleans County, NY
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Ace Hardware2McDonald's2
AutoZone2New Balance2
Burger King2Rite Aid2
Chevrolet2Tim Hortons3
Cold Stone Creamery1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul2
GNC1UPS3
H&R Block2Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
Lane Furniture1