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Orange is a town in New Haven County, in the New Haven-Milford metro area.

The community was named after King William III of England, Prince of Orange.

The latitude of Orange is 41.279N. The longitude is -73.025W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 213 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 13,233.


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Median household income
Local
$79,365
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Orange demographic reports
Orange is on the Housatonic River.
PEZ candy is manufactured here.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 6. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.4 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Orange Country Fair - Sept. 16-17, 2007
  • ODYSSEY: A Greek Festival - Aug. 31-Sept. 3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Orange web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Orange demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the New Haven County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New Haven area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 06477 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Orange residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Orange ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Orange was $36,471, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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46% of Orange residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Orange, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $798.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,783.


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Libraries in Orange include Case Memorial Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Orange workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Orange between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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