Orange, Texas Population 2021

17,500
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Orange is a city located in Orange County Texas. It is also the county seat of Orange County. With a 2020 population of 17,500, it is the 160th largest city in Texas and the 2066th largest city in the United States . Orange is currently declining at a rate of -1.74% annually and its population has decreased by -5.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,595 in 2010. Orange reached it's highest population of 25,605 in 1960. Spanning over 24 miles, Orange has a population density of 793 people per square mile.

The average household income in Orange is $67,073 with a poverty rate of 20.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $822 per month, and the median house value is $100,900. The median age in Orange is 38.4 years, 36.2 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.

Orange Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Orange was:

  • White: 60.17%
  • Black or African American: 32.10%
  • Asian: 4.41%
  • Two or more races: 1.55%
  • Other race: 1.11%
  • Native American: 0.66%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Orange, Texas is 17,500 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,427.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,595.

Orange, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,28960.17%
Black or African American6,02332.10%
Asian8284.41%
Two or More Races2901.55%
Some Other Race2091.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native1230.66%
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Orange Population by Race

Orange Population Pyramid $2021

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Orange Median Age

38.4


Total

36.2


Male

39.9


Female

Orange Adults

There are 14,443 adults, (3,035 of whom are seniors) in Orange.

Orange Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Orange Sex Ratio

Female

9,405

50.13%

Male

9,357

49.87%

Orange Population by Age

Orange Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Orange Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.6%20.4%
All57.7%42.3%
Non Family49%51%
Male44.7%55.3%
Female30.8%69.2%

57.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Orange Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7662.3557.7
Married3,0552.8379.6
Non Family2,9231.3249
Female1,2913.1730.8
Male4973.2744.7

2.88

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Orange Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3042.32%
9th to 12th Grade1,2109.22%
High School Graduate4,59435.02%
Some College3,69228.14%
Associates Degree1,1018.39%
Bachelors Degree1,73213.20%
Graduate Degree4863.70%
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Orange Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Orange Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,0197,2591,621
Black3,7433,289316
Hispanic740559117
Asian551405119
Other Race16111439
Native American12312372
2+ Races20208

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 58.54%.

Orange Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,700$43,523$26,308
Less Than 9th Grade$21,667$39,000$9,587
High School Graduate$36,161$41,423$22,351
Some College$34,767$45,345$25,856
Bachelors Degree$45,268$61,733$35,642
Graduate Degree$54,976$62,969$54,623

$36,700

Average Earnings

$43,523

Average Male

$26,308

Average Female

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Orange Language by Age

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Orange Language

90.52% of Orange residents speak only English, while 9.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.97% of the population.

Orange Language

Orange Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,9351,65827.94%
White9,8131,32913.54%
Hispanic1,34247835.62%
Asian67822633.33%
Multiple2908027.59%
Other1754324.57%
Native1233528.46%

20.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.38%

Male Poverty Rate

22.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Orange

The race most likely to be in poverty in Orange is Hispanic, with 35.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Orange is White, with 13.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.43%.

Orange Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.12%
High School21.18%
Some College12.24%
Bachelors or Greater6.68%

Orange Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed61.24%
Male Unemployed29.23%
Female Employed12.10%
Male Employed9.49%

Orange Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Orange Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,169$67,073
Families$64,527$78,587
Married Families$88,958-
Non Families$30,434$44,359
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Income by Household Type

Orange Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Orange Married by Age and Sex

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Orange Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Orange Marital Status by Race

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Orange Marital Status

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1,328

Number of Veterans

1,244

Male Veterans

84

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam576
First Gulf War366
Second Gulf War233
Korea102
World War II16

Orange Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74397
35 to 54355
55 to 64244
75+238
18 to 3494

Orange Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8609.39%
Black3197.37%
Asian6710.89%
Native American5141.46%
Hispanic293.48%
Other Race2311.33%
2+ Races840.00%

Orange Veterans by Race

Orange Veterans by Education

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6.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Orange Veterans by Education

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63.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Orange Employment by Age

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Orange Employment by Race

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Orange Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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70.05%

Born in Orange

94.03%

Native Born

5.97%

Foreign Born

3.01%

Non Citizen

2.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.03% of Orange residents were born in the United States, with 70.05% having been born in Texas. 3.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Orange Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,500-309-1.74%
202017,809-309-1.71%
201918,118-309-1.68%
201818,427-596-3.13%
201719,023-73-0.38%
201619,096-8-0.04%
201519,1043932.10%
201418,711-13-0.07%
201318,724-123-0.65%
201218,8472211.19%
201118,62620.01%
201018,624-19-0.01%
200018,643-738-0.39%
199019,381-4,247-1.96%
198023,628-829-0.34%
197024,457-1,148-0.46%
196025,6054,4311.92%
195021,17413,70210.98%
19407,472-441-0.57%
19307,913-1,299-1.51%
19209,2123,6855.24%
19105,5271,6923.72%
19003,8356621.91%
18903,1730.00%

Orange Population by Year