Orange, Virginia Population 2024

5,282

Orange is a city located in Madison County, Orange County, and Spotsylvania County Virginia. Orange has a 2024 population of 5,282. It is also the county seat of Orange County. Orange is currently growing at a rate of 1.87% annually and its population has increased by 7.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,894 in 2020.

The average household income in Orange is $70,998 with a poverty rate of 18.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Orange is 37.1 years, 31.3 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Orange Demographics

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

  • White: 63.14%
  • Black or African American: 28.93%
  • Two or more races: 6.57%
  • Other race: 1.36%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,571.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.93% (388)
The current population of Orange, Virginia is 5,282 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,894.

Orange, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,10663.14%
Black or African American1,42328.93%
Two or more races3236.57%
Other race671.36%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

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Orange Population Pyramid 2024

Orange Median Age

37.1

Total

31.3

Male

39.5

Female

Orange Adults

There are 3,929 adults, (786 of whom are seniors) in Orange.

Orange Age Dependency

56.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Orange Sex Ratio

Female2,52351.29%
Male2,39648.71%

Orange Population by Age

Orange Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,8112.44456
Non Family8101.1633.366.7
Married5312.9958.241.8
Female4503.8748.251.8
Male203.350100

3.15

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

44.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Orange Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2206.38%
9th to 12th Grade38811.26%
High School Graduate1,34238.93%
Some College71220.66%
Associates Degree1785.16%
Bachelors Degree38911.29%
Graduate Degree2186.32%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Orange Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Orange Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,1491,913448
Black1,136786139
2+ Races107850
Hispanic705520
Other Race383820

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 52.63%.

Orange Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$37,134$40,544$31,250
Less Than 9th Grade$21,968$21,543$0
High School Graduate$37,885$39,167$37,638
Some College$24,971$56,121$23,362
Bachelors Degree$54,750$52,257$56,488
Graduate Degree$54,063$47,727$64,583

$37,134

Average Earnings

$40,544

Average Male

$31,250

Average Female

Orange Earnings by Educational Attainment

Orange Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Orange Language

97.63% of Orange residents speak only English, while 2.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.67% of the population.

Orange Language

Orange Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,72336913.55%
Black1,30935326.97%
Multiple2829132.27%

18.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.31%

Male Poverty Rate

22.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Orange

The race most likely to be in poverty in Orange is Multiple, with 32.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Orange is White, with 13.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.63%.

Orange Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.61%
Some College23.83%
Bachelors or Greater12.39%
High School3.57%

Orange Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed14.25%
Male Unemployed6.25%
Male Employed0%

Orange Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Orange Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$59,196$70,998
Families$78,685$78,876
Married Families$94,811$-999,999,999
Non Families$40,270$54,883

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Orange Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

32.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.2%

Male Marriage Rate

33.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Orange Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Orange Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Orange Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

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Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

169

Number of Veterans

165

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam71
First Gulf War56
Second Gulf War43
Korea4
World War II2

Orange Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7459
35 to 5448
75+39
55 to 6413
18 to 3410

Orange Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1486.1%
Black211.71%

Orange Veterans by Race

Orange Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

30.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Orange Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.9%

Labor Force Participation

51%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Orange Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Orange Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Orange Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

68.98%

Born in Orange

99.84%

Native Born

0.16%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.84% of Orange residents were born in the United States, with 68.98% having been born in Virginia. 0.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Orange Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,767971.71%
20285,670971.74%
20275,573971.77%
20265,476971.8%
20255,379971.84%
20245,282971.87%
20235,185971.91%
20225,088971.94%
20214,991971.98%
20204,894-183-3.6%
20195,077350.69%
20185,042891.8%
20174,953420.86%
20164,911330.68%
20154,878350.72%
20144,843320.67%
20134,811390.82%
20124,772100.21%
20114,762471%
20104,71559214.36%
20004,1231,54159.68%
19902,582-49-1.86%
19802,631-137-4.95%
19702,768-187-6.33%
19602,95538414.94%
19502,57100%
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Orange Population by Year