Orange County, New York Population 2020

Orange County, New York's estimated population is 386,247 with a growth rate of 0.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Orange County, New York is the 12th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020386,2472,1480.56%
2019384,0992,1480.56%
2018381,9512,1480.57%
2017379,8031,7560.46%
2016378,0471,8950.50%
2015376,1529710.26%
2014375,1816420.17%
2013374,5397250.19%
2012373,814-311-0.08%
2011374,1256720.18%
2010373,45365,80621.39%
1990307,64748,04418.51%
1980259,60337,94617.12%
1970221,65737,92320.64%
1960183,73431,47920.68%
1950152,25512,1428.67%
1940140,1139,7307.46%
1930130,38310,5398.79%
1920119,8443,8433.31%
1910116,00112,14211.69%
1900103,8596,0006.13%
189097,8599,63910.93%
188088,2207,3189.05%
187080,90217,09026.78%
186063,8126,66711.67%
185057,1456,40612.63%
184050,7395,37311.84%
183045,3664,15310.08%
182041,2136,86619.99%
181034,3474,99217.01%
180029,35510,86358.74%
179018,4920.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.56%
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Founded
1683/1698
County Seat
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Orange County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White279,80273.98%
Black or African American40,84910.80%
Some Other Race32,6638.64%
Two or More Races13,3423.53%
Asian10,0342.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,3080.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2290.06%
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Orange County, New York Population Pyramid 2020

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Orange County, New York Median Age

36.9


Total

35


Male

38.7


Female

Orange County, New York Adults

There are 281,128 adults, (50,452 of whom are seniors) in Orange County, New York.

Orange County, New York Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Orange County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

188,743

49.90%

Male

189,484

50.10%

Orange County, New York Households and Families

Orange County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Orange County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.5%19.5%
All68%32%
Male57.1%42.9%
Female53.4%46.6%
Non Family52.8%47.2%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All126,7762.968
Married68,6743.6580.5
Non Family37,9851.2152.8
Female14,8223.5853.4
Male5,2953.3157.1

3.53

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Orange County, New York Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,6613.59%
9th to 12th Grade16,1136.69%
High School Graduate71,45229.66%
Some College48,14619.98%
Associates Degree24,75510.28%
Bachelors Degree41,46317.21%
Graduate Degree30,32812.59%
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Orange County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White164,536151,72452,930
Hispanic41,81733,1998,191
Black25,81823,5226,438
Other Race18,88013,9932,806
Asian6,8226,0553,616
Multiple Races4,5934,0141,323
Native American847681218
Islander149111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,727$54,588$39,089
Less Than High School$25,516$28,922$17,479
High School Grad$36,094$42,310$28,522
Some College$42,374$53,921$34,016
Bachelors Degree$64,233$79,723$53,515
Graduate Degree$79,842$93,208$72,333

$46,727

Average Earnings

$54,588

Average Male

$39,089

Average Female

Orange County, New York Language

Orange County, New York Language by Age

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Orange County, New York Language

75.64% of Orange County, New York residents speak only English, while 24.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.45% of the population.

Orange County, New York Poverty

Orange County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White240,00025,94810.81%
Hispanic73,90310,97514.85%
Other32,0805,83018.17%
Black38,9895,21313.37%
Multiple13,0261,66412.77%
Asian9,7438598.82%
Native1,25314711.73%
Islander1887238.30%

11.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.35%

Male Poverty Rate

13.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Orange County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Orange County, New York is Islander, with 38.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Orange County, New York is Asian, with 8.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.61%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.71%
High School11.56%
Some College7.29%
Bachelors or Greater2.94%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.88%
Male Unemployed16.96%
Female Employed5.58%
Male Employed4.02%

Orange County, New York Income

Orange County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,716$96,483
Families$93,694$110,856
Married Families$106,367$123,543
Non Families$39,624$57,510
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Orange County, New York Marital Status

Orange County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Orange County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Orange County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Orange County, New York Marital Status by Race

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Orange County, New York Veterans

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19,756

Number of Veterans

17,829

Male Veterans

1,927

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6,090
Second Gulf War4,201
First Gulf War3,511
Korea1,712
World War II729
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 544,774
65 to 744,664
75+4,254
55 to 643,497
18 to 342,567
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Name Veterans % of Total
White16,4827.87%
Hispanic2,3984.75%
Black1,8546.11%
Other7883.54%
2 or More3475.46%
Asian2082.63%
Indian778.36%

Orange County, New York Veterans by Education

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3.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Orange County, New York Employment Status

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64.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

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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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70.45%

Born in New York

89.35%

Native Born

10.65%

Foreign Born

4.20%

Non Citizen

6.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.35% of Orange County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 70.45% having been born in New York. 4.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990