Orange, TX

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2022 Population
19,221
0.559% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
34.7
5.96% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
16.5%
3.12% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$58,756
0.0374% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$140,200
26% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
7,958
3.55% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Orange, TX had a population of 19.2k people with a median age of 34.7 and a median household income of $58,756. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Orange, TX declined from 19,329 to 19,221, a −0.559% decrease and its median household income declined from $58,778 to $58,756, a −0.0374% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Orange, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (55.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (30.8%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.63%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.08%), and White (Hispanic) (3.03%).

None of the households in Orange, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.8% of the residents in Orange, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Orange, TX are Lamar State College-Orange (647 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Orange, TX was $140,200, and the homeownership rate was 56.6%.

Most people in Orange, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Orange, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Orange, TX is home to a population of 19.2k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.22% of Orange, TX residents were born outside of the country (811 people).

In 2022, there were 1.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.7k people) in Orange, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.93k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 890 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.8%
2022 Citizenship
97.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.8% of Orange, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Orange, TX was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Orange, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    10.7k ± 640
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.93k ± 535
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    890 ± 419
9.19%
Hispanic Population
1.77k people

In 2022, there were 1.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.7k people) in Orange, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.93k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 890 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.19% of the people in Orange, TX are hispanic (1.77k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Orange, TX as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,430,315 ± 36,649 people
  2. India
    305,649 ± 13,502 people
  3. El Salvador
    224,600 ± 11,591 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,430,315 Texas residents, followed by India with 305,649 and El Salvador with 224,600.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.22%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
811 people
4.52%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
873 people

As of 2022, 4.22% of Orange, TX residents (811 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Orange, TX was 4.52%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    449 ± 164
  2. Vietnam
    371 ± 130
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    51 ± 58

Orange, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.21 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Orange, TX employs 7.96k people. The largest industries in Orange, TX are Manufacturing (1,354 people), Construction (1,063 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (939 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($128,218), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($87,083), and Transportation & Warehousing ($78,723).

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,213. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

7.96k
2022 Value
± 801
−3.55%
1 Year decline
± 14.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Orange, TX declined at a rate of −3.55%, from 8.25k employees to 7.96k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Orange, TX, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (818 people), Production Occupations (771 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (768 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Orange, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

7.96k
2022 Value
± 801
−3.55%
1 Year decline
± 14.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Orange, TX declined at a rate of −3.55%, from 8.25k employees to 7.96k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Orange, TX, are Manufacturing (1,354 people), Construction (1,063 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (939 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Orange, TX, though some of these residents may live in Orange, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$39,063
Median earning men ± $8,403
$28,785
Median earning women ± $3,884

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($95,679), Manufacturing ($75,526), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($86,346), Wholesale Trade ($81,964), and Public Administration ($60,000).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Orange, TX awarded 647 degrees. The student population of Orange, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 892 male students and 1,790 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Orange, TX are White (453 and 70.1%), followed by Black or African American (125 and 19.3%), Hispanic or Latino (51 and 7.89%), and Asian (11 and 1.7%).

The largest universities in Orange, TX by number of degrees awarded are Lamar State College-Orange (647 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Orange, TX are General Studies (138 and 21.3%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (96 and 14.8%), and Chemical Technology (71 and 11%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,682 students enrolled in Orange, TX, 33.3% men and 66.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,878 records, of which 63.7% were women and 36.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 31 degrees awarded
  2. 138 degrees awarded
  3. 92 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Orange, TX was Chemical Technology with 31 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Orange, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
647 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lamar State College-Orange with 647 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 213 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Orange, TX, which is 0.491 times less than the 434 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 453 degrees mean that there were 3.62 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 125 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,920) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($912) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($800) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Orange, TX was $140,200 in 2022, which is 0.497 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $111,300 to $140,200, a 26% increase. The homeownership rate in Orange, TX is 56.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Orange, TX have an average commute time of 23.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Orange, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Orange, TX is $58,756. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Orange, TX was Census Tract 222 with a value of $117,011, followed by Census Tract 213 and Census Tract 210, with respective values of $94,788 and $85,572.

Property

$140,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$31,898
$3,908
Median Property Taxes
±$490

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Orange, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Orange, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

56.6%
Homeownership
2022
60.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 56.6% of the housing units in Orange, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 61.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 222
  2. Census Tract 213
  3. Census Tract 210

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Orange, TX was Census Tract 222 with a value of $117,011, followed by Census Tract 213 and Census Tract 210, with respective values of $94,788 and $85,572.

The following map shows all of the places in Orange, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$58,756
Median Household Income
± $5,498
6.9k
Number of Households
± 697

In 2022, the median household income of the 6.9k households in Orange, TX declined from $58,756 from the previous year's value of $58,778.

The following chart displays the households in Orange, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Orange, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.8%)
  2. Carpooled (17%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.16%)

In 2022, 76.8% of workers in Orange, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (17%) and those who worked at home (2.16%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

23.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Orange, TX have a shorter commute time (23.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.37% of the workforce in Orange, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Orange, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Orange, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Orange, TX (3.09k out of 18.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Orange, TX is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

80.4% of the population of Orange, TX has health coverage, with 34.5% on employee plans, 23.8% on Medicaid, 13.6% on Medicare, 7.8% on non-group plans, and 0.691% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Orange County, TX see 5560 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.45% increase from the previous year (5223 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3188 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3603 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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5,560 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Orange County, TX

Primary care physicians in Orange County, TX see an average of 5,560 patients per year. This represents a 6.45% increase from the previous year (5,223 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Orange County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.2% under 18 years, 22.2% between 18 and 34 years, 32.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

19.6%
Uninsured
34.5%
Employer Coverage
23.8%
Medicaid
13.6%
Medicare
7.8%
Non-Group
0.691%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Orange, TX declined by 1.96% from 20% to 19.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Orange, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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