Orange County TX Information


Orange County Subdivisions

Orange County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 85,750
Population in Households 85,111
Population in Familes 72,064
Population in Group Qrtrs 639
Population Density1 257
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 32,497
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 23,481
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 36,973 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,222 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,275 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,476 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $96,952
Average Home Value $133,440


Median Household Income $50,463
Average Household Income $65,532
Per Capita Income $25,135
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.69%
Households 0.74% 0.69%
Families 0.65% 0.63%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Orange County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orange County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 45 83rd
Population Density1 # 24 91st
Diversity Index2 # 228 11th
Median Household Income # 64 75th
Per Capita Income # 91 65th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.