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Orange, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Orange had a population of 18,876 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Orange is located at latitude 30.093 and longitude -93.7366 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the City of Orange encompass a land area of 21.31 sq. miles and a water area of 1.14 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Orange (GNIS ID: 2411326) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Orange is located within Orange Division of Orange County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Orange: Greens Bluff, Green's Bluff, Huntley, Jefferson, Madison, Strongs Bluff.


Orange, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 18,876 (100%)
Population in Households 18,494 (98.0%)
Population in Families 14,993 (79.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 382 ( 2.0%)
Population Density 855
Diversity Index2 60


Median Household Income $51,198
Average Household Income $71,967
% of Income for Mortgage4 10%
Per Capita Income $28,760
Wealth Index5 74


Total HU (Housing Units) 9,122 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,447 (48.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,002 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,673 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $122,639
Average Home Value $158,845
Housing Affordability Index3 241


Total Households 7,449
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 4,905
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.15% 0.04%
Households 0.12% 0.04%
Families -0.06% -0.02%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
Owner Occupied HU   0.02%


Orange, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orange to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 158 91st
Population Density # 842 52nd
Median Household Income # 884 49th
Housing Affordability Index # 1043 60th
Per Capita Income # 602 66th
Diversity Index # 648 63rd

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