Orange, TX

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Population

18,950

0.931% decline

Median Age

37.4


Median Household Income

$43,042

5.14% growth

Poverty Rate

22.1%


Number of Employees

8,266

0.474% growth

Median Property Value

$92,100

1.81% decline

About

In 2017, Orange, TX had a population of 19k people with a median age of 37.4 and a median household income of $43,042. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Orange, TX declined from 19,128 to 18,950, a -0.931% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,938 to $43,042, a 5.14% increase.

The population of Orange, TX is 57.3% White Alone, 29.6% Black or African American Alone, and 6.85% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Orange, TX speak a non-English language, and 97.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Orange, TX are Lamar State College-Orange (437 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Orange, TX is $92,100, and the homeownership rate is 59.8%. Most people in Orange, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Orange, TX is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Orange, TX employs 8.27k people. The largest industries in Orange, TX are Retail Trade (1,317 people), Manufacturing (1,218 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (889 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($103,333), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($103,109), and Manufacturing ($63,219).

Median household income in Orange, TX is $43,042. Males in Orange, TX have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,959. The income inequality in Orange, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,042

2017 value

± $4,543

5.14%

1 Year Growth

± 13.8%

Households in Orange, TX have a median annual income of $43,042, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $40,938 in 2016, which represents a 5.14% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,953

Average Male Salary

± $716

$45,959

Average Female Salary

± $514

In 2017, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.41 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $64,947 ± $2,196

  2. White

    $52,072 ± $505

  3. American Indian

    $45,538 ± $7,571

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Orange, TX is from Texas.

0.482

2017 Wage GINI

0.482

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Texas was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.139% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less 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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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 223

  2. Census Tract 210

  3. Census Tract 222

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Orange, TX was Census Tract 223 with a value of $71,530, followed by Census Tract 210 and Census Tract 222, with respective values of $68,286 and $61,771.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

22.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Orange, TX (4.05k out of 18.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 6 - 11.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    2,080 ± 339

  2. Black

    1,675 ± 281

  3. Hispanic

    458 ± 160

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

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

8.27k

2017 Value

± 679

0.474%

1 Year growth

± 11.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Orange, TX grew at a rate of 0.474%, from 8.23k employees to 8.27k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Orange, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,073 people), Sales & Related Occupations (973 people), and Production Occupations (673 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Orange, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Orange, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,073 people), Sales & Related Occupations (973 people), and Production Occupations (673 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Orange, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (1.72 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.68 times), and Production Occupations (1.4 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Orange, TX, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($106,094), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($64,345), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($62,679).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.27k

2017 Value

± 679

0.474%

1 Year growth

± 11.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Orange, TX grew at a rate of 0.474%, from 8.23k employees to 8.27k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Orange, TX, are Retail Trade (1,317 people), Manufacturing (1,218 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (889 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Orange, TX, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (1,317 people), Manufacturing (1,218 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (889 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Orange, TX has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (4.11 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.2 times), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.57 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Orange, TX, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($103,333), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($103,109), and Manufacturing ($63,219).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $282B

  2. $216B

  3. $159B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $282B, followed by Gasoline ($216B) and Mixed freight ($159B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.97T

2015 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

42.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Texas trade was $1.97T. This is expected to increase 42.1% to $2.8T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $85.7B

  2. $53.4B

  3. $34.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $85.7B, followed by Oklahoma with $53.4B and California and $34.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

83.8% of the population of Orange, TX has health coverage, with 38.5% on employee plans, 20.9% on Medicaid, 11.5% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 1.46% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Orange, TX was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Orange, TX see 1670 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1672 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1790 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1012 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Angelina County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,670 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,670 patients per year. This represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1,672 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,696

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,273

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,895

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

16.2%

Uninsured

38.5%

Employer Coverage

20.9%

Medicaid

11.5%

Medicare

11.5%

Non-Group

1.46%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Orange, TX declined by 0.665% from 16.3% to 16.2%.

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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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Texas by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Orange, TX is home to a population of 19k people, from which 97.7% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Orange, TX residents were born outside of the country (750 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Orange, TX is composed of 10.9k White Alone residents (57.3%), 5.62k Black or African American Alone residents (29.6%), 1.3k Hispanic or Latino residents (6.85%), 662 Asian Alone residents (3.49%), 457 Two or More Races residents (2.41%), 47 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.248%), 7 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0369%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Orange, TX are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.1

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Orange, TX was 37.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Orange, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Orange, TX residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    750 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Orange, TX residents (750 people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Orange, TX was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,547,886 ± 37,324 people

  2. India

    231,271 ± 11,757 people

  3. El Salvador

    200,904 ± 10,964 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Texas residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

97.7%

2017 Citizenship

98.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.7% of Orange, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Orange, TX was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    10.9k ± 444

  2. Black or African American Alone

    5.62k ± 338

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1.3k ± 330

In 2017, there were 1.93 times more White Alone residents (10.9k people) in Orange, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.62k Black or African American Alone and 1.3k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Orange, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Orange, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Orange, TX was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Orange, TX are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    431 ± 116

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    272 ± 120

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    226 ± 116

Orange, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.58 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Orange, TX awarded 437 degrees. The student population of Orange, TX is skewed towards women, with 781 male students and 1,557 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Orange, TX are White (333 and 76.2%), followed by Black or African American (73 and 16.7%), Hispanic or Latino (27 and 6.18%), and Asian (3 and 0.686%).

The largest universities in Orange, TX by number of degrees awarded are Lamar State College-Orange (437 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Orange, TX are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (118 and 27%), Chemical Technology (75 and 17.2%), and Medical Administrative Assistant (41 and 9.38%).

The median tuition costs in Orange, TX are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 56 degrees awarded

  2. 37 degrees awarded

  3. 21 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Orange, TX was Chemical Technology with 56 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Orange, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

437 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Orange, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lamar State College-Orange with 437 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

117

Degrees Awarded to Men

320

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 117 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Orange, TX, which is 0.366 times less than the 320 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Orange, TX by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    333 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    73 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    27 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Orange, TX were to White students. These 333 degrees mean that there were 4.56 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 73 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Orange, TX was $92,100 in 2017, which is 0.423 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $93,800 to $92,100, a 1.81% decrease. The homeownership rate in Orange, TX is 59.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Orange, TX have an average commute time of 19.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Orange, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$43,042

Median Household Income

± $4,543

7.93k

Number of Households

± 623

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.93k households in Orange, TX grew to $43,042 from the previous year's value of $40,938.

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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Housing

Property Value

$92,100

2017 Median

± $5,879

$93,800

2016 Median

± $7,348

In 2017, the median property value in Orange, TX declined from to $92,100 from the previous year's value of $93,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Orange, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Orange, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Orange, TX 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.

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Rent vs Own

59.8%

2017 Homeownership

58.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 59.8% of the housing units in Orange, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Orange, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

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, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

19.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Orange, TX have a shorter commute time (19.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.69% of the workforce in Orange, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.5%

  2. Carpooled

    7%

  3. Walked

    3.12%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Orange, TX was Drove Alone (85.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (7%) and those who Walked (3.12%).

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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