Orange County VA Information


Orange County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 35,827
Population in Households 35,226
Population in Familes 29,637
Population in Group Qrtrs 601
Population Density1 105
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 13,708
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 9,865
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,566 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,345 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,363 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,858 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $243,898
Average Home Value $292,704


Median Household Income $58,779
Average Household Income $72,996
Per Capita Income $28,192
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.09% 1.18%
Households 0.98% 1.12%
Families 0.88% 1.05%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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 VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orange County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia 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 # 48 65th
Population Density1 # 68 50th
Diversity Index2 # 75 45th
Median Household Income # 41 70th
Per Capita Income # 44 68th

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