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  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    grade B

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Orange is a town in Connecticut with a population of 13,934. Orange is in New Haven County and is one of the best places to live in Connecticut. Living in Orange offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Orange there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Orange and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Orange are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$389,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,648
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    12%
  • Own
    88%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    7.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    21.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    179.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,337.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    136.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    30%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

Working in Orange

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$121,308
National
$62,843

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