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Orange is a city in Orange County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.

So named because it was a citrus-growing region.

The latitude of Orange is 33.787N. The longitude is -117.852W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 190 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 132,197.


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Median household income
Local
$58,994
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Orange demographic reports
Orange is on the Santa Ana River.
Former and merged names include:
· Richland
Public transportation: Orange County Transportation Authority (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 262. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 2 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2004 movie, "First Daughter"
· 2000 movie, "The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle"
· 2003 movie, "American Wedding"
· 2006 movie, "Borat"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Diedrich Coffee, Panera Bread, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Orange International Street Fair - Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2007
Dates often change. Check Orange web sites and events links in the sections below.
Colleges and universities: Santiago Canyon College, Chapman University, Bryman College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 119

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Orange demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Orange County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 92866 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Orange residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Orange ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Orange was $24,294, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

28% of Orange residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Fairs, festivals & other events
Orange festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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History

Historic districts in Orange include Plaza Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Orange, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $821.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,684.


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Libraries

Libraries in Orange include El Modena Branch Library, Orange Public Library, Taft Branch Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Orange County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Orange political report.

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Restaurants

Orange restaurants taking online reservations include Kojis Sushi & Shabu Shabu - Orange ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Orange workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 26 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Orange between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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