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Orange is a township in Knox County, in the Galesburg metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Orange. For links to other places called Orange, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Orange is 40.840N. The longitude is -90.277W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 709 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 573.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Orange demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Knox 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 61448 ZIP code.
28% of Orange residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Orange ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Orange was $18,791, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Orange residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Orange, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $296. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $700.
Knox County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Orange political report.
The average commute time for Orange workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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