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Orange is a town in Franklin County, in the Springfield metro area.

The community was named after King William III, Prince of Orange

The latitude of Orange is 42.590N. The longitude is -72.31W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 725 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,518.


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Median household income
Local
$36,849
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 Millers River
Local landmarks include a bronze monument of a World War I veteran recounting the horrors of war to a young boy. "It shall not be again," reads the plaque beneath the statue
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 32. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.2 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • North Quabbin Garlic & Arts Festival - Sept. 15-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Orange web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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4% of Orange residents report German ancestry, and 15% 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 $17,361, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Orange residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Orange, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $364.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $816.


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Libraries in Orange include Wheeler Memorial Library ... View libraries

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

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