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Orangetown is a town in Rockland County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named for the Duke of Orange

The latitude of Orangetown is 41.052N. The longitude is -73.948W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 95 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 47,711.


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Median household income
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$70,477
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Orangetown demographic reports
Orangetown is on the New Jersey border
Early industries included the quarrying of sandstone and traprock along the Hudson River
Nearby parks & recreation: Clausland Mountain Park, Tallman Mountain, Blauvelt Park

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10% of Orangetown residents report German ancestry, and 26% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Orangetown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Orangetown was $33,170, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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43% of Orangetown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Orangetown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $855.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,895.


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Libraries in Orangetown include Blauvelt Free Library, Orangeburg Library, Piermont Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Orangetown workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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