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Orleans is a town in Orange County.
The community was named for Andrew Jackson's victory in the Battle of New Orleans
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Orleans. For links to other places called Orleans, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Orleans is 38.661N. The longitude is -86.451W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 633 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,303.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Orleans 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 47452 ZIP code.
17% of Orleans residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Orleans ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Orleans was $14,476, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Orleans residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Orleans, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $280. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $656.
Libraries in Orleans include Orleans Town & Twp Public Library ... View libraries
Orange County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Orleans political report.
The average commute time for Orleans workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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