Orange County Profile

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The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2022:84,934More data
Estimate 2021:84,641 
Census 2020:84,806More data
Census 2010:81,837More data
Census 2000:84,966More data
Population of the County Seat (Orange)
Census 2020:19,324 
Census 2010:18,595 
Census 2000:18,643 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN ORANGE COUNTY - 2022 Estimates (Census Bureau)
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Bridge City city:9,574More data
Orange city:19,081More data
Pine Forest city:502More data
Pinehurst city:2,206More data
Port Arthur city (pt.):84More data
Rose City city:336More data
Vidor city:9,678More data
West Orange city:3,414More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:333.8More data
Water Area:45.7More data
Total Area:379.5More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:254.07More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:64.83More data
Percent Rural:35.17More data
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:9.3%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:87.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:9.2%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.7%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:78.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:8.8%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:25.2%More data
65 and Older:16.0%More data
85 and Older:1.7%More data
Median Age:37.9More data
Per Capita Income - 2021 (BEA):$48,912More data
Total Personal Income - 2021 (BEA):$4,144,861,000More data
Median Household Income - 2021 (Census Bureau):$65,908More data
Poverty - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:12.5%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:18.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:89.0% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:16.8% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$57,066More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$56,502 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$54,469 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$53,149 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$52,066 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2022:5.7More data
Unemployment Rate - 2021:8.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:10.6 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:5.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:5.8 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.542000More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$8,131,163,262More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$6,445,987,439More data
Total Actual Levy:$34,936,270More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2022:$7,290,132More data
CY 2021:$6,524,079 
CY 2020:$5,753,834 
CY 2019:$5,331,520 
CY 2018:$5,310,973 
Centerline Miles - 2021
IH Highways:25.282More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:55.078More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:108.160More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:46.259More data
On-System Subtotal:234.779More data
City Streets:328.629More data
Certified County Roads:394.783More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:723.412More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:958.191More data
Lane Miles - 2021
IH Highways:142.363More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:178.160More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:244.089More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:92.518More data
On-System Subtotal:657.130More data
City Streets:657.258More data
Certified County Roads:789.566More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,446.824More data
County Total:2,103.954More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2021»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Orange County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Orange County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Orange County»

Special Districts in Orange County.
School Districts in Orange County.
History of City Tax Rates in Orange County.

Airports in Orange County.
Hospitals in Orange County.
Prisons in Orange County.