Orleans, Vermont

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Orleans, Vermont

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High Points

Orleans strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Vermont):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Orleans Affordability of Rents
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Orleans Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 9% Orleans Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Orleans Public Transportation Use
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Orleans Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Orleans, Vermont

Comparing Orleans to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Vermont (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 8
Age of the Population 8 9
Senior Citizens 7 9
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 6
Racial Diversity 3 2
Female Share of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 4
Average Household Size 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 3
College Educated Adults 4 1
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1
Median Family Income 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Working at Home 9 7
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Short Commute Times 9 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Affordability of Rents 8 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 10
Housing Recently Built 1 3

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Orleans Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 126 miles NW of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 179 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Orleans
Standard Zip Codes 05860
Phone Area Codes 802
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.816
Longitude -72.233

Orleans Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 24 F
Apr Temp 26 to 51 F
Jul Temp 51 to 80 F
Oct Temp 31 to 54 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
Distance 29.7 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 28 F
Apr Temp 31 to 56 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
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Orleans Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 826 100%
Male 412 49.9%
Female 414 50.1%
Under 18 208 25.2%
18+ 618 74.8%
65+ 151 18.3%
Median Age 40.4
Average Family Size 2.84
White 808 97.8%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 4 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 10 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.4%

Estimated Orleans Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 847
Growth 21
Growth % 2.5%

Orleans Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 44.1%
French (except Basque) 24.4%
French Canadian 8.3%
Irish 5.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.1%
US/American 3.9%
Italian 3.1%
Polish 1.8%
German 1.2%
Canadian 0.8%
British 0.5%
Scottish 0.4%
Lebanese 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
European 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Orleans, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Brownington (05860)
Evansville (05860)
Westmore (05860)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Orleans 826 $34,583
Albany 165 $31,250
Barton 742 $32,625
Craftsbury 1,136 $41,000
Derby Line 776 $37,375
Newport 5,005 $34,922
West Burke 364 $31,250

Orleans Public Libraries

Jones Memorial
Orleans, Vermont
(802) 754-6660

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Orleans High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 378 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.6

Orleans Colleges

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