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Overview

Introduction to Orange, California

Incorporated in 1881, Orange is approximately 40 minutes southeast of Los Angeles, 15 minutes southeast of Anaheim and an hour and a half northwest of San Diego.

Orange is located in Orange County, and has a semi-arid climate, with warm summers that have average daily temperatures in the 80s. January is the coolest month of the year with average daily temperatures in the 60s. Orange receives an average annual precipitation of about 11 inches.

Orange Arts and Entertainment

Residents of Orange have access to the arts, cultural and entertainment offerings of a sprawling region of Southern California that includes Anaheim, Los Angeles and San Diego. In addition, some of the more notable attractions in and around Orange include:

  • Bower's Museum and Bower's Kidseum.
  • The Discovery Science Center.
  • Disneyland.
  • Knott's Berry Farm.

For the sports fan, this part of Southern California offers unprecedented access to professional sports from the cities of Anaheim, Los Angeles and San Diego. Sports teams that play in this region include:

  • The Los Angeles Avengers of the Arena Football League (AFL).
  • The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball (MLB).
  • The Lake Elsinore Storm of Minor League Baseball (MiLB) who are a Class A Advanced affiliate of the San Diego Padres.
  • Club Deportivo Chivas USA and the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer (MLS), as well as the United Soccer League (USL) USL Premier Development League San Diego Gauchos and the USL W-League San Diego Gauchos Women.
  • The Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
  • The San Diego Chargers of the National Football League (NFL).
  • The Anaheim Mighty Ducks and the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL), as well as San Diego Gulls of the ECHL.
  • The Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA.

Demographics

People

Total Population139,919
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens11.5%
Employed Population 16+67,271
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married46.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34%
Median Earnings25+$41,214
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,511
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,916

Wealth

Median Family Income$88,124
% Above Poverty Level87.2%
% Below Poverty Level12.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.8%
% Using Public Transportation1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone19%
Median Gross Rent$1,581
Median House Value$565,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)47.4%
German8.2%
Irish6.1%
English5.7%
Italian3.3%
French Except Basque1.6%
Polish1.3%
Scottish1.2%
Norwegian1.1%
Arab0.9%
Iranian0.9%
Swedish0.9%
Dutch0.9%
Russian0.6%
African0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Greek0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Lebanese0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
US/American0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Jordanian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Orange Almanac

CategoryValue
County Orange County
Standard Zip Codes92862, 92865, 92866, 92868, 92869, 92867, 92861
P.O. Box Zip Codes92856, 92857, 92859, 92863, 92864
Phone Area Codes714, 657, 949
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude33.78
Approximate Longitude-117.84

Orange Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSANTA ANA FIRE STATION
Distance2.7 miles
Jan Temp47 to 69 F
Apr Temp52 to 74 F
Jul Temp63 to 83 F
Oct Temp58 to 80 F
Annual Precip13.8 inches
StationANAHEIM
Distance5.5 miles
Jan Temp45 to 69 F
Apr Temp51 to 73 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp56 to 80 F
Annual Precip11.2 inches
StationTUSTIN IRVINE RANCH
Distance8.5 miles
Jan Temp41 to 68 F
Apr Temp48 to 73 F
Jul Temp60 to 84 F
Oct Temp53 to 79 F
Annual Precip13.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Anaheim346,776$65,710
Garden Grove174,676$63,898
Placentia52,168$88,562
Santa Ana333,605$51,447
Tustin79,396$75,842
Villa Park5,922$139,915

Orange Public Libraries

Orange Public Library
407 E CHAPMAN AVE
Orange, California
(714) 288-2471

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Orange Hospitals

Chapman Medical Center
(Proprietary)
2601 East Chapman Avenue
St. Joseph Hospital - Orange
(Non-profit)
1100 West Stewart Drive
Children's Hospital Of Orange County
(Non-profit)
1201 West La Veta Avenue
(714) 997-3000
University Of California Irvine Medical Center
(Non-profit)
101 City Drive South
Healthbridge Children's Hospital-orange
(Proprietary)
393 S, Tustin Street

Orange Public Schools

Fletcher Elementary
515 W. Fletcher St.
ZIP: 92865
Primary
Total Enrollment 376
Olive Elementary
3038 N. Magnolia
ZIP: 92865
Primary
Total Enrollment 503
Taft Elementary
1829 N. Cambridge
ZIP: 92865
Primary
Total Enrollment 579
Cambridge Elementary
425 N. Cambridge
ZIP: 92866
Primary
Total Enrollment 525
Palmyra Elementary
1325 E. Palmyra Ave.
ZIP: 92866
Primary
Total Enrollment 512
California Elementary
1080 N. California St.
ZIP: 92867
Primary
Total Enrollment 654
Handy Elementary
860 N. Handy St.
ZIP: 92867
Primary
Total Enrollment 562
Orange High
525 N. Shaffer St.
ZIP: 92867
High
Total Enrollment 1927
Richland Continuation High
615 N. Lemon St.
ZIP: 92867
Other
Total Enrollment 284
Yorba Middle
935 N. Cambridge
ZIP: 92867
Middle
Total Enrollment 582
Portola Middle
270 N. Palm Dr.
ZIP: 92868
Middle
Total Enrollment 735
Sycamore Elementary
340 N. Main St.
ZIP: 92868
Primary
Total Enrollment 443
West Orange Elementary
243 S. Bush
ZIP: 92868
Primary
Total Enrollment 480
Chapman Hills Elementary
170 N. Aspen St.
ZIP: 92869
Primary
Total Enrollment 502
El Modena High
3920 Spring St.
ZIP: 92869
High
Total Enrollment 2196
Esplanade Elementary
381 N. Esplanade St.
ZIP: 92869
Primary
Total Enrollment 422
Jordan Elementary
4319 E. Jordan Ave.
ZIP: 92869
Primary
Total Enrollment 438
La Veta Elementary
2800 E. La Veta Ave.
ZIP: 92869
Primary
Total Enrollment 846
Linda Vista Elementary
1200 N. Cannon St.
ZIP: 92869
Primary
Total Enrollment 483
Mcpherson Magnet
333 S. Prospect St.
ZIP: 92869
Primary
Total Enrollment 891
Ousd Community Day
250 S. Yorba St.
ZIP: 92869
High
Total Enrollment 28
Ousd Home Sch
250 S. Yorba St.
ZIP: 92869
Other
Total Enrollment 83
Prospect Elementary
379 N. Virage St.
ZIP: 92869
Primary
Total Enrollment 464
Santiago Middle
515 N. Rancho Santiago Blvd.
ZIP: 92869
Middle
Total Enrollment 967

Orange Private Schools

Little Learners Preschool
272 S Glassell St
ZIP: 92705
Elementary
Total Enrollment 6
Covenant Christian School
1855 N Orange Olive Rd
ZIP: 92865
Elementary
Total Enrollment 78
Pyramid Autism Center
2830 N Glassell St
ZIP: 92865
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 17
Shepherd Montessori Learning Center
2261 N Orange Olive Rd
ZIP: 92865
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
St Norbert School
300 E Taft Ave
ZIP: 92865
Elementary
Total Enrollment 296
St Paul's Lutheran School
901 E Heim Ave
ZIP: 92865
Elementary
Total Enrollment 472
Tec-canal St Elementary School
2190 N Canal St
ZIP: 92865
Elementary
Total Enrollment 67
Holy Family Cathedal School
530 S Glassell St
ZIP: 92866
Elementary
Total Enrollment 466
Rossier Park Elementary School
395 S Tustin St
ZIP: 92866
Elementary
Total Enrollment 72
St John's Lutheran School
154 S Shaffer St
ZIP: 92866
Elementary
Total Enrollment 684
St Johns Lutheran School
154 S Shaffer St
ZIP: 92866
Elementary
Total Enrollment 682
Christian Montessori School-orange Preschool
1539 E Mayfair Ave
ZIP: 92867
Elementary
Total Enrollment 7
Lutheran High School - Orange County
2222 N Santiago Blvd
ZIP: 92867
Secondary
Total Enrollment 1309
The Whitworth School
1130 E Walnut Ave
ZIP: 92867
Elementary
Total Enrollment 19
Far Horizons Montessori
264 N Main St
ZIP: 92868
Elementary
Total Enrollment 101
Christian Montessori Academy-chapman Campus
5003 E Chapman Ave
ZIP: 92869
Elementary
Total Enrollment 22
Eldorado Emerson Private School
4100 E Walnut
ZIP: 92869
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 123
La Purisima School
11712 Hewes St
ZIP: 92869
Elementary
Total Enrollment 184
Oakridge Private School
19111 Villa Park Rd
ZIP: 92869
Elementary
Total Enrollment 164
Salem Lutheran School
6411 E Frank Ln
ZIP: 92869
Elementary
Total Enrollment 379
The Creek
250 S Prospect St
ZIP: 92869
Elementary
Total Enrollment 17
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