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Income/capita 70%
Household income 92%
Unemployment 21%
IndexOrangeConnecticutNational
Income per capita$50,659$39,906$29,829
Median household income$106,475$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$114,971$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,131$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$64,985$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$44,311$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level3.5%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Orange is 70% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Orange is 92% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Orange is 21% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Orange is 77% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $70,976$106,475$212,950
      City
      $47,831$71,755$143,510
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Orange median earnings by income bracket

      Orange employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.0%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector12.3%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services6.5%6.8%
      Wholesale & retail services13.4%9.1%
      Public administration4.4%2.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.7%1.4%
      Education, health & social services18.7%48.3%
      Other25.4%23.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Southport, CT1,694$146,429165%
      Newtown, CT2,009$126,806129%
      Trumbull, CT36,477$112,674104%
      North Haven, CT23,888$93,69669%
      Shelton, CT40,979$87,27758%
      Orange, CT13,941$106,47592%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sault Ste. Marie, MI13,941$34,92537%
      Chippewa Falls, WI13,939$39,24729%
      Allouez, WI13,933$66,14920%
      Morris, IL13,930$56,1522%
      Buford, GA13,927$51,4637%
      Orange, CT13,941$106,47592%
      Source: The Orange, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).