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Orange County, North Carolina

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Population:

  • Total Population: 118,227
  • Males: 55,880
  • Females: 62,347

Ethnicity:

  • White: 89,587
  • Black/African American: 15,744
  • Hispanic: 5,477
  • Native American/Eskimo: 551
  • Asian: 4,638
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 27
  • Other: 132
  • 2 or more: 2,071

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (99,035)
  2. Spanish (5,880)
  3. Chinese (1,300)
  4. French (970)
  5. German (635)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 10,711

  1. Mexico (2,602)
  2. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (1,113)
  3. Canada (587)
  4. Korea (566)
  5. United Kingdom (564)
  6. Japan (475)
  7. Germany (360)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. United Methodist Church, The (8,501)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (8,180)
  3. Catholic Church (6,905)
  4. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (2,807)
  5. Episcopal Church (2,539)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 26,027
    • Sensory: 2,705
    • Physical: 6,548
    • Mental: 4,890
    • Self-care: 2,013
    • Go outside home: 4,650
    • Employment: 5,221

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 358

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 45,863
    • Utility gas: 15,295
    • Bottled or LP gas: 5,860
    • Electricity: 21,758
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 1,521
    • Coal or Coke: 36
    • Wood: 955
    • Solar Energy: 27
    • Other fuel: 227
    • No fuel used: 184

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 83,321
    • No vehicle: 6,065
    • 1 or more vehicle: 77,256

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 460
    • No High School: 2,610
    • Some High School: 5,545
    • High School: 11,031
    • Some College: 10,298
    • Associate's Degree: 3,787
    • College Degree: 16,945
    • Master's Degree: 10,159
    • Professional Degree: 3,557
    • Doctoral Degree: 5,138

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 45,863
    • Owners with phone: 26,185
    • Owners without phone: 210
    • Renters with phone: 18,960
    • Renters without phone: 508

    10 closest counties:

    1. Durham County, North Carolina
    2. Alamance County, North Carolina
    3. Chatham County, North Carolina
    4. Person County, North Carolina
    5. Caswell County, North Carolina
    6. Wake County, North Carolina
    7. Granville County, North Carolina
    8. Lee County, North Carolina
    9. Danville city, Virginia
    10. Harnett County, North Carolina

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    27231, 27243, 27278, 27510, 27514, 27515, 27516, 27517, 27599

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WUNU (572 TV) CHAPEL HILL, NC
    • WUND-FM (88.9 FM) CHAPEL HILL, NC
    • WXYC (89.3 FM) CHAPEL HILL, NC
    • WBUX (90.5 FM) CHAPEL HILL, NC
    • WURI (90.9 FM) CHAPEL HILL, NC
    • WUNC (91.5 FM) CHAPEL HILL, NC
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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