The 2016 Valley News Almanac features information about the 46 Upper Valley towns, along with art by Shawn Braley. The page for Orange comprises a picture of the Cardigan firetower along with information that comes in part from this website, as well as the Census Bureau and other sources.
Our population is 308, median age 49. According to the 2010 Census, 42% of our households have children under 18. Fifteen percent of us are self-employed, and almost half of us (47%) were born out of state.
We also appear to be slightly older and wealthier than our neighbors.
Median age: Orange 49, Canaan 46, Grafton 45
Percentage of adults with bachelor's degree: Orange 30%, Canaan 23%, Grafton 24%
Median household income: Orange $63,750, Canaan $58,333, Grafton $45,958
Percentage born out of state: Orange 47%, Canaan 43%
Median value of owner-occupied homes (five-year estimate): Orange $196,000, Canaan $179,000, Grafton $163,800