Orange Lake, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Orange Lake, New York - Basic Facts

The Orange Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 7,149 as of July 1, 2017. Orange Lake ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Orange Lake is located at latitude 41.5317 and longitude -74.0934 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the Orange Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.43 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 492 feet.

The Orange Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389623) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Orange Lake Census Designated Place is located within Town of Newburgh, a minor civil division (MCD) of Orange County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Orange Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Orange Lake: New Grange.

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Orange Lake, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,149
Daytime Population: Workers 1,958
Daytime Population: Residents 3,479
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,437
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 6,960
Population in Familes 6,000
Population in Group Qrtrs 189
Population Density2 1,346
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $89,634
Average Household Income $108,594
Per Capita Income $39,623


Total Housing Units 2,643 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,225 (84.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 322 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $284,065
Average Home Value $311,483


Total Households 2,547
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 1,872
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.33% 0.48%
Households 0.26% 0.41%
Families 0.1% 0.32%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

Orange Lake, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orange Lake to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 257 79th
Population Density # 592 51st
Diversity Index # 82 93rd
Median Household Income # 314 74th
Per Capita Income # 364 70th

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