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 7,053 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Orange Lake: New Grange.

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Orange Lake, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,053
Population in Households 6,864
Population in Familes 5,926
Population in Group Qrtrs 189
Population Density1 1,328
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 2,523
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,857
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,627 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,196 (83.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 327 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 104 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $278,058
Average Home Value $301,628


Median Household Income $86,692
Average Household Income $104,064
Per Capita Income $38,171
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.34%
Households 0.15% 0.3%
Families -0.02% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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, 2016 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 # 264 78th
Population Density1 # 597 50th
Diversity Index2 # 81 93rd
Median Household Income # 307 74th
Per Capita Income # 355 70th

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