Orange County NY Information

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Orange County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Orange County NY Housing Affordability Index is 108
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Orange County NY Wealth Index is 126
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 395,994
Population in Households 384,547
Population in Familes 327,317
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,447
Population Density 488
Diversity Index1 64
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $80,431
Average Household Income $101,644
Per Capita Income $34,255
Wealth Index3 126

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 144,915 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 91,689 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 41,198 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,028 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $280,273
Housing Affordability Index2 108
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 132,887
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 95,514
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.65% 0.55%
Households 0.58% 0.49%
Families 0.47% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

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Orange County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orange County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 12 82nd
Population Density # 15 77th
Diversity Index # 9 87th
Median Household Income # 9 87th
Per Capita Income # 15 77th

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