Orange LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Orange was 36,468 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Orange is 35 years of age.

85.1% of people living in the region of Orange were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.4% India, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% China , 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% Netherlands.

89.8% of people living in Orange speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Arabic, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% German, 0.2% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Orange is 32.4% Catholic, 24.3% Anglican, 14.5% No religion, 7.8% Uniting Church, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Pentecostal, 1.2% Baptist, 0.7% Brethren.

46.0% of people are married, 35.2% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 1864 widowed people living in Orange.

62.8% of the people living in Orange over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.9% are working on a part time basis. Orange has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Orange are 19.3% Professionals, 15.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Labourers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 10.0% Managers, 9.7% Sales workers, 8.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Orange work in are 16.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Retail trade, 8.7% Manufacturing, 8.7% Education and training, 7.1% Construction, 7.1% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 6.4% Mining, 4.5% Other services.

31.1% of homes are fully owned, and 32.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $581 per week and the median household income is $1151 per week.

The median rent in Orange is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1640 per month.