Orange County Economic Development

 

 

Demographics

Virtually every factor which makes Orange County an excellent business climate also enhances the community. Favorable trends are clearly evident in population and demographic patterns, transportation and distribution systems.

Estimated Population (July 2013)                              139,694
Source: NC Office of State Budget & Management

Population 2013
Orange County 139,694
Carrboro 20,510
Chapel Hill 56,363
Hillsborough 6,395
Mebane 1,950
Population Characteristics 
Total population 133,801
Percent male 47.9%
Percent female 52.1%
In labor force (16 and over) 71,576
18 and over 111,631
65 and over 15,463
Race and Ethnicity 
White        108,366
Black            16,159
American Indian or Alaska Native                956
Asian            10,716
Two or more              5,341
Hispanic or Latino            11,699
Housing Units
Total housing units 55,806
Occupied 51,403
Vacant 4,403
Household and Income
Average household size 2.4
Median household income $75,056
Per capita income (2013)         $52,339
Median home value (2013)        $272,600
Educational Attainment
High school graduate or higher 91.7%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 58.4%
Graduate or professional degree 29.2%
 Source:  2013 American FactFinder Survey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orange County Quick Facts from US Census

State and County Quick Facts from US Census