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 2011)                              135,249
Source: NC Office of State Budget & Management

Population 2010
Orange County 133,802
Carrboro 19,582
Chapel Hill 54,397
Hillsborough 6,087
Mebane 1,793
Population Characteristics 
Total population 133,801
Percent male 47.8%
Percent female 52.2%
In labor force (16 and over) 71,576
18 and over 105,832
65 and over 12,889
Race and Ethnicity 
White           99,495
Black            15,928
American Indian or Alaska Native                 570
Asian              9,023
Other              5,341
Hispanic or Latino            11,017
Housing Units
Total housing units 55,597
Occupied 51,457
Vacant 4,140
Household and Income
Average household size 2.3
Median household income $75,056
Per capita income         $47,925
Median home value        $233,800
Educational Attainment
High school graduate or higher 89.8%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 26.5%
Graduate or professional degree 26.4%
 Source:  2010 Census

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orange County Quick Facts from US Census

State and County Quick Facts from US Census