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Population (year 2000): 6,341. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,458 (+1.8% change)
Males: 2,958 (46.6%), Females: 3,383 (53.4%)

Median resident age: 55.5 years
Median household income: $42,594 (year 2000)
Median house value: $300,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Orleans:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Black (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (30.5%), Irish (22.4%), German (14.0%), French (8.9%), Scottish (8.0%), Italian (6.8%).

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Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Orleans,

For population 25 years and over in Orleans

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Orleans town

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

4.3% Foreign born (2.6% Europe, 0.6% North America, 0.6% Asia, 0.5% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA Plymouth, (47.4 miles pop. 51,701).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (83.6 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (279.6 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA (0.0 miles Orleans, MA (3.2 miles Eastham, Eastham, MA North (4.3 miles MA (5.7 miles Brewster, Harwich, MA (6.1 miles East Chatham, MA (7.5 miles West MA (8.0 miles Chatham,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 56 buildings, average cost: $165,200
  • 1997: 53 buildings, average cost: $212,600
  • 1998: 57 buildings, average cost: $225,700
  • 1999: 69 buildings, average cost: $256,700
  • 2000: 48 buildings, average cost: $309,600
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $324,000
  • 2002: 44 buildings, average cost: $292,300
  • 2003: 45 buildings, average cost: $349,200
  • 2004: 38 buildings, average cost: $413,400
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $463,900

Latitude: 41.79 N, Longitude: 70.00 W

Area codes: 508, 774

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (16.2%), Retail trade (16.2%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (13.0%), Construction (12.8%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.8%).


 

Crime in Orleans by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 0 0 1
    per 100,000 15.8 0.0 0.0 15.8
Robberies 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 15.8 0.0
Assaults 1 0 0 7
    per 100,000 15.8 0.0 0.0 110.4
Burglaries 19 33 28 36
    per 100,000 299.6 520.4 441.6 567.7
Thefts 123 119 121 124
    per 100,000 1939.8 1876.7 1908.2 1955.5
Auto thefts 7 5 3 4
    per 100,000 110.4 78.9 47.3 63.1
116.9 117.8 115.8 151.4


Average climate in Orleans, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hospitals/medical centers near Orleans:
  • CAPE COD HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; HYANNIS, MA)
  • REHAB HOSP OF THE CAPE AND ISLANDS (about 31 miles; EAST SANDWICH, MA)
  • NANTUCKET COTTAGE HOSPITAL (about 36 miles; NANTUCKET, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Orleans:
  • BARNSTABLE MUNI-BOARDMAN/POLANDO FIELD (about 21 miles; HYANNIS, MA; ID: HYA)
  • NANTUCKET MEMORIAL (about 38 miles; NANTUCKET, MA; ID: ACK)
  • MARTHAS VINEYARD (about 51 miles; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; ID: MVY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Orleans:
  • CHATHAM MUNI (about 8 miles; CHATHAM, MA; ID: CQX)
  • PROVINCETOWN MUNI (about 25 miles; PROVINCETOWN, MA; ID: PVC)
  • CAPE COD (about 29 miles; MARSTON MILLS, MA; ID: 2B1)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orleans:
  • BRIDGEWATER STATE COLLEGE (about 69 miles; BRIDGEWATER, MA; Full-time enrollment: 6,843)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-DARTMOUTH (about 70 miles; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; FT enrollment: 6,071)
  • MASSASOIT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 73 miles; BROCKTON, MA; FT enrollment: 4,161)
  • QUINCY COLLEGE (about 76 miles; QUINCY, MA; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • STONEHILL COLLEGE (about 78 miles; EASTON, MA; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 80 miles; FALL RIVER, MA; FT enrollment: 3,497)
  • SALEM STATE COLLEGE (about 80 miles; SALEM, MA; FT enrollment: 5,917)
Public primary/middle schools in Orleans:
  • NAUSET REG MIDDLE (Students: 756; Location: 70 ROUTE 28; Grades: PK - 08)
  • ORLEANS ELEMENTARY (Students: 231; Location: 46 ELDREDGE PKWY; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CAPE COD LIGHTHOUSE CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 180; Location: 225 RTE 6A - BAYBERRY SQUARE; Grades: 06 - 08)
Library in Orleans:
  • SNOW LIBRARY (Operating income: $404,582; Location: 67 MAIN ST.; 58,758 books; 1,803 audio materials; 1,412 video materials; 96 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Orleans: Orleans Shopping Plaza (A), Rock Harbor Range Light (B), Cranberry Cove Plaza (C), Hilltop Plaza (D), French Cable Station Museum (E).

Shopping Center: Orleans Shopping Center (1).

Lakes and swamps: Cedar Pond (A), Boland Pond (B), Little Namskaket River Marshes (C).

Park in Orleans: Eldredge Park (1).


Orleans compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Orleans:
  • WFPB (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ORLEANS, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBUR (1240 AM; 1 kW; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF TRTS. BOSTON U)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Orleans:
  • WKPE-FM (104.7 FM; ORLEANS, MA; Owner: CRB WKPE LIC CORP.)
  • WFCC-FM (107.5 FM; CHATHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER B/CING WFCC LIC. CORP.)
  • WDVT (93.5 FM; HARWICH PORT, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WCOD-FM (106.1 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WOCN-FM (103.9 FM; SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP II)
  • WCCT-FM (90.3 FM; HARWICH, MA; Owner: CAPE COD REGIONAL TECH HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WXTK (95.1 FM; WEST YARMOUTH, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPXC (102.9 FM; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WQRC (99.9 FM; BARNSTABLE, MA; Owner: SANDAB COMMUNICATION LTD. PNR/SHP II)
  • WCDJ (102.3 FM; TRURO, MA; Owner: TRURO WIRELESS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Orleans:
  • W08CH (Channel 8; HYANNIS, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WDPX (Channel 58; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMPX-LP (Channel 67; DENNIS, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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