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Cost of Living
The total cost of living can be the motivating factor in determining which location works best. Orange has a median home value of $94,509 and the median cost of rent is about $639 per month. The rent burden for Orange is around 12.8% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Of the population of Orange 17.7% have a college degree, 34.7% have a high-school diploma, and 4.8% have a graduate degree. Based on gender, 49.8% are female and 50.2% are male. The median age of Orange is 37 years old. The current population of Orange consists of 19,072 people. Orange has a population density of 333 people per square mile. In Orange, 9.1% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Racially, the population of Orange is 62.5% white, 0.4% Native American, 3.7% Asian, 2.8% mixed race, 6.9% Hispanic, 1.0% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 29.6% black. In Orange, 19.0% have some form of disability, 16.2% do not have health insurance, 22.1% live in poverty, and 60.5% participate in the labor force.
An overview of Texas
Residents of Texas enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 40th in the United States. Out of a national average of 100, Texas has a cost of living index rating of 91, a grocery index rating of 89, and a housing index rating of 85. Texas is ranked 38th in quality of life and 37th in healthcare. There are 468 general hospitals and 501 health centers that provide care for 28,701,845 Texas residents. Nix Health Care System, Grace Medical Center, and Houston Methodist Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.
Social demographics of the state
The state has a median age of 35 and 24% of its population being over the age of 55. During the latest presidential election, 52% voted for the Republican candidate while 43% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of diversity, Texas ranks 2nd in the nation. In terms of religion, 42% of Texas residents attend religious services among the 27,848 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-31%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Texas there are 1,292 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
The average temperature in the winter falls to around 48F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 75F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 16F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 82F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 102F during the month of June. The average low summer temperature is around 56F in the month of June. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 7.44 inches. On average, the state receives 31.68 inches of precipitation a month. Texas experiences an average humidity rating of about 65%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 81% in the month of February. The average air quality index rating in Texas is 36.8 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 51.4 AQI. While residents of Texas mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Texas can include tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Texas
The state of Texas has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of guajillo, ceniz, small live oak, and mesquite. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the dolphins, the coyotes, the rattlesnake, or the whales. The state animal of Texas is the nine-banded armadillo. Some of the plants species native to the Texas region include post oak, perennial bunchgrasses, and mesquite.