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Orange City, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Orange City had a population of 6,215 as of July 1, 2017. Orange City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Orange City is located at latitude 43.0019 and longitude -96.0565 in Sioux County. The formal boundaries for the City of Orange City (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sioux County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,440 feet.

The City of Orange City (GNIS ID: 2396072) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Orange City is located within Township of Holland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sioux County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Orange City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Orange City, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,215
Daytime Population: Workers 3,997
Daytime Population: Residents 2,839
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,836
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 5,200
Population in Familes 4,446
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,015
Population Density2 1,456
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $59,398
Average Household Income $74,668
Per Capita Income $26,061


Total Housing Units 2,103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,545 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 449 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $166,250
Average Home Value $176,310


Total Households 1,994
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 1,424
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.48% 0.55%
Households 0.63% 0.66%
Families 0.19% 0.57%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Orange City, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orange City to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 61 94th
Population Density # 110 89th
Diversity Index # 74 93rd
Median Household Income # 279 72nd
Per Capita Income # 634 37th

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