Orange County Information

Orange in California occupies 948 square miles and has a 2006 population of 3,002,048, a change from a 2000 population of 2,846,289 and 2,410,668 in 1990. 13.4% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 13.9% percent is 25-35, and 16.1% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 8,308 acts of violent crime reported in Orange in 2004, a change from 8,600 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 55,276 people: 3.4% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.5%.

Read more about Orange, California in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyOrange 
StateCalifornia 
Land Area948 sq. milesRanked 841 of 3,140
Population 20063,002,048Ranked 5 of 3,140
Population 20052,992,642 
Population 20002,846,289Ranked 5 of 3,140
Population 19902,410,668Ranked 5 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion78.9% 
African American1.9% 
Asian American15.9% 
Native American.9% 
Pacific Islander.4% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 57.5% 
Population 5 to 1415.1% 
Population 15 to 2413.4% 
Population 25 to 3413.9% 
Population 35 to 4416.1% 
Population 45 to 5413.9% 
Population 55 to 649.7% 
Population 65 to 745.5% 
Population 75 and up5% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes8,3088,600
Murders / Manslaughters81 
Forcible Rapes522 
Robberies2,511 
Aggravated Assaults5,194 
Total Property Crimes74,15965,698
Burglaries13,155 
Larceny Thefts48,439 
Motor Vehicle Thefts12,565 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population1,623,5691,480,917
Unemployed Population55,27652,233
Unemployment Rate3.4%3.5%

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