Orleans, VT Population

Population: 826. Estimated population in July 2020: 847 (+2.5% change)
Males: 412 (49.9%), Females: 414 (50.1%)

Orleans County

Median resident age: 40.4 years
Median household income: $26,131
Median house value: $63,600

Races in Orleans:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: English (45.3%), French (29.3%), French Canadian (8.2%), Irish (7.7%), Scottish (4.0%), Italian (3.8%).

Elevation: 740 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Orleans

  • High school or higher: 72.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Orleans village

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

4.7% Foreign born (3.8% North America, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +17 (+2.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Orleans:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Orleans:

Other public-use airports nearest to Orleans:

  • NEWPORT STATE (about 6 miles; NEWPORT, VT; Abbreviation: EFK)
  • CALEDONIA COUNTY (about 22 miles; LYNDONVILLE, VT; Abbreviation: 6B8)
  • JOHN H BOYLAN STATE (ISLAND POND) (about 27 miles; ISLAND POND, VT; Abbreviation: 5B1)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orleans:

  • NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (about 66 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; Full-time enrollment: 8,852)
  • SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (about 70 miles; COLCHESTER, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 75 miles; HANOVER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,309)
  • PLYMOUTH STATE COLLEGE (about 83 miles; PLYMOUTH, NH; Full-time enrollment: 3,542)
  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 87 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,265)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PLATTSBURGH (about 88 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,601)

Schools

Public high school in Orleans:

  • LAKE REGION UHSD #24 (Students: 378; Location: 317 LAKE REGION ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Orleans:

  • ORLEANS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 135; Location: 53 SCHOOL STREET; Grades: KG – 08)
  • ORLEANS CENTRAL S.U. (Students: 75; Location: MAIN STREET; Grades: PK – PK)

Libraries

Library in Orleans:

  • JONES MEMORIAL (Operating income: $54,531; Location: PO BOX 38, 1 WATER ST.; 26,097 books; 154 audio materials; 602 video materials; 24 serial subscriptions)