Orange : Connecticut

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What it's Like to Retire in Orange

A town of about 13,000 in New Haven County, Orange is a historical Connecticut town. Refer to New Haven to get an idea of the focal point of this area.

Photo of Orange Town Hall courtesy of Staib and Wikipedia.
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Where to Retire in Orange and Home Prices

There is at least one active adult community in the area (see link at top right).
Median sale prices were around $300,000 in late 2013 (

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What is special about Orange

This historic town is comfortable and quaint.
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What is not special about Orange

There's not a lot going on in Orange, and it is not considered a walkable community.

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Who will like retirement in Orange

People who like the quiet, colonial-town life retire in Orange.
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Local economy is driven by


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Climate and Physical Environment

Climate is typical of the New England seasons.
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Restaurants & Cultural Scene

For the cultural scene and great pizza, New Haven is just a few miles away.

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Crime in Orange is about half the national average.
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Medical facilities

Hospital of Saint Raphael and Yale-New Haven Hospital are both nearby in New Haven.

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Tweed New Haven Regional Airport is 13 miles away; Bladley International Airport near Hartford is over 50 miles away; Amtrak services New Haven 6 miles away.

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Valuable Links

Town of Orange

Orange on Wikipedia

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Facts about ORANGE
  • State: CT
  • Environment: Suburban,Lake,
  • City Population: 10,000-25,000
  • Median age of Population: 45-64
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 21-40
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 60,001-80,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $300,001-$500,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: 2000-4000
  • Total Crime Index: <80 (Very low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 111-120 (high)
  • Culture Index: <80 (Very low)
  • State Sales Tax: No
  • State Income Tax: No
  • Name of the Guide:

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