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 and Orange Congregational Church courtesy of Staib and Wikipedia; photo of William Andrew House, a historic home now a museum in Orange, courtesy of LisaHendricks and Wikipedia; 


Where to Retire in Orange and Home Prices

There is at least one active adult community in the area (see link at top right).
According to Zillow, the median listing price was $369,950, in mid-2016.


What is special about Orange

This historic town is comfortable and quaint.

What is not special about Orange

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


Who will like retirement in Orange

People who like the quiet, colonial-town life retire in Orange.

Local economy is driven by



Climate and Physical Environment

Climate is typical of the New England seasons.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

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



Crime in Orange is about half the national average.

Medical facilities

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



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.


Valuable Links

Town of Orange

Orange on Wikipedia


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Facts about ORANGE
  • State: CT
  • Environment: Suburban,Lake,Small Town,
  • 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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