Australia's colour city
41,634 (ABS 2016-17)
The median price for a three bedroom house in Orange is $385,000. To rent the same property, the median price is $350.00 per week.
Distance from Sydney 253kms in a westerly direction.
Summer temperatures average 26.6° to 13.3° and winters 9.5° to 1.5°. The mean annual rainfall is 921mm. (BOM data)
In order, the major employers in the Orange region are health and social assistance, retail trade, education and training, public administration and safety and construction.
The beautiful town of Orange is the major centre of the Orange City Council. Other towns in the area include Millthorpe, Clifton Grove, Lewis Ponds, Canobolas and Ophir.
Of the many things to do in Orange, some of the events are the Orange Running Festival in February, the Orange Apple Festival in April, the Black Tie and Gumboot Truffle Hunt and Dinner in June, the Orange Readers and Writers Festival in July, Orange Winter Fire Festival in August and the Australian National Field Days in October.
The region is well served when it comes to sporting facilities. Sports such as athletics, bowls, BMX, canoeing, cycling, fishing, golf, horse riding, rugby league, rugby union, sailing, soccer, squash, swimming, ten pin bowling and tennis are all available plus more.
Choices for education in Orange is easy with 21 pre-school and early childhood centres. Orange has six public, six Catholic and private primary schools, two public high schools and four Catholic and private schools. Higher Education is provided by a campus of Charles Sturt University and a branch of TAFE Western.
Orange Health Service has the largest hospital in country New South Wales and provides the full range of services including specialist services. It is a teaching hospital for the University of Sydney and other institutions. Naturally this means that all health professionals are resident in large numbers as well. There are numerous GPs and the full range of allied health professionals. There are numerous nursing homes.
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Housing Data: Sourced from www.realestate.com.au current as at 7/18.
Careers Data: Sourced from ABS.
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