Orleans County is located in northwestern New York. The County Seat is Albion and the largest city is Albion. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.orleansny.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 41,984 and the 2010 census population was 42,883. The land area is 391.26 square miles and there are 109.6 persons per square mile.
90.4% of the population is White, 6.4% is Black or African American, 4.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 85.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $91,100, there are 15,725 households, an average of 2.51 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,255, the median household income is $48,502, and 13.4% of the persons in Orleans County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,965. Retail sales (in $1000) were $262,619, and sales per capita were $6,198. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.5%.
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