Attractions, Statistics and Facts about Orange County
Orange County has many attractions including Disney California Adventure Park, Disneyland Park, Knotts Berry Farm, Heisler Park, Balboa Island Ferry, Seal Beach, Irvine Regional Park, Fox Theatre, Crescent Bay Point Park, Paint the Night, Huntington Beach Pier, Pageant of the Masters, and the Anaheim Packing District. This area is home of the most popular Newport Beach Marina where there are Duffy Boat Rentals for the public to rent. There is also Paddle Board Rentals in nearby Newport Dunes. There are also museums including Mission San Juan Capistrano, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, and The Lyon Air Museum. There is also natural wildlife areas including Sherman Library and Gardens, Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, Pacific Marine Mammal Center, and the Upper Newport Bay Reserve. There are also concerts and shows including Segerstrom Center For the Arts, Laguna Playhouse, and the City National Grove of Pacific Symphony of Anaheim. There is golfing at Pelican Hill Golf Course. The Newport Beach Film Festival and Orange County International Street Fair are conducted in the area. Orange County has long been known as a conservative area and has consistently sent Republican representatives to the state and federal legislatures. Orange County is the headquarters of many large companies including Ingram Micro, First American Corporation, Broadcom, Pacific Life, Allergan, Edwards Lifesciences, Epicor, Standard Pacific, Beckman Coulter, Quiksilver, Gateway Inc., Linksys, Blizzard Entertainment, Panasonic Avionics Corporation, Mercedes-Benz Classic Center USA, and the Online Trading Academy. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 948 square miles (2,460 km2), of which 791 square miles (2,050 km2) is land and 157 square miles (410 km2) (16.6%) is water. It is the smallest county in Southern California. Orange County is an area in the Greater Los Angeles area of California with a population of 3,069,090. There are 1,516,478 male residents living in Orange County and 1,552,612 female residents. The total number of households is 1,003,856 with 3.02 people per household on average. Total household expenditures in Orange County are above the national average.
The median age of the current population is 35.63 with 976,389 people being married and 1,047,808 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 62% white collar employees and 38% blue collar employees in Orange County.
Crime rate in Orange County is below the national average. The most frequent crime is Automotive Theft Risk while the least frequent is Rape Risk.
The average annual temperature is about 68 °F (20 °C). Orange County weather recorded temperatures between a high point in July of 82.00° F and a low point of 42.80° F in January, 2017. The air pollution index is of 102.00. The county seat of Orange County is Santa Ana.