Orland is a city in Glenn County, California, United States. The population was 6,281 at the 2000 census. Orland is located 16 miles (26 km) north of Willows, at an elevation of 259 feet (79 m). Interstate 5, (north-south) passes west of the downtown area while State Route 32 (east-west) passes through downtown. The default numbers for wired telephones in Orland are (530) 865-xxxx. It has a few traveler services on I-5 at Highway 32, but not as many as Willows, Williams, or Corning.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.6 km²), all of it land.
Orland is a rural agricultural town that sits in the northern Sacramento Valley. Interstate 5 bisects the town.
The Sacramento River runs 10 miles (16 km) East of Orland and Black Butte Lake sits 8 miles (13 km) West.
As of the census of 2000, there were 6,281 people, 2,190 households, and 1,568 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,481.2 people per square mile (958.5/km²). There were 2,309 housing units at an average density of 912.1/sq mi (352.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 59.87% White, 0.59% Black or African American, 1.56% Native American, 1.89% Asian, 0.18% Pacific Islander, 24.10% from other races, and 3.81% from two or more races. 45.26% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 2,190 households out of which 41.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.6% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.4% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.36.
In the city the population was spread out with 32.6% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 17.1% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 96.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $27,973, and the median income for a family was $32,792. Males had a median income of $30,268 versus $21,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,486. About 12.7% of families and 19.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.2% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.
In the state legislature Orland is located in the 4th Senate District, represented by Republican Sam Aanestad, and in the 2nd Assembly District, represented by Republican Jim Nielsen. Federally, Orland is located in California's 2nd congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +13 and is represented by Republican Wally Herger.