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Orange County by the Numbers: Not so Republican Anymore

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Orange County is 34 cities and 789 square miles big and has, for a long time, been a symbol for Republicanism. That may not be the case anymore, finds the New York Times. At the very least, the demographics have shifted dramatically since those "Nixon County" days. Here's a quick look some recent statistics:

Population: 3.1 million
Registered Republican Voters: 43%
Registered Independent Voters: 20%
Homes that Speak a Language Other than English: 49%
White Population: 45%
Foreign Born Residents: 30%
Does Not Have Health Insurance: 25%
Voted for Obama: 48%