Home to a generous number of farms, coffee shops and parks, Orangevale offers residents a pleasant mixture of suburban and rural life. Home owners here say that they love being so close to lake and bike trails, while still not having to go far to shop. It is common for residential properties here to boast a sizeable lot with plenty of room for chickens or entertainment.
Community plays a big role in this area. "Orangevalians", as residents often refer to themselves, participate regularly in local events. These range from community breakfasts to summer concerts and community service events. Orangevale also offers a plethora of clubs and activities that can keep both the young and old satisfied, including a Food Bank, local Grange, Rotary and Women's club to name just a few. On top of all that, the area schools are highly rated, making Orangevale very family friendly.