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Population (year 2000): 69,824. Estimated population in July 2005: 68,190 (-2.3% change)
Males: 31,429 (45.0%), Females: 38,395 (55.0%)

Zip codes: .

Median resident age: 33.0 years
Median household income: $32,346 (year 2000)
Median house value: $122,000 (year 2000)

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Races in East Orange:

  • Black (89.5%)
  • Hispanic (4.7%)
  • Two or more races (3.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (2.7%)
  • Other race (2.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: West Indian (11.1%), Subsaharan African (4.0%), United States (1.6%).

New! Orange, New Jersey forum

Elevation: 166 feet

Land area: 3.9 square miles

East

For population 25 years and over in East Orange

  • High school or higher: 72.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 13.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Orange city

  • Never married: 43.9%
  • Now married: 31.5%
  • Separated: 6.1%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

18.3% Foreign born (15.1% Latin America, 2.1% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: -3,741 (-5.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (2.8 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (20.6 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NJ Orange, (1.7 miles Ridge, NJ Glen (2.7 miles NJ Newark, (2.8 miles NJ Bloomfield, (3.0 miles NJ (3.1 miles Irvington, Orange, NJ (3.4 miles West Orange, NJ (3.5 miles South Newark, NJ (3.7 miles East


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 0 buildings
  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $88,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $86,900
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $63,400
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $99,500

Latitude: 40.77 N, Longitude: 74.21 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (29.0%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -9,474 (-13.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,825 (14.4%)


 

Crime in East Orange by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 12 12 13 16 22 17
    per 100,000 17.2 17.2 18.6 22.9 31.5 24.3
Rapes 52 50 32 54 30 32
    per 100,000 74.5 71.6 45.8 77.3 43.0 45.8
Robberies 606 608 684 698 647 562
    per 100,000 867.9 870.8 979.6 999.7 926.6 804.9
Assaults 518 555 683 752 695 503
    per 100,000 741.9 794.9 978.2 1077.0 995.4 720.4
Burglaries 770 768 936 912 1,059 1,114
    per 100,000 1102.8 1099.9 1340.5 1306.1 1516.7 1595.4
Thefts 1,947 2,024 1,803 1,999 1,930 1,852
    per 100,000 2788.4 2898.7 2582.2 2862.9 2764.1 2652.4
Auto thefts 1,147 1,033 1,173 1,523 1,768 1,256
    per 100,000 1642.7 1479.4 1679.9 2181.2 2532.1 1798.8
775.9 777.3 858.0 949.6 945.0 789.9


Average climate in East Orange, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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East Orange-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the East Orange city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 tornado 35.4 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: David Garrard - 2005 NFL player (Jacksonville Jaguars, born: Feb 14, 1978), Linton Hinds - College basketball player (Loyola MD Greyhounds), Mark Curry - College basketball player (St. Peter's Peacocks), Marlon Mahorn - College basketball player (Western Illinois Leathernecks).


Hospital/medical center in East Orange:
  • EAST ORANGE GENERAL HOSPITAL (300 CENTRAL AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near East Orange:
  • COLUMBUS HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; NEWARK, NJ)
  • HOSPITAL CENTER AT ORANGE (about 2 miles; ORANGE, NJ)
  • UMDNJ UNIVERSITY HOSPITL (about 3 miles; NEWARK, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to East Orange:
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 7 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • TETERBORO (about 13 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 16 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to East Orange:
  • NEWARK NR 1 (about 5 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: 3N4)
  • ESSEX COUNTY (about 8 miles; CALDWELL, NJ; ID: CDW)
  • LINDEN (about 11 miles; LINDEN, NJ; ID: LDJ)

Amtrak stations near East Orange:
  • 4 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 5 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 16 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 31 $112,059 $43,377 1 $708
Housing and Community Development(Local) 44 $135,902 $37,064 5 $4,802
Financial Administration 32 $142,059 $53,272 0 $0
Other Government Administration 71 $288,447 $48,751 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 50 $195,392 $46,894 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 279 $1,652,339 $71,068 0 $0
Police - Other 50 $154,858 $37,165 0 $0
Firefighters 184 $1,013,709 $66,111 0 $0
Streets and Highways 57 $239,415 $50,403 0 $0
Welfare 8 $40,549 $60,823 0 $0
Health 91 $288,134 $37,995 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 68 $151,305 $26,700 0 $0
Water Supply 66 $357,025 $64,913 0 $0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 1271 $6,192,991 $58,470 8 $23,307
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 380 $1,807,337 $57,073 135 $133,952
Local Libraries 59 $182,828 $37,185 0 $0
Totals for Government 2741 $12,954,350 $56,713 149 $162,770


College/University in East Orange:
  • TOTAL CONCEPTS EDUCATIONAL SCHOOL (Location: 464 CENTRAL AVE; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Orange:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY (about 2 miles; NEWARK, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 4,134)
  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEWARK (about 4 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,878)
  • NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 4 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • ESSEX COUNTY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,893)
  • SETON HALL UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,509)
  • MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,226)
  • KEAN UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; UNION, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,627)
Public high schools in East Orange:
  • EAST ORANGE CAMPUS HS (Students: 1,857; Location: 340 PROSPECT STREET; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • EAST ORANGE HIGH (Location: 34 NORTH WALNUT STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in East Orange:
  • ISLAMIC DAY SCHOOL (Students: 317; Location: 215 N ORATON PKWY; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ESSEX CATHOLIC H S (Students: 300; Location: 135 GLENWOOD AVENUE; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in East Orange:
  • DR JOHN HOWARD JR U-S-E (Students: 879; Location: 199 4TH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CLIFFORD J SCOTT HIGH (Students: 878; Location: 129 RENSHAW AVE.; Grades: 09 - 09)
  • CICELY TYSON SCH-PER ARTS (Students: 745; Location: 161 ELMWOOD AVE; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • SOJOURNER TRUTH MIDDLE (Students: 681; Location: 116 HAMILTON ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JOHN L. COSTLEY MIDDLE (Students: 660; Location: 116 HAMILTON ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • G.WASHINGTON CARVER INST (Students: 643; Location: 410 NORTH GROVE STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PATRICK F. HEALY MIDDLE (Students: 624; Location: 116 HAMILTON ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WHITNEY E. HOUSTON ACAD (Students: 584; Location: 215 DODD ST; Grades: PK - 08)
  • LANGSTON HUGHES SCHOOL (Students: 581; Location: 181 ELMWOOD AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DIONNE WARWICK INSTITUTE (Students: 560; Location: 120 CENTRAL AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in East Orange:
  • OUR LADY HELP CHRISTIANS SCH (Students: 555; Location: 23 NORTH CLINTON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 425; Location: 115 TELFORD STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • FAITH TEMPLE NEW HOPE CHRISTIA (Students: 215; Location: 30 MORTON PLACE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • JAMAS CHILDREN'S UNIVERSITY (Students: 89; Location: 86 WASHINGTON STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • THEODORE BROWN CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 82; Location: PO BOX 826; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CLARK SCHOOL (Students: 80; Location: 671 PARK AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • HORIZON SCHOOL CONS (Students: 52; Location: 91 SOUTH HARRISON STREET; Grades: PK - UG)
  • BETHUNE ACADEMY (Students: 45; Location: 26 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: KG - 3)
Library in East Orange:
  • EAST ORANGE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,804,603; Location: 21 S. ARLINGTON AVENUE; 405,165 books; 1,931 audio materials; 11,991 video materials; 634 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in East Orange: Ampere Station (A), Brick Church (B), Grove Street Station (C), East Orange Station (D), Ampere Branch East Orange Public Library (E), Franklin Branch East Orange Public Library (F), East Orange City Hall (G), East Orange Engine Company Number 4 (H), East Orange Fire Company Number 1 (I), East Orange Hose Company Number 3 (J), East Orange Truck Company Number 3 (K), Eden House for the Mentally Retarded (L).

Shopping Center: Brick Church Plaza Shopping Center (1).

Churches in East Orange include: First Lutheran Church (A), Adams Memorial Church of God (B), Christ Episcopal Church (C), Church At The Crossroads (D), Church of God (E), Church of Light (F), Church of the Holy Name of Jesus (G), Citadel of Hope Mission (H).

Cemetery: Saint Marys Cemetery (1).

Parks in East Orange include: Soverel Park (1), Columbian Playground (2), Orange Oval (3), Elmwood Park (4), Ashland Stadium (5).

Post office: (A).  


East Orange compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density significantly above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in East Orange:
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WNSW (1430 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WPAT (930 AM; 5 kW; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT, INC)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Orange:
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WFMU (91.1 FM; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: AURICLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBGO (88.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: NEWARK PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • WSOU (89.5 FM; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; Owner: SETON HALL UNIVERSITY)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around East Orange:
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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