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Population (year 2000): 16,964
Males: 8,142 (48.0%), Females: 8,822 (52.0%)

Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $83,611 (year 2000)
Median house value: $274,600 (year 2000)

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Races in South Orange:

  • White Non-Hispanic (58.2%)
  • Black (31.3%)
  • Hispanic (4.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • Chinese (1.4%)
  • Asian Indian (1.0%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (11.8%), Italian (11.1%), German (9.3%), West Indian (6.9%), Polish (5.4%), Russian (4.8%).Orange, New Jersey

Elevation: 160 feet

Land area: 2.9 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in South Orange

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 57.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 29.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Orange CDP

  • Never married: 38.1%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

16.9% Foreign born (7.8% Latin America, 3.9% Europe, 2.5% Asia, 2.0% Africa).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ (2.4 miles Irvington, pop. 60,695).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (5.1 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (23.6 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NJ (1.4 miles Maplewood, NJ Orange, (2.1 miles NJ (2.4 miles Irvington, Orange, NJ (2.8 miles West Orange, NJ East (3.5 miles NJ Union, (3.6 miles NJ (4.2 miles Hillside, NJ Millburn, (4.3 miles

Latitude: 40.75 N, Longitude: 74.26 W

Area codes: 973, 862


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (29.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (14.3%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (12.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,982 (-11.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,007 (22.8%)


 

Crime in South Orange by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 3 1 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 17.7 5.9 0.0 5.9
Rapes 1 1 0 0 3 2
    per 100,000 5.9 5.9 0.0 0.0 17.7 11.8
Robberies 24 46 46 51 36 31
    per 100,000 141.5 271.2 271.2 300.6 212.2 182.7
Assaults 15 23 33 22 27 35
    per 100,000 88.4 135.6 194.5 129.7 159.2 206.3
Burglaries 117 126 140 130 85 57
    per 100,000 689.7 742.7 825.3 766.3 501.1 336.0
Thefts 476 407 399 360 292 286
    per 100,000 2805.9 2399.2 2352.0 2122.1 1721.3 1685.9
Auto thefts 148 168 307 160 219 167
    per 100,000 872.4 990.3 1809.7 943.2 1291.0 984.4
292.8 338.0 434.6 336.0 309.8 276.4

Average climate in South Orange, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

South Orange-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the South Orange city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 tornado 32.5 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

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Hospitals/medical centers near South Orange:
  • HOSPITAL CENTER AT ORANGE (about 3 miles; ORANGE, NJ)
  • IRVINGTON GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; IRVINGTON, NJ)
  • EAST ORANGE GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; EAST ORANGE, NJ)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to South Orange:
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 8 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • TETERBORO (about 17 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 19 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to South Orange:
  • NEWARK NR 1 (about 8 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: 3N4)
  • ESSEX COUNTY (about 9 miles; CALDWELL, NJ; ID: CDW)
  • LINDEN (about 10 miles; LINDEN, NJ; ID: LDJ)

Amtrak stations near South Orange:
  • 6 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 7 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.
  • 14 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
College/University in South Orange:
  • SETON HALL UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 7,509; Location: 400 S ORANGE AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.shu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near South Orange:
  • KEAN UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; UNION, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 8,627)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY (about 5 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,134)
  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEWARK (about 6 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,878)
  • NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 6 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • ESSEX COUNTY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,893)
  • UNION COUNTY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; CRANFORD, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,856)
  • MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,226)
Private high school in South Orange:
  • MARYLAWN OF THE ORANGES (Students: 182; Location: 445 SCOTLAND ROAD; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
Private primary/middle schools in South Orange:
  • OUR LADY OF SORROWS SCHOOL (Students: 424; Location: 172 ACADEMY STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BETH EL PRESCHOOL KINDERGARTEN (Students: 52; Location: 222 IRVINGTON AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SOUTH ORANGE COUNTRY DAY SCH (Students: 40; Location: 461 VOSE AVENUE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in South Orange:
  • SOUTH ORANGE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $946,401; Location: 65 SCOTLAND ROAD; 96,046 books; 3,942 audio materials; 1,756 video materials; 263 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in South Orange: South Orange Station (A), Mountain Station (B), Ward Homestead (C), Neumann Hall (D), Alfieri Hall (E), Presidents Hall (F), Alumni Hall (G), Lewis Hall (H), Mooney Hall (I), George M Ring Building (J), Aquinas Hall (K), Arts and Sciences Hall (L), Corrigan Hall (M), McQuaid Hall (N), McNulty Hall (O), McNulty Gate (P), Xavier Hall (Q), Bayley Hall (R), Walsh Library (S), The Arts Center (T).

Churches in South Orange include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Congregation Beth El (B), Immaculate Conception Chapel (C), South Orange-Vailsburg Methodist Church (D), Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church (E), Saint Andrew And Holy Communion Church (F), Saint Andrews Church (G), First Baptist Church (H).

Parks in South Orange include: Cameron Park (1), Grove Park (2), Meadowland Park (3).


South Orange compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in South 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)
  • WNSW (1430 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
Strongest FM radio stations in South Orange:
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WSOU (89.5 FM; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; Owner: SETON HALL UNIVERSITY)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • 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.)
  • 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 South 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)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)

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