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Population (year 2000): 44,943
Males: 21,110 (47.0%), Females: 23,833 (53.0%)

Median resident age: 39.4 years
Median household income: $69,254 (year 2000)
Median house value: $209,200 (year 2000)

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Races in West Orange:

  • White Non-Hispanic (62.1%)
  • Black (17.5%)
  • Hispanic (10.0%)
  • Other race (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (3.2%)
  • Asian Indian (2.9%)
  • Filipino (2.1%)
  • Chinese (1.7%)
  • Korean (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (16.6%), Irish (10.9%), German (6.8%), West Indian (5.9%), Russian (5.8%), Polish (5.3%).

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Elevation: 500 feet

Land area: 12.1 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in West Orange

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Orange CDP

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

25.6% Foreign born (10.8% Latin America, 7.0% Asia, 5.7% Europe).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Orange, NJ East (3.4 miles pop. 69,824).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (6.1 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (23.9 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NJ Orange, (1.9 miles Orange, NJ (2.8 miles South NJ (3.2 miles Verona, Fells, NJ (3.2 miles Essex Orange, NJ East (3.4 miles Ridge, NJ Glen (3.7 miles NJ Caldwell, (3.8 miles NJ Montclair, (3.8 miles

Latitude: 40.79 N, Longitude: 74.26 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (13.8%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,739 (-12.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,491 (16.2%)


 

Crime in West Orange by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 2.2 0.0 0.0 2.2 0.0
Rapes 1 0 0 1 1
    per 100,000 2.2 0.0 0.0 2.2 2.2
Robberies 65 48 49 49 42
    per 100,000 144.6 106.8 109.0 109.0 93.5
Assaults 31 38 37 30 34
    per 100,000 69.0 84.6 82.3 66.8 75.7
Burglaries 240 305 250 270 217
    per 100,000 534.0 678.6 556.3 600.8 482.8
Thefts 725 692 713 753 685
    per 100,000 1613.2 1539.7 1586.5 1675.5 1524.2
Auto thefts 334 382 298 371 242
    per 100,000 743.2 850.0 663.1 825.5 538.5
221.7 226.0 204.6 224.3 181.9


Average climate in West Orange, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West Orange-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the West Orange city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 tornado 32.2 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Anthony Drejaj - College basketball player (St. Louis Billikens), Brandon Costner - College basketball player (N.C. State Wolfpack).


Main business address for: PENNFED FINANCIAL SERVICES INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospital/medical center in West Orange:
  • KESSLER INSTITUTE FOR REHABILITATION (1199 PLEASANT VALLEY WAY)
Other hospitals/medical centers near West Orange:
  • HOSPITAL CENTER AT ORANGE (about 2 miles; ORANGE, NJ)
  • MONTCLAIR COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; MONTCLAIR, NJ)
  • MOUNTAINSIDE HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; MONTCLAIR, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Orange:
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 10 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • TETERBORO (about 15 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 West Orange:
  • ESSEX COUNTY (about 6 miles; CALDWELL, NJ; ID: CDW)
  • NEWARK NR 1 (about 9 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: 3N4)
  • MORRISTOWN MUNI (about 11 miles; MORRISTOWN, NJ; ID: MMU)

Amtrak stations near West Orange:
  • 8 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.
  • 8 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 16 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Orange:
  • SETON HALL UNIVERSITY (about 3 miles; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 7,509)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY (about 6 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,134)
  • MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,226)
  • KEAN UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; UNION, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,627)
  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEWARK (about 7 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,878)
  • NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 7 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • ESSEX COUNTY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,893)
Public high school in West Orange:
  • WEST ORANGE HIGH (Students: 1,931; Location: 51 CONFORTI AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in West Orange:
  • SETON HALL PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 840; Location: 120 NORTHFIELD AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • S. SCHECHTER UPPER OF ESSEX-UN (Students: 439; Location: 1418 PLEASANT VALLEY WAY; Grades: 6 - 12)
Public primary/middle school in West Orange:
  • MOUNT PLEASANT ELEM (Students: 367; Location: 9 MANGER ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in West Orange:
  • SOLOMON SCHECTER DAY SCHOOL (Students: 359; Location: 122 GREOGREY AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES SCHOOL (Students: 306; Location: 100 VALLEY WAY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 8 ST CLOUD PLACE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • JEWISH COMM CNT METRO WEST (Students: 243; Location: 760 NORTHFIELD AVENUE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SUBURBAN HILLS SCHOOL (Students: 136; Location: 627 MT PLEASANT AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • PLAYHOUSE (Students: 33; Location: 540 PROSPECT ST; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in West Orange:
  • WEST ORANGE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,846,790; Location: 46 MT. PLEASANT AVENUE; 149,267 books; 4,117 audio materials; 4,476 video materials; 245 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in West Orange: Essex County Country Club (A), Essex Fells Country Club (B), Francis A Byrne Golf Course (C), Rocky Spring Golf Club (D), Llewellyn Station (E), West Orange Station (F), Crestmont Country Club (G), Montclair Golf Club (H).

Shopping Center: Essex Green Shopping Center (1).

Churches in West Orange include: Saint Mark's Episcopal Church (A), Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (B), Bethany Evangelical Free Church (C), Our Lady of Lourdes Church (D), Patterson Memorial Presbyterian Church (E), Pleasantdale Church (F).

Cemetery: Rosedale Cemetery (1).

Lakes and reservoirs: Vincent, Lake (A), Cable Lake (B), Crystal Lake (C), Orange Reservoir (D).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Turtle Brook (A).

Parks in West Orange include: Eagle Rock Reservation (1), Edison National Historic Site (2), Grove Park (3).


West Orange compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in West 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.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • 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.)
  • WPAT (930 AM; 5 kW; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT, INC)
  • WNSW (1430 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)
  • 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 West 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)
  • WSOU (89.5 FM; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; Owner: SETON HALL UNIVERSITY)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBGO (88.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: NEWARK PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • 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 West 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)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; 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.)
  • 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)

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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