West Orange, NJ Demographic Data

West Orange, NJ Summary

West Orange is located in Essex County in New Jersey
  • Population: NA
  • Area: 12.17 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 12.05 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.13 sq. miles
  • Population Density: NA
  • Elevation: 541.01 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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West Orange, NJ Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
22,743
54%
50.7
Male
19,762
47%
49.3
Total Population
42,505
 
307,006,556

West Orange, NJ Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
2,658
6.3% 
6.9
5 to 9 Years
2,859
6.7% 
6.6
10 to 14 Years
3,586
8.4% 
6.7
15 to 19 Years
2,226
5.2% 
7.1
20 to 24 Years
1,805
4.2% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
4,363
10.3% 
13.5
35 to 44 Years
6,439
15.1% 
13.6
45 to 54 Years
6,761
15.9% 
14.5
55 to 59 Years
2,762
6.5% 
6.1
60 to 64 Years
2,398
5.6% 
5.2
65 to 74 Years
2,668
6.3% 
6.8
75 to 84 Years
2,560
6.0% 
4.3
85 Years and Over
1,420
3.3% 
1.8
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
31,880
75.0%
75.7
Female
17,203
54.0%
51.3
Male
14,677
46.0%
48.7
21 Years and over
30,722
72.3%
71.2
62 Years and over
7,943
18.7%
15.8
65 Years and over
6,648
15.6%
12.9
Female
4,133
62.2%
57.5
Male
2,515
37.8%
42.5
Median Age (years)
41
0.0%
NR

West Orange, NJ Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
41,884
98.5% 
97.6
White
24,850
58.5% 
74.8
Black or African American
10,585
24.9% 
12.4
American Indian and Alaska Native
21
0.0% 
0.8
Asian
3,338
7.9% 
4.5
Asian Indian
1,535
3.6% 
0.8
Chinese
412
1.0% 
1.0
Filipino
1,028
2.4% 
0.8
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
203
0.5% 
0.4
Vietnamese
28
0.1% 
0.5
Other Asian
132
0.3% 
0.6
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.0
Some Other Race
3,090
7.3% 
4.9
Two or More Races
621
1.5% 
2.4
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
6,237
14.7% 
15.8
Mexican
206
0.5% 
10.3
Puerto Rican
994
2.3% 
1.4
Cuban
111
0.3% 
0.6
Other Hispanic or Latino
4,926
11.6% 
3.4
Not Hispanic or Latino
36,268
85.3% 
84.2

West Orange, NJ Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
1,227
4.2% 
6.3
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1,396
4.8% 
8.5
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
5,946
20.2% 
28.5
Some college, no degree
4,889
16.6% 
21.3
Associate's Degree
1,515
5.2% 
7.5
Bachelor's Degree
8,014
27.3% 
17.6
Graduate or professional degree
6,384
21.7% 
10.3
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
2,623
9.0%
14.8
High School Graduate or Higher
26,748
91.0%
85.2
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
14,398
49.0%
27.9

West Orange, NJ Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
0
0.0%
0.0%
Now Married
0
0.0%
0.0
Divorced
2,517
7.5%
10.6%
Separated
491
1.5%
2.2
Widowed
3,259
9.8
6.1%

West Orange, NJ Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
27,066
67.9%
80.0%
Languages other than english
12,781
32.1%
20.0%
Spanish
5,107
12.8%
12.4%
Other indo-european languages
4,670
11.7%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
1,904
4.8%
3.0%
Other Languages
1,100
2.8%
0.9%

West Orange, NJ Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
453
3.0%
7.8
$10,000 to $14,999
353
2.3%
5.7
$15,000 to $24,999
1,301
8.6%
11.2
$25,000 to $34,999
907
6.0%
10.7
$35,000 to $49,999
1,128
7.5%
14.4
$50,000 to $74,999
2,327
15.4%
18.3
$75,000 to $99,999
1,934
12.8%
12.0
$100,000 to $149,000
3,034
20.0%
11.7
$150,000 to $199,999
1,874
12.4%
4.1
$200,000 or more
1,824
12.1%
3.9
Median household income
89,906
 
50,221
Per capita income
41,184
 
26,409

West Orange, NJ Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
0
0.0%
1.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
1,537
7.2%
9.2
Construction
1,290
6.0%
6.8
Educational services, health care and social assistance
5,779
27.0%
22.7
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
2,227
10.4%
6.9
Information
785
3.7%
2.3
Manufacturing
1,206
5.6%
10.5
Other services except public administration
1,075
5.0%
5.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
2,963
13.8%
10.6
Public administration
948
4.4%
4.8
Retail trade
1,930
9.0%
11.6
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
917
4.3%
5.0
Wholesale trade
742
3.5%
2.9
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,265
5.9%
8.7%
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
0
0.0%
0.7%
Management, professional, and related occupations
9,942
46.5%
35.7%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
1,310
6.1%
11.9%
Sales and office occupations
5,888
27.5%
25.2%
Service occupations
2,994
14.0%
17.8%

West Orange, NJ Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
21,153
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
16,010
75.7%
76.1
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,512
7.1%
10.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
2,582
12.2%
5.0
Walked
350
1.7%
2.9
Other means
96
0.5%
1.7
Worked at home
603
2.9%
4.3
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
30.1
 
25.1

West Orange, NJ Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
1,313
8.7%
8.9
1 vehicles
4,904
32.4%
33.7
2 vehicles
6,584
43.5%
37.6
3 or more
2,334
15.4%
19.9

West Orange, NJ Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
16,174
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
15,135
93.6%
87.4
Owner Occupied
10,756
71.1%
65.9
Renter Occupied
4,379
28.9%
34.1
Vacant Housing Units
1,039
6.4%
12.6
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
0.0%
Rental Vacancy Rate
7
0.0%
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.9
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.2
0.0%
2.5

West Orange, NJ Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
16,174
1 room
372
2.3%
1.9
2 rooms
444
2.7%
2.2
3 rooms
1,368
8.5%
8.9
4 rooms
1,729
10.7%
16.6
5 rooms
2,222
13.7%
20.4
6 rooms
3,004
18.6%
18.3
7 rooms
2,686
16.6%
12.4
8 rooms
2,163
13.4%
8.6
9 rooms or more
2,186
13.5%
10.5
Median Rooms
6
 

West Orange, NJ Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
16,174
 
 
1-unit, detached
9,190
56.8%
61.6
1-unit, attached
1,330
8.2%
5.8
2-units
1,844
11.4%
3.9
3 or 4 units
1,343
8.3%
4.5
5 to 9 units
515
3.2%
4.9
10 to 19 units
275
1.7%
4.6
20 or more units
1,677
10.4%
8.2
Mobile home
0
0.0%
6.5
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

West Orange, NJ Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
4,365
27.0%
14.0%
1940 to 1949
1,873
11.6%
5.8%
1950 to 1959
3,540
21.9%
11.3%
1960 to 1969
1,923
11.9%
11.4%
1970 to 1979
1,025
6.3%
16.3%
1980 to 1989
1,169
7.2%
14.0%
1990 to 1999
1,662
10.3%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
362
2.2%
8.5%
2005 or later
255
1.6%
4.8%

West Orange, NJ Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
NR
NR
49.8
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
NR
NR
5.1
Electricity
NR
NR
34.8
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
NR
NR
6.7
Coal or coke
NR
NR
0.1
Wood
NR
NR
2.1
Solar energy
NR
NR
0.0
Other fuel
NR
NR
0.4
No fuel used
NR
NR
0.9

West Orange, NJ Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
NR
 
50747854.0
Less than $300
NR
NR
0.2%
$700 to $999
NR
NR
14.8%
$500 to $699
NR
NR
5.7%
$1,500 to 1,999
NR
NR
19.7%
$2,000 or more
NR
NR
30.5%
$300 to $499
NR
NR
1.9%
$1,000 to 1,499
NR
NR
27.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,746
22.5%
33.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,008
13.0%
16.0%
25.0% to 29.9%
735
9.5%
12.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
996
12.9%
9.0%
35.0% or more
3,260
42.1%
28.7%
Not Computed
0
0.0%
NR

West Orange, NJ Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
NR 
 
36,601,338 
Less than $200
NR
NR
2.2%
$750 to $999
NR
NR
24.2%
$500 to $749
NR
NR
25.0%
$1,500 or more
NR
NR
12.0%
$200 to $299
NR
NR
3.4%
$300 to $499
NR
NR
9.8%
$1,000 to 1,499
NR
NR
23.4%
No Cash Rent
NR
0.0%
2,171,887
Median (Dollars)
1,220
0.0%
842
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
526
12.4%
11.8%
15.0% to 19.9%
410
9.7%
12.3%
20.0% to 24.9%
476
11.2%
12.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
414
9.8%
11.7%
30.0% to 34.9%
510
12.0%
9.1%
35.0% or more
1,899
44.8%
42.5%
Not Computed
144
0.0%
NR

West Orange, NJ Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
10,756
 
74,843,004
Less then $50,000
34
0.3%
8.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
15
0.1%
8.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
70
0.7%
15.4%
$150,000 to $199,000
118
1.1%
15.0%
$200,000 to $299,999
1,177
10.9%
18.7%
$300,000 to $499,999
6,360
59.1%
16.5%
$500,000 to $999,999
2,810
26.1%
8.9%
$1,000,000 or more
172
1.6%
2.2%
Median (Dollars)
422,500
 
185,200
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