Orange, New Jersey

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Population in July 2007: 31,907.
Males: 14,754  (46.2%)
Females: 17,153  (53.8%)
Median resident age:

32.5 years
New Jersey median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 07050.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,080 (it was $35,759 in 2000)
Orange:

$48,080
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,334 (it was $16,861 in 2000)

Orange CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $266,627 (it was $132,400 in 2000)
Orange:

$266,627
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $447,851; detached houses: $522,862; townhouses or other attached units: $387,521; in 2-unit structures: $223,228; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $278,189; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $310,816; mobile homes: $237,978
March 2019 cost of living index in Orange: 128.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Orange, NJ (2000)
    • 24,31874.0%Black alone
    • 4,09712.5%Hispanic
    • 2,5027.6%White alone
    • 1,2733.9%Two or more races
    • 4141.3%Asian alone
    • 1680.5%Other race alone
    • 790.2%American Indian alone
    • 170.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Orange detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Orange, New Jersey as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Orange is 1,064 to 1.


Crime rates in Orange by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(12.3)
5
(15.6)
5
(15.8)
4
(12.9)
4
(13.0)
7
(22.5)
8
(26.5)
3
(9.9)
6
(19.4)
0
(0.0)
5
(16.1)
11
(36.1)
3
(9.8)
6
(19.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(24.6)
10
(31.1)
9
(28.4)
11
(35.5)
10
(32.4)
6
(19.3)
11
(36.4)
17
(56.1)
5
(16.2)
6
(19.7)
8
(25.8)
11
(36.1)
9
(29.3)
10
(32.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
214
(659.3)
257
(799.6)
220
(693.6)
175
(564.9)
193
(625.1)
201
(647.2)
189
(625.1)
138
(455.0)
266
(859.4)
190
(622.3)
204
(656.9)
210
(689.2)
152
(494.3)
154
(505.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
128
(394.3)
141
(438.7)
157
(495.0)
136
(439.0)
151
(489.1)
121
(389.6)
117
(387.0)
104
(342.9)
100
(323.1)
122
(399.6)
116
(373.5)
110
(361.0)
81
(263.4)
56
(183.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
363
(1,118)
358
(1,114)
447
(1,409)
488
(1,575)
348
(1,127)
433
(1,394)
401
(1,326)
264
(870.5)
269
(869.1)
312
(1,022)
228
(734.2)
198
(649.8)
258
(839.0)
188
(617.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
630
(1,941)
625
(1,944)
620
(1,955)
557
(1,798)
447
(1,448)
422
(1,359)
347
(1,148)
336
(1,108)
377
(1,218)
493
(1,615)
408
(1,314)
417
(1,369)
452
(1,470)
411
(1,350)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
586
(1,805)
432
(1,344)
401
(1,264)
370
(1,194)
197
(638.1)
240
(772.8)
330
(1,091)
206
(679.2)
225
(726.9)
297
(972.8)
206
(663.3)
228
(748.3)
267
(868.2)
173
(568.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(9.2)
5
(15.6)
5
(15.8)
2
(6.5)
2
(6.5)
1
(3.2)
3
(9.9)
6
(19.8)
3
(9.7)
1
(3.3)
1
(3.2)
5
(16.4)
1
(3.3)
4
(13.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)621.4646.9639.3589.2525.1546.4573.0429.3541.8496.3481.6540.1430.9396.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Orange, NJ

Crime rate in Orange detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 140 (114 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.74
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: West Indian (16.7%), Subsaharan African (4.5%), Italian (3.2%), United States (3.2%), Irish (1.5%), German (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 204 feet

Land area: 2.21 square miles.

Population density: 14,468 people per square mile   (very high).

Orange, New Jersey map

10,293 residents are foreign born (27.2% Latin America).

This place:

31.3%
New Jersey:

17.5%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Orange CDP:

3.5% ($4,583)
New Jersey:

2.4% ($4,047)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Orange, NJ (1.3 miles , pop. 69,824).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (3.5 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (13.8 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

East Orange, NJ (1.1 miles ),
West Orange, NJ (1.3 miles ),
South Orange, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Silver Lake, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Irvington, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Glen Ridge borough, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Maplewood, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Bloomfield, NJ (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 40.77 N, Longitude: 74.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,155 (-18.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,400 (10.5%)

Area codes: 973, 862, 201

Distribution of median household income in Orange, NJ in 2017
Orange satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Most common industries in Orange, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.2%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.8%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Orange, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)

Average climate in Orange, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Orange, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 94.7. This is worse than average.

City:

94.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.325. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.325
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.314. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.314
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.37. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.37
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Orange-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the Orange place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 26.0 miles away from the place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Orange-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 220.3 miles away from Orange center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 258.6 miles away from Orange center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 237.4 miles away from Orange center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 47.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Essex County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 7, Heavy Rains: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Orange topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Orange:

  • HOSPITAL CENTER AT ORANGE (provides emergency services, 188 S ESSEX AVE)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (135 S CENTER ST)
  • POPE JOHN PAUL I I PAVILION, THE (135 SOUTH CENTER STREET)
  • WHITE HOUSE HLTHCR AND REHAB CTR (560 BERKELEY AVENUE)
  • WHITE HOUSE NH INC (560 BERKELEY AVE)
  • RCG ORANGE DC (151 CENTRAL AVE)

Amtrak stations near Orange:

  • 5 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.
  • 6 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 13 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Orange:

  • Seton Hall University (about 2 miles; South Orange, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 7,742)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 3 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,210)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (about 4 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,212)
  • Essex County College (about 4 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,595)
  • Rutgers University-Newark (about 4 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,869)
  • Kean University (about 7 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 12,648)
  • Montclair State University (about 7 miles; Montclair, NJ; FT enrollment: 16,277)

Public high schools in Orange:

  • ORANGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,166, Location: 400 LINCOLN AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • ORANGE PREPARATORY ACADEMY (Location: 400 CENTRAL AVE, Grades: 8-9)
  • CAREER AND INNOVATION ACADEMY OF ORANGE (Location: 123 CLEVELAND STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Orange:

Private elementary/middle school in Orange:

  • ST JOHN GRAMMAR SCHOOL (Students: 153, Location: 455 WHITE ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Orange

Library in Orange:

  • THE ORANGE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,000,475; Location: 348 MAIN STREET; 209,134 books; 13,015 audio materials; 2,361 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 125 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Orange Memorial Hospital is closed
  • additional public school - Main Street School 369 Main Street K-8 opened 9/04

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Orange: Highland Avenue Station (A), West Orange Station (B), Orange Station (C), City of Orange Township Fire Department Station 2 (D), City of Orange Township Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Orange include: All Saints Episcopal Church (A), Bible Way Church of God (B), Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (C), First Fellowship Cathedral (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), First Unitarian Universalist Church (F), Hillside and Valley Presbyterian Church (G), House of God Church (H), House of Prayer Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Johns Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Orange: Orange Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: John Harbison - Composer, Henry Steel Olcott - Union Army officer, Richard Codey - New Jersey State Senator and former Governor of New Jersey, Scott Kelly (astronaut) - Astronaut, Mark Kelly (astronaut) - Astronaut, John Milnor - Mathematician, John Augustine Hartford - Businessman, Sandra Boynton - Humorist, David Garrard - Football quarterback, Tony Galento - Professional wrestler.

Essex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Orange and their reported violations in the past:

ORANGE WATER DEPT (Population served: 33,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-03-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUN-11-2013 and JUN-30-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-12-2013)
  • 12 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.3%
Whole state:

70.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.7%
Whole state:

4.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

18.8%
Whole state:

8.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

9.3%
Whole state:

4.2%

People in group quarters in Orange in 2000:

  • 324 people in nursing homes
  • 76 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 37 people in religious group quarters
  • 13 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 9 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Banks with branches in Orange (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Orange Branch at 425 Main Street, branch established on 1892/01/01; Orange Branch at 276 Main Street, branch established on 1950/06/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Hudson City Savings Bank: Orange Branch at 313 Henry Street, branch established on 1963/12/09; Main Street Branch at 288 Main Street, branch established on 1975/09/22. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $45,373.6 mil, Deposits: $25,645.6 mil, headquarters in Paramus, NJ, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Orange Valley Branch at 394 Scotland Road, branch established on 1917/01/09. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Orange - Main Street at 300 Main Street, branch established on 2003/09/08. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Orange Branch at 410 Main Street, branch established on 1952/12/15. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Orange:

Marital status in Orange, NJ
  • Never married: 40.5%
  • Now married: 36.2%
  • Separated: 5.4%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Orange:

  • High school or higher: 72.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.1
New Jersey average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Orange:

(Orange, New Jersey Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Orange, NJ (based on Essex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic261,96665
Other61,85081
Mainline Protestant41,339171
Black Protestant38,68788
Evangelical Protestant34,666191
Orthodox6,18812
None339,273-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 305
Essex County:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 119
This county:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Essex County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 463
Essex County:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Essex County:

9.4%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.3%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Essex County:

16.5%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.4%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Orange:

45.2%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Orange:

29.9
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Orange:

19.2%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.7%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.7%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Orange:

53.4%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Orange:

83.2%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Orange, NJ Residents

5.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($86,759 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,425 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.78% ($95,396 average AGI)
from Union County, NJ  0.65% ($49,843)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.41% ($75,079)


6.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($128,901 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,135 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Union County, NJ  0.90% ($84,799 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.50% ($65,771)
to Morris County, NJ  0.45% ($108,449)
Businesses in Orange, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1Nike5
Budget Car Rental1Payless1
DHL1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry2Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway1
FedEx2True Value2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1U-Haul3
Little Caesars Pizza1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets5Walgreens1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
New Balance1White Castle1

Strongest AM radio stations in 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)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WPAT (930 AM; 5 kW; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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 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.)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • 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)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Orange: Aaron B. Tompkins, Peter S. Connor.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Orange fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 177ft / 53.7mTotal length
  • $21,932,000Total costs
  • 1,012,098Total average daily traffic
  • 82,114Total average daily truck traffic
  • 164,176Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Orange, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31960-1969
  • 181970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Orange, NJ

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Prospect Ave & Eagle Rock (Lat: 40.787611 Lon: -74.254583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WPQI580,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.420 MHz, Grant Date: 06/08/2005, Expiration Date: 07/27/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2015, Certifier: Gus Staikes, Registrant: J&h Radio, 191 Belleville Ave, Belleville, NJ 07109, Phone: (201) 933-3303, Fax: (201) 299-3541, Email:
  • Lat: 40.762889 Lon: -74.234306, Call Sign: WPSI642,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.512 MHz, 469.512 MHz, 466.512 MHz, 456.962 MHz, Grant Date: 05/10/2001, Expiration Date: 05/10/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/16/2011, Certifier: Signature On File, Registrant: Wireless Management Corp, 12 58 Second Street, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410, Phone: (201) 233-6605, Fax: (201) 796-5805
  • SITE, 451 Lincoln Ave. (Lat: 40.763000 Lon: -74.243500), Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: WQCB278,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.387 MHz, 456.512 MHz, 456.712 MHz, 457.187 MHz, 457.662 MHz, 457.712 MHz, 457.762 MHz, 457.812 MHz, 457.837 MHz, 462.237 MHz... (+3 more), Grant Date: 11/01/2014, Expiration Date: 01/21/2025, Certifier: Adekunle James, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 145-147 Main Street (Lat: 40.769500 Lon: -74.223694), Call Sign: WQDE365,
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.212 MHz, 469.037 MHz, 469.237 MHz, 469.062 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 469.087 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 469.112 MHz, 469.312 MHz, 469.137 MHz... (+21 more), Grant Date: 08/04/2005, Expiration Date: 08/04/2015, Cancellation Date: 10/10/2015, Certifier: Eva S Vieira, Registrant: Panasonic System Solucation Company, 1707 N. Randall Road, E1-D9, Elgin, IL 60123-7847, Phone: (847) 468-5318, Fax: (847) 574-7614, Email:
  • Lat: 40.786500 Lon: -74.220167, Call Sign: WQMA825,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.400 MHz, 451.850 MHz, 451.950 MHz, 452.712 MHz, Grant Date: 06/15/2010, Expiration Date: 06/15/2020, Certifier: Alison Minea, Registrant: Dish Network Corporation, 1110 Vermont Ave Nw Suite 750, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 463-3709, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Orange)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2411Y , Serial Number: 17249711, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 10/15/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 10/19/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Michael A Mullings, 48 Hillyer St, Orange, NJ 07050
  • Aircraft: PIPER J4A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 24830 , Serial Number: 4737, Year manufactured: 1939
    Registrant (Individual): John F Mcmickle, 52 W South Orange, S Orange, NJ 07079
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 93507 , Serial Number: 830, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Charles Argentero, 653 Nassau St, Orange, NJ 07050

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED38$184,73711$200,091160$229,4635$86,4003$2,025,0006$187,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$166,0006$219,83332$195,3446$68,0001$3,638,0004$218,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED28$225,71424$209,833169$223,23129$67,4481$3,650,00021$166,905
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$188,92310$178,60051$215,3147$125,7140$04$152,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$243,8573$135,33321$228,6671$230,0000$02$176,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0181.00 , 0182.00, 0183.00, 0184.00, 0186.00, 0187.00, 0188.00, 0189.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$293,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$203,2003$248,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$205,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0181.00 , 0182.00, 0183.00, 0184.00, 0186.00, 0187.00, 0188.00, 0189.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Orange, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Orange, NJ - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 146. The highest number of fire incidents - 276 took place in 2011, and the least - 4 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Orange, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (82.6%), and Outside Fires (9.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Orange, NJ
    • 1,92482.6%Structure Fires
    • 2119.1%Outside Fires
    • 1757.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 200.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Orange, NJ
Most common first names in Orange, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary33878.3 years
John26972.0 years
William25072.9 years
James24371.5 years
Joseph20972.7 years
Robert13966.9 years
Charles13872.0 years
George12471.0 years
Frank12473.4 years
Anna12379.8 years
Most common last names in Orange, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13271.0 years
Brown11369.0 years
Jones10473.2 years
Johnson9867.9 years
Williams9570.0 years
Davis5771.5 years
Harris5364.0 years
Jackson5172.5 years
White4373.4 years
Robinson3974.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Orange, NJ
  • 69.3%Utility gas
  • 21.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.6%Electricity
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Orange, NJ
  • 55.2%Utility gas
  • 20.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.1%Electricity
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy


Orange compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Orange on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bus, a trolley bus, a streetcar, or a trolley car to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Guyana (population 500+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: painters and paperhangers (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Trinidad and Tobago (population 500+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: personal and laundry services (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: registered nurses (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Central America (population 500+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South America (population 500+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: radio, tv, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest housing density (population 2,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: broadcasting and telecommunications (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 (07050) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of West Indian first ancestries"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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