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Current weather forecast for South Orange, NJ
Population in July 2007: 16,468.
Males: 7,903  (48.0%)
Females: 8,565  (52.0%)

Median resident age:  34.7 years
New Jersey median age:  36.7 years

Zip codes: 07079.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $94,894 (it was $83,611 in 2000)
South Orange:

$94,894
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $50,493

South Orange CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $486,904 (it was $263,600 in 2000)
South Orange:

$486,904
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $567,958; Detached houses: $590,531; Townhouses or other attached units: $384,538; In 2-unit structures: $336,346; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $381,203; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $283,251; Mobile homes: $831,781

Median gross rent in 2009: $1,553.

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  • White alone - 9,871 (58.2%)
  • Black alone - 5,150 (30.4%)
  • Hispanic - 837 (4.9%)
  • Asian alone - 659 (3.9%)
  • Two or more races - 375 (2.2%)
  • Other race alone - 51 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (0.09%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in South Orange: 320.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Irish (12.4%), Italian (9.5%), German (9.0%), West Indian (5.8%), Russian (4.4%), Polish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1869

Elevation: 160 feet

Land area: 2.85 square miles.

Population density: 5,772 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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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 (commute): 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Orange CDP:

  • Never married: 37.8%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

2,320 residents are foreign born (6.6% Latin America, 4.3% Europe, 2.6% Asia).

This place:  14.4%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in South Orange, New Jersey as of September 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in South Orange to the number of sex offenders is 16,468 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

South Orange CDP:  3.0% ($7,990)
New Jersey:  2.4% ($4,047)
South Orange satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Irvington, NJ (2.1 miles , pop. 60,695).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (4.0 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (18.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Maplewood, NJ (1.2 miles ), Orange, NJ (1.4 miles ), Irvington, NJ (1.4 miles ), East Orange, NJ (1.7 miles ), West Orange, NJ (1.7 miles ), Millburn, NJ (1.8 miles ), Short Hills, NJ (1.9 miles ), Union, NJ (1.9 miles ).

Latitude: 40.75 N, Longitude: 74.26 W

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

Area codes: 973, 862

South Orange household income distribution South Orange home values distribution


 

Crime rates in South Orange by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0310101021000
per 100,000 0.017.55.80.05.90.06.00.012.66.30.00.00.0
Rapes 1003221000000
per 100,000 5.90.00.017.611.811.96.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 46465136314223313426414831
per 100,000 272.5268.9294.5210.7182.2249.6138.3190.2214.0164.9255.9295.3190.2
Assaults 2333222735361825131617119
per 100,000 136.3192.9127.0158.1205.7214.0108.3153.481.8101.5106.167.755.2
Burglaries 126140130855787746975731356895
per 100,000 746.4818.5750.6497.6335.0517.1445.1423.4472.1463.0842.5418.4582.8
Thefts 407399360292286353260241222331248237227
per 100,000 2411.12332.72078.61709.41680.72098.11563.91478.71397.52099.31547.71458.31392.6
Auto thefts 16830716021916711494836855315643
per 100,000 995.31794.8923.81282.1981.4677.6565.4509.3428.1348.8193.5344.6263.8
Arson 2400010010100
per 100,000 11.823.40.00.00.05.90.00.06.30.06.20.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 357.3468.5349.8328.7298.9315.0228.7227.0239.2236.9244.8227.0194.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 55 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.07
New Jersey average:

3.38

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.3%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2005-2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Lawyers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Lawyers (4%)

Work and jobs in South Orange: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in South Orange, New Jersey

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Tornado activity:

South Orange-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the South Orange place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 25.2 miles away from the place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Orange-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 97.8 miles away from the city 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 96.4 miles away from South 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 45.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 27.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 42.0 miles away from South Orange center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Essex County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Orange topographic map

Birthplace of: Kevin Spacey - (born 1959), actor, Art Howe (American football) - Football player and coach, Lauryn Hill - (born 1975), singer-songwriter, musician, Gabrielle Stanton - Television producer, Gerardo Catena - Mobster, Jeff Van Note - Player of football, Joel Silver - Entertainment industry businessman, Joseph Nye - Political scientist, Leigh Page - Physicist, Michael Peter Smith - Singer-songwriter.


Hospitals/medical centers near South Orange:

  • WHITE HOUSE HLTHCR AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ORANGE, NJ)
  • WHITE HOUSE NH INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ORANGE, NJ)
  • VA NEW JERSEY HEALTH CARE SYSTEM (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, Government Federal, about 2 miles away; EAST ORANGE, NJ)

Political contributions by individuals in South Orange, NJ

Amtrak stations near South Orange:

  • 5 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 6 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.
  • 13 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: 6,575; 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:

  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 4 miles; Newark, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 4,275)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (about 5 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,420)
  • Essex County College (about 5 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,915)
  • Rutgers University-Newark (about 5 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,473)
  • Kean University (about 5 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,081)
  • Union County College (about 7 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,338)
  • Montclair State University (about 9 miles; Montclair, NJ; FT enrollment: 13,192)

Private high school in South Orange:

  • MARYLAWN OF THE ORANGES ACADEMY (Students: 197; Location: 445 SCOTLAND RD; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)

Public elementary/middle schools in South Orange:

Private elementary/middle schools in South Orange:

  • OUR LADY OF SORROWS SCHOOL (Students: 219; Location: 172 ACADEMY ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SOUTH ORANGE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 68; Location: 461 VOSE AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BETH EL PRESCHOOL KINDERGARTEN (Students: 53; Location: 222 IRVINGTON AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
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Library in South Orange:

  • SOUTH ORANGE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,248,832; Location: 65 SCOTLAND ROAD; 97,305 books; 5,662 audio materials; 3,684 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 208 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • You list nearby hospitals for South Orange, New Jersey. The Hospital Center at Orange is closed and Irvington General Hospital is slated to close soon.
  • birthplace of actor Zach Braff
  • nearest hospitals: Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston. Most people along with our Rescue Squad use this hospital. Second most frequented hospital is Overlook in Summit

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Notable locations in South Orange: South Orange Station (A), Mountain Station (B), Ward Homestead (C), Xavier Hall (D), Walsh Library (E), The Arts Center (F), Stafford Hall (G), Serra Hall (H), Saint Andrew's Hall (I), Presidents Hall (J), Neumann Hall (K), Mooney Hall (L), McQuaid Hall (M), McNulty Hall (N), McNulty Gate (O), Lewis Hall (P), Jubilee Hall (Q), George M Ring Building (R), Farinella Gate (S), Fahy Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in South Orange include: Meadowland Park (1), Grove Park (2), Cameron Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Father Vincent Monella Center of Italian Culture (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 133 Fairview Avenue).

 
Essex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5 NO2 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.7. This is about average.
City:

31.7
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.368. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.368
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.26
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 14.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.8
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.70
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 15.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.9
U.S.:

9.4
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.1072


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 8.5%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.3% for Black residents, 7.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.5% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.2%
Whole state:  70.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.6%
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: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in South Orange, NJ

People in group quarters in South Orange in 2000:

  • 1,897 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 62 people in religious group quarters
  • 54 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 41 people in other group homes
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

South Orange compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in South Orange (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: South Orange Branch at 76 South Orange Avenue, branch established on 1952/12/15; Seton Hall Branch at 400 S Orange Avenue, branch established on 2010/08/23. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: South Orange Pathmark at 407 Valley St., branch established on 1998/03/09; South Orange Branch at 8 South Orange Avenue, branch established on 1948/11/01. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: South Orange Annex at 7 Third Street, branch established on 1973/09/17; South Orange Branch at 11 South Orange Avenue, branch established on 1955/11/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Investors Bank: South Orange Branch at 75 South Orange Avenue, branch established on 2011/03/30. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $10,674.9 mil, Deposits: $7,419.7 mil, headquarters in Short Hills, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Investors Bancorp, Mhc
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: South Orange Branch at 18 S. Orange Avenue, branch established on 2004/12/13. 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.
  • BCB Community Bank: Alliance Community Bank Branch at 200 Valley Street, branch established on 2000/05/15. Info updated 2012/03/14: Bank assets: $1,216.8 mil, Deposits: $977.7 mil, headquarters in Bayonne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Bcb Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Provident Bank: South Orange Branch at 159 South Orange Avenue, branch established on 1939/09/28. Info updated 2010/07/27: Bank assets: $7,097.5 mil, Deposits: $5,186.9 mil, headquarters in Jersey City, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 83 total offices, Holding Company: Provident Financial Services, Inc.
  • Valley National Bank: South Orange Branch at 115 Valley Street, branch established on 2005/01/02. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2009

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2009


South Orange travel time to work - commute


South Orange mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for South Orange CDP (based on Essex County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.95%
Here57.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents62.0%16.9%4.8%3.6%2.3%
Congregations15.8%7.4%3.3%10.5%10.3%
NameEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.1%1.2%1.0%0.7%5.6%
Congregations7.4%5.3%3.3%4.8%32.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
Essex County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

9.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

25.3%
State:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.5%
New Jersey:

18.0%

5.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($60,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($649 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.73% ($63,892 average AGI)
from Union County, NJ  0.70% ($39,626)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.41% ($54,350)


7.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($55,682 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($624 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.08%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Union County, NJ  1.14% ($43,782 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.56% ($41,527)
to Morris County, NJ  0.49% ($87,001)

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)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNSW (1430 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING 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.)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Orange:

  • WSOU (89.5 FM; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; Owner: SETON HALL UNIVERSITY)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of South Orange fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • DAN TAYLOR, 400 South Orange Avenue (Lat: 40.741222 Lon: -74.244583), Type: 80.5, Overall height: 71.6 m
    Registrant: 8569850077, Lmizrahi@commtechrf.Com
  • DAN TAYLOR, 400 South Orange Avenue (Lat: 40.741222 Lon: -74.244583), Type: 80.5, Overall height: 71.6 m
    Registrant: 8569850077, Lmizrahi@commtechrf.Com
  • 400 S Orange Ave (Lat: 40.751389 Lon: -74.224722), Type: 72.3, Overall height: 72.3 m
    Registrant: 9707619454, Kurtykst@shu.Edu, 400 S ORANGE AVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 25 Crest Ave (Lat: 40.748167 Lon: -74.270417), Call Sign: KUI670
    Assigned Frequencies: 470.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/24/2010, Expiration Date: 01/09/2021, Certifier: Anthony R Melia
    Registrant: County Of Essex, 50 Nelson Place, Newark, NJ 07102, Phone: (973) 324-9755, Fax: (973) 324-9759, Email:
  • 201 E South Orange Ave (Lat: 40.744556 Lon: -74.253194), Call Sign: KGV360
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.895 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/2003, Expiration Date: 08/04/2013
    Registrant: Hhw Group, One Bridge Plaza North, Fort Lee, NJ 07024, Phone: (201) 849-4406, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 12LR , Serial Number: 18266528, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 07/27/1978
    Registrant (Corporation): Larry Rachlin Inc, 115 Raymond Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079
  • Aircraft: S.O.C.A.T.A. MS894A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A-350SER (235 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82JB , Serial Number: 12012, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 04/02/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Birk Aircraft Sales LLC, 4 S Orange Ave Unit 158, South Orange, NJ 07079
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-A1B6D (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8730Z , Serial Number: 177RG1338, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 01/22/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Bjorn O Kalderen, 291 N Western Dr, South Orange, NJ 07079
  • Aircraft: AIR CREATION CLIPPER 912R (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912 (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 912NJ , Serial Number: T01082, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 09/19/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen J Fisher, 60 Duffield Dr, South Orange, NJ 07079



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 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 ORIGINATED28$381,179121$395,488485$352,66614$262,7861$1,125,00011$264,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$325,75014$430,92946$368,4132$160,0000$01$650,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$324,27319$416,842156$374,5589$177,3330$05$274,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$377,8187$403,28698$324,4692$51,5000$06$256,833
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$263,0003$571,00035$398,6862$135,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0190.00 , 0191.00, 0192.00, 0193.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$397,0633$417,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$353,1250$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$245,0001$513,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$332,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0190.00 , 0191.00, 0192.00, 0193.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Businesses in South Orange, NJ
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1GNC1
Blockbuster1Goodwill2
Cold Stone Creamery1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Decora Cabinetry2Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx3UPS4
Browse common businesses in South Orange, NJ


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  • #31 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #45 (07079) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Nigerian first ancestries"
  • #55 (07079) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Zimbabwean first ancestries"
  • #94 (07079) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of British West Indian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #98 (07079) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Guyanese first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #98 (07079) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other Subsaharan African first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Thomas Richardson (75)
  • Thomas J. Richardson (33)
  • Douglas M. Gill (21)
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Total of 320 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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