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Population in July 2007: 43,629.
Males: 20,492  (47.0%)
Females: 23,137  (53.0%)

Median resident age:  39.4 years
New Jersey median age:  36.7 years

Zip codes: 07052.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $78,600 (it was $69,254 in 2000)
West Orange:

$78,600
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $42,343

West Orange CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $375,153 (it was $203,100 in 2000)
West Orange:

$375,153
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $459,204; Detached houses: $465,882; Townhouses or other attached units: $512,748; In 2-unit structures: $365,793; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $348,942; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $364,933; Mobile homes: $321,772

Median gross rent in 2009: $1,196.

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  • White alone - 22,173 (51.8%)
  • Black alone - 10,386 (24.3%)
  • Hispanic - 6,132 (14.3%)
  • Asian alone - 3,291 (7.7%)
  • Two or more races - 472 (1.1%)
  • Other race alone - 217 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 111 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in West Orange: 294.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (12.9%), Irish (8.9%), German (6.3%), West Indian (4.6%), Russian (4.4%), Polish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 500 feet

Land area: 12.1 square miles.

Population density: 3,600 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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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 (commute): 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Orange CDP:

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

10,232 residents are foreign born (10.9% Latin America, 7.3% Asia, 4.2% Europe).

This place:  23.9%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in West Orange, New Jersey as of November 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in West Orange to the number of sex offenders is 7,272 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:

West Orange CDP:  3.2% ($6,498)
New Jersey:  2.4% ($4,047)
West Orange satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Orange, NJ (2.8 miles , pop. 69,824).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (5.2 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (18.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Orange, NJ (1.3 miles ), East Orange, NJ (1.7 miles ), South Orange, NJ (1.7 miles ), Glen Ridge borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), Essex Fells borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), Verona, NJ (1.8 miles ), Montclair, NJ (1.8 miles ), Roseland borough, NJ (1.9 miles ).

Latitude: 40.79 N, Longitude: 74.26 W

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

West Orange household income distribution West Orange home values distribution


 

Crime rates in West Orange by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1001000200012
per 100,000 2.40.00.02.20.00.00.04.60.00.00.02.24.3
Rapes 1001100261520
per 100,000 2.40.00.02.22.20.00.04.614.12.411.74.30.0
Robberies 65484949425551484240354331
per 100,000 158.0105.9106.8107.792.5122.4115.2110.798.994.482.292.866.7
Assaults 31383730343630374929473135
per 100,000 75.483.980.665.974.980.167.885.4115.468.5110.466.975.3
Burglaries 240305250270217191196162178156131201148
per 100,000 583.5673.0544.9593.3478.1425.1442.8373.8419.1368.3307.6433.6318.2
Thefts 725692713753685640684501496504402518436
per 100,000 1762.61527.01554.01654.51509.31424.41545.31155.91167.91189.9943.91117.3937.5
Auto thefts 3343822983712422401811327753487870
per 100,000 812.0843.0649.5815.2533.2534.2408.9304.5181.3125.1112.7168.2150.5
Arson 5262020024311
per 100,000 12.24.413.14.40.04.50.00.04.79.47.02.22.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 261.0238.3213.0238.7192.4193.7184.5170.0164.3135.3132.2146.1122.7

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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 West Orange detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 103 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
New Jersey average:

3.38

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West Orange, New Jersey - Economy and Business Data

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 (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Lawyers (3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)

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

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Tornado activity:

West 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 12.8 miles away from the West Orange place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 24.7 miles away from the place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Orange-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 82% 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 98.8 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 97.4 miles away from West 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 46.4 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 29.8 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 40.4 miles away from West 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).
West Orange topographic map

Birthplace of: Amos Alonzo Stagg - Football player and coach, Andy Stern - Labor leader, Laura San Giacomo - Actress, Anna Easter Brown - Non-fiction writer, Brendan Byrne - Judge, Hilary Rosen - Lobbyist, Joan Caulfield - Film actor, Michael Pitt - Film actor, Alan Flusser - Fashion designer, Anthony Drejaj - College basketball player (St. Louis Billikens).

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


Hospitals/medical centers in West Orange:

  • JERSEY CARE HOME HEALTH PROGRAM (Home Health Center, 80 MAIN STREET)
  • PATIENT CARE MEDICAL SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, 300 EXECUTIVE DRIVE)
  • KESSLER INSTITUTE FOR REHABILITATION, INC WEST FAC (Hospital, 1199 PLEASANT VALLEY WAY)
  • SAINT BARNABAS HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE CENTER (Hospital, 95 OLD SHORT HILLS ROAD)
  • SAINT BARNABAS OUTPATIENT CENTER-GYNECOLOGICAL SUR (Hospital, 101 OLD SHORT HILLS ROAD)
  • DAUGHTERS OF ISRAEL NH (Nursing Home, 1155 PLEASANT VALLEY WAY)
  • DAUGHTERS OF ISRAEL PLEASANT VALLEY HOME (Nursing Home, 1155 PLEASANT VALLEY WAY)
  • GREEN HILL (Nursing Home, 103 PLEASANT VALLEY WAY)
  • MEMORIAL CENTER FOR WOMEN GREEN HILL (Nursing Home, 103 PLEASANT VALLEY WAY)
  • NORTHFIELD MANOR NH (Nursing Home, 777 NORTHFIELD AVE)
  • ST CLOUD HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 5 BROOK END DRIVE)
  • STRATFORD MANOR REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 787 NORTHFIELD AVE)
  • SUMMIT RIDGE CENTER (Nursing Home, 20 SUMMIT STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in West Orange, NJ

Amtrak stations near West Orange:

  • 7 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 15 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 West Orange:

  • Seton Hall University (about 3 miles; South Orange, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,575)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 5 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,275)
  • Rutgers University-Newark (about 6 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,473)
  • Essex County College (about 6 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,915)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (about 6 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,420)
  • Montclair State University (about 6 miles; Montclair, NJ; FT enrollment: 13,192)
  • Kean University (about 8 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,081)

Public high school in West Orange:

Private high school in West Orange:

  • SETON HALL PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 972; Location: 120 NORTHFIELD AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in West Orange:

Private elementary/middle schools in West Orange:

  • SOLOMON SCHECHTER DAY E S (Students: 280; Location: 122 GREGORY AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • BLESSED POPE JOHN XXIII ACADEMY (Students: 170; Location: 8 ST CLOUD PL; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MOUNT CARMEL GUILD ACADEMY (Students: 76; Location: 100 VALLEY WAY; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MOUNT CARMEL GUILD ACADEMY (Students: 75; Location: 100 VALLEY WAY; Grades: KG - 8)
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Library in West Orange:

  • WEST ORANGE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,790,760; Location: 46 MT. PLEASANT AVENUE; 162,529 books; 4,961 audio materials; 5,645 video materials; 15 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 6 other licensed databases; 303 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • montclair community is no longer there
  • Amos Alonso Stagg famous football coach was born in West Orange on Augst 14, 1862.

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Notable locations in West Orange: Crestmont Country Club (A), Essex County Country Club (B), Essex Fells Country Club (C), Montclair Golf Club (D), Rocky Spring Golf Club (E), Llewellyn Station (F), Francis A Byrne Golf Course (G), Phillips Ambulance Service (H), Personal Care Ambulance Service (I), West Orange First Aid Squad (J), West Orange Fire Department Fire House 2 (K), West Orange Fire Department Fire House 3 (L), West Orange Fire Department Fire House 4 (M), West Orange Fire Department Fire House 1 (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Essex Green Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Cable Lake (A), Lake Vincent (B), Crystal Lake (C), Orange Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Turtle Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in West Orange include: Eagle Rock Reservation (1), Edison National Historic Site (2), Grove Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Llewellyn Hotel (259 Main Street).

 
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 32.1. This is about average.
City:

32.1
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.375. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.375
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.39
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.3. This is better than average. There were 33 monitors within city limits.
City:

23.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 14.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.9
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.72. This is about average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.72
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 15.8. This is significantly worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.8
U.S.:

9.4
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.1072


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 6.1%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.1% for Black residents, 10.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.8% for American Indian residents, 12.4% for other race residents, 1.0% 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:  70.9%
Whole state:  70.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.9%
Whole state:  4.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

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

People in group quarters in West Orange in 2000:

  • 932 people in nursing homes
  • 94 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 73 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 22 people in religious group quarters
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded

West Orange compared to New Jersey state average:

West Orange, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in West Orange (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: West Orange Branch, Pleasantdale Branch, Operations Center Branch, Northfield Avenue Branch. 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: West Orange Branch at 425 Pleasant Valley Way, branch established on 2002/11/08; West Orange Branch at 455 Prospect Avenue, branch established on 1990/10/05. 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
  • Kearny Federal Savings Bank: West Orange Pleasantdale Branch at 487 Pleasant Valley Way, branch established on 1957/09/01; West Orange Tory Corner Branch at 216 Main Street, branch established on 1957/09/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,851.0 mil, Deposits: $2,123.4 mil, headquarters in Kearny, NJ, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 41 total offices
  • Llewellyn-Edison Savings Bank, FSB: 83 Northfield Ave Branch at 83 Northfield Ave, branch established on 1912/01/01; Llewellyn-Edison Savings Bank, Fsb at 474 Prospect Avenue, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $133.1 mil, Deposits: $104.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Team Capital Bank: West Orange Branch at 464 Eagle Rock Avenue, branch established on 2011/03/09. Info updated 2012/04/04: Bank assets: $828.8 mil, Deposits: $643.5 mil, headquarters in Bethlehem, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: West Orange Branch at 59 Main Street, branch established on 1985/05/01. 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
  • New York Community Bank: West Orange Branch at 622 Eagle Rock Avenue, branch established on 1989/06/30. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: 80 Main Street Branch at 80 Main Street, branch established on 2003/04/17. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: West Orange - Essex Green Branch at 495 Prospect Avenue, branch established on 2005/09/19. 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.
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in West Orange, New Jersey:

  • Residence Inn By Marriott, West Orange, 107 Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052 , Phone: (973) 669-4700, Fax: (973) 669-0230
  • The Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052 , Phone: (973) 731-7007
  • West Orange Courtyard By Marriott, 8 Rooney Cir, West Orange, NJ 07052 , Phone: (973) 669-4725, Fax: (973) 669-4724
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in West Orange, New Jersey

Educational Attainment (%) in 2009

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2009


West Orange travel time to work - commute


West Orange mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for West 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 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.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT (930 AM; 5 kW; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT, INC)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WNSW (1430 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)

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)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSOU (89.5 FM; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; Owner: SETON HALL UNIVERSITY)
  • 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.)
  • WBGO (88.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: NEWARK PUBLIC RADIO 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.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING 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)
  • 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)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 24
Total length: 109 meters (358ft)
Total costs: $1,602,000
Total average daily traffic: 964,472
Total average daily truck traffic: 78,808

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 11
  • 1970-1979: 8
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for West Orange, NJ



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 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 ORIGINATED169$295,775242$310,116999$283,95625$136,0801$275,00027$216,222
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$293,00031$340,452131$272,74013$88,4620$01$355,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED43$312,02359$302,424468$312,81835$62,5140$010$187,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN19$326,21141$303,146252$315,22610$136,1000$09$221,889
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS18$279,61114$343,57182$326,9631$42,0000$00$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in West Orange, NJ

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED39$305,51319$352,684
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$295,41712$361,833
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$439,5453$405,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$539,0002$503,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$288,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 68
  • Hazardous Condition: 319
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - West Orange


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Orange, NJ
Businesses in West Orange, NJ
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
Best Western1Motherhood Maternity1
Burger King1Panera Bread1
CVS3Papa John's Pizza1
Catherines1Pizza Hut1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza1Sears3
DressBarn1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts3Subway3
FedEx9T.G.I. Driday's1
GNC1Torrid1
GameStop1Toys"R"Us1
H&R Block1True Value1
Jones New York1U-Haul2
Kmart1UPS12
Macy's1Whole Foods Market1
Marriott2
Browse common businesses in West Orange, NJ

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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Stuart B. Rosenblum (24)
  • John A. Giordano (19)
  • Michael Cohen (15)
  • Bernard R. Neustadt (13)
  • Raj Sinha (11)
  • Herbert Faleck (10)
  • Harpreet K. Sandhu (9)
  • Nikolaos Tezapsidis (9)
  • Thi N. Do (8)
  • Theodros Asberom (8)

Total of 381 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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