West Orange, New Jersey

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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 2013: $82,607 (it was $69,254 in 2000)
West Orange:

$82,607
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $43,589 (it was $34,412 in 2000)

West Orange CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $367,391 (it was $203,100 in 2000)
West Orange:

$367,391
NJ:

$307,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $417,210; Detached houses: $471,257; Townhouses or other attached units: $337,018; In 2-unit structures: $273,295; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $268,883; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $262,102
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  • Races in West Orange, NJ (2000)

    West Orange races chart
    • 27,90762.1%White alone
    • 7,67217.1%Black alone
    • 4,51410.0%Hispanic
    • 3,6198.1%Asian alone
    • 1,0602.4%Two or more races
    • 1200.3%Other race alone
    • 380.08%American Indian alone
    • 130.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in West Orange: 130.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (16.6%), Irish (10.9%), German (6.8%), West Indian (5.9%), Russian (5.8%), Polish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 500 feet

Land area: 12.1 square miles.

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

West Orange,NJ real estate house value index trend

West Orange, New Jersey map

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: 25.0%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

11,483 residents are foreign born (10.8% Latin America, 7.0% Asia, 5.7% Europe).

This place:

25.6%
New Jersey:

21.6%

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+: Manhattan, NY (14.8 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

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%)


Crime rates in West Orange by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0100020001211
per 100,000 0.02.20.00.00.04.60.00.00.02.24.32.12.1
Rapes 0110026152016
per 100,000 0.02.22.20.00.04.614.12.411.74.30.02.112.8
Robberies 49494255514842403543314436
per 100,000 106.8107.792.5122.4115.2110.798.994.482.292.866.794.076.8
Assaults 37303436303749294731353359
per 100,000 80.665.974.980.167.885.4115.468.5110.466.975.370.5125.9
Burglaries 250270217191196162178156131201148152136
per 100,000 544.9593.3478.1425.1442.8373.8419.1368.3307.6433.6318.2324.8290.2
Thefts 713753685640684501496504402518436481487
per 100,000 1,554.01,654.51,509.31,424.41,545.31,155.91,167.91,189.9943.91,117.3937.51,027.91,039.2
Auto thefts 29837124224018113277534878705283
per 100,000 649.5815.2533.2534.2408.9304.5181.3125.1112.7168.2150.5111.1177.1
Arson 6202002431111
per 100,000 13.14.40.04.50.00.04.79.47.02.22.22.12.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 213.0238.7192.4193.7184.5170.0164.3135.3132.2146.1122.7128.6147.5

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City-data.com crime index 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 2014, including police officers: 107 (94 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
New Jersey average:

3.43
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
New Jersey:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
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

Average climate in West Orange, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West Orange, New Jersey average temperatures West Orange, New Jersey average precipitation West Orange, New Jersey humidity West Orange, New Jersey wind speed West Orange, New Jersey snowfall West Orange, New Jersey sunshine West Orange, New Jersey clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

West 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 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 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 218.9 miles away from the city 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 98.8 miles away from West Orange 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 257.3 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 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 239.0 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
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 (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 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 in West Orange:

  • KESSLER INSTITUTE FOR REHABILITATION, INC WEST FAC (1199 PLEASANT VALLEY WAY)
  • SAINT BARNABAS HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE CENTER (95 OLD SHORT HILLS ROAD)
  • SAINT BARNABAS OUTPATIENT CENTER-GYNECOLOGICAL SUR (101 OLD SHORT HILLS ROAD)

Home Health Centers in West Orange:

  • JERSEY CARE HOME HEALTH PROGRAM (80 MAIN STREET)
  • PATIENT CARE MEDICAL SERVICES, INC (300 EXECUTIVE DRIVE)

Nursing Homes in West Orange:

  • DAUGHTERS OF ISRAEL NH (1155 PLEASANT VALLEY WAY)
  • DAUGHTERS OF ISRAEL PLEASANT VALLEY HOME (1155 PLEASANT VALLEY WAY)
  • GREEN HILL (103 PLEASANT VALLEY WAY)
  • MEMORIAL CENTER FOR WOMEN GREEN HILL (103 PLEASANT VALLEY WAY)
  • NORTHFIELD MANOR NH (777 NORTHFIELD AVE)
  • ST CLOUD HEALTH CARE CENTER (5 BROOK END DRIVE)
  • STRATFORD MANOR REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTER (787 NORTHFIELD AVE)
  • SUMMIT RIDGE CENTER (20 SUMMIT STREET)

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 4 miles; South Orange, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 7,742)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 5 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,210)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (about 6 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,212)
  • Rutgers University-Newark (about 6 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,869)
  • Essex County College (about 6 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,595)
  • Montclair State University (about 6 miles; Montclair, NJ; FT enrollment: 16,277)
  • Kean University (about 8 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 12,648)

Public high school in West Orange:

Private high schools in West Orange:

  • SETON HALL PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 951, Location: 120 NORTHFIELD AVE, Grades: 9-12, Boys only)
  • GOLDA OCH ACADEMY (Students: 534, Location: 1418 PLEASANT VALLEY WAY, Grades: PK-12)
  • MOUNT CARMEL GUILD ACADEMY (Students: 100, Location: 100 VALLEY WAY, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in West Orange:

Private elementary/middle school in West Orange:

  • BLESSED POPE JOHN XXIII ACADEMY (Students: 204, Location: 8 SAINT CLOUD PL, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in West Orange

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

Main business address in West Orange: PENNFED FINANCIAL SERVICES INC (A). 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.334. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.334
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 17.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.869. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.869
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.28
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0138
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
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.6%
Whole state:

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

2.8%
Whole state:

4.2%

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, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.0
New Jersey average:

13.1

West Orange travel time to work - commute West Orange mode of transportation to work chart

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

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
Essex 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.
State:

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

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

25.3%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.5%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.4%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West Orange:

50.2%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.0%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Orange:

12.1%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West Orange:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
West Orange:

34.5%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
West Orange:

57.9%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.8%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Orange, NJ Residents

5.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,840 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,014 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.07%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Union County, NJ  0.69% ($43,744 average AGI)
from Hudson County, NJ  0.59% ($68,787)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.37% ($49,775)


6.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($63,660 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($995 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.09%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Union County, NJ  0.92% ($45,825 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.54% ($46,452)
to Morris County, NJ  0.37% ($84,301)

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 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 109m358ftTotal length
  • $8,333,000Total costs
  • 949,981Total average daily traffic
  • 78,681Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
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

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

  • The Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, New Jersey 7052 , Phone: (973) 731-7007
  • West Orange Courtyard By Marriott, 8 Rooney Cir, West Orange, New Jersey 7052 , Phone: (973) 669-4725, Fax: (973) 669-4724
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in West Orange, New Jersey

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
Businesses in West Orange, NJ
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Marriott2
Baskin-Robbins1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Best Western1McDonald's1
Burger King1Motherhood Maternity1
CVS3Panera Bread1
Catherines1Papa John's Pizza1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid2
DressBarn1Sears3
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

West Orange compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below 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 above state average.

West Orange on our top lists:

  • #15 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 South America (population 500+)"
  • #39 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+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Accountants and auditors (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Lawyers (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Legal support workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Lawyers (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Broadcasting and telecommunications (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Apparel (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Water transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #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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