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Orange, NJ (New Jersey) Houses and Residents

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

$266,627
New Jersey:

$334,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $149,181 - $332,787

Orange,NJ index of house prices

Total population: 31,907 (All urban)

Houses: 13,361 (11,934 occupied: 3,006 owner occupied, 8,966 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

75%
State:

36%

Housing density: 6,058 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017 in this county: $414,899.

Median contract rent in 2017: $636 (lower quartile is $500, upper quartile is $730)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $1,038


Median gross rent in Orange, NJ in 2017: $687

Housing units in Orange with a mortgage: 1,380 (167 second mortgage, 170 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 435


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Orange, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents

Household type by relationship:

Households: 760,197
  • In family households: 645,040 (104,343 male householders, 84,996 female householders)
    113,673 spouses, 245,726 children (232,723 natural, 5,793 adopted, 7,210 stepchildren), 20,627 grandchildren, 15,422 brothers or sisters, 11,923 parents, 19,910 other relatives, 22,762 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 115,157 (42,135 male householders (33,262 living alone)), 52,238 female householders (45,266 living alone)), 20,784 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 23,772 (12,126 institutionalized population)

108,634 married couples with children.
65,899 single-parent households (10,059 men, 55,840 women).

72.6% of residents of Orange speak English at home.
12.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (35% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 31% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
13.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (51% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (28% speak English very well, 43% speak English well, 29% speak English not well).
1.9% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 14,087 (42.1%)
(48.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.0
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Orange, New Jersey
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Orange, New Jersey
  • 37no bedroom
  • 1711 bedroom
  • 7892 bedrooms
  • 1,1063 bedrooms
  • 4544 bedrooms
  • 4635+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Orange, New Jersey
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Orange, New Jersey
  • 870no bedroom
  • 3,6591 bedroom
  • 3,1822 bedrooms
  • 8843 bedrooms
  • 1744 bedrooms
  • 965+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Orange in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Orange in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 372no vehicle
  • 1,0531 vehicle
  • 1,0242 vehicles
  • 4803 vehicles
  • 704 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Orange in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Orange in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3,556no vehicle
  • 4,0841 vehicle
  • 1,1092 vehicles
  • 933 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Orange, New Jersey
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Orange, New Jersey
  • 211 room
  • 512 rooms
  • 1113 rooms
  • 3084 rooms
  • 4805 rooms
  • 6186 rooms
  • 5107 rooms
  • 3138 rooms
  • 6089+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Orange, New Jersey
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Orange, New Jersey
  • 7321 room
  • 1,0612 rooms
  • 2,4683 rooms
  • 2,3054 rooms
  • 1,4815 rooms
  • 5146 rooms
  • 1547 rooms
  • 628 rooms
  • 889+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Orange, NJ
  • Orange, NJ household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Orange, NJ in 2017
  • 22,388Less than $10,000
  • 19,588$10,000 to $19,999
  • 20,304$20,000 to $29,999
  • 17,673$30,000 to $39,999
  • 17,513$40,000 to $49,999
  • 15,125$50,000 to $59,999
  • 17,332$60,000 to $74,999
  • 22,922$75,000 to $99,999
  • 17,135$100,000 to $124,999
  • 12,419$125,000 to $149,999
  • 15,540$150,000 to $199,999
  • 28,760$200,000 or more

Percentage of workers working in this county: 57.6%
Number of people working at home: 651 (4.2% of all workers)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 123
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 911
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,060
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,594
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,979
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 788
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,838
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 370
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 463
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,388
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,213
  • 90 or more minutes: 462

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,033 (53%)
  • Carpooled: 2,224 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,253 (17%)
  • Subway or elevated: 76 (1%)
  • Railroad: 670 (5%)
  • Ferryboat: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 136 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 9 (0%)
  • Walked: 668 (5%)
  • Other means: 115 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 185 (1%)
Class of Workers in 2000
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Orange, New Jersey
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Orange, New Jersey
  • 3,1031995 to March 2000
  • 2,0731990 to 1994
  • 2,0411985 to 1989
  • 1,2041980 to 1984
  • 6481975 to 1979
  • 5991970 to 1974
  • 3121965 to 1969
  • 313Before 1965
Ancestries in Orange, NJ <small>(Other ancestries excluded from the graph)</small>

First ancestries reported:

  • Other: 18,012 (62.9%)
  • West Indian: 5,505 (19.2%)
  • Subsaharan African: 1,492 (5.2%)
  • Italian: 1,061 (3.7%)
  • United States: 1,051 (3.7%)
  • Irish: 508 (1.8%)
  • German: 340 (1.2%)
  • Polish: 140 (0.5%)
  • English: 92 (0.3%)
  • Russian: 82 (0.3%)
  • French: 78 (0.3%)
  • Scottish: 46 (0.2%)
  • Greek: 36 (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 32 (0.1%)
  • Arab: 26 (0.09%)
  • Hungarian: 23 (0.08%)
  • Slovak: 19 (0.07%)
  • Swedish: 18 (0.06%)
  • Czech: 16 (0.06%)
  • Dutch: 14 (0.05%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 13 (0.05%)
  • Welsh: 11 (0.04%)
  • Portuguese: 6 (0.02%)
  • Danish: 5 (0.02%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Haiti
Orange:

26.8% (2,757)
New Jersey:

2.2% (31,963)

Jamaica
Orange:

12.2% (1,254)
New Jersey:

2.5% (36,443)

Guyana
Orange:

9.1% (939)
New Jersey:

1.2% (17,746)

Trinidad and Tobago
Orange:

7.5% (775)
New Jersey:

0.9% (13,289)

El Salvador
Orange:

6.0% (614)
New Jersey:

1.9% (28,595)

Peru
Orange:

5.1% (524)
New Jersey:

3.1% (45,151)

Nigeria
Orange:

3.2% (326)
New Jersey:

0.6% (8,389)

Dominican Republic
Orange:

3.0% (305)
New Jersey:

6.2% (91,316)

Ecuador
Orange:

2.8% (293)
New Jersey:

3.6% (53,482)

Other South America
Orange:

2.4% (250)
New Jersey:

0.5% (7,095)

Mexico
Orange:

2.3% (236)
New Jersey:

4.6% (67,667)

Other Caribbean
Orange:

2.1% (220)
New Jersey:

0.5% (7,928)

Ghana
Orange:

1.8% (189)
New Jersey:

0.5% (7,079)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 15,504
  • Other state: 6,682
  • Northeast: 2,163
  • Midwest: 206
  • South: 4,204
  • West: 109

57% of Orange residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 81% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 38% lived in New Jersey.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 260
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 139
  • 5th and 6th grade: 160
  • 7th and 8th grade: 383
  • 9th grade: 302
  • 10th grade: 271
  • 11th grade: 298
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 862
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,738
  • Less than 1 year of college: 452
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,078
  • Associate degree: 495
  • Bachelor's degree: 991
  • Master's degree: 328
  • Professional school degree: 136
  • Doctorate degree: 51
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 299
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 106
  • 5th and 6th grade: 264
  • 7th and 8th grade: 442
  • 9th grade: 343
  • 10th grade: 387
  • 11th grade: 330
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 888
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,447
  • Less than 1 year of college: 828
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,825
  • Associate degree: 590
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,156
  • Master's degree: 533
  • Professional school degree: 187
  • Doctorate degree: 59
Educational Attainment for Females
Orange marital status for males
Orange marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,314
  • One, attached: 351
  • Two: 2,083
  • 3 or 4: 1,971
  • 5 to 9: 652
  • 10 to 19: 789
  • 20 to 49: 2,195
  • 50 or more: 2,310
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.7%
Year householders moved into residence in Orange
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Orange, NJ
  • 69.3%Utility gas
  • 21.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.6%Electricity
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Orange, NJ
  • 55.2%Utility gas
  • 20.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.1%Electricity
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 643
Here:

16.5%
New Jersey:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 498
Here:

23.3%
New Jersey:

13.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 525
Here:

30.1%
New Jersey:

30.1%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability