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Orange, NJ (New Jersey) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $281,385 (it was $132,400 in 2000)
Orange:

$281,385
New Jersey:

$348,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $165,523 - $332,295

Orange,NJ index of house prices

Total population: 31,907 (All urban)

Houses: 13,450 (12,397 occupied: 3,070 owner occupied, 9,444 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

75%
State:

37%

Housing density: 6,099 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019 in this county: $293,295.

Median contract rent in 2019: $1,160 (lower quartile is $909, upper quartile is $1,423)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $1,135


Median gross rent in Orange, NJ in 2019: $1,254

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, foster children, 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: 14,192 (42.9%)
(47.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.8
State:

4.0

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 2019
  • 19,869Less than $10,000
  • 18,343$10,000 to $19,999
  • 19,323$20,000 to $29,999
  • 18,829$30,000 to $39,999
  • 15,922$40,000 to $49,999
  • 17,295$50,000 to $59,999
  • 21,299$60,000 to $74,999
  • 25,013$75,000 to $99,999
  • 19,905$100,000 to $124,999
  • 11,856$125,000 to $149,999
  • 17,275$150,000 to $199,999
  • 30,559$200,000 or more

Percentage of workers working in this county: 54.0%
Number of people working at home: 749 (4.8% 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 (52.6%)
  • Carpooled: 2,224 (16.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,253 (16.8%)
  • Subway or elevated: 76 (0.6%)
  • Railroad: 670 (5.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 5 (0.0%)
  • Taxi: 136 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 9 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 668 (5.0%)
  • Other means: 115 (0.9%)
  • Worked at home: 185 (1.4%)
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