NJ

National Population : 333,590,059
New Jersey State Population : 9,202,495

About East Orange, NJ

East Orange, NJ is located in Essex County in the state of New Jersey.

The total City Population for East Orange is about 64,367 with about 6,327 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 67,667.

The Average Home Value is $212,300.00, which is roughly 42% lower than the Average Home Value of $365,627.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 11% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $44,837.00, which is roughly 52% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $93,038.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 22% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for East Orange is about 15.3%.

New Jersey is ranked #6 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 80.81 out of 100.

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Voting

Essex County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 71.71% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 77.27%
Republican: 21.86%
Libertarian: 0.38%
Green: 0.28%
Other: 0.21%


Nearby Locations

Orange, NJ (1.49 mi.)
Glen Ridge, NJ (2.51 mi.)
Bloomfield, NJ (2.57 mi.)
West Orange, NJ (2.67 mi.)
Belleville, NJ (2.77 mi.)
Montclair, NJ (2.84 mi.)
South Orange, NJ (3.22 mi.)
Newark, NJ (3.36 mi.)
East Newark, NJ (3.53 mi.)
Harrison, NJ (3.53 mi.)
Irvington, NJ (3.60 mi.)
Nutley, NJ (4.08 mi.)
Maplewood, NJ (4.35 mi.)
N Arlington, NJ (4.45 mi.)
Kearny, NJ (4.56 mi.)
Verona, NJ (4.67 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 07017, 07018
Latitude : 40.756553
Longitude : -74.217979
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 171 ft.
Area Code(s) : 973, 908

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.53
Male Population Estimate : 42.57%
Female Population Estimate : 52.40%
Median Age : 34.9
Male Median Age : 32.3
Female Median Age : 37.0

White Population Estimate : 4.89%
Black Population Estimate : 85.99%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 7.53%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.91%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.26%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.01%
Other Population Estimate : 4.55%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of East Orange specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Essex County: About 14 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Essex County: About 606 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Essex County is about 71% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 53% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.