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West Orange is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 46,995 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, West Orange is the 31st largest community in New Jersey.
Housing costs in West Orange are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.
West Orange is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.11% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, West Orange is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Orange who work in office and administrative support (13.48%), management occupations (11.93%) and sales jobs (10.64%).
Also of interest is that West Orange has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In West Orange, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.67 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in West Orange use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of West Orange‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The education level of West Orange ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in West Orange, 47.29% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in West Orange in 2010 was $43,670, which is upper middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $174,680 for a family of four. However, West Orange contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
West Orange is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call West Orange home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Orange residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. West Orange also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.96% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in West Orange include Italian, Irish, Haitian, German, Polish and Russian.
West Orange also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 28.97%.
The languages spoken by people in West Orange are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in West Orange is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, French and French Creole.
|WEST ORANGE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,917|
|WEST ORANGE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||66.72%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||33.28%|
|TYPE OF WEST ORANGE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||54.81%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||10.41%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||20.72%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||13.81%|
|SIZE OF WEST ORANGE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||8.08%|
|AGE OF WEST ORANGE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||5.56%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||24.56%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||44.87%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||25.01%|
|WEST ORANGE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$368,837|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,679|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $52,000||1.98%|
|$52,001 - $104,000||0.23%|
|$104,001 - $207,000||6.20%|
|$207,001 - $311,000||26.12%|
|$311,001 - $414,000||34.84%|
|$414,001 - $518,000||17.01%|
|$518,001 - $777,000||9.96%|
|$777,001 - $1,036,000||2.47%|
|PEOPLE OF WEST ORANGE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.12%|
|5 TO 17||16.69%|
|18 TO 24||7.80%|
|25 TO 34||11.54%|
|35 TO 54||28.97%|
|55 TO 64||12.86%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||16.01%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||90.81%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$89,442|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$43,670|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.02%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (18.22%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.21%)
Public Service (3.49%)
Information Technology (3.26%)
Real estate (2.96%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||26.25%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.30%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||3.51%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.96%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||18.96%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (10.37%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (66.97%)
French Creole (2.66%)
African languages (1.27%)
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