Nationwide Claims to Fame

East Orange is 33rd out of 6,406 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

East Orange is 34th out of 6,406 other cities in Race - Black or African American

East Orange is 46th out of 6,405 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Statewide Claims to Fame

East Orange is 1st in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Black or African American

East Orange is 5th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Female residents

East Orange is 8th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Housing units

East Orange is 10th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Households

East Orange is 10th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

East Orange is 11th in New Jersey out of 192 other cities in Current population (2012)

East Orange is 15th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

East Orange is 18th in New Jersey out of 185 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

East Orange is 18th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Income below poverty line

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
East Orange Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 64,268 11th 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 3.9 93rd 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 16,378.7 10th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
East Orange Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 7.2% 38th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.7% 67th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.8% 174th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
East Orange Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 82.3% 212th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 17.2% 218th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
East Orange Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 4.1% 256th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 88.5% 1st 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 57th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.7% 244th 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 48th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.5% 117th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 7.9% 149th 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 2.2% 256th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
East Orange Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 55.2% 5th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 23.2% 89th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
East Orange Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 28,803 8th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 77.8% 15th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 24,785 10th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 26.4% 250th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $253,800 210th $349,100 $186,200
People per household 2.6 170th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
East Orange Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $21,352 238th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $40,348 240th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 19.4% 18th 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
East Orange Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 3,560 18th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $237,237 63rd $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $3,628 166th $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $33,580 44th $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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