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East Orange is a city in Essex County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named for the European ruling family
The latitude of East Orange is 40.767N. The longitude is -74.205W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 157 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 69,212.
Sections below provide additional information and links about East Orange demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Essex County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Newark area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07017 ZIP code.
0% of East Orange residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the East Orange ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in East Orange was $16,488, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of East Orange residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in East Orange include Central Avenue Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in East Orange, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $600. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,470.
Libraries in East Orange include Ampere Branch, East Orange Public Library, Elmwood Branch, Franklin Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in East Orange include East Orange Record
Essex County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our East Orange political report.
The average commute time for East Orange workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 13 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in East Orange between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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