East Orange, NJ 07017 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07017: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
East Orange, NJ 07017

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ampere, NJ 07017
Doddtown, NJ 07017

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 481
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,790
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,692
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.772, Longitude -74.209
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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East Orange, NJ 07017 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 36,652
Population in Households 35,687
Population in Familes 27,739
Population in Group Qrtrs 965
Population Density1 16,083
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 14,114
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 8,350
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,333 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,665 (22.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,449 (64.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,219 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $237,759
Average Home Value $251,924


Median Household Income $39,454
Average Household Income $53,846
Per Capita Income $21,638
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.44%
Households 0.25% 0.44%
Families 0.17% 0.39%
Median Household Income   -0.17%
Per Capita Income   0.98%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

East Orange, NJ 07017 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07017 to the other 580 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 62 89th
Population Density1 # 28 95th
Diversity Index2 # 330 43rd
Median Household Income # 545 6th
Per Capita Income # 528 9th

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