West Orange, NJ 07052 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07052: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Orange, NJ 07052

Not Acceptable, USPS
Town Center, NJ 07052

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,326
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,666
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,700
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.785, Longitude -74.258
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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West Orange, NJ 07052 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 47,241
Population in Households 46,417
Population in Familes 39,343
Population in Group Qrtrs 824
Population Density1 3,853
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 17,069
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 11,919
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,066 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,463 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,606 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 997 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $384,702
Average Home Value $427,844


Median Household Income $90,120
Average Household Income $125,649
Per Capita Income $46,053
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.48%
Households 0.28% 0.42%
Families 0.24% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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.

West Orange, NJ 07052 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07052 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 # 26 96th
Population Density1 # 164 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 84 86th
Median Household Income # 226 61st
Per Capita Income # 191 67th

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