West Orange, NJ 07052 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
West Orange, NJ 07052

Not Acceptable, USPS
Town Center, NJ 07052

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,321
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,547
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,683
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.785, Longitude -74.258
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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

The table below compares 07052 to the other 567 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 29 95th
Population Density1 # 167 71st
Diversity Index2 # 87 85th
Median Household Income # 218 62nd
Per Capita Income # 189 67th

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West Orange, NJ 07052 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 46,730
Population in Households 45,891
Population in Familes 38,912
Population in Group Qrtrs 839
Population Density1 3,733
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 16,954
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 11,840
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,834 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,571 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,383 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 880 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $391,032
Average Home Value $445,333


Median Household Income $89,430
Average Household Income $120,269
Per Capita Income $43,948
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.29% 0.32%
Households 0.25% 0.32%
Families 0.2% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   3.54%
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.

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