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
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.772, Longitude -74.209
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 485
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 14,570
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,814
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,756

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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East Orange, NJ 07017 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 37,411
Daytime Population: Workers 7,744
Daytime Population: Residents 21,652
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 29,396
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 36,433
Population in Familes 28,419
Population in Group Qrtrs 978
Population Density2 16,326
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $39,849
Average Household Income $55,113
Per Capita Income $21,998


Total Housing Units 16,587 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,645 (22.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,679 (64.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,263 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $240,501
Average Home Value $257,270


Total Households 14,324
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 8,519
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.35% 0.45%
Households 0.29% 0.42%
Families 0.27% 0.41%
Median Household Income   0.66%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

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

The table below compares 07017 to the other 579 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 61 90th
Population Density # 28 95th
Diversity Index # 334 42nd
Median Household Income # 538 7th
Per Capita Income # 525 9th

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