East OrangeNew Jersey

East Orange Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of East Orange is 68,893. 25.98% is under 18, while 14.28% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 8.57% of the population was five years old or younger, 25.98% were 18 years or younger and 27.30% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 57.20% female and 42.80% male.

East Orange Housing

According to the US Census, East Orange has 29,376 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in East Orange was 96.40%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $283,800

East Orange Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that Black Or African American Alone and Some Other Race Alone constitute 87.90% of East Orange's population. Residents of the city who were White Alone, made up 2.95% of the total population.

Other racial groups include White Black Or African American, constituting 0.83% of the city's population and Asian Alone at 0.74%

Black Or African American Alone80.26%
Some Other Race Alone7.64%
White Alone2.95%
White Black Or African American0.83%
Asian Alone0.74%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.51%

How Educated is East Orange

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 15.0% of East Orange residents had a bachelor's degree, while 7.2% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 22.20% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in East Orange CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher83.2%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency35.1%
Some College Or Associates Degree33.3%
Some College No Degree24.0%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher23.6%
Bachelors Degree15.0%

Average Income in East Orange

The median household income in East Orange is $51,368. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $51,368.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $60,579 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $64,510.

A closer examination of the income groups of East Orange households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $75,000 and $99,999 (14.2%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (3.0%). 6.6% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$64,510
Nonfamily households$27,193