East Orange, NJ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 28,479 housing units in East Orange. This represents a 1.8% decline from 28,987 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 28,479 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in East Orange is about 26.7%. East Orange's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.6%. Average household size is 2.64 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in East Orange were built after 1951.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type8.10%
One Bedroom33.80%
Two Bedrooms28.90%
Three Bedrooms15.80%
Four Bedrooms6.40%
Five Bedrooms or more7.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.57
Median year structure was built1940
Median Value of occupied units$122,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$127,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.3
Median year structure was built1956
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$634

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.60%
Second Mortgage13.20%
Home Equity Loan6.40%
Simple Mortgage59%
Debt Free20.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs25.2%