South Orange, NJ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,671 housing units in South Orange.

Of those housing units, 5,671 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in South Orange is about 72.2%. South Orange's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.6%. Average household size is 2.69 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in South Orange were built after 1939.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5.20%
One Bedroom12.50%
Two Bedrooms13%
Three Bedrooms23.10%
Four Bedrooms24.60%
Five Bedrooms or more21.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.99
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$274,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$280,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.92
Median year structure was built1952
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$777

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage9.80%
Home Equity Loan12.20%
Simple Mortgage55.20%
Debt Free22.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.4%