South Orange Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

South Orange Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
16,713

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.5%
5 - 17:
13.8%
18 - 24:
20.3%
25 - 34:
11.1%
35 - 54:
26.1%
55 - 64:
10.8%
Over 65 Years:
12.3%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
18.4%
18.4%
High School Graduates
96.4%
96.4%
College Graduated
70.1%
70.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

South Orange
$63,050
$63,050
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

South Orange
$143,922
$143,922
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
11.6%

Employment Industries in South Orange

 
Professional, scientific, and technical services
16.7%
16.7%
Healthcare
12.8%
12.8%
Education
12.6%
12.6%
Finance
10.6%
10.6%
Retail
8.0%
8.0%
Arts
5.3%
5.3%
Other
4.7%
4.7%
Accommodation
4.6%
4.6%
Information Technology
4.5%
4.5%
Manufacturing
4.5%
4.5%
Public Service
3.8%
3.8%
Wholesale
2.6%
2.6%
Administration
2.4%
2.4%
Construction
2.3%
2.3%
Transportation
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
59.9%
59.9%
Black or African American
24.7%
24.7%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
6.3%
6.3%
Asian
4.9%
4.9%
Other Race / Two or More Races
4.3%
4.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
12.9%
12.9%
Italian
10.1%
10.1%
German
9.6%
9.6%
Polish
5.4%
5.4%
English
5.2%
5.2%
Russian
3.8%
3.8%
Haitian
1.5%
1.5%
French
1.4%
1.4%
European
1.3%
1.3%
Scottish
1.2%
1.2%
Eastern European
1.2%
1.2%
Jamaican
1.0%
1.0%
Brazilian
1.0%
1.0%
Ukrainian
0.9%
0.9%
Greek
0.9%
0.9%
Hungarian
0.8%
0.8%
Norwegian
0.8%
0.8%
Lithuanian
0.8%
0.8%
Dutch
0.7%
0.7%
French Canadian
0.7%
0.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
88.0%
88.0%
Spanish
3.6%
3.6%
French
1.5%
1.5%
Polish
1.3%
1.3%
French Creole
1.0%
1.0%
Langs. of India
0.9%
0.9%
African languages
0.8%
0.8%
German/Yiddish
0.7%
0.7%
Slavic languages
0.6%
0.6%
Chinese
0.6%
0.6%
Other Asian languages
0.5%
0.5%
Scandinavian languages
0.4%
0.4%
Portuguese
0.4%
0.4%
Russian
0.3%
0.3%
Korean
0.2%
0.2%
Persian
0.2%
0.2%
Pacific Island languages
0.2%
0.2%
Greek
0.2%
0.2%
Other Indo-European
0.2%
0.2%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born South Orange Residents:
14.6%