ZIP Code 07079 - South Orange New Jersey

ZIP Code 07079 is located in South Orange New Jersey. Portions of 07079 are also in South Orange Village Township. 07079 is entirely within Essex County. Regionally, it is located in Metro New York City.

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ZIP Code 07079 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameSouth Orange
Primary CountyEssex County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)18,648
Area Code(s)862 / 973
Current Time

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07079 Demographics

07079 can be classified socioeconomically as Upper Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in New Jersey based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 07079 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 07079 is White. The current unemployment level in 07079 is 7.1%.

Population Growth Rate11.80%
Population Density6,520 People per Square Mile
Total Households5,052
Percentage High Income Households26.1%
Median Household Income (2021)$158,333
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$198,950
Current Unemployment Rate (March 2024)7.1%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 63.72%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 54.48%

07079 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American180.1%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

07079 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American20.11%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander50.26%

07079 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1822.02%
Bachelor Degree3,19635.47%
High School Diploma8249.14%
No High School Diploma540.6%
GED or Alternate1872.08%
1 or More Years of College94610.5%
Associates Degree3423.8%
Masters Degree2,00322.23%
Professional Degree98810.96%
Doctorate Degree2893.21%

07079 Geography

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RegionMetro New York City
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaNew York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/New_York
Area3 Square Miles

07079 Politics

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07079 Schools

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07079 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Average First Frost DateOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion64e - Glaciated Triassic Lowlands

07079 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21223040505964635543352642
Avg Max Temp (°F)38415061728085837665544362
Avg Precip (In.)

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