ZIP Code 07079 - South Orange Map and Data

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Official Zip Code NameSouth Orange
Zip Code StateNew Jersey
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Essex
Area Code862 / 973
Current Population:16316
Racial Majority:White 59.52%
Public School Racial Majority:White 57.8%
Unemployment Rate:5.1%
Median Household Income$105825
Average Adjusted Gross Income$187680
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time34.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range217 - 217 ft.
Area3 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.74907700, -74.26030700

Zip Code 07079 Profile

ZIP Code 07079 is located in the state of New Jersey in the Metro New York City metro area. ZIP code 07079 is primarily located in Essex County. The official US Postal Service name for 07079 is SOUTH ORANGE, New Jersey. Portions of ZIP code 07079 are contained within or border the city limits of South Orange, NJ, Maplewood, NJ, West Orange, NJ, Newark, NJ, Orange, NJ, and East Orange, NJ. ZIP code 07079 is within area code 862 and area code 973. 07079 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in New Jersey.

The current unemployment level in 07079 is 5.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 3.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 3.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 07079 decreased to 16316 from 17083 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 07079 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 07079 public schools is White. 12.6% of students in 07079 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 9807 59.52% 9230 +6%
 Black Or African American 4334 26.3% 4598 -6%
 Hispanic 938 5.69% 997 -6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 18 -100%
 Asian 978 5.94% 828 +18%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 91 0.18% 91 -68%
 Two Or More Races 553 2.37% 553 -29%

Zip Code 07079 Race/Ethnicity

 White 57.8%
 Black Or African American 26.5%
 Hispanic 6.2%
 Asian 4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 5%

Zip Code 07079 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1631617083
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households5548
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$105825
Income Under $50K Per Year22.70%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year24.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year52.90%
07079 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
New Jersey District 10Donald Payne Jr.Democrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$489550
Average Real Estate Sale Price$479303
Current Unemployment Level 5.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 64e - Glaciated Triassic Lowlands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 07079 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)21223040505964635543352642
Avg Max Temp (°F)38415061728085837665544362
Avg Precip (In.)
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA
CBSA Type07079
CBSA Population19113505
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
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