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ZIP Code 07017

Primary City:East Orange, NJ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Ward 1
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (3:17am)
Area code: 862 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.77, -74.21
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07017

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07017. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 07017. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07017, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
East Orange, NJ
Unacceptable:
Ampere, Doddtown

Stats and Demographics for the 07017 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07017 is located in northeast New Jersey and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 07017 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07017 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 35,945
Population Density 16,008 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,884
Median Home Value $229,800
Land Area 2.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,826
Median Household Income $38,818

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3071,2151,2381,3361,1611,1161,0471,0681,1251,1621,124877803573435278183150
Female1,2381,1991,2741,3231,3781,3881,4331,3401,3421,4211,3871,1771,033788709530391396
Total2,5452,4142,5122,6592,5392,5042,4802,4082,4672,5832,5112,0541,8361,3611,144808574546

Gender

 Male 16,198 45%
 Female 19,747 55%
Gender

Race

 White 1,701 4.7%
 Black Or African American 31,493 87.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 138 0.4%
 Asian 292 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.0%
 Other Race 1,399 3.9%
 Two Or More Races 905 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner49358694975848644333104
Renter5431,9121,9952,0431,5501,023548207
Total5922,2702,6893,0182,3981,667881311

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,366 24%
 Single Guardian 4,808 35%
 Singles 4,954 36%
 Singles With Roommate 698 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,927 65%
 Households with Kids 4,899 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male252289252247240271223244237242258228242268285224315255257220
Female269229243247241258248211241283248251245247256280288249250275
Total521518495494481529471455478525506479487515541504603504507495

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07017 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 07017 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 07017 real estate data, the median home value of $229,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 07017 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 07017 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 07017 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,951 97.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 19 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 570 1.6%
 Other Institutional 45 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 360 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,275 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 730 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,821 62%
 Households Vacant 2,058 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,184 57.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 73 3.5%
 For Sale Only 224 10.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 70 3.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 0.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 499 24.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 744 8%
 1 Bedroom 4,554 46%
 2 Bedroom 2,833 29%
 3+ Bedroom 1,746 18%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $38,818 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 07017 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 07017 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 07017 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 07017. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,813 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,299 23%
 No Earnings 10,658 38%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,813 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,299 23%
 No Earnings 10,658 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,507 71.1%
 Public transportation 3,193 21.6%
 Taxicab 71 0.5%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 839 5.7%
 Worked at Home 178 1.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,417 14.9%
 High School Graduate 6,184 65.0%
 Associate's degree 687 7.2%
 Bachelor's degree 869 9.1%
 Master's degree 208 2.2%
 Professional school degree 123 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 25 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,814 86.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 558 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 358 5.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07017

ZIP Code 07017 is in the East Orange School District. There are 22 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07017.

Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/High School
35 Winans St
East Orange, NJ 07017
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: East Orange School District
East Orange Community Charter School
99 Washington St
East Orange, NJ 07017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Orange Community Charter School District
Johnnie L. Cochran Junior Academy
190 Midland Ave
East Orange, NJ 07017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Orange School District
Althea Gibson Academy
490 William St
East Orange, NJ 07017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Orange School District
Wahlstrom Early Childhood Academy
340 Prospect St
East Orange, NJ 07017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Orange School District
Edward T. Bowser Senior School of Excellence
180 Lincoln St
East Orange, NJ 07017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Orange School District
George Washington Carver Institute
135 Glenwood Ave
East Orange, NJ 07017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Orange School District
Whitney E. Houston Academy
215 Dodd St
East Orange, NJ 07017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Orange School District
Mildred Barry Garvin Elementary
1 Grove Place
East Orange, NJ 07017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Orange School District
Gordon Parks Academy
98 Greenwood Ave
East Orange, NJ 07017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Orange School District
Cicely L. Tyson Community Elementary School
45 North Arlington St
East Orange, NJ 07017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Orange School District
J. Garfield Jackson Senior Academy
106 Prospect St
East Orange, NJ 07017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Orange School District
John L. Costley Middle School
116 Hamilton St
East Orange, NJ 07017
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East Orange School District
Patrick F. Healy Middle School
116 Hamilton St
East Orange, NJ 07017
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East Orange School District
Sojourner Truth Middle School
116 Hamilton St
East Orange, NJ 07017
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East Orange School District
East Orange Campus High School
344 Prospect St
East Orange, NJ 07017
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Orange School District
East Orange Stem Academy High School
129 Renshaw Ave
East Orange, NJ 07017
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Orange School District
Our Lady Help Christians School
23 N Clinton St
East Orange, NJ 07017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Clark School
671 Park Ave
East Orange, NJ 07017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The East Orange Youth Cultural Complex
26 Washington Street
East Orange, NJ 07017
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Madrasatu Ahlis Sunnah
215 N Oraton Pkwy
East Orange, NJ 07017
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Jamas Children'S University
86 Washington St
East Orange, NJ 07017
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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