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East Orange Apartments
Last updated February 27 2024 at 1:26 PM

East Orange, NJ
126 Apartments for Rent

East Orange Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 64,367
Population Density: 16,388.4 people/sq mile
Median Age: 38
Percentage of Family Households: 56%
Median Annual Income: $51,368 / year
Median Rent: $1,286 / month

What locals are saying

Hello, honey! East Orange may be a paradise for guys, thanks to its no. 3 ranking on the City-Data list of top 100 cities with the highest percentage of women.

In addition to its high percentage of female residents, East Orange also has a way above average percentage of renters and slightly higher-than-average cost of living index when compared to the rest of the nation

East Orange Demographics


How diverse is East Orange?

The representation of ethnic minorities in East Orange is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of East Orange are Black Or African American (79.4%), Hispanic Or Latino (12.1%), Two Or More (6.6%), White (0.7%), Other (0.6%), Asian (0.5%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for East Orange residents?

The median age in East Orange is 38 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is East Orange?

The representation of ethnic minorities in East Orange is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of East Orange are Black Or African American (79.4%), Hispanic Or Latino (12.1%), Two Or More (6.6%), White (0.7%), Other (0.6%), Asian (0.5%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for East Orange residents?

The median age in East Orange is 38 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

East Orange Crime


Overall Crime

Below Average
Overall crime in East Orange is below average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Above Average
The level of violent crime in East Orange is above average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Below Average
The level of property crime in East Orange is below average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in East Orange


Elementary Schools

5 /10
Dionne Warwick Institute
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
475 Students
6 Reviews
475
Students
6 Reviews
5 /10
J. Garfield Jackson Senior Academy Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
240 Students
1 Reviews
240
Students
1 Reviews
4 /10
Langston Hughes School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
570 Students
5 Reviews
570
Students
5 Reviews

Middle Schools

7 /10
East Orange Campus 9
Public
6-12
Public
6-12
628 Students
4 Reviews
628
Students
4 Reviews
4 /10
John L Costley Middle School
Public
PK-1
Public
PK-1
408 Students
2 Reviews
408
Students
2 Reviews
4 /10
Pride Academy Charter School
Charter
5-8
Charter
5-8
287 Students
1 Reviews
287
Students
1 Reviews

High Schools

7 /10
East Orange Campus 9
Public
6-12
Public
6-12
628 Students
4 Reviews
628
Students
4 Reviews
3 /10
Cicely Tyson Middle/High School
Public
6-12
Public
6-12
736 Students
15 Reviews
736
Students
15 Reviews
1 /10
East Orange Campus High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,499 Students
6 Reviews
1,499
Students
6 Reviews

What Renters Say about East Orange


Apartment List has released the results for East Orange from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
52%
Public Transit
50%
Weather
43%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
29%
Social Life
20%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
13%
Safety and Crime Rate
13%
Affordability
10%
Quality of Schools
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Average rent in East Orange, New Jersey

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in East Orange is $2,713, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,818. Rent rates updated 5 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in East Orange, NJ


Searching for an apartment for rent in East Orange, NJ? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 126 available rental units listed on Apartment List in East Orange. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in East Orange is $2,490 for a studio, $2,713 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $2,818 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of East Orange apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next East Orange, NJ apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in East Orange?

In East Orange, the average rent is $2,490 for a studio, $2,713 for a 1-bedroom, $2,818 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,240 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in East Orange, check out our monthly East Orange Rent Report.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in East Orange?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find East Orange apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in East Orange?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in East Orange.

How can I find off-campus housing in East Orange?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around East Orange. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, American Musical and Dramatic Academy, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY Graduate School and University Center, and Touro College.