Real Estate Market Update for West Orange, NJ
Welcome to November's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of October. The number of active listings was down 25% from one year earlier, and down 7% from the previous month. This smaller inventory means that buyers who waited to buy may have had a smaller selection to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just over 390-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 21%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 350-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 9% year-over-year, and increased 11% month-over-month. These figures may indicate that buyers have been taking advantage of opportunities in this market. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for West Orange, NJ
Area Information for West Orange, NJ
  • Population: 46,799
  • Median Age: 41.52 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 29 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 7%
  • Population Density: 3,885/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 4.36%
  • Closest Airport: Newark Liberty International
  • Closest College: Immaculate Cncptn Sem-seton Hall
  • Closest Jr. College: Essex County College
  • Median Household Income: $91,925
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 7%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $339,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: New Jersey Devils
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 29.85%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for West Orange, NJ
Median Age: 41.52 Married: 40% Number of Households: 17,010 Households with Children: 5,874
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for West Orange, NJ

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Mount Pleasant Elementary School 0.9 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Clock Work Learning Center 1.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Blessed Pope John Paul Xxiii Acad 1.0 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      West Orange High School 1.2 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Pleasantdale Elementary School 1.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 4
      Liberty Middle School 1.3 mi Public 7-8 2 3
      Roosevelt Middle School 1.3 mi Public 7-8 2 4
      Seton Hall Preparatory School 1.3 mi Catholic 9-12 0 5
      Golda Och Academy 1.4 mi Private 6-12 0 0
      St. Cloud Elementary School 1.5 mi Public K-5 4 4
      Hazel Avenue Elementary School 1.5 mi Public K-5 3-5 4
      Mount Carmel Guild Academy 1.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Washington Elementary School 1.7 mi Public K-5 3-5 3
      Edison Middle School 1.7 mi Public 6-6 2 4
      Gregory Elementary School 1.7 mi Public K-5 3-5 4
      Redwood Elementary School 1.8 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Playhouse 1.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Jewish Comm Cnt Metro West 2.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Jewish Community Center Metrowest Ross Campus 2.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: and Onboard Informatics © 2015
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2015 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.