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Overview of East Orange

Encompassing a bevy of East Orange apartments for rent, this "Town at the River" covers about 3.9 square miles of land. A city that has a vibrant historical background, East Orange was connected to its neighboring city Newark, N.J., until 1806, and eventually became its own township on March 4, 1863. Today, East Orange boasts lots of sunny weather and was formerly home to celebrities such as Queen Latifah and the late Whitney Houston. When moving to East Orange, it is helpful to know that the city has a predominant population of renters living in the area. Knowing this, there are plenty of places to look for East Orange apartments for rent.

Living in East Orange, NJ

East Orange is a short commute away from larger cities such as Newark, Jersey City and of course, New York City. The city currently has about 65,150 residents. With abundant restaurants and businesses in this small area of land, East Orange is also a designated a Transit Village by the state. The New Jersey Transit system offering many in-city routes, making it easy to get acquainted to the city. To get involved in your new town, try going to the East Orange YMCA, the Public Library and the East Orange School District for local events and information.

East Orange is an extremely diverse area with an average resident age of 35 years. Although crime rates are higher than average, there are nearly 5.2 percent of residents who bike to work. To get some exercise on your commute to work, look for East Orange apartments for rent that allow you to walk or ride to your office.

East Orange Apartments and cost of living

East Orange has a median family income of $49,911, and the cost of living in East Orange is 2.3 percent cheaper than living in Newark. When looking for East Orange apartments, keep in mind that apartments in New York City average $3500 per month!

Other options for finding East Orange apartments include surrounding townships, like Upper Roseville, Bloomfield and Irvington which are all close to East Orange attractions.

East Orange Work and Study

Bloomfield College, Seton Hall University and Berkeley College are just a few of the many surrounding colleges and universities near East Orange. In total, there are 151 colleges and universities within 30 miles of East Orange. Keep this in mind when you're looking for East Orange apartments.

Employment opportunities in East Orange include those in the fields of health, social services and education departments. Although East Orange experiences an unemployment rate of almost 18.5 percent, the overall cost of healthcare and other amenities is significantly lower than that of Newark and New York City, making it a more desirable place to reside. Furthermore, the East Orange government offers low-income residents help with their utility bills if desired, through a program called Low Income Home Energy Assistance.

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East Orange, NJ 07018

$1750 - $3000

Loft-2 Beds2 Baths

East Orange, NJ

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$1750 - $3000

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Bloomfield, NJ 07003

$1535 - $2860

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

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Montclair, NJ 07042

From $1880

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Montclair, NJ (Glenridge)

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From $1880

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Montclair, NJ 07042

$2035 - $2985

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

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Clifton, NJ 07011

$990 - $1590

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

Clifton, NJ (Allwood, Rosemawr)


$990 - $1590

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath
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Jersey City, NJ 07304

$1555 - $7995

Studio-3 Beds1-3 Baths

Jersey City, NJ (Martin Luther King-Bergen, The Hill)


$1555 - $7995

Studio-3 Beds1-3 Baths
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Bayonne, NJ 07002

From $2200

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

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Hoboken, NJ 07030

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2 Beds2 Baths

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Jersey City, NJ 07302

From $2845

1 Bed1 Bath

Jersey City, NJ (Hudson Exchange, The Waterfront...)


From $2845

1 Bed1 Bath
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Hoboken, NJ 07030

From $3325

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

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Jersey City, NJ 07310

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Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Jersey City, NJ (Newport, Pavonia...)

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Saddle Brook, NJ 07663

$1830 - $2660

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

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Chatham, NJ 07928

From $1925

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

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Brooklyn, NY 11211

$2525 - $4475

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Brooklyn, NY (Brooklyn, Greenpoint...)


$2525 - $4475

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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Brooklyn, NY 11211

$2600 - $4950

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Brooklyn, NY (Brooklyn, Greenpoint...)


$2600 - $4950

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths