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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Elmwood East Orange

Restaurants, park, schools, marketplace, hospital, church, gas station, cafe, stadium, i like going to all that places with May family

I like that it is predominantly black, the community looks out for each other, everyone is very helpful and accommodating when you are new to the area. I also love how much events are offered in my community.

There are famous restaurants near us. I usually take my family or friends thereLuigi's Italian Tradition

There are local stores that you can shop at. Including clothes stores and shoe stores and they're not a long walk at all.

I like mostly is I know a lot of people.Whats unique is when you walk down the street theres a lot of stores and places to eat.

Who Lives Here

Elmwood East Orange Demographics

Education

High School

33%

Associate's

20%

Bachelor's

7%

Master's

3%

Doctorate

37%

Family Size

2 people

35%

3 people

22%

4 people

20%

5 people

11%

6+ people

12%

Household Income

0-50k

50%

50-100k

26%

100-150k

18%

150-200k

3%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

14%

10-20

13%

20-45

37%

45-65

24%

65+

11%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Elmwood East Orange?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

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*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Elmwood East Orange

Elmwood East Orange Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

19%

15-30 Mins

34%

30-40 Mins

14%

40-60 Mins

18%

60+ Mins

15%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 7272

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Percentage: 4848

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Percentage: 4343

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Need A Car

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Top Scores: Restaurant, Coffee, Parks

Things To Do In Elmwood East Orange

Top Score

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Elmwood East Orange serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 67% more restaurants than average
  3. 19% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Elmwood East Orange.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 61% more coffee shops than average
  3. 40% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Elmwood East Orange.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 80% more parks than average
  3. 47% more parks than areas of a similar size

Childcare

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Elmwood East Orange is low on childcare options so get on the waiting list early.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. 60% more daycares than average
  3. 37% fewer daycares than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Elmwood East Orange.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 85% more shops than average
  3. 30% more shops than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Elmwood East Orange could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 52% more pet facilities than average
  3. 20% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Elmwood East Orange's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 75% more medical facilities than average
  3. 40% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 40% more gas stations than average
  3. 47% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This supermarket score is far from superior.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. An average number of grocery stores
  3. A standard number of grocery stores compared to areas of a similar size

Nightlife

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Disco is definitely dead around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. An average number of bars and clubs
  3. A standard number of bars and clubs compared to areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Do you even lift, bro? Elmwood East Orange is weak on fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. An average number of gyms
  3. A standard number of gyms compared to areas of a similar size

Theaters

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Intermission much? Elmwood East Orange is low on theater choices.

  1. Few theaters per resident
  2. An average number of theaters
  3. A standard number of theaters compared to areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. An average number of fine art centers
  3. A standard number of fine art centers compared to areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Amusement park merriment is in free fall in Elmwood East Orange.

  1. Few amusement parks per resident
  2. An average number of amusement parks
  3. A standard number of amusement parks compared to areas of a similar size

Hospitals

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll work yourself into a fever to find a hospital in this area.

  1. Few hospitals per resident
  2. An average number of hospitals
  3. A standard number of hospitals compared to areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Elmwood East Orange Features

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 3 of 5 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 3 of 5 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 3 of 5 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 3 of 5 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 3 of 5 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 5 of 5 renters

Elmwood East Orange Education

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Elmwood East Orange

4/10

Langston Hughes School

Grades PK, K-5 • Public

4/10

Dionne Warwick Institute

Grades PK, K-5 • Public

3/10

Ecole Toussaint Louverture

Grades PK, K-5 • Public

2/10
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Living in East Orange, NJ

Elmwood Apartments for Rent - East Orange, NJ

Searching for an apartment in Elmwood, a densely populated neighborhood near East Orange, NJ? This is a renter-friendly community, with 64% of residents renting their homes. Residents of Elmwood may prefer to have a car, because 74% of locals use their cars to get around. Getting to and from work takes about 30 minutes. Only 41% of households have children, so it's a great option for renters looking for a calm neighborhood.