Sandy Damaged, Impacted More Than 2,500 in West Orange
A recent statewide study shows 1,890 businesses were affected by the storm and 654 residents with property damage, two of which were more than $28,800.
More than 2,500 West Orange residents and businesses were impacted by Superstorm Sandy last October.
Two homes in town were categorized as severely damaged, with costs more than $28,800, and 651 residences had an estimated damage of $8,000 and $28,800, according to a report last week from NJ Spotlight.
Throughout West Orange, a total of 1,890 businesses were affected by the storm, while only two rental units were damaged. One home incurred damage under $8,000.
According to the data, minor damage is considered up to $8,000, major damage is defined as costing between $8,000 to $28,800 and severe damage is more than $28,800.
Statewide, nearly 87,000 housing units were damaged. About 12,500 of those sustained major damage or were destroyed.
NJ Spotlight created an interactive map of the information, broken down by municipality, last week.
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