Newark is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 1,184 people and just one neighborhood, Newark is the 177th largest community in Arkansas.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Newark is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 47.34% of the Newark workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Newark is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newark who work in office and administrative support (12.19%), sales jobs (7.81%) and food service (7.50%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Newark has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Newark has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Newark than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Newark may be for you.
As is often the case in a small city, Newark doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.