East Newark is a very small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 2,835 people and just one neighborhood, East Newark is the 414th largest community in New Jersey.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in East Newark are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs, East Newark isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in East Newark are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, East Newark is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in East Newark who work in office and administrative support (14.22%), maintenance occupations (11.96%) and sales jobs (9.93%).
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in East Newark, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.58 minutes every day commuting to work. It is, however, a pedestrian-friendly borough. Many of its neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot. In addition, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Even though East Newark is a smaller borough, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.