Newark, NJ
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Newark Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Newark Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
281,764

Age

PEOPLE OF New Jersey DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.59
5 To 17 17.57
18 To 24 11.32
25 To 34 16.55
35 To 54 28.26
55 To 64 9.64
65 Years And Over 9.07

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 6.2
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 73.3
COLLEGE GRADUATES 13.7

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Newark 17198 15374.36280130075 #EE2025
USA 29829 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Newark 33025 15918.525179856115 #EE2025
USA 55322 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
29.1%

Employment Industries in Newark

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 15.8
Retail 11.2
Transportation 9.9
Construction 9.0
Accommodation 7.8
Administration 7.4
Manufacturing 7.2
Education 6.9
Other 6.5
Public Service 4.0
Finance 3.2
Professional, scientific, and technical services 3.2
Wholesale 2.2


Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 10.7
Black Or African American 48.4
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.3
Asian 1.7
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.1
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.8
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 36.0

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Portuguese 3.7
Brazilian 3.3
African 1.8
Italian 1.5
Nigerian 1.1
Haitian 1.1
Jamaican 1.0
Guyanese 0.9
Irish 0.8
Ghanian 0.6
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 0.6
Polish 0.5
German 0.4
Other Subsaharan African 0.3
Liberian 0.3
English 0.2
French 0.2
Afghan 0.1
Cape Verdean 0.1
Russian 0.1

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 53.7
Spanish 32.4
Portuguese 6.9
African languages 2.4
French 1.9
French Creole 0.7
Langs. of India 0.6
Chinese 0.3
Native American languages 0.3
Arabic 0.2
Polish 0.1
Other Indo-European 0.1
Other Asian languages 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Italian 0.1
Slavic languages 0.1
Korean 0.1
Urdu 0.1
German/Yiddish 0.0
Vietnamese 0.0

Foreign Born Newark Residents:
28.3%