Newark, NY
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Newark is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 8,843 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Newark is the 198th largest community in New York. Newark has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Newark is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Newark is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Newark who work in office and administrative support (10.06%), sales jobs (9.98%), and personal care services (8.06%).

The percentage of adults in Newark with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.38% of adults in Newark have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Newark in 2010 was $19,236, which is low income relative to New York, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $76,944 for a family of four.

Newark is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Newark home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newark residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Newark include English, Irish, Italian, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Newark is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.