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 is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Newark is a village of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newark who work in office and administrative support (10.94%), teaching (9.35%), and management occupations (8.44%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Newark rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.89% of adults 25 and older in Newark have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Newark in 2010 was $21,296, 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 $85,184 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, Dutch, Italian, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Newark is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.