Newark is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 50,029 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Newark is the 21st largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some cities 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 city 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 (12.97%), sales jobs (9.34%), and food service (8.81%).
The education level of Newark citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.30% of adults in Newark have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Newark in 2010 was $24,445, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,780 for a family of four. However, Newark contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Newark is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.