Downtown Newark Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of Downtown Newark?

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There are 13,581 residents in Downtown Newark, with a median age of 34. Of this, 50.66% are males and 49.34% are females. US-born citizens make up 67.76% of the resident pool in Downtown Newark, while non-US-born citizens account for 17.55%. Additionally, 14.69% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 11,246 people in Downtown Newark currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 13,581 0.6%
Male Population 6,880 -0.3%
Female Population 6,701 1.4%
Male population 50.66%
Female population 49.34%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 34 1.2%
Citizen US Born 9,203 -1.6%
Citizen not US Born 2,383 5.2%
Not Citizen 1,995 5.9%
Citizen US Born 67.76%
Citizen not US Born 17.55%
Not Citizen 14.69%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 111 7.8%
Moved from Same County 1,295 19.4%
Moved from Same State 532 -9.8%
Moved from Different State 342 -13.9%
Same House as Last Year 11,246 -0.3%
Moved from Abroad 0.82%
Moved from Same County 9.57%
Moved from Same State 3.93%
Moved from Different State 2.53%
Same House as Last Year 83.14%

What are the employment statistics in Downtown Newark?

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White-collar workers make up 75.8% of the working population in Downtown Newark, while blue-collar employees account for 24.2%. There are also 249 entrepreneurs in Downtown Newark (4.64% of the workforce); 4,126 workers employed in private companies (76.88%); and 612 people working in governmental institutions (11.4%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 4,068 10.9%
Blue Collar 1,299 -10.0%
White Collar 75.8%
Blue Collar 24.2%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 249 7.8%
Private Companies 4,126 4.3%
Governmental Workers 612 3.9%
Not for Profit Companies 380 13.4%
Self Employees 4.64%
Private Companies 76.88%
Governmental Workers 11.4%
Not for Profit Companies 7.08%

How many households are there in Downtown Newark?

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There are a total of 5,721 households in Downtown Newark, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 34.14% of these Downtown Newark households, while non-family units account for the remaining 65.86%. Additionally, 20.24% of households have children and 79.76% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 5,721 4.0%
Average People Per Household 2 -2.6%
Family Households 1,953 -0.4%
Non-family Households 3,768 6.4%
Family Households 34.14%
Non-family Households 65.86%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 1,158 -7.5%
Households without Children 4,563 7.4%
Households with Children 20.24%
Households without Children 79.76%

What are the median and average incomes in Downtown Newark?

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The average annual household income in Downtown Newark is $49,705, while the median household income sits at $28,990 per year.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $49,705 4.8%
Median Household Income $28,990 12.9%
People below Poverty Level 3,409 -12.8%
People above Poverty Level 8,282 7.8%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Downtown Newark?

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There are 6,046 housing units in Downtown Newark, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1971. Of the 5,721 occupied housing units in Downtown Newark, 9.39% are owner-occupied, while 90.61% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 68.9% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $291,200. In general, housing costs reach $930 per month in Downtown Newark.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 6,046 3.8%
Median Year Built 1971 0.2%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 1,292 -4.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 277 -30.1%
Built between 1950 and 1959 460 -8.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 944 -6.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 990 -10.3%
Built between 1980 and 1989 519 117.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 424 33.8%
Built between 2000 and 2009 654 24.1%
Built in 2010 or Later 486 24.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 5,721 4.0%
Owner Occupied 537 20.7%
Renter Occupied 5,184 2.5%
Owner Occupied 9.39%
Renter Occupied 90.61%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 370 11.8%
Without Mortgage 167 46.5%
Median Value with Mortgage $291,200 20.6%
Median Value without Mortgage $333,900 6.0%
Median Housing Costs per Month $930 6.5%
With Mortgage 68.9%
Without Mortgage 31.1%

What is the level of education in Downtown Newark?

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Approximately 38.73% of the population in Downtown Newark holds a high school degree (that's 4,294 residents), while 24.55% have attained a college certificate (1,977 locals) and 11.62% have a bachelor's degree (1,288 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 1,044 -13.4%
Some High School 4,294 -1.5%
Some College 1,977 7.7%
Associate Degree 829 19.8%
Bachelor's Degree 1,288 24.6%
Graduate Degree 911 1.2%
No High School 9.42%
Some High School 38.73%
Some College 24.55%
Associate Degree 7.48%
Bachelor's Degree 11.62%
Graduate Degree 8.22%

What is the marital status of Downtown Newark residents?

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A total of 6,668 people in Downtown Newark have never been married (which represents 58.48% of the total population), while 3,007 of them are wedded (26.37%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 383 (3.36%) and 892 (7.82%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 6,668 -5.3%
Married 3,007 6.2%
Separated 383 2.1%
Widowed 835 22.8%
Divorced 892 -2.4%
Never Married 58.48%
Married 26.37%
Separated 3.36%
Widowed 7.32%
Divorced 7.82%

What are the most common means of transportation in Downtown Newark?

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The top three means of transportation people in Downtown Newark use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 2,429 residents commute by car, 702 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 522 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 2,429 4.8%
Bus or TrolleyBus 702 -21.7%
Subway or Elevated 336 N/A
Railroad 31 342.9%
Bicycle 8 0.0%
TaxiCab 8 -38.5%
Walk 522 0.0%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 07102

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