Newark Demographics

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

What is the population of Newark?

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There are 49,951 residents in Newark, with a median age of 37.3. Of this, 48.87% are males and 51.13% are females. US-born citizens make up 96.92% of the resident pool in Newark, while non-US-born citizens account for 2.06%. Additionally, 1.01% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 42,444 people in Newark currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 49,951 1.0%
Male Population 24,413 3.6%
Female Population 25,538 -1.4%
Male population 48.87%
Female population 51.13%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 37.3 -0.3%
Citizen US Born 48,415 0.5%
Citizen not US Born 1,030 21.3%
Not Citizen 506 16.3%
Citizen US Born 96.92%
Citizen not US Born 2.06%
Not Citizen 1.01%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 61 369.2%
Moved from Same County 5,003 -20.0%
Moved from Same State 1,622 -0.5%
Moved from Different State 269 -47.9%
Same House as Last Year 42,444 5.0%
Moved from Abroad 0.12%
Moved from Same County 10.13%
Moved from Same State 3.28%
Moved from Different State 0.54%
Same House as Last Year 85.92%

What are the employment statistics in Newark?

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White-collar workers make up 76.48% of the working population in Newark, while blue-collar employees account for 23.52%. There are also 1,564 entrepreneurs in Newark (6.93% of the workforce); 16,105 workers employed in private companies (71.37%); and 2,595 people working in governmental institutions (11.5%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 17,259 2.6%
Blue Collar 5,308 -7.8%
White Collar 76.48%
Blue Collar 23.52%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 1,564 12.8%
Private Companies 16,105 -2.3%
Governmental Workers 2,595 6.4%
Not for Profit Companies 2,303 1.6%
Self Employees 6.93%
Private Companies 71.37%
Governmental Workers 11.5%
Not for Profit Companies 10.21%

How many households are there in Newark?

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There are a total of 19,336 households in Newark, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 59.93% of these Newark households, while non-family units account for the remaining 40.07%. Additionally, 31.33% of households have children and 68.67% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 19,336 -0.9%
Average People Per Household 3 2.0%
Family Households 11,589 -1.2%
Non-family Households 7,747 -0.6%
Family Households 59.93%
Non-family Households 40.07%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 6,058 0.0%
Households without Children 13,278 -1.4%
Households with Children 31.33%
Households without Children 68.67%

What are the median and average incomes in Newark?

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The average annual household income in Newark is $62,016, while the median household income sits at $48,609 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $51,893, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $56,875. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $48,636 and $37,793, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $62,016 1.3%
Median Household Income $48,609 7.9%
People below Poverty Level 8,013 -6.5%
People above Poverty Level 40,124 2.9%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Newark?

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There are 22,170 housing units in Newark, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1963. Of the 19,336 occupied housing units in Newark, 54.68% are owner-occupied, while 45.32% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 65.36% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $137,300. In general, housing costs reach $814 per month in Newark.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 22,170 -1.2%
Median Year Built 1963 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 5,960 7.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 1,613 -12.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 2,677 -7.9%
Built between 1960 and 1969 2,645 -12.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 3,207 8.5%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,532 -3.3%
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,520 -2.9%
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,652 -2.9%
Built in 2010 or Later 364 26.8%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 19,336 -0.9%
Owner Occupied 10,572 -1.6%
Renter Occupied 8,764 -0.2%
Owner Occupied 54.68%
Renter Occupied 45.32%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 6,910 -2.7%
Without Mortgage 3,662 0.7%
Median Value with Mortgage $137,300 7.8%
Median Value without Mortgage $115,600 1.2%
Median Housing Costs per Month $814 1.2%
With Mortgage 65.36%
Without Mortgage 34.64%

What is the level of education in Newark?

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Approximately 46.75% of the population in Newark holds a high school degree (that's 18,076 residents), while 22.45% have attained a college certificate (10,404 locals) and 13.74% have a bachelor's degree (5,313 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 851 19.4%
Some High School 18,076 -0.1%
Some College 10,404 -1.8%
Associate Degree 3,629 1.6%
Bachelor's Degree 5,313 9.3%
Graduate Degree 2,119 -4.5%
No High School 2.2%
Some High School 46.75%
Some College 22.45%
Associate Degree 9.39%
Bachelor's Degree 13.74%
Graduate Degree 5.48%

What is the marital status of Newark residents?

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A total of 13,396 people in Newark have never been married (which represents 33.15% of the total population), while 18,104 of them are wedded (44.8%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 1,261 (3.12%) and 6,033 (14.93%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 13,396 -0.4%
Married 18,104 2.7%
Separated 1,261 10.6%
Widowed 2,881 -1.1%
Divorced 6,033 -2.2%
Never Married 33.15%
Married 44.8%
Separated 3.12%
Widowed 7.13%
Divorced 14.93%

What are the most common means of transportation in Newark?

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The top three means of transportation people in Newark use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 20,020 residents commute by car, 523 prefer going to work by walking and 117 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 20,020 -1.8%
Bus or TrolleyBus 117 24.5%
Bicycle 19 -62.8%
Motorcycle 40 166.7%
TaxiCab 19 46.2%
Walk 523 -0.2%

What is the median and average household income in Newark by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
43055 62,215 23,857 $52,209.00 $65,637.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 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: 43055

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