Newark SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
4
Commute
3

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Newark Info Snack

Newark (/nju.rk/, locally /njrk/) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey and the seat of Essex County. As one of the nation's major air, shipping, and rail hubs, the city had a population of 277,140 in 2010, making it the nation's 67th-most populous municipality, after being ranked 63rd in the nation in 2000. For 2015, the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program calculated a population of 281,944, an increase of 1.7% from the 2010 enumeration, ranking the city the 70th largest in the nation. Newark is the second largest city in the New York metropolitan area, located approximately 8 miles (13 km) west of lower Manhattan.
Population
280,139
Unemployment
17.2%
Poverty
29.1%
Median Home
$222,100
Median Income
$33,025
Median Rent
$981

Best Places Around Newark

1

Lincoln Park, NJ
Population 10,488

2

Florham Park, NJ
Population 11,787

3

Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
Population 12,124

4

Glen Rock, NJ
Population 11,887

5

Westfield, NJ
Population 30,438

6

Oradell, NJ
Population 8,160

7

Boonton, NJ
Population 8,405

8

Midland Park, NJ
Population 7,283

9

Franklin Lakes, NJ
Population 10,810

10

Wood-Ridge, NJ
Population 8,109

Map Of Newark, NJ

Population over time in Newark

Year Population % Change
2016 280,139 0.1%
2015 279,793 0.4%
2014 278,750 0.5%
2013 277,357 0.3%
2012 276,478 0.4%
2011 275,512 0.3%
2010 274,674 -

Crime in Newark Per 100k

Crime Newark NJ USA
Violent Crime 936.9 245.0 386.3
Murder 35.5 4.2 5.3
Robbery 474.0 100.4 102.8
Aggravated Assault 392.3 124.2 248.5
Property Crime 2241.3 1544.6 2450.7
Burglary 404.3 282.7 468.9
Larceny 1083.0 1135.2 1745.0
Car Theft 754.0 126.6 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Newark

White
10.7% (29,949)
African American
48.4% (135,566)
American Indian
0.3% (852)
Asian
1.7% (4,790)
Hawaiian
0.1% (153)
Other
1.8% (5,066)
Two Or More
1.0% (2,813)
Hispanic
36.0% (100,950)
Race Newark NJ USA
White 10.7% 56.7% 60.6%
African American 48.4% 12.7% 10.4%
American Indian 0.3% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.7% 9.1% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 1.8% 0.4% 3.9%
Two Or More 1.0% 1.6% 2.5%
Hispanic 36.0% 19.3% 17.3%

Household Income For Newark, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
15.7% (43,981)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.1% (25,492)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.5% (40,620)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.5% (35,017)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.3% (40,059)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.1% (42,300)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.2% (22,971)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.5% (21,010)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.8% (5,042)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (3,361)
Income Newark NJ USA
Less than $10,000 15.7% 5.5% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.1% 3.8% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.5% 8.0% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.5% 7.5% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.3% 10.3% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.1% 15.7% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.2% 12.3% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.5% 17.2% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.8% 9.0% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 10.8% 5.7%

Gender in Newark

Female
50.6% (141,738)
Male
49.4% (138,400)
Gender Newark NJ USA
Female 50.6% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 49.4% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Newark for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
13.6% (38,110)
9-12th Grade
13.1% (36,737)
High School / GED
35.7% (100,119)
Some College
18.9% (53,002)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (13,917)
Bachelor's Degree
9.6% (26,999)
Master's Degree
2.9% (8,253)
Professional Degree
0.6% (1,627)
Doctorate Degree
0.5% (1,371)
Education Newark NJ USA
< 9th Grade 13.6% 5.2% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 13.1% 5.9% 7.4%
High School / GED 35.7% 28.2% 27.5%
Some College 18.9% 16.8% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 6.4% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 9.6% 23.1% 18.8%
Master's Degree 2.9% 10.4% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.6% 2.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.5% 1.5% 1.3%

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