These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Newark, NJ For 2018


We used science and data to determine which Newark neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Newark

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Newark has to offer. Where houses go for over 1.29x the national median and household incomes are 0.84x the national median.

But where exactly in Newark do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Central Business District where the median income is a cool $130,959.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Newark out of 20 for 2018:

  1. Central Business District (Homes)
  2. Lower Vailsburg (Homes)
  3. North Ironbound (Homes)
  4. South Ironbound (Homes)
  5. Upper Vailsburg (Homes)
  6. University Heights (Homes)
  7. Upper Roseville (Homes)
  8. Weequahic (Homes)
  9. Lower Clinton Hill (Homes)
  10. Forest Hill (Homes)

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $410,793. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Newark.

For more Newark reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Newark and the worst neighborhoods in Newark.

Or, for living around Newark, out the best Newark suburbs and the worst Newark suburbs.

How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Newark For 2018

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Newark by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Central Business District, was named the richest neighborhood in Newark.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Dayton-Weequahic Park.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Newark ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Newark For 2018

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Central Business District $46,464
2 Lower Vailsburg $45,975
3 North Ironbound $44,530
4 South Ironbound $43,380
5 Upper Vailsburg $39,842
6 University Heights $39,834
7 Upper Roseville $39,276
8 Weequahic $38,359
9 Lower Clinton Hill $37,177
10 Forest Hill $35,956
11 Upper Clinton Hill $35,860
12 Mount Pleasant $35,467
13 North Broadway $34,675
14 Fairmuont $32,892
15 Seventh Avenue $32,092
16 South Broad Street $30,693
17 Lower Roseville $30,290
18 West Side $30,097
19 Springfield-Belmont $26,661
20 Dayton-Weequahic Park $22,483

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