Newark, NJ
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Newark, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
281,054
Unemployment
11.3%
Poverty
27.4%
Median Home
$245,200
Median Income
$35,199
Median Rent
$1,085

Newark SnackAbility

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

Newark, NJ Crime Report

6,360
Total Crimes
2,260.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-8.75%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Newark
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 6,360 2,260.0 1,542.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 1,742 619.0 206.9 366.7
Murder 57 20.3 2.9 5.0
Robbery 636 226.0 64.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 929 330.1 122.2 250.2
Property Crime 4,618 1,641.0 1,335.7 2,109.9
Burglary 721 256.2 184.6 340.5
Larceny 2,356 837.2 1,034.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 1,541 547.6 116.4 219.9

Newark, NJ Cost Of Living

112
Newark's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Newark New Jersey National Average
Overall 112 123 100
Services 115 111 100
Groceries 110 110 100
Health 97 102 100
Housing 115 158 100
Transportation 112 110 100
Utilities 105 100 100

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Population over time in Newark

Year Population % Change
2019 281,054 0.2%
2018 280,463 -0.8%
2017 282,803 1.0%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Newark

White
11.0% (30,831)
African American
48.3% (135,610)
American Indian
0.2% (536)
Asian
1.8% (5,161)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
1.5% (4,344)
Two Or More
0.9% (2,544)
Hispanic
36.3% (102,028)
Race Newark NJ USA
White 11.0% 55.4% 60.7%
African American 48.3% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.8% 9.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 1.5% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.9% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 36.3% 20.2% 18.0%

Gender in Newark

Female
51.2% (143,918)
Male
48.8% (137,136)
Gender Newark NJ USA
Female 51.2% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 48.8% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Newark for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
12.0% (33,726)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (33,726)
High School / GED
36.0% (101,179)
Some College
19.0% (53,400)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (16,863)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (30,915)
Master's Degree
3.0% (8,431)
Professional Degree
1.0% (2,810)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Newark NJ USA
< 9th Grade 12.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Newark, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
15.6% (4,371,863)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.9% (2,230,222)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.9% (3,915,783)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.4% (3,482,409)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.7% (3,562,020)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.3% (4,310,193)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.8% (2,483,631)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.2% (2,295,256)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.2% (904,871)
$200,000 or more
2.0% (549,146)
Income Newark NJ USA
Less than $10,000 15.6% 4.9% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.9% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.9% 7.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.4% 6.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.7% 9.4% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.3% 14.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.8% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.2% 17.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.2% 10.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.0% 14.0% 7.7%

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