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Where is Newark, NJ?

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Newark is a city found in New Jersey, The United States Of America. It is located 40.74 latitude and -74.17 longitude and it is situated at elevation 22 meters above sea level.

Newark has a population of 277,140 making it the biggest city in New Jersey. It operates on the EDT time zone.

Quick facts

Country The United States Of America
State New Jersey
Population 277,140
Elevation 22 m over sea level
Time Zone EDT
Longitude -74.172370
Latitude 40.735660

Newark has a population of around 279793, of which 139247 (49%) are male and 140546 (50%) are female. The average age of the inhabitants of Newark is 33.93, meaning that the average person is below the national median age of 37. For every male, there are approximately 1.01 females, meaning that the population is relatively evenly distributed between males and female(s).

Of Newark's 279793 residents, around 271000 (96.90%) identify as having a single race. The majority of the population is black/African American, which consists of 50.10% of the population. Of the remaining population, 68047 are white (24.30%), 1323 are native Americans (0.50%), 5100 are asians (1.80%), 242 are pacific islanders (0.10%), 55999 are other (20.00%).

The median income of households in Newark is $33139.00, meaning that most of the households are above the poverty threshold for families of three. Of the total population, 15.20% of households reported an annual income of less than $10,000.

Newark, NJ Zipcodes

The city of Newark has 11 zipcodes recognized by the United States Census Bureau: 7017, 7102, 7103, 7104, 7105, 7106, 7107, 7108, 7111, 7112, 7114.

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.