Newark, Delaware

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Population in 2017: 33,858 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +18.6%
 
Males: 15,884  (46.9%)
Females: 17,974  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

24.1 years
Delaware median age:

40.1 years

Zip codes: 19711, 19716, 19717.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,992 (it was $48,758 in 2000)
Newark:

$61,992
DE:

$62,852

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,331 (it was $20,376 in 2000)

Newark city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $291,835 (it was $151,800 in 2000)
Newark:

$291,835
DE:

$252,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $286,206; detached houses: $307,348; townhouses or other attached units: $223,982; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $169,454

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,243.

March 2019 cost of living index in Newark: 102.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.8%
(23.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.0% for Black residents, 27.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.5% for other race residents, 20.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Newark, DE (2017)
    • 24,17572.4%White alone
    • 3,1719.5%Asian alone
    • 2,7838.3%Black alone
    • 2,3617.1%Hispanic
    • 5881.8%Two or more races
    • 380.1%American Indian alone
    • 310.09%Other race alone
    • 50.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Newark detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists, there were 155 registered sex offenders living in Newark, Delaware as of May 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Newark is 214 to 1.


Crime rates in Newark by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.3)
1
(3.3)
1
(3.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
18
(59.4)
14
(46.0)
10
(33.2)
9
(29.9)
7
(23.3)
10
(32.7)
7
(22.0)
8
(25.0)
7
(21.4)
5
(15.2)
8
(24.0)
7
(20.4)
11
(32.6)
21
(61.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
48
(158.4)
78
(256.5)
60
(199.0)
57
(189.3)
47
(156.8)
39
(127.7)
43
(135.3)
43
(134.5)
30
(91.8)
33
(100.6)
35
(104.8)
40
(116.6)
34
(100.8)
20
(58.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
93
(307.0)
91
(299.2)
110
(364.7)
106
(352.0)
70
(233.5)
89
(291.4)
80
(251.8)
79
(247.1)
80
(244.8)
65
(198.1)
45
(134.8)
67
(195.4)
50
(148.3)
59
(172.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
197
(650.3)
215
(706.9)
200
(663.2)
192
(637.6)
163
(543.6)
185
(605.7)
179
(563.3)
177
(553.7)
103
(315.2)
100
(304.8)
68
(203.6)
85
(247.8)
71
(210.5)
58
(169.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
806
(2,661)
840
(2,762)
814
(2,699)
888
(2,949)
755
(2,518)
733
(2,400)
746
(2,348)
806
(2,522)
710
(2,173)
613
(1,868)
535
(1,602)
654
(1,907)
569
(1,687)
576
(1,684)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
85
(280.6)
114
(374.8)
69
(228.8)
77
(255.7)
40
(133.4)
29
(94.9)
24
(75.5)
34
(106.4)
14
(42.8)
32
(97.5)
25
(74.9)
26
(75.8)
26
(77.1)
33
(96.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
9
(29.7)
10
(32.9)
7
(23.2)
11
(36.5)
9
(30.0)
11
(36.0)
5
(15.7)
6
(18.8)
2
(6.1)
8
(24.4)
6
(18.0)
3
(8.7)
2
(5.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)337.5363.5331.9334.1268.5275.3254.2257.9206.1191.9161.9190.1180.3188.1

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City-data.com crime index in Newark, DE

Crime rate in Newark detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 88 (70 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Delaware average:

2.35
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Ancestries: Irish (8.8%), American (8.7%), German (8.7%), Italian (8.4%), English (5.2%), Polish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1758

Elevation: 125 feet

Land area: 8.92 square miles.

Population density: 3,794 people per square mile   (average).

Newark, Delaware map

4,099 residents are foreign born (3.1% Asia, 2.4% Europe, 1.5% Latin America).

This city:

12.3%
Delaware:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,473 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,074 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greater Newark, DE (0.8 miles , pop. 67,114).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (39.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Greater Newark, DE (0.9 miles ),
Brookside, DE (1.5 miles ),
Upper Christiana, DE (2.0 miles ),
Pike Creek Valley, DE (2.2 miles ),
Pike Creek, DE (2.2 miles ),
Glasgow, DE (2.3 miles ),
Bear, DE (2.4 miles ),
North Star, DE (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 39.68 N, Longitude: 75.76 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +15,719 (+47.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,476 (41.5%)

Area code: 302

Distribution of median household income in Newark, DE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Newark, DE in 2017
Newark satellite photo by USGS

Newark tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 72 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 1998: 61 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 1999: 48 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2000: 61 buildings, average cost: $101,200
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $104,700
  • 2002: 61 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $246,200
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2011: 37 buildings, average cost: $76,500
  • 2012: 36 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 2013: 75 buildings, average cost: $147,100
  • 2014: 76 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2015: 19 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2016: 21 buildings, average cost: $152,200
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $201,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Newark, DE residents
Average permit cost in Newark, DE
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Delaware:

3.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Newark, DE
Historical housing units in Newark, DE

Population change in the 1990s: +1,590 (+5.9%).
Most common industries in Newark, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (25.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.3%)
  • Chemicals (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (21.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Chemicals (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (29.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.2%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.1%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Newark, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Computer specialists (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Computer specialists (5.1%)
  • Engineers (3.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)

Average climate in Newark, Delaware

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Newark, Delaware environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 95.2. This is worse than average.

City:

95.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.236. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.236
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.35. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.35
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.267. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.267
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 16.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.46. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.46
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00402. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00402
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Newark-area historical tornado activity is above Delaware state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the Newark city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 tornado 10.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newark-area historical earthquake activity is near Delaware state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 47.4 miles away from Newark center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 273.9 miles away from Newark center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 304.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 185.4 miles away from Newark center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New Castle County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newark topographic map

Main business address for: STRATEGIC DIAGNOSTICS INC/DE/ (MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL PRODUCTS), ARTESIAN RESOURCES CORP (WATER SUPPLY).

Hospitals in Newark:

  • CHRISTIANA CARE HEALTH SERVICES, INC. (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 4755 OGLETOWN-STANTON ROAD)
  • ROCKFORD CENTER (100 ROCKFORD DRIVE)
  • SEASONS HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE OF MARYLAND (300 BIDDLE ROAD, SUITE 205)
  • VITAS HEALTHCARE CORPORATION ATLANTIC (100 COMMERCE DRIVE SUITE 302)

Nursing Homes in Newark:

  • CHURCHMAN VILLAGE (4949 OGLETOWN-STANTON ROAD)
  • EXCEPTIONAL CARE FOR CHILDREN (11 INDEPENDENCE WAY)
  • JEANNE JUGAN RESIDENCE (185 SALEM CHURCH ROAD)
  • MILLCROFT (255 POSSUM PARK ROAD)
  • NEWARK MANOR NURSING HOME (254 WEST MAIN STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Newark:

  • CHRISTIANA CARE HEALTH SYSTEM (HEMODIALYSIS UNIT, CHRISTIANA HOSPITAL)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE BRANDYWINE HOME THERAPIES (4923 OGLETOWN-STANTON ROAD)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE CHRISTIANA (UNIVERSITY PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER)

Home Health Centers in Newark:

  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH CARE AND HOSPICE (256 CHAPMAN ROAD, SUITE 102)
  • NEURO CARE CONSULTANTS (201 RUTHAR DRIVE, STE 5, FORUM 2000)

Heliports located in Newark:

Amtrak station:

NEWARK (429 S. COLLEGE AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Newark:

  • 18 miles: Salem 2 in Salem, NJ.
  • 18 miles: Hope Creek in Salem, NJ.
  • 18 miles: Salem 1 in Salem, NJ.

Colleges/Universities in Newark:

  • University of Delaware (Full-time enrollment: 20,078; Location: 104 Hullihen Hall; Public; Website: www.udel.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Strayer University-Delaware (Full-time enrollment: 266; Location: 240 Continental Dr Ste 108; Private, for-profit; Website: www.strayer.edu/delaware/christiana; Offers Master's degree)
  • Paul Mitchell the School-Delaware (Full-time enrollment: 200; Location: 1420 Pulaski Hwy; Private, for-profit; Website: delaware.paulmitchell.edu/newark-de)
  • Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design (Full-time enrollment: 186; Location: 211 Louviers Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: schillingdouglas.com/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Newark:

  • Wilmington University (about 10 miles; New Castle, DE; Full-time enrollment: 10,072)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (about 12 miles; Wilmington, DE; FT enrollment: 4,972)
  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (about 13 miles; Lincoln University, PA; FT enrollment: 2,042)
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania (about 21 miles; West Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 14,492)
  • Neumann University (about 22 miles; Aston, PA; FT enrollment: 2,622)
  • Widener University-Main Campus (about 25 miles; Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Immaculata University (about 27 miles; Immaculata, PA; FT enrollment: 2,912)

Public high schools in Newark:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Newark:

Private elementary/middle schools in Newark:

  • THE INDEPENDENCE SCHOOL (Students: 752, Location: 1300 PAPER MILL RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • CHRIST THE TEACHER CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 622, Location: 2451 FRAZER RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • HOLY ANGELS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 427, Location: 82 POSSUM PARK RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • PIKE CREEK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 131, Location: 199 POLLY DRUMMOND HILL RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • ISLAMIC ACADEMY OF DELAWARE (Students: 106, Location: 22 PRESTBURY SQ, Grades: PK-6)
  • LEARNING EXPRESS ACADEMY (Students: 96, Location: 302 DARLING ST, Grades: KG-5)
  • TLK ACADEMY (Students: 96, Location: 22 PEOPLES PLAZA, Grades: PK-5)
  • TUTOR TIME CHILD CARE (Students: 87, Location: 491 S HARMONY RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • THE COLLEGE SCHOOL (Students: 61, Location: 459 WYOMING RD, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Newark

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • CHRISTIANA MEDICAL CENTER IS THE MAJOR HOSPITAL IN THE NEWARK DELAWARE AREA
  • CHRISTIANA MEDICAL CENTER IS THE MAJOR HOSPITAL IN THE NEWARK DELAWARE AREA
  • Newark United Methodist Church which is located in the heart of Newark at 69 East Main Street added by Deede Cataldi
  • Churches: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newark is located at 420 Willa Road, Newark DE 19711

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Newark: Diamond State Industrial Park (A), Newark Country Club (B), University of Delaware Louise and David Roselle Center for the Arts - Parking Garage (C), Newark Interstate Business Park (D), Sandy Brae Industrial Park (E), University of Delaware Trabant University Center Garage (F), University of Delaware Perkins Student Center Garage (G), Delaware Technology Park (H), Newark Senior Center (I), Newark Free Library (J), Rohm and Haas Electric Materials Emergency Response Team (K), Delaware Geological Survey Annex (L), Delaware Geological Survey (M), University of Delaware Gold Ice Arena (N), University of Delaware Fred Rust Ice Arena (O), University of Delaware Morris Library (P), University of Delaware American Philosophical Association (Q), Urgent Ambulance Service (R), Newark City Hall (S), New Castle County Emergency Medical Services Paramedic Station 9 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Newark Shopping Center (1), College Square Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Newark include: New Ark United Church of Christ (A), University of Delaware Catholic Campus Ministry (B), Newark United Methodist Church (C), University of Delaware Hillel House (D), University of Delaware Baptist Student Ministry (E), Prayer Temple Church of God in Christ (F), Mount Zion United African Methodist Episcopal Church (G), University of Delaware Presbyterian Campus Ministry (H), Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Johns Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bogy Run (A), Fairfield Run (B), Persimmon Run (C), West Branch Christina River (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Newark include: McKees Park (1), Lumbrook Park (2), White Chapel Park (3), Kells Park (4), Rittenhouse Park (5), Coverdale Park (6), Fairfield Crest Park (7), Fairfield Park (8), Rahway Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Iron Hill Musuem (Museums; 1355 Old Baltimore Pke), New Castle County - Libraries (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 750 Library Avenue), International Reading Association (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 800 Barksdale Road), Cue and Cushion Billiards (Amusement & Theme Parks; 31 Chestnut Hill Plaza), Delaware Preservation Fund Inc (2350 Pulaski Hwy), Greater Wilmington Convention & Visitor Center (530 Jfk Memorial Highway), Mid-Atlantic Travel Agency (Tours & Charters; 875 Aaa Boulevard), Creative Travel (Tours & Charters; 908 Old Harmony Road), Independent Travel Consulting (Tours & Charters; 30 Thornhollow Road).

Hotels: Hawthorn Suites Ltd - Newark (De) (410 Eagle Run Rd), Residence Inn Wilmington - Newark (240 Chapman Road), Ashley's (100 Continental Drive), Best Western (260 N Chapman Road), Residence Inn by Marriott (240 Chapman Road), Hampton Inn Wilmington/Newark (3 Concord Lane), Embassy Suites Newark-Wilmington South (654 South College Avenue), Courtyard by Marriott (400 Pencader Way), Comfort Suites (56 South Old Baltimore Pike).

Birthplace of: Jack Markell - Delaware politician, John W. O'Daniel - Army general, Colin Burns - Soccer player, John G. McCullough - Politician, William G. Whiteley - Politician and judge, Conway Hayman - Football player and coach, Dave Sheridan (actor) - Film actor, Tom Douglas - Chef, Brandy Davis - Baseball player, Chuck Treece - Musician.

New Castle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Newark and their reported violations in the past:

ARTESIAN WATER COMPANY (Population served: 211,494, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUN-21-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-21-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-08-2011), St Formal NOV issued (APR-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-16-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-27-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2012)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
SOUTH BETHANY (Population served: 16,119, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-2009)
CHURCH CREEK (Population served: 5,661, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-22-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2008)
MEADOWVIEW / HIGHLAND (Address: 664 CHURCHMANS ROAD , Serves MD, Population served: 3,500, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
DELAWARE CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Population served: 2,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
BURTONWOOD (Population served: 1,509, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2012)
PINE HILLS (Address: 664 CHURCHMANS ROAD , Serves MD, Population served: 800, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
PORT DEPOSIT (Address: 664 CHURCHMANS ROAD , Serves MD, Population served: 725, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (AUG-12-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2008)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Newark that have no violations reported:

  • NEWARK WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 36,450, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • FOX HUNTER CROSSING (Population served: 9,588, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THOMAS COVE (Population served: 5,319, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HERON BAY (Population served: 2,451, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SIEMENS HEALTHCARE DIAGNOSTICS (Population served: 1,500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WINDSONG FARMS (Population served: 1,014, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WICKSFIELD (Population served: 981, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • BEAVER CREEK (Population served: 750, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AUGUSTINE CREEK (Population served: 601, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DEER MEADOWS (Population served: 480, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Delaware:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

46.3%
Whole state:

67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.4%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Newark in 2010:

  • 7,060 people in college/university student housing
  • 37 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 25 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Newark in 2000:

  • 6,570 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 141 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with most branches in Newark (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Chestnut Hill Plaza Branch, Newark Louviers, Newark Acme Branch, Newark Branch, Ogletown Acme Branch. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB: Cash Connect Branch, Cash Connect Branch, University Plaza Branch, College Square Branch, Glasgow Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,281.1 mil, Deposits: $3,150.2 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Meadowood Branch, Glasgow Branch, Newark Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Newark Branch, 102 Astro Branch, Suburban Plaza Branch. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: New Castle County De Mobile Unite#2 at 0, branch established on 2011/05/12; New Castle County De Mobile Unit#1 at 0, branch established on 2011/05/09. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: Newark, De Branch at 230 E. Delaware Avenue, branch established on 2007/01/13; Hygeia Branch at 101 Hygeia Drive, branch established on 2002/09/28. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Chase Bank USA, National Association: Chase Bank Usa, National Association at 200 White Clay Center Drive, branch established on 1982/02/11. Info updated 2007/06/12: Bank assets: $121,748.6 mil, Deposits: $48,797.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Credit-Card Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • BNY Mellon Trust of Delaware: Bny Mellon Trust Of Delaware at 700 White Clay Center, branch established on 1983/12/31. Info updated 2008/08/28: Bank assets: $228.8 mil, Deposits: $123.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation, The
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Newark:

Marital status in Newark, DE
  • Never married: 61.9%
  • Now married: 28.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

For population 25 years and over in Newark:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 57.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.9%
  • Unemployed: 12.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Delaware average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Newark
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Newark:

(Newark, Delaware Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Newark, DE (based on New Castle County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic138,17233
Mainline Protestant48,124125
Evangelical Protestant32,993169
Other22,67245
Black Protestant7,21236
Orthodox1,1665
None288,140-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 82
New Castle County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 71
Here:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 112
New Castle County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 337
This county:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
New Castle County:

26.7%
Delaware:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.3%
State:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Newark:

53.9%
Delaware:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Newark:

27.1
Delaware:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.6%
Delaware:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.8%
Delaware:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Newark:

6.9
Delaware:

6.8

Overweight people:
Newark:

26.5%
Delaware:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

61.9%
Delaware:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.2%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Newark, DE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 72$511,987$85,3310$0
Other and Unallocable 29$148,997$61,65438$44,799
Electric Power 21$147,748$84,4270$0
Streets and Highways 19$104,567$66,0422$3,025
Water Supply 17$98,945$69,8440$0
Financial Administration 16$99,001$74,2512$3,432
Police - Other 15$109,074$87,2594$10,316
Parks and Recreation 14$78,906$67,63458$28,894
Solid Waste Management 10$46,511$55,8130$0
Other Government Administration 10$66,161$79,3939$7,743
Sewerage 4$15,374$46,1220$0
Judicial and Legal 3$14,597$58,3884$7,936
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$10,837$65,0220$0
Health 1$4,296$51,5520$0
Fire - Other 1$5,195$62,3400$0
Natural Resources 1$6,293$75,5160$0
Totals for Government 235$1,468,489$74,987117$106,145

Newark government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $5,029,000 ($148.53)
    Water Utilities: $4,119,000 ($121.66)
    General - Other: $2,876,000 ($84.94)
    Police Protection: $141,000 ($4.16)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $38,322,000 ($1131.84)
    Police Protection: $11,005,000 ($325.03)
    Sewerage: $4,914,000 ($145.14)
    Water Utilities: $3,170,000 ($93.63)
    Financial Administration: $2,751,000 ($81.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,684,000 ($79.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,078,000 ($61.37)
    Regular Highways: $2,016,000 ($59.54)
    Central Staff Services: $1,974,000 ($58.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,597,000 ($47.17)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,117,000 ($32.99)
    Parking Facilities: $831,000 ($24.54)
    Housing and Community Development: $228,000 ($6.73)
    General - Other: $179,000 ($5.29)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $132,000 ($3.90)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $34,046,000 ($1005.55)
    Corporate Bonds: $16,530,000 ($488.22)
    Other Investments - Other: $3,468,000 ($102.43)
    Benefit Payments: $3,396,000 ($100.30)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,192,000 ($35.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($1.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $129,000 ($3.81)
    Sewerage: $88,000 ($2.60)
    Housing and Community Development: $62,000 ($1.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $399,000 ($11.78)

Newark government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,194,000 ($182.94)
    Other: $1,968,000 ($58.13)
    Parking Facilities: $1,471,000 ($43.45)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.12)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $897,000 ($26.49)
    Local Employee Contribution: $514,000 ($15.18)
    From Other Governments: $296,000 ($8.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $269,000 ($7.94)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,311,000 ($68.26)
    Interest Earnings: $1,157,000 ($34.17)
    Sale of Property: $39,000 ($1.15)
    General Revenue - Other: $37,000 ($1.09)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $51,156,000 ($1510.90)
    Water Utilities: $7,283,000 ($215.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,262,000 ($66.81)
    General Local Government Support: $340,000 ($10.04)
    Water Utilities: $315,000 ($9.30)
    Electric Utilities: $150,000 ($4.43)
  • Tax - Property: $6,219,000 ($183.68)
    Other License: $2,582,000 ($76.26)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,606,000 ($47.43)
    Public Utilities Sales: $479,000 ($14.15)

Newark government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,391,000 ($395.50)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,154,000 ($358.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,237,000 ($36.53)

Newark government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,142,000 ($33.73)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,876,000 ($852.86)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,000 ($1.36)

4.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($65,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
Delaware average:

5.47%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,256 average AGI)
New Castle County:

0.03%
Delaware average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Delaware County, PA  0.43% ($65,458 average AGI)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.35% ($59,267)
from Kent County, DE  0.32% ($46,206)


4.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($78,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
Delaware average:

5.02%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($990 average AGI)
New Castle County:

0.06%
Delaware average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kent County, DE  0.39% ($48,838 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.31% ($122,722)
to Delaware County, PA  0.29% ($74,188)
Businesses in Newark, DE
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven5Kmart1
ALDO1Kohl's1
AT&T4Kroger2
Abercrombie & Fitch1La-Z-Boy2
Advance Auto Parts2Lane Furniture1
Aeropostale2LensCrafters1
Aerosoles1Little Caesars Pizza1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lowe's1
Ann Taylor2Macy's1
Apple Store1Marriott5
Applebee's3MasterBrand Cabinets12
Arby's2Mazda1
Avenue1McDonald's4
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Men's Wearhouse2
Bakers1Motherhood Maternity3
Banana Republic1New Balance5
Barnes & Noble1Nike7
Baskin-Robbins1Nissan1
Bath & Body Works1Office Depot1
Bebe1Old Country Buffet1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Outback1
Blockbuster1Outback Steakhouse1
Brookstone1Pac Sun1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Panera Bread1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Papa John's Pizza3
Burger King5Pathmark1
Burlington Coat Factory1Payless2
Buybuy BABY1Penske1
Cache1PetSmart1
Chevrolet1Pier 1 Imports1
Chick-Fil-A2Pizza Hut2
Cinnabon 2Popeyes1
Clarks1Pottery Barn1
Cold Stone Creamery2Quiznos2
Coldwater Creek1RadioShack3
Comfort Inn1Ramada1
Costco1Red Lobster1
Cricket Wireless2Red Robin1
Curves2Red Roof Inn1
DHL1Rite Aid7
Dairy Queen2Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn1Safeway1
Dennys1Sears3
Domino's Pizza4Sephora1
Dunkin Donuts11Sleep Inn1
Econo Lodge1Spencer Gifts1
Express1Sprint Nextel3
FedEx17Staples2
Ford1Starbucks6
Forever 211Subaru1
GNC5Subway6
GameStop3Super 81
Gap2Superfresh1
Goodwill1T-Mobile6
Gymboree1T.G.I. Driday's1
H&M1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2Talbots1
Hilton3Target1
Holiday Inn2The Cheesecake Factory1
Home Depot3The Limited1
Homestead Studio Suites1The Room Place1
Honda1Toyota1
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us2
Howard Johnson1U-Haul7
Hyundai1UPS23
IHOP1Urban Outfitters1
J. Jill1Vans4
J.Crew1Verizon Wireless3
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret1
JoS. A. Bank1Vons1
Jones New York4Walgreens9
Journeys1Wendy's4
Justice1YMCA2
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Newark:

  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WAMS (1260 AM; 1 kW; NEWARK, DE; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMC (1380 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: STATE OF DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF TRAN)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WXHL (1550 AM; 1 kW; ELKTON, MD; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newark:

  • WVUD (91.3 FM; NEWARK, DE; Owner: UNIVERSITYOF DELAWARE)
  • WOEL-FM (89.9 FM; ELKTON, MD; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXCY (103.7 FM; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WMHS (88.1 FM; PIKE CREEK, DE; Owner: RED CLAY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXHL-FM (89.1 FM; CHRISTIANA, DE; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Newark:

  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Newark fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 45Number of bridges
  • 584ft / 178mTotal length
  • $20,419,000Total costs
  • 1,345,157Total average daily traffic
  • 86,216Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Newark, DE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 211960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Newark, DE
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Newark)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 191 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Newark, DE)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 387 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newark)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Newark)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 409 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED50$211,98783$245,650374$196,85528$85,6213$3,751,67357$250,7140$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$236,2155$226,28232$264,3489$44,1010$03$953,1200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$164,71413$166,195112$203,07319$38,2460$017$170,8272$32,030
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$241,3667$165,46153$202,5095$49,7260$03$198,2600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$133,3404$219,35015$211,7612$103,5600$01$339,9600$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Newark, DE

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$263,0809$242,5260$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$193,5005$216,2201$142,830
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$177,4205$196,2720$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$130,9000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Newark, DE
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Newark, DE - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 613. The highest number of fires - 851 took place in 2006, and the least - 415 in 2009. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Newark, DE When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (65.3%), and Outside Fires (21.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Newark, DE
    • 6,80765.3%Structure Fires
    • 2,27121.8%Outside Fires
    • 1,15911.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1811.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Newark, DE

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Newark, Delaware:

  • Ramada Hotel, 260 Chapman Rd, Newark, Delaware 19702 , Phone: (302) 738-3400, Fax: (302) 738-3414
  • Christiana Hilton Inn, 100 Continental Dr, Newark, Delaware 19713 , Phone: (302) 454-1500, Fax: (302) 454-0233
  • Rodeway Inn, 1120 S College Ave, Newark, Delaware 19713 , Phone: (302) 731-3132, Fax: (302) 731-3133
  • Comfort Inn-Wilmington/Newark, 3 Concord Ln, Newark, Delaware 19713 , Phone: (302) 737-3900, Fax: (302) 737-2630
  • Motel 6, 100 Mcintosh Plz, Newark, Delaware 19713 , Phone: (302) 453-9100, Fax: (302) 453-9114
  • Red Roof Inn Wilmington, 415 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, Delaware 19713 , Phone: (302) 292-2870, Fax: (302) 292-2879
  • Sonesta ES Suites Wilmington - Newark, 240 Chapman Rd, Newark, Delaware 19702 , Phone: (302) 453-9200
  • Super 8, 268 E Main St, Newark, Delaware 19711 , Phone: (302) 737-5050, Fax: (302) 737-4089
  • 14 other hotels and motels
All 22 fire-safe hotels and motels in Newark, Delaware
Most common first names in Newark, DE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John49372.5 years
Mary44380.1 years
William43173.3 years
James32870.6 years
Robert29769.4 years
Charles27073.3 years
Joseph23072.7 years
George23073.8 years
Helen22279.9 years
Margaret21179.9 years
Most common last names in Newark, DE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16875.9 years
Johnson10272.5 years
Brown9974.0 years
Jones8672.7 years
Williams7773.6 years
Miller7475.1 years
Davis6972.3 years
Taylor6772.8 years
Moore6672.7 years
Wilson6672.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Newark, DE
  • 71.9%Utility gas
  • 13.7%Electricity
  • 12.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Newark, DE
  • 48.2%Electricity
  • 43.0%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel


Newark compared to Delaware state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Newark on our top lists:

  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most recent year of entry for the foreign-born population (2,000+ people)+"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 females in this group)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
There are 147 pilots and 150 other airmen in this city.
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