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Population in 2012: 32,367 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.4%
 

Males: 14,308  (44.2%)
Females: 18,059  (55.8%)

Median resident age:  22.2 years
Delaware median age:  45.4 years

Zip codes: 19711, 19716, 19717.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,195 (it was $48,758 in 2000)
Newark:

$49,195
DE:

$58,415
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,500

Newark city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $264,821 (it was $151,800 in 2000)
Newark:

$264,821
DE:

$226,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $312,046; Detached houses: $333,616; Townhouses or other attached units: $211,776; In 2-unit structures: $208,392; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $173,047; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $128,713

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,008.

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  • White alone - 25,107 (79.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2,346 (7.4%)
  • Black alone - 2,185 (6.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1,314 (4.2%)
  • Two or more races - 580 (1.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 88 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 35 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Newark: 103.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.3%), Irish (16.1%), English (11.4%), Italian (9.3%), Polish (4.9%), Russian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1758

Elevation: 125 feet

Land area: 8.92 square miles.

Population density: 3,627 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Newark:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newark city:

  • Never married: 60.6%
  • Now married: 30.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

3,329 residents are foreign born (3.3% Asia, 1.7% Europe).

This city:  10.5%
Delaware:  7.6%



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists there were 108 registered sex offenders living in Newark, Delaware as of May 07, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Newark to the number of sex offenders is 300 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,850 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,349 (0.5%)

Newark satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, DE (12.0 miles , pop. 72,664).

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 72 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.68 N, Longitude: 75.76 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +14,725 (+46.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,725 (41.8%)

Area code: 302

Newark household income distribution Newark home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Newark by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000110001110
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.03.33.30.00.00.03.33.33.10.0
Rapes N/A8131114181410971078
per 100,000 N/A27.644.236.546.259.446.033.229.923.332.722.025.0
Robberies 62285470514878605747394343
per 100,000 210.596.5183.6232.0168.4158.4256.5199.0189.3156.8127.7135.3134.5
Assaults 110981158784939111010670898079
per 100,000 373.5337.9391.0288.4277.3307.0299.2364.7352.0233.5291.4251.8247.1
Burglaries 155220223171248197215200192163185179177
per 100,000 526.4758.5758.1566.8818.7650.3706.9663.2637.6543.6605.7563.3553.7
Thefts 9971,024873929959806840814888755733746806
per 100,000 3385.63530.42968.03079.13166.02660.62761.82699.12948.72518.12399.92347.72521.5
Auto thefts 8195113864985114697740292434
per 100,000 275.1327.5384.2285.0161.8280.6374.8228.8255.7133.494.975.5106.4
Arson 331019141191071191156
per 100,000 112.134.564.646.436.329.732.923.236.530.036.015.718.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) N/A303.3331.9305.9309.8301.8325.1296.8298.8240.1246.2227.4230.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 83 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Delaware average:

2.51

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Newark, Delaware accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Delaware:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,590 (+5.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Postsecondary teachers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

Work and jobs in Newark: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Newark-area historical tornado activity is above Delaware state average. It is 65% 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 significantly above Delaware state average. It is 80% 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 the city 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 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
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 17.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.6 miles away from Newark center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 88.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New Castle County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

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.

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Newark:

  • CHRISTIANA CARE HEALTH SYSTEM (Dialysis Facility, HEMODIALYSIS UNIT, CHRISTIANA HOSPITAL)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE BRANDYWINE HOME THERAPIES (Dialysis Facility, 4923 OGLETOWN-STANTON ROAD)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE CHRISTIANA (Dialysis Facility, UNIVERSITY PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH CARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, 256 CHAPMAN ROAD, SUITE 102)
  • NEURO CARE CONSULTANTS (Home Health Center, 201 RUTHAR DRIVE, STE 5, FORUM 2000)
  • CHRISTIANA CARE HEALTH SERVICES, INC. (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 4755 OGLETOWN-STANTON ROAD)
  • ROCKFORD CENTER (Hospital, 100 ROCKFORD DRIVE)
  • SEASONS HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE OF MARYLAND (Hospital, 300 BIDDLE ROAD, SUITE 205)
  • VITAS HEALTHCARE CORPORATION ATLANTIC (Hospital, 100 COMMERCE DRIVE SUITE 302)
  • CHURCHMAN VILLAGE (Nursing Home, 4949 OGLETOWN-STANTON ROAD)
  • EXCEPTIONAL CARE FOR CHILDREN (Nursing Home, 11 INDEPENDENCE WAY)
  • JEANNE JUGAN RESIDENCE (Nursing Home, 185 SALEM CHURCH ROAD)
  • MILLCROFT (Nursing Home, 255 POSSUM PARK ROAD)
  • NEWARK MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 254 WEST MAIN STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Newark, DE

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.

Local government website: newark.de.us

Colleges/Universities in Newark:

  • University of Delaware (Full-time enrollment: 18,469; Public; Website: www.udel.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington (FT enrollment: 3,290; Location: 400 Stanton-Christiana Rd; Public; Website: www.dtcc.edu/stanton-wilmington/)
  • Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design (FT enrollment: 90; Location: 70 Amstel Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: schillingdouglas.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Newark:

  • Wilmington University (about 8 miles; New Castle, DE; Full-time enrollment: 4,279)
  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (about 13 miles; Lincoln University, PA; FT enrollment: 2,441)
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania (about 21 miles; West Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 11,561)
  • Neumann University (about 22 miles; Aston, PA; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Widener University-Main Campus (about 25 miles; Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 3,333)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 28 miles; Exton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,400)
  • Delaware County Community College (about 28 miles; Media, PA; FT enrollment: 5,557)

Public high schools in Newark:

Private high schools in Newark:

  • TALL OAKS CLASSICAL SCHOOL (Students: 140; Location: 181 STANTON CHRISTIANA RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • THE NEW SCHOOL (Students: 30; Location: 812 ELKTON RD; Grades: 1 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Newark:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Newark:

  • THE INDEPENDENCE SCHOOL (Students: 800; Location: 1300 PAPER MILL RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHRIST THE TEACHER CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 617; Location: 2451 FRAZER RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PIKE CREEK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 313; Location: 199 POLLY DRUMMOND HILL RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TLK ACADEMY (Students: 215; Location: 22 PEOPLES PLAZA; Grades: PK - 4)
  • ALETHEIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL & DAY CARE CTR (Students: 129; Location: 91 SALEM CHURCH RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NEWARK DAY NURSERY AND CHILDREN CENTER (Students: 89; Location: 921 BARKSDALE RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • NEWARK CENTER FOR CREATIVE LEARNING (Students: 84; Location: 401 PHILLIPS AVE; Grades: UG - UG)
  • LEARNING EXPRESS ACADEMY (Students: 73; Location: 302 DARLING ST; Grades: KG - 3)
  • UNIV OF DELAWARE LABORATORY PRESCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: 112 ALLISON HALL W; Grades: PK - KG)
  • TUTOR TIME CHILD CARE (Students: 62; Location: 491 S HARMONY RD; Grades: KG - 4)
See full list of schools located in Newark, map of school districts: CHRISTINA SCHOOL DISTRICT

User submitted facts and corrections:

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

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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).

 
New Castle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.2. This is about average.
City:

32.2
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.306. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.306
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.20. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.20
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.8. This is significantly worse than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

13.8
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.5. This is better than average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

22.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.5. This is better than average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.67. This is about average. There were 29 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.67
U.S.:

9.59

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

NEWARK WATER DEPARTMENT (Address: 220 Elkton Road , Population served: 36130, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and AUG-10-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2001)
DELAWARE CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Population served: 2000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2000)
PARADISE ESTATES SYSTEM 1 (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-14-2005), St Public Notif issued (APR-14-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2005)
LEWES BP (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Methyl-tert-Butyl-Ether (MTBE). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-06-2006), St Public Notif issued (JAN-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2006)
MOTHER HUBBARD CHILD CARE (Population served: 134, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (OCT-29-1998), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-1998), St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-24-1998), St Boil Water Order (JUL-24-1998), St Public Notif issued (JUL-24-1998), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-24-1998), St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1997 and DEC-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (OCT-27-1997), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-1997), St Compliance achieved (DEC-05-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and JUL-24-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-1994), St Public Notif issued (JUL-24-1995), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-24-1995), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-1997), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-19-1997), Fed Formal NOV issued (APR-09-1998), Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-24-1998), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-1998)
WINDSONG FARMS (Population served: 129, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2002), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2002), St Public Notif issued (AUG-20-2002)
BAYVIEW CROSSING SHOPPING CENTER (Address: 4142 Ogletown Stanton Road , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-08-2005), St Public Notif issued (NOV-08-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-19-2005), St Public Notif issued (SEP-19-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-29-2005), St Public Notif issued (APR-29-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-06-2004), St Public Notif issued (DEC-06-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-08-2005)
WHITE CLAY CREEK STATE PARK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-18-2006), St Public Notif issued (MAY-18-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-13-2005), St Public Notif issued (OCT-13-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-10-2005), St Public Notif issued (MAY-10-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform

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

  • ARTESIAN WATER COMPANY (Population served: 200234, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • SOUTH BETHANY (Population served: 11610, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FOX HUNTER CROSSING (Population served: 1470, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DADE BEHRING (Address: PO BOX 6101, Population served: 1028, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THOMAS COVE (Population served: 801, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TOWNSEND WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 660, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOT CHARTER SCHOOL (Population served: 575, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BAYVIEW IMPROVEMENT COMPANY (Population served: 132, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COMMODORE ESTATES (Population served: 129, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STONEWATER CREEK (Population served: 90, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.1%
(27.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.7% for Black residents, 29.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.2% for American Indian residents, 12.0% for other race residents, 9.9% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Newark, DE

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

Newark compared to Delaware state average:

Newark, Delaware environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Newark, Delaware:

  • Best Western Delaware Inn & Conf Ctr, 260 Chapman Rd, Newark, DE 19702 , Phone: (302) 738-3400, Fax: (302) 738-3414
  • Christiana Hilton Inn, 100 Continental Dr, Newark, DE 19713 , Phone: (302) 454-1500, Fax: (302) 454-0233
  • Rodeway Inn, 1120 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19713 , Phone: (302) 731-3132, Fax: (302) 731-3133
  • Hampton Inn-wilmington/newark, 3 Concord Ln, Newark, DE 19713 , Phone: (302) 737-3900, Fax: (302) 737-2630
  • Econo Lodge, 100 Mcintosh Plz, Newark, DE 19713 , Phone: (302) 453-9100, Fax: (302) 453-9114
  • Red Roof Inn Wilmington, 415 Stanton Christiana Rd, Newark, DE 19713 , Phone: (302) 292-2870, Fax: (302) 292-2879
  • Wilmington Newark Residence Inn By Marriott, 240 Chapman Rd, Newark, DE 19702 , Phone: (302) 453-9200, Fax: (302) 453-8122
  • Newark Travelodge, 268 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711 , Phone: (302) 737-5050, Fax: (302) 737-4089
  • 56 other hotels and motels
All 64 fire-safe hotels and motels in Newark, Delaware

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Newark travel time to work - commute


Newark mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.66%
Here45.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents55.4%12.5%5.2%5.0%4.0%
Congregations12.9%19.4%2.2%9.4%6.8%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents2.4%2.0%1.8%1.6%10.2%
Congregations4.0%4.0%4.0%1.1%36.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 82
New Castle County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

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
New Castle County:

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.
State:

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

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 18$83,257$55,5050$0
Other Government Administration 23$120,964$63,11210$12,286
Judicial and Legal 3$10,494$41,9765$14,199
Police Protection - Officers 64$357,441$67,0200$0
Police - Other 16$58,268$43,70110$14,837
Fire - Other 2$8,564$51,3840$0
Streets and Highways 12$28,138$28,1381$1,935
Solid Waste Management 15$34,561$27,6490$0
Parks and Recreation 15$60,624$48,49935$34,285
Water Supply 20$64,007$38,4044$6,790
Electric Power 20$71,782$43,0690$0
Other and Unallocable 18$71,599$47,73315$15,967
Totals for Government 226$969,699$51,48880$100,299

Newark government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $5,951,000 ($183.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,042,000 ($32.19)
    Regular Highways: $303,000 ($9.36)
    Electric Utilities: $303,000 ($9.36)
    Parking Facilities: $239,000 ($7.38)
    General Public Buildings: $84,000 ($2.60)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $25,661,000 ($792.81)
    Police Protection: $6,176,000 ($190.81)
    Water Utilities: $3,345,000 ($103.35)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,954,000 ($60.37)
    Central Staff Services: $1,905,000 ($58.86)
    Regular Highways: $1,575,000 ($48.66)
    Financial Administration: $1,542,000 ($47.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,336,000 ($41.28)
    General - Other: $1,034,000 ($31.95)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $843,000 ($26.05)
    Parking Facilities: $399,000 ($12.33)
    Housing & Community Development: $340,000 ($10.50)
    Sewerage: $324,000 ($10.01)
    Fire Protection: $37,000 ($1.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $243,000 ($7.51)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $2,880,000 ($88.98)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Solid Waste Management: $696,000 ($21.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $405,000 ($12.51)
    Regular Highways: $285,000 ($8.81)
    Electric Utilities: $273,000 ($8.43)
    Police Protection: $255,000 ($7.88)
    Financial Administration: $173,000 ($5.34)
    General Public Building: $36,000 ($1.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $36,000 ($1.11)
    Water Utilities: $33,000 ($1.02)
    Parking Facilities: $18,000 ($0.56)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($0.37)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,842,000 ($365.87)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $693,000 ($21.41)

Newark government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,213,000 ($130.16)
    Parking Facilities: $857,000 ($26.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $476,000 ($14.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $201,000 ($6.21)
    All Other: $107,000 ($3.31)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $340,000 ($10.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,527,000 ($47.18)
    Interest Earnings: $998,000 ($30.83)
    Special Assessments: $13,000 ($0.40)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $31,313,000 ($967.44)
    Water Utilities: $4,654,000 ($143.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,693,000 ($52.31)
    Highways: $620,000 ($19.16)
    General Support: $204,000 ($6.30)
    Transit Utilities: $124,000 ($3.83)
  • Tax - Property: $4,637,000 ($143.26)
    NEC: $1,654,000 ($51.10)

Newark government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $18,600,000 ($574.66)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,300,000 ($163.75)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $17,925,000 ($553.80)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,820,000 ($148.92)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $675,000 ($20.85)
    Other, NEC: $480,000 ($14.83)

Newark government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,108,000 ($188.71)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $24,882,000 ($768.75)

5.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,324 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
Delaware average:

6.10%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($663 average AGI)
New Castle County:

0.14%
Delaware average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Delaware County, PA  0.45% ($53,242 average AGI)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.37% ($46,448)
from Chester County, PA  0.31% ($65,065)


5.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($63,039 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
Delaware average:

5.32%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($641 average AGI)
New Castle County:

0.06%
Delaware average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Kent County, DE  0.53% ($46,984 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.38% ($112,586)
to Cecil County, MD  0.33% ($47,882)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Newark fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 35
Total length: 203 meters (666ft)
Total costs: $12,605,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,076,361
Total average daily truck traffic: 117,205

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 17
  • 1970-1979: 8
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 0
  • 2010-2012: 1
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: 134 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Newark, DE)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 52 (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: 319 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newark)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Newark)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 319 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 851
  • Hazardous Condition: 375
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 15

Incident types - Newark


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Newark, DE

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
Businesses in Newark, DE
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven5Kmart1
ALDO1Kohl's1
AT&T4Kroger2
Abercrombie & Fitch1La-Z-Boy2
Aeropostale2Lane Furniture1
Aerosoles1LensCrafters1
American Eagle Outfitters1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ann Taylor2Lowe's1
Apple Store1Macy's1
Applebee's3Marriott5
Arby's2MasterBrand Cabinets12
Avenue1McDonald's4
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Men's Wearhouse2
Bakers1Motherhood Maternity3
Banana Republic1New Balance5
Baskin-Robbins1Nike8
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 King5Payless2
Burlington Coat Factory1Penske1
Buybuy BABY1PetSmart1
Cache1Pier 1 Imports1
Chick-Fil-A2Pizza Hut2
Cinnabon 2Popeyes1
Clarks1Quiznos2
Cold Stone Creamery2RadioShack3
Coldwater Creek1Ramada1
Comfort Inn1Red Lobster1
Costco1Red Robin1
Cricket Wireless2Red Roof Inn1
Curves2Rite Aid7
DHL1Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen2Safeway1
Days Inn1Sears3
Dennys1Sephora1
Domino's Pizza4Sleep Inn1
Dunkin Donuts11Spencer Gifts1
Econo Lodge1Sprint Nextel3
Express1Staples2
FedEx17Starbucks6
Forever 211Subway6
GNC5Super 81
GameStop3T-Mobile6
Gap2T.G.I. Driday's1
Goodwill1Taco Bell1
Gymboree1Talbots1
H&M1Target1
H&R Block2The Cheesecake Factory1
Hilton1The Limited1
Holiday Inn2The Room Place1
Home Depot3Toys"R"Us2
Homestead Studio Suites1U-Haul7
Hot Topic1UPS23
Howard Johnson1Urban Outfitters1
IHOP1Vans4
J. Jill1Verizon Wireless3
J.Crew1Victoria's Secret1
JCPenney1Vons1
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens9
Jones New York4Wendy's4
Journeys1YMCA2
KFC1
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Newark on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population (pop 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life, physical, and social science occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science occupations:"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Mario Joseph Nappa (89)
  • Hajime Sakai (63)
  • Norman Herron (59)
  • Black & Decker Inc. (39)
  • Albert L. Lu (32)
  • Neville Everton Drysdale (32)
  • Thomas Martin Stevenson (27)
  • Joseph J. Zaher (27)
  • W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (25)
  • Xiaoqing Li (25)

Total of 2064 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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