For population 25 years and over in Newark:
For population 15 years and over in Newark village:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $450 (2.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (74.8 miles , pop. 84,531).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (132.3 miles , pop. 348,189).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (258.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Bethel, MO (2.9 miles) , La Belle, MO (3.0 miles ), Lewistown, MO (3.3 miles ), Knox City, MO (3.3 miles ), Novelty, MO (3.5 miles) , Leonard, MO (3.6 miles) , Shelbyville, MO (3.7 miles ), Ewing, MO (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 39.99 N, Longitude: 91.97 W
Area code: 660
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +18 (+22.0%).
Average climate in Newark, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Newark-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Newark village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/23/1975, a category F4 tornado 23.9 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Newark-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Knox County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Paul Downing - Football player and coach.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newark:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 28.5. This is significantly worse than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 24.8. This is about average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. There were 29 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 16.0%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Newark compared to Missouri state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Newark (based on Knox County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.39%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Newark government finances in 2004(per resident):
6.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($20,000 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,810 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 40
Total average daily truck traffic: 4
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 58
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: