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Population in 2012: 277,727 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.5%
 

Males: 138,289  (49.8%)
Females: 139,438  (50.2%)

Median resident age:  32.4 years
New Jersey median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 07102, 07103, 07104, 07105, 07106, 07108, 07111, 07112, 07114.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,293 (it was $26,913 in 2000)
Newark:

$31,293
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,112

Newark city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $225,100 (it was $132,800 in 2000)
Newark:

$225,100
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $300,530; Detached houses: $283,892; Townhouses or other attached units: $250,015; In 2-unit structures: $326,798; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $337,759; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $371,603; Mobile homes: $258,442

Median gross rent in 2012: $927.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 07102, 07103, 07104, 07105, 07106, 07107, 07108, 07111, 07112, 07114, 07199.

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  • Black alone - 132,936 (47.9%)
  • Hispanic - 97,692 (35.2%)
  • White alone - 30,203 (10.9%)
  • Asian alone - 5,764 (2.1%)
  • Other race alone - 5,410 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 4,533 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 748 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 432 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Newark: 120.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Portuguese (6.6%), Subsaharan African (3.9%), West Indian (3.4%), United States (2.8%), Italian (2.4%), Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1836

Elevation: 95 feet

Land area: 23.8 square miles.

Population density: 11,671 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Newark:

  • High school or higher: 69.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 22.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newark city:

  • Never married: 50.4%
  • Now married: 32.1%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

76,936 residents are foreign born (18.6% Latin America, 4.6% Europe, 3.1% Africa).

This city:  27.7%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 282 registered sex offenders living in Newark, New Jersey as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Newark to the number of sex offenders is 985 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,690 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $5,322 (2.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (14.2 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: East Newark borough, NJ (1.3 miles ), Harrison, NJ (1.3 miles ), East Orange, NJ (1.6 miles ), Irvington, NJ (1.6 miles ), Silver Lake, NJ (1.8 miles ), Kearny, NJ (1.8 miles ), Orange, NJ (1.9 miles ), Hillside, NJ (1.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 275 buildings, average cost: $45,500
  • 1998: 122 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 1999: 97 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 2000: 110 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2001: 129 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 2002: 131 buildings, average cost: $67,000
  • 2003: 155 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2004: 128 buildings, average cost: $45,400
  • 2005: 376 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 2006: 100 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2007: 29 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2008: 99 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $440,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,300
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $220,300
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $236,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.74 N, Longitude: 74.18 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Brick City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +55,265 (+19.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 39,708 (39.7%)

Area codes: 973, 201, 862

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Crime rates in Newark by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 5890658184971051046780909496
per 100,000 21.332.623.329.130.034.537.437.123.928.732.133.834.4
Rapes 95918885738387605168795855
per 100,000 34.933.031.530.526.129.531.021.418.224.428.220.919.7
Robberies 1,9231,8371,5671,3041,3451,2501,2881,1011,3871,3191,6041,9771,976
per 100,000 707.4666.0561.1468.1480.6444.7458.6393.0495.7472.4572.1711.0708.5
Assaults 2,0161,8191,4731,2611,3651,3911,3591,1241,1551,1301,1121,1141,093
per 100,000 741.6659.5527.4452.7487.7494.9483.8401.2412.8404.7396.6400.6391.9
Burglaries 2,7652,5522,2532,2812,1592,0561,9821,9142,0001,9471,9282,3962,144
per 100,000 1017.1925.2806.7818.9771.5731.5705.6683.2714.8697.3687.6861.7768.7
Thefts 7,3646,3246,0335,5625,2524,9744,3774,3853,9963,7813,6613,9214,093
per 100,000 2709.02292.82160.31996.81876.71769.71558.31565.21428.21354.21305.71410.11467.5
Auto thefts 5,4426,0356,3356,0185,7885,6905,0974,3653,7543,0943,6203,6993,962
per 100,000 2001.92188.02268.42160.52068.22024.51814.71558.01341.71108.21291.11330.31420.6
Arson 217415247238177179166939285515062
per 100,000 79.8150.588.485.463.263.759.133.232.930.418.218.022.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 774.8758.7673.4626.8620.3612.1593.8527.3510.9493.6544.1603.9604.8

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1,322 (1,062 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.81
New Jersey average:

3.38

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

14.2%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,537 (-0.6%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care (3%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Newark-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the Newark city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 29.1 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newark-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the city 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 49.1 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 27.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 39.3 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 Essex County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newark topographic map

Birthplace of: Aaron Burr - (1756-1836), Vice President of the United States, Michael Lerner (rabbi) - Anti–Vietnam War activist, Philip Roth - Novelist, Brian De Palma, Whitney Houston - (born 1963), musician, Chris Christie - 55th Governor of New Jersey, Charles L. Grant - Writer, Joseph Margolis - Philosopher, Jerry Lewis - Comedian, Eva Marie Saint - (born 1924), actor.

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Newark: Andrew Traynor, Daniel Whitfield, Gabriel Grant, Henry A. Eilers, James Parker, James Sheridan, Joseph L. Follett, William F. Hamberger, William Magee, William Sawelson.

Main business address for: PRUCO LIFE INSURANCE CO , NET2PHONE INC (TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS (NO RADIO TELEPHONE)), PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL INC (LIFE INSURANCE), PSEG POWER LLC (ELECTRIC SERVICES), PRUDENTIAL VARIABLE CONTRACT REAL PROPERTY ACCOUNT (LIFE INSURANCE), PRUCO LIFE INSURANCE OF NEW JERSEY (LIFE INSURANCE), VERIZON NEW JERSEY INC (TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS (NO RADIO TELEPHONE)), IDT CORP (TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS (NO RADIO TELEPHONE)) and 7 other public companies.


Hospitals/medical centers in Newark:

  • FMC IRONBOUND (Dialysis Facility, 248 SOUTH STREET)
  • FMC NEWARK UNIV DC (MIELE) (Dialysis Facility, 91-101 HARTFORD STREET)
  • FMC NORTH NEWARK (Dialysis Facility, 155 BERKELEY AVENUE)
  • KIDNEY LIFE OF NEWARK (Dialysis Facility, 571 CENTRAL AVE)
  • PARKSIDE DC (Dialysis Facility, 580 FRELINGHUYSEN AVENUE)
  • ST MICHAEL MEDICAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, DIALYSIS UNIT)
  • COLUMBUS HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 495 NORTH 13TH ST)
  • MOUNT CARMEL GUILD (Hospital, 1160 RAYMOND BLVD)
  • NEWARK BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 201 LYONS AVE)
  • SAINT JAMES HOSPITAL (Hospital, 155 JEFFERSON ST)
  • SAINT MICHAEL'S MEDICAL CENTER, INC (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 111 CENTRAL AVENUE)
  • UNITED HOSPITALS OF NEWARK (Hospital, 15 S 9TH ST)
  • UNITY HOSPICE (Hospital, 17 ACADEMY STREET)
  • UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - State, 150 BERGEN ST)
  • BROADWAY HOUSE FOR CONTINUING (Nursing Home, 298 BROADWAY)
  • FOREST HILL HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 497 MT PROSPECT AVE)
  • NEW COMMUNITY EXTENDED CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, 266 S ORANGE AVE)
  • NEW VISTA (Nursing Home, 300 BROADWAY)
  • NEWARK HEALTH AND ECF (Nursing Home, 65 JAY STREET)

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Airports and heliports located in Newark:


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Amtrak stations:

  • NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT () . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.newark.nj.us.

Colleges/Universities in Newark:

  • Essex County College (Full-time enrollment: 7,915; Location: 303 University Ave; Public; Website: www.essex.edu)
  • Rutgers University-Newark (FT enrollment: 7,473; Location: 249 University Avenue, Blumenthal Hall; Public; Website: www.rutgers.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (FT enrollment: 6,420; Location: University Heights; Public; Website: www.njit.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (FT enrollment: 4,275; Location: 65 Bergen Street, Room 1441; Public; Website: www.umdnj.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • New Community Workforce Development Center (FT enrollment: 251; Location: 201 Bergen St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.newcommunity.org)
  • Star Career Academy Newark (FT enrollment: 242; Location: 550 Broad Street 3rd Floor; Private, for-profit; Website: startechinstitute.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Newark:

  • Kean University (about 5 miles; Union, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 10,081)
  • Seton Hall University (about 5 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,575)
  • New Jersey City University (about 6 miles; Jersey City, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Saint Peter's College (about 6 miles; Jersey City, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,366)
  • Hudson County Community College (about 7 miles; Jersey City, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,527)
  • Union County College (about 9 miles; Cranford, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,338)
  • Montclair State University (about 9 miles; Montclair, NJ; FT enrollment: 13,192)

Biggest public high schools in Newark:

Private high schools in Newark:

  • ST BENEDICT'S PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 559; Location: 520 MARTIN LUTHER KING BLVD; Grades: 7 - 12; Boys only)
  • ST VINCENT ACADEMY (Students: 319; Location: 228 W MARKET ST; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • ALIF MUHAMMAD''S NIA SCHOOL (Students: 172; Location: 50 PARK PL, LOBBY 6; Grades: 8 - 12)
  • BETHEL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 159; Location: 580 MOUNT PROSPECT AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • DR THOMAS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 107; Location: 786 S 20TH ST 794; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ST JAMES PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 44; Location: 88-108 SHIPMAN ST; Grades: 8 - 12)
  • ALPHA AND OMEGA (Students: 41; Location: 4 FLEMING AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • AL-MUSLIMAAT ACADEMY (Students: 27; Location: 35 FINLAY PL; Grades: 6 - 12; Girls only)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Newark:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Newark:

  • ST MICHAEL SCHOOL (Students: 591; Location: 27 CRITTENDEN ST 29; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST PHILIPS ACADEMY (Students: 360; Location: 342 CENTRAL AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • IRONBOUND CATHOLIC ACADEMY (Students: 277; Location: 366 E KINNEY ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 257; Location: 24 HAZELWOOD AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST FRANCIS XAVIER SCHOOL (Students: 245; Location: 594 N 7TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARY SCHOOL (Students: 235; Location: 180 WILLIAM ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST ROSE OF LIMA SCHOOL (Students: 222; Location: 540 ORANGE ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • QUEEN OF ANGELS SCHOOL (Students: 183; Location: 44 IRVINE TURNER BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • UNITED ACADEMY (Students: 175; Location: 1177 BROAD ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PROVISION OF PROMISE ACADEMY (Students: 163; Location: 33 LITTLETON AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Newark, School District: NEWARK CITY

Library in Newark:

  • NEWARK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $17,556,756; Location: 5 WASHINGTON STREET; 1,719,712 books; 10,539 audio materials; 19,841 video materials; 104 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 1,100 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Berkeley College Newark Campus is located in Newark, NJ www.berkeleycollege.edu added by John Guenter
  • birth place of: Frankie Valli, Phillip Roth, Vivian Blaine, Joe Pesci, Jerry Lewis
  • St. Philip's Academy is a K-8 indepedent school with 330 students located on 342 Central Avenue, Newark, NJ.

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Notable locations in Newark: Passaic Valley Water Pollution Control Plant (A), Port Newark Terminal (B), Newark Station (C), Broad Street Station (D), Cherry Street Station (E), South Street Station (F), Oak Island Yards (G), Brills Yard (H), Forest Hill Station (I), North Newark Station (J), Broad Street Station (K), Woodside Station (L), Riverside Station (M), Heller Parkway Station (N), Garden Yards (O), Roseville Avenue Station (P), Franklin Avenue Station (Q), Terminal B (R), Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center (S), York Center for Environmental Engineering and Science (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Newark include: North Reformed Church (A), Our Lady of Fatima Church (B), Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (C), Presbyterian Center at Newark (D), Providence Missionary Baptist Church (E), Saint Aloysius Church (F), Saint Benedict Church (G), Saint Casimir's Roman Catholic Church (H), Saint Columba's Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bethel Memorial Park (1), Woodland Cemetery (2), Evergreen Cemetery (3), Holy Sepulchre Cemetery (4), Mount Olivet Cemetery (5), Mount Pleasant Cemetery (6), Fairmount Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Weequahic Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

River: Passaic River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Newark include: Rippel Field (1), Military Park (2), River Bank Park (3), Saint Peters Park (4), Bears And Eagles Riverfront Stadium (5), Alumni Field (6), New Street Plaza (7), Norman Samuels Plaza (8), Lubetkin Field (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: New Jersey Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 52 Park Place) (1), Smithsonian Institution (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1 Newark Centre) (2), Newark Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 53 Washington) (3), Morris Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 231 Johnson Avenue) (4), Market Amusement Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 189 Market Street) (5), A P Personal Limo (Tours & Charters; 207 Vassar Avenue) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Fairfield Inn and Suites (618 USHighway 1 And 9) (1), Days Hotel Newark Airport (450 US Route 1 South) (2), Broad Street Hotel LLC (882 Broad Street) (3), Holiday Inn Newark Intl Arpt (160 Frontage Road) (4), Fairfield Inn & Suites Newark Airport (618 Routes 1 And 9 South) (5), Howard Johnson Htl Newark Arpt (20 Frontage Road) (6), Hilton Gateway (Raymond Blvd And Mc Ca) (7), Comfort Suites (1348 McCarter Highway) (8), Marriott Newark Liberty Airport (Newark Liberty International Airport) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Court Services Llc (744 Broad Street) (1), Us Government - Judiciary- Court Reporter (50 Walnut) (2), Courts-Federal - Bankruptcy Court- Clerk's Office (50 Walnut Street Rm 5040) (3), U S Government - Federal Bureau of Investigations- Newark Field Office (11 Centre Place) (4), Newark City - Housing Authority- Urban Renewal- Municipal Court- Civil Defense Cou (920 Broad Street) (5), Sas Realty Court (16 Clinton Street) (6), Court Appointed Special Advocate of Essex County (212 Washington Street) (7), Court Services (744 Broad Street) (8), U S Government - Immigration Court Executive- Office For Immigration Re (970 Broad Street Suite 939A) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Essex 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
(lower is better)
AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.3. This is about average.
City:

33.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.370. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.370
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.39
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 18.6. This is significantly worse than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.6
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 20.2. This is better than average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

20.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 14.7. This is significantly better than average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
City:

14.7
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. There were 29 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is significantly better than average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.1072

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

YCS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.4%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.0% for Black residents, 30.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.9% for other race residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.2%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Newark, NJ

People in group quarters in Newark in 2010:

  • 3,802 people in state prisons
  • 2,879 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,610 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 2,305 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 1,466 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 1,236 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 1,015 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 543 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 237 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 96 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 87 people in workers group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 69 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 18 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 4 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Newark in 2000:

  • 3,351 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 2,652 people in state prisons
  • 2,420 people in nursing homes
  • 1,229 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 912 people in halfway houses
  • 734 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 315 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 294 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 224 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 157 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 150 people in religious group quarters
  • 124 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 101 people in other group homes
  • 59 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 50 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Newark compared to New Jersey state average:

Newark, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with most branches in Newark (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 10 branches. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: 9 branches. 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
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Haynes Branch, Ironbound Branch, Arena Branch, Park Plaza Branch, Wilson Avenue Branch, Liberty Branch. 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
  • New York Community Bank: Pacific Street Branch, Chestnut Street Newark Branch, Jefferson Street Branch, Newark-Wilson Ave Branch, Ferry Street Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Investors Bank: Ferry Street Branch, 255 Lafayette Street Branch, Chestnut Street Branch, Newark-Sanford Heights Branch, Newark-Ferry Street Branch. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $10,674.9 mil, Deposits: $7,419.7 mil, headquarters in Short Hills, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Investors Bancorp, Mhc
  • Valley National Bank: Ferry Plaza Branch, 784 Mt Prospect Avenue Branch, 167 Bloomfield Avenue Branch. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp
  • City National Bank of New Jersey: City National Bank Of New Jersey, Springfield Avenue Branch, Newark South Side Branch. Info updated 2011/10/26: Bank assets: $358.4 mil, Deposits: $299.3 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: City National Bancshares Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: Newark Branch, Newark Branch, Springfield Branch. 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
  • 10 other banks with 18 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Newark, New Jersey:

  • Holiday Inn Newark Airport, 450 Us Rt One S, Newark, NJ 07114 , Phone: (973) 242-0900, Fax: (973) 242-8480
  • Newark Airport Marriott Hotel, Newark International Airport, Newark, NJ 07114 , Phone: (973) 623-0006, Fax: (973) 623-7618
  • Courtyard By Marriott Newark Airport, 600 Rt 1 & 9 S At Rt 78, Newark, NJ 07114 , Phone: (973) 643-8500, Fax: (973) 648-0662
  • Hilton Newark Gateway Hotel, Gtwy Center/Raymond Blvd, Newark, NJ 07102 , Phone: (973) 622-5000, Fax: (973) 824-2188
  • Sheraton Hotel, 128 Frontage Rd, Newark, NJ 07114 , Phone: (973) 690-5500, Fax: (973) 465-7195
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Newark Ap, 618-50 Rt 1 & 9 South, Newark, NJ 07114 , Phone: (973) 242-2600, Fax: (973) 242-6560
  • Best Wester Newark Airport West, 101 International Way, Newark, NJ 07114 , Phone: (973) 621-6200
  • Ramada Plaza & Hotel Newark Airport, 160a Frontage Rd, Newark, NJ 07114 , Phone: (973) 589-1000, Fax: (973) 589-2799
  • 4 other hotels and motels
All 12 fire-safe hotels and motels in Newark, New Jersey

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 (70%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Newark city (based on Essex County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.95%
Here57.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents62.0%16.9%4.8%3.6%2.3%
Congregations15.8%7.4%3.3%10.5%10.3%
NameEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.1%1.2%1.0%0.7%5.6%
Congregations7.4%5.3%3.3%4.8%32.0%
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: 305
This county:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 119
This county:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Essex County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 463
Essex County:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.3%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Essex County:

16.5%
New Jersey:

18.0%

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 115$447,515$46,6970$0
Other Government Administration 74$285,181$46,24642$23,043
Judicial and Legal 104$320,223$36,9490$0
Police Protection - Officers 855$5,860,111$82,2470$0
Police - Other 148$335,954$27,240248$212,914
Firefighters 606$3,568,491$70,6630$0
Fire - Other 108$281,519$31,28049$71,902
Streets and Highways 40$172,418$51,7250$0
Welfare 45$142,052$37,88136$12,086
Health 142$456,530$38,58025$29,838
Solid Waste Management 161$467,783$34,86664$39,148
Sewerage 15$41,502$33,2020$0
Parks and Recreation 89$232,560$31,356193$132,492
Housing and Community Development(Local) 646$2,583,959$47,9996$5,132
Local Libraries 79$213,848$32,4839$7,193
Other and Unallocable 206$650,751$37,90857$84,567
Totals for Government 3,433$16,060,397$56,139729$618,315

Newark government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $30,638,000 ($110.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,834,000 ($10.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,590,000 ($9.33)
    General - Other: $1,355,000 ($4.88)
    Sewerage: $759,000 ($2.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $556,000 ($2.00)
    Water Utilities: $362,000 ($1.30)
    General Public Buildings: $246,000 ($0.89)
    Libraries: $163,000 ($0.59)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000 ($0.16)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $162,375,000 ($584.66)
    Police Protection: $140,404,000 ($505.55)
    General - Other: $114,934,000 ($413.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $58,811,000 ($211.76)
    Health - Other: $31,461,000 ($113.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $25,725,000 ($92.63)
    Central Staff Services: $20,265,000 ($72.97)
    Water Utilities: $17,813,000 ($64.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,493,000 ($52.18)
    Libraries: $14,201,000 ($51.13)
    Financial Administration: $13,958,000 ($50.26)
    General Public Buildings: $11,363,000 ($40.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,681,000 ($38.46)
    Sewerage: $8,052,000 ($28.99)
    Regular Highways: $6,441,000 ($23.19)
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,020,000 ($21.68)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,011,000 ($10.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,185,000 ($65.48)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $34,350,000 ($123.68)
    General - Other: $4,232,000 ($15.24)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $12,744,000 ($45.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $9,173,000 ($33.03)
    Financial Administration: $2,806,000 ($10.10)
    General - Other: $809,000 ($2.91)
    Water Utilities: $471,000 ($1.70)
    Parking Facilities: $393,000 ($1.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $337,000 ($1.21)
    Police Protection: $298,000 ($1.07)
    Central Staff Services: $142,000 ($0.51)
    General Public Building: $44,000 ($0.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000 ($0.13)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($0.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $296,799,000 ($1068.67)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $913,000 ($3.29)

Newark government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $37,753,000 ($135.94)
    Housing and Community Development: $23,346,000 ($84.06)
    All Other: $6,152,000 ($22.15)
    Parking Facilities: $832,000 ($3.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $134,986,000 ($486.04)
    Health and Hospitals: $15,613,000 ($56.22)
    All Other: $8,253,000 ($29.72)
    Highways: $55,000 ($0.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $128,954,000 ($464.32)
    Sewerage: $3,574,000 ($12.87)
    Health and Hospitals: $110,000 ($0.40)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $13,006,000 ($46.83)
    Interest Earnings: $11,351,000 ($40.87)
    General Revenue, NEC: $8,415,000 ($30.30)
    Sale of Property: $5,685,000 ($20.47)
    Rents: $1,175,000 ($4.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $36,264,000 ($130.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $111,694,000 ($402.17)
    Highways: $36,740,000 ($132.29)
    All Other: $17,241,000 ($62.08)
    Education: $9,085,000 ($32.71)
    Health and Hospitals: $4,032,000 ($14.52)
    Water Utilities: $1,750,000 ($6.30)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,420,000 ($5.11)
    Sewerage: $465,000 ($1.67)
  • Tax - Property: $185,629,000 ($668.39)
    NEC: $33,180,000 ($119.47)
    Other Selective Sales: $17,293,000 ($62.27)
    Other License: $6,728,000 ($24.23)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $774,000 ($2.79)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $332,000 ($1.20)
    Public Utilities Sales: $327,000 ($1.18)
    Public Utility License: $9,000 ($0.03)

Newark government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $302,740,000 ($1090.06)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $294,592,000 ($1060.73)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $106,289,000 ($382.71)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $99,774,000 ($359.25)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $79,275,000 ($285.44)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,127,000 ($256.10)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,515,000 ($23.46)

Newark government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,482,000 ($73.75)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $128,735,000 ($463.53)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $99,803,000 ($359.36)

5.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($60,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($649 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.73% ($63,892 average AGI)
from Union County, NJ  0.70% ($39,626)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.41% ($54,350)


7.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($55,682 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($624 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.08%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Union County, NJ  1.14% ($43,782 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.56% ($41,527)
to Morris County, NJ  0.49% ($87,001)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newark:

  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WNSW (1430 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newark:

  • WBGO (88.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: NEWARK PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WSOU (89.5 FM; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; Owner: SETON HALL UNIVERSITY)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around Newark:

  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

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: 538
Total length: 15,533 meters (50,961ft)
Total costs: $772,015,000
Total average daily traffic: 19,232,865
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,820,592

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 26
  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 10
  • 1930-1939: 29
  • 1940-1949: 27
  • 1950-1959: 94
  • 1960-1969: 52
  • 1970-1979: 212
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 32
  • 2000-2009: 52
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Newark, NJ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 175 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Newark)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Newark, NJ)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 130 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 174 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 202 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newark)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Newark)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 90 full 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 ORIGINATED484$250,455201$210,3031,023$250,89777$67,88329$1,667,759155$190,1874$152,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED71$240,88743$203,581184$238,05417$69,3534$667,00039$215,1030$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED318$267,396182$227,8791,051$225,305174$61,4489$612,667182$200,1153$205,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN180$251,38974$222,554458$239,06822$80,1364$1,200,25069$215,0582$280,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS142$272,94427$242,926222$260,2308$175,6250$033$221,0610$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 90 tracts in Newark, NJ

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 41 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$288,1434$271,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED40$339,5255$212,0003$254,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$325,7787$199,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$347,0003$226,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$475,5000$01$639,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1434
  • Hazardous Condition: 1227
  • Service Call: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Newark


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

Most common first names in Newark, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3,71970.5 years
James3,27167.3 years
Mary3,12875.7 years
William2,90270.0 years
Joseph2,60073.0 years
Charles1,77569.8 years
Robert1,63964.9 years
George1,50771.5 years
Anna1,48377.0 years
Frank1,43972.9 years
Most common last names in Newark, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2,00967.8 years
Smith1,63867.8 years
Johnson1,48568.3 years
Jones1,46268.1 years
Brown1,36866.6 years
Davis1,06967.3 years
Jackson88064.9 years
Thomas71366.6 years
Robinson60967.5 years
Harris60565.6 years
Businesses in Newark, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2KFC2
AT&T1Marriott3
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Applebee's1McDonald's10
AutoZone2New Balance1
Baskin-Robbins4Nike11
Ben & Jerry's1Papa John's Pizza3
Best Western2Payless3
Blockbuster1Penske2
Brookstone1Popeyes2
Budget Car Rental1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Burger King4Quiznos1
CVS2RadioShack4
Comfort Suites1Rite Aid5
DHL3Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Domino's Pizza4SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts27Sprint Nextel2
FedEx27Starbucks8
GNC4Subway12
GameStop2The Room Place1
H&R Block7True Value4
Harmon Face Values1U-Haul4
Hilton1UPS51
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless1
Home Depot1Walgreens3
IHOP1Wendy's3
Jamba Juice1White Castle2
Jones New York1YMCA2
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Newark on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 100 biggest cities"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 (07105) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Brazilian first ancestries"
  • #16 (07106) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ghanian first ancestries"
  • #20 (07105) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries"
  • #23 (07102) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #23 (07102) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Liberian first ancestries"
  • #24 (07105) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Indo-European language at home"
  • #28 (07106) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Nigerian first ancestries"
  • #30 (07102) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #33 (07111) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Haitian first ancestries"
  • #36 (07102) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of African first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #36 (07102) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other Subsaharan African first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #41 (07106) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Guyanese first ancestries"
  • #56 (07105) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most alcohol drinking places in 2005"
  • #57 (07106) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Zairian first ancestries"
  • #60 (07106) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Afghan first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #68 (07106) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Soviet Union first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #70 (07111) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Jamaican first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #73 (07102) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average taxable dividends for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #74 (07111) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Trinidadian and Tobagonian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #94 (07111) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bermudan first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Mitul N. Patel (11)
  • Balanda Atis (8)
  • Ems Mind Reader Llc (6)
  • Kodzovi Acolatse (4)
  • Li Xu (4)
  • Zi Wei Chen (3)
  • Gill Diamond (3)
  • Nikola Jevtic (3)
  • Amrita Banerjee (2)
  • Zhen Qin (2)

Total of 117 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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