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Newark, NJ (New Jersey) Houses and Residents

Newark,NJ index of house prices

Total population: 280,579 (Urban population: 273,546, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 115,142 (99,576 occupied: 20,839 owner occupied, 78,737 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

79%
State:

37%

Housing density: 4,839 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $112,005.

Median contract rent in 2016: $525 (lower quartile is $342, upper quartile is $643)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $883


Median gross rent in Newark, NJ in 2016: $586

Housing units in Newark with a mortgage: 14,021 (494 second mortgage, 734 home equity loan, 94 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,818

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $75,656

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $55,451

Median monthly housing costs: $1,084


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Newark, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $235,200 (it was $132,800 in 2000)
Newark:

$235,200
New Jersey:

$328,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $164,600 - $292,900

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $222,761
Here:

$222,761
State:

$401,764

Townhouses or other attached units: $179,695
Here:

$179,695
State:

$266,552

In 2-unit structures: $227,896
Here:

$227,896
State:

$327,480

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $276,672
Here:

$276,672
State:

$297,734

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $184,867
Here:

$184,867
State:

$275,779

Mobile homes: $182,603
Here:

$182,603
State:

$82,857
Median year house/condo built: 1950

Median year apartment built: 1960

Household type by relationship:

Households: 281,770
  • In family households: 214,275 (20,137 male householders, 35,524 female householders)
    25,148 spouses, 93,877 children (91,046 natural, 996 adopted, 1,835 stepchildren), 8,945 grandchildren, 7,666 brothers or sisters, 6,499 parents, 8,157 other relatives, 8,322 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 54,289 (20,487 male householders (17,164 living alone)), 23,428 female householders (20,871 living alone)), 10,374 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 13,206

Size of family households: 18,963 2-persons, 16,540 3-persons, 10,238 4-persons, 6,005 5-persons, 2,075 6-persons, 1,840 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 38,035 1-person, 4,479 2-persons, 989 3-persons, 275 4-persons, 137 5-persons.

22,137 married couples with children.
33,041 single-parent households (5,087 men, 27,954 women).

53.7% of residents of Newark speak English at home.
31.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
11.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (47% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 81,540 (28.9%)
(46.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.5
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Newark, New Jersey:

  • 301no bedroom
  • 1,0281 bedroom
  • 6,1462 bedrooms
  • 9,1183 bedrooms
  • 1,8134 bedrooms
  • 2,4335+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Newark population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newark, New Jersey:

  • 4,817no bedroom
  • 22,0051 bedroom
  • 26,2982 bedrooms
  • 23,0133 bedrooms
  • 2,0124 bedrooms
  • 5925+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Newark population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Newark in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 2,040no vehicle
  • 7,8281 vehicle
  • 6,8142 vehicles
  • 3,2623 vehicles
  • 7924 vehicles
  • 1035+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Newark population

Cars and other vehicles available in Newark in renter-occupied apartments

  • 38,103no vehicle
  • 30,0901 vehicle
  • 8,7892 vehicles
  • 1,5523 vehicles
  • 1654 vehicles
  • 385+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Newark population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Newark, New Jersey:

  • 3011 room
  • 1092 rooms
  • 8963 rooms
  • 2,2984 rooms
  • 6,7515 rooms
  • 4,7206 rooms
  • 1,6147 rooms
  • 1,6538 rooms
  • 2,4979+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Newark population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newark, New Jersey:

  • 4,1001 room
  • 3,0632 rooms
  • 18,2263 rooms
  • 20,7144 rooms
  • 21,0005 rooms
  • 8,7676 rooms
  • 2,2277 rooms
  • 2488 rooms
  • 3929+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Newark population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Newark, NJ household income distribution

  • Newark, NJ household income distribution
  • 18,245Less than $10,000
  • 8,551$10,000 to $14,999
  • 8,945$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6,020$20,000 to $24,999
  • 6,195$25,000 to $29,999
  • 5,866$30,000 to $34,999
  • 5,566$35,000 to $39,999
  • 4,713$40,000 to $44,999
  • 2,706$45,000 to $49,999
  • 6,430$50,000 to $59,999
  • 7,018$60,000 to $74,999
  • 7,567$75,000 to $99,999
  • 5,680$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,035$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,671$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,368$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Newark, NJ

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Newark, NJ
  • 315Less than $10,000
  • 88$10,000 to $14,999
  • 79$15,000 to $19,999
  • 90$20,000 to $24,999
  • 173$25,000 to $29,999
  • 25$30,000 to $34,999
  • 19$35,000 to $39,999
  • 146$40,000 to $49,999
  • 88$50,000 to $59,999
  • 199$60,000 to $69,999
  • 29$70,000 to $79,999
  • 285$80,000 to $89,999
  • 149$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,063$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,329$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,348$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,341$175,000 to $199,999
  • 3,238$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3,279$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3,014$300,000 to $399,999
  • 875$400,000 to $499,999
  • 457$500,000 to $749,999
  • 72$750,000 to $999,999
  • 60$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 41$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Newark, NJ

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Newark, NJ
  • 1,306Less than $100
  • 1,682$100 to $149
  • 1,773$150 to $199
  • 4,317$200 to $249
  • 2,513$250 to $299
  • 1,562$300 to $349
  • 1,210$350 to $399
  • 1,235$400 to $449
  • 602$450 to $499
  • 1,708$500 to $549
  • 1,763$550 to $599
  • 1,920$600 to $649
  • 1,658$650 to $699
  • 2,925$700 to $749
  • 3,400$750 to $799
  • 8,909$800 to $899
  • 9,928$900 to $999
  • 17,828$1,000 to $1,249
  • 6,006$1,250 to $1,499
  • 4,025$1,500 to $1,999
  • 472$2,000 to $2,499
  • 291$3,000 to $3,499
  • 85$3,500 or more
  • 1,619No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 19,6102010 or later
  • 24,2912000 to 2009
  • 20,7621990 to 1999
  • 18,9431980 to 1989
  • 8,1921970 to 1979
  • 5,242Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Newark population
Newark commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,691
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 4,849
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 9,394
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 10,535
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 16,366
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 5,553
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 22,214
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 3,469
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 5,387
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 10,568
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 13,339
  • 90 or more minutes: 7,115
Newark, NJ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 52.5%
Number of people working at home: 1,759 (1.6% of all workers)

Newark mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 105,264 (65%)
  • Carpooled: 14,951 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 17,821 (11%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 58 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 3,151 (2%)
  • Railroad: 7,668 (5%)
  • Ferryboat: 61 (0%)
  • Taxi: 3,522 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 133 (0%)
  • Walked: 6,535 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 1,759 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 Portuguese: 9,225
 Brazilian: 8,770
 American: 5,812
 African: 4,133
 Haitian: 3,266
 Nigerian: 2,847
 Guyanese: 2,595
 Jamaican: 2,122
 Italian: 1,966
 Ghanaian: 1,689
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 1,192
 Liberian: 663
 Polish: 568
 West Indian: 527
 Irish: 459
 German: 271
 Egyptian: 226
 Moroccan: 212
 Ukrainian: 198
 Afghan: 178
 Barbadian: 150
 English: 143
 British West Indian: 140
 French (except Basque): 133
 European: 129
 Iranian: 112
 Russian: 109
 Lebanese: 108
 Greek: 77
 Sierra Leonean: 73
 Arab: 70
 Canadian: 70
 Armenian: 69
 Dutch: 63
 Romanian: 60
 Eastern European: 59
 Hungarian: 48
 Scottish: 47
 Sudanese: 44
 Kenyan: 43
 Welsh: 36
 Ethiopian: 35
 Jordanian: 31
 Turkish: 30
 Serbian: 28
 Norwegian: 26
 Cape Verdean: 26
 Albanian: 23
 Scotch-Irish: 23
 Bermudan: 23
 Yugoslavian: 21
 Dutch West Indian: 19
 Belgian: 19
 Swedish: 16
 Palestinian: 16
 Ugandan: 13
 Lithuanian: 12
 Australian: 9
 Austrian: 8
 British: 7
 Slovak: 6
 Croatian: 6
 Israeli: 5
 Czech: 4
 Danish: 4
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 4
 Estonian: 3
 Slavic: 3
 German Russian: 3
 French Canadian: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 17%Ecuador
  • 13%Dominican Republic
  • 9%Brazil
  • 9%Portugal
  • 4%Haiti
  • 3%Guyana
  • 3%Nigeria

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 146,611
  • Other state: 35,529
  • Northeast: 16,521
  • Midwest: 2,453
  • South: 15,185
  • West: 1,370

90% of Newark residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in New Jersey.

Newark:

89.6%
State average:

89.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 3,298
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,955
  • 5th and 6th grade: 4,235
  • 7th and 8th grade: 4,786
  • 9th grade: 2,885
  • 10th grade: 2,314
  • 11th grade: 2,706
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3,145
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 32,956
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,556
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 12,700
  • Associate degree: 4,368
  • Bachelor's degree: 7,786
  • Master's degree: 2,659
  • Professional school degree: 514
  • Doctorate degree: 318

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2,875
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2,535
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3,341
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3,603
  • 9th grade: 2,209
  • 10th grade: 1,971
  • 11th grade: 3,021
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2,375
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 32,329
  • Less than 1 year of college: 4,287
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 16,810
  • Associate degree: 5,693
  • Bachelor's degree: 9,831
  • Master's degree: 2,993
  • Professional school degree: 1,005
  • Doctorate degree: 423

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.7%Males
  • 4.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 15.9%Males
  • 16.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 4.9%Males
  • 18.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 13.8%Males
  • 11.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 10.3%Males
  • 10.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 16.1%Males
  • 8.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.1%Males
  • 11.1%Females
Newark marital status for males
Newark marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,740
  • One, attached: 7,278
  • Two: 21,539
  • 3 or 4: 33,628
  • 5 to 9: 10,320
  • 10 to 19: 5,835
  • 20 to 49: 6,831
  • 50 or more: 17,825
  • Mobile homes: 146

Median worth of mobile homes: $211,600

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 3.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 5.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Newark:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Newark
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (75.2%)
  • Electricity (15.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (66.0%)
  • Electricity (26.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Solar energy (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,203
Here:

4.3%
New Jersey:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,992
Here:

13.6%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,663
Here:

22.3%
New Jersey:

25.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)