Newark, NJ Overview

Redefining and revitalizing its image, Newark is a long-established urban center that is welcoming significant growth in residential areas.  Vast numbers of upscale private townhouses and condominiums have sprung up, bringing new life to districts that are brimming over with cultural and employment advantages.  Distinguished as the Essex County seat of government, Newark claims a rich history of economic activity through the centuries.  Although a large manufacturing sector remains today, Newark is known for its vital business districts filled with banks, law firms, and leading corporations as well as prestigious universities and medical facilities.  Cultural jewels like the Newark Museum, Newark Symphony Hall, and the spectacular new Jersey Performing Arts Center draw visitors from across the region.  Recreational amenities include sports leagues, 40 lush parks, free concerts, recreation centers, Camp Watershed with 35,000 lush acres, athletic fields, tennis courts, and swimming pools.


Population Growth (since 2000) 4%
Population Density (ppl / mile) 11,716.00
Household Size (ppl) 2.763
Households w/ Children 34%

Housing Stability

Annual Residential Turnover 0%
5+ Years in Residency 21%
Median Year in Residency 2.32

Housing Inventory

Newark, NJ Housing Inventory 74,046 14,898 22,543 74,046 14,898

Market Overview

865 listings with an estimated median price of $450,000

Price Count
$100K - 200K 27
$200K - 300K 144
$300K - 400K 171
$400K - 500K 216
$500K - 600K 128
$600K - 700K 82
$700K - 800K 27
$800K - 900K 24
$900K - 1M 10
$1M - Max 36
Property Type Count
Single Family 212
Townhouse 4
Condo 22
Commercial 77
Rental 91
Lots and Land 12
Condo/Town/CoOp 29
Multi Family 509

(Data as of 12/5/2021)

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Newark, NJ Population Demographics

Total: 283,201


Median Age: 34.98

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Temperature (degrees F)

Newark, NJ Temperature

Weather Risk

Newark, NJ Weather Risk


The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Education Climate Index

Newark, NJ Education Climate Index

Highest Education Level Attained

Newark, NJ Highest Education Level Attained 24,228 66,071 24,021 7,455 17,883 9,328 35,296 24,228 66,071 24,021 7,455 17,883

Employment and Finance


Newark, NJ Workforce

Income by dollar range (Median Income: $35,768)

Newark, NJ Income by dollar range 13,380 8,249 7,490 6,566 6,120 5,726 4,969 5,304 4,050 7,360 7,811 8,712 4,953 2,658 2,123 632 260 225

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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Smoking Ban

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The Crime Index compares the risk or probability of future occurrence of certain types of crime in this community as compared to the national average. The national average for each type of crime equals a score of 1.0, so a score of 2.0 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 0.50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Newark, NJ Crime

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