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0.61% growth
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1.97% growth
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2.05% growth
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The economy of Newark, DE employs 14,356 people. The economy of Newark, DE is specialized in Educational Services; Finance & Insurance; and Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, which employ respectively 2.84; 1.78; and 1.52 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Newark, DE are Educational Services (3,797), Accommodation & Food Service (1,710), and Retail trade (1,406), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($70,938), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($51,635), and Transportation & Warehousing ($45,750).

Median household income in Newark, DE is $55,256. Males in Newark, DE have an average income that is 1.12 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,814. The income inequality of Newark, DE (measured using the Gini index) is 0.427 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Newark, DE. In New Castle County, DE the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 83 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,097. New Castle County, DE has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Delaware.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Newark, DE is from the county of New Castle County, DE.

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Newark, DE is home to a population of 32,941 people, from which 92.7% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Newark, DE is composed of 24,678 White residents (74.9%), 2,768 Asian residents (8.4%), 2,666 Black residents (8.09%), 2,200 Hispanic residents (6.68%), and 542 Two+ residents (1.65%). The most common foreign languages in Newark, DE are Spanish (1,269 speakers), Chinese (1,127 speakers), and German (192 speakers), but compared to other places, Newark, DE has a relative high number of Serbo-Croatian (118 speakers), Greek (105 speakers), and Chinese (1,127 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Newark, DE awarded 6,061 degrees. The student population of Newark, DE is skewed towards females, with 2,492 male students and 3,569 female students. Most students in Newark, DE are White (4,404 and 72.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (326 and 5.38%), Black or African American (295 and 4.87%), and Asian (231 and 3.81%). The largest universities in Newark, DE by number of graduates are University of Delaware (5,990 and 98.8%), Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design (71 and 1.17%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Newark, DE are General Finance (272 and 4.49%), Registered Nursing (207 and 3.42%), and General Marketing & Marketing Management (190 and 3.13%). The median tuition costs in Newark, DE are N/A for private four year colleges, and $11,540 and $30,960 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Newark, DE is $270,700, which is 1.32 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $268,100 to $270,700, a 0.97% increase. The homeownership rate of Newark, DE is 55.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Newark, DE have an average commute time of 21.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Newark, DE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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