Newark, DE

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2020 Population
33,822
1.12% 1-year growth
US Senator
Tom Carper
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Coons
Democratic Party
US Representative
Lisa Blunt Rochester
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
24.7
0.403% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
23.5%
0.408% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$60,767
3.99% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$277,700
0.036% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
14,950
1.29% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Newark, DE had a population of 33.8k people with a median age of 24.7 and a median household income of $60,767. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Newark, DE grew from 33,448 to 33,822, a 1.12% increase and its median household income grew from $58,434 to $60,767, a 3.99% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Newark, DE are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.83%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.31%), White (Hispanic) (4.97%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.57%).

None of the households in Newark, DE reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

91% of the residents in Newark, DE are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Newark, DE are University of Delaware (6,300 degrees awarded in 2020), Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design LLC (59 degrees), and Hair Academy School of Barbering & Beauty (488262) (4 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Newark, DE was $277,700, and the homeownership rate was 53.4%.

Most people in Newark, DE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Newark, DE was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Newark, DE is home to a population of 33.8k people, from which 91% are citizens. As of 2020, 13.7% of Newark, DE residents were born outside of the country (4.65k people).

In 2020, there were 7.74 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (23.1k people) in Newark, DE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.99k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.81k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

91%
2020 Citizenship
91.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 91% of Newark, DE residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Newark, DE was 91.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Newark, DE
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    23.1k ± 856
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.99k ± 510
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    2.81k ± 477
10.3%
Hispanic Population
3.48k people

In 2020, there were 7.74 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (23.1k people) in Newark, DE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.99k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.81k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.3% of the people in Newark, DE are hispanic (3.48k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    14,666 ± 2,951 people
  2. India
    10,722 ± 2,528 people
  3. China
    6,154 ± 1,920 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Delaware was Mexico, the natal country of 14,666 Delaware residents, followed by India with 10,722 and China with 6,154.

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Foreign-Born Population

13.7%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
4.65k people
13.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
4.52k people

As of 2020, 13.7% of Newark, DE residents (4.65k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Newark, DE was 13.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    424 ± 131
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    144 ± 86
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    143 ± 109

Newark, DE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.94 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Newark, DE employs 15k people. The largest industries in Newark, DE are Educational Services (3,730 people), Retail Trade (1,703 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,404 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($120,929), Information ($68,250), and Finance & Insurance ($64,750).

Males in Delaware have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,413. The income inequality in Delaware (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

15k
2020 Value
± 921
−1.29%
1 Year decline
± 8.56%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Newark, DE declined at a rate of −1.29%, from 15.1k employees to 15k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Newark, DE, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (2,357 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,580 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,414 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Newark, DE.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

15k
2020 Value
± 921
−1.29%
1 Year decline
± 8.56%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Newark, DE declined at a rate of −1.29%, from 15.1k employees to 15k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Newark, DE, are Educational Services (3,730 people), Retail Trade (1,703 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,404 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Newark, DE, though some of these residents may live in Newark, DE and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$35,911
Median earning men ± $1,901
$21,338
Median earning women ± $3,453

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($85,227), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($81,964), and Information ($72,841).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($120,919), Construction ($81,250), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,681).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Delaware. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Delaware.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Delaware to other states, or from other states to Delaware.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $13.6B
  2. $5.96B
  3. $5.56B

In 2020, the top outbound Delaware product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $13.6B, followed by Mixed freight ($5.96B) and Plastics/rubber ($5.56B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Delaware products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$65.7B
2020 Value in Delaware
$143B
Projected 2050 Value in Delaware
117% growth

In 2020, total outbound Delaware trade was $65.7B. This is expected to increase 117% to $143B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Delaware trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Delaware to other states, or from other states to Delaware.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $9.43B
  2. $4.99B
  3. $4.82B

In 2020, the top outbound Delaware domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Pennsylvania with $9.43B, followed by New Jersey with $4.99B and Ohio and $4.82B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Delaware shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Tom Carper and Chris Coons are the senators currently representing the state of Delaware. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Newark, DE is currently represented by Lisa Blunt Rochester in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Delaware

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Tom Carper
Senator from Delaware1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Chris Coons
Senator from Delaware2
Assumed office on November 15, 2010
Elected to the seat to succeed Ted Kaufman, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Joe Biden, who had become Vice President of the United States.

Tom Carper and Chris Coons are the senators currently representing Delaware.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Newark, DE

Lisa Blunt Rochester
Delaware at-large Representative
Democratic Party

Newark, DE is currently represented by Lisa Blunt Rochester (Democratic Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Newark, DE have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Newark, DE awarded 6,363 degrees. The student population of Newark, DE in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 10,210 male students and 13,551 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Newark, DE are White (4,321 and 75.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (458 and 8%), Black or African American (346 and 6.04%), and Asian (327 and 5.71%).

The largest universities in Newark, DE by number of degrees awarded are University of Delaware (6,300 and 99%), Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design LLC (59 and 0.927%), and Hair Academy School of Barbering & Beauty (488262) (4 and 0.0629%).

The most popular majors in Newark, DE are General Finance (304 and 4.78%), General Studies (250 and 3.93%), and General Business Administration & Management (242 and 3.8%).

The median tuition cost in Newark, DE for a public four year colleges is $12,730 for in-state students and $34,160 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2020 in Newark, DE, the percentage of applicants admitted was 66%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 18.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 23,761 (43% men and 57% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 23,761 students enrolled in Newark, DE, 43% men and 57% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 15,134 records, of which 58.8% were women and 41.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 229 degree-majors awarded
  2. 195 degree-majors awarded
  3. 259 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Newark, DE was General Marketing & Marketing Management with 229 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Newark, DE according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 6,300 degrees awarded
  2. 59 degrees awarded
  3. 4 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Delaware with 6,300 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 2,667 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Newark, DE, which is 0.722 times less than the 3,696 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 4,321 degrees mean that there were 9.43 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 458 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($12,730) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,930) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.567% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.622% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (241k), Some college (160k), and Bachelors Degree (137k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Newark, DE was $277,700 in 2020, which is 1.21 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $277,800 to $277,700, a 0.036% decrease. The homeownership rate in Newark, DE is 53.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Newark, DE have an average commute time of 21.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Newark, DE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Newark, DE is $60,767. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Newark, DE was Census Tract 136.10 with a value of $89,745, followed by Census Tract 147.02 and Census Tract 142, with respective values of $84,250 and $80,063.

Property

$277,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$7,397
$5,730
Median Property Taxes
±$524

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Newark, DE the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Newark, DE compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

53.4%
Homeownership
2020
65.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 53.4% of the housing units in Newark, DE were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 52%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 136.10
  2. Census Tract 147.02
  3. Census Tract 142

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Newark, DE was Census Tract 136.10 with a value of $89,745, followed by Census Tract 147.02 and Census Tract 142, with respective values of $84,250 and $80,063.

The following map shows all of the places in Newark, DE colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$60,767
Median Household Income
± $3,493
10.7k
Number of Households
± 765

In 2020, the median household income of the 10.7k households in Newark, DE grew to $60,767 from the previous year's value of $58,434.

The following chart displays the households in Newark, DE distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Newark, DE is from Delaware.
0.462
2020 Wage GINI in Delaware
0.461
2019 Wage GINI in Delaware

In 2020, the income inequality in Delaware was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.233% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Delaware was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Delaware in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Delaware across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (64.4%)
  2. Walked (13.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.03%)

In 2020, 64.4% of workers in Newark, DE drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (13.3%) and those who worked at home (9.03%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

21.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Newark, DE have a shorter commute time (21.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.06% of the workforce in Newark, DE have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Newark, DE distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Newark, DE have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

23.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Newark, DE (6.29k out of 26.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Newark, DE is White, followed by Asian and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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96% of the population of Newark, DE has health coverage, with 59.7% on employee plans, 8.15% on Medicaid, 9.06% on Medicare, 18.3% on non-group plans, and 0.788% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Delaware was $10,254 in 2014. This is a 5% increase from the previous year ($9,766).

Primary care physicians in New Castle County, DE see 1121 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.11% decrease from the previous year (1194 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1639 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 287 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Delaware, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,121 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Castle County, DE

Primary care physicians in New Castle County, DE see an average of 1,121 patients per year. This represents a 6.11% decrease from the previous year (1,194 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New Castle County, DE in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Delaware across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.4% under 18 years, 45.3% between 18 and 34 years, 21.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.8% were men and 53.2% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

3.99%
Uninsured
59.7%
Employer Coverage
8.15%
Medicaid
9.06%
Medicare
18.3%
Non-Group
0.788%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Newark, DE grew by 29.8% from 3.08% to 3.99%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Newark, DE changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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