In 2020, Newark, NJ had a population of 282k people with a median age of 34.5 and a median household income of $37,476. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Newark, NJ grew from 281,054 to 281,917, a 0.307% increase and its median household income grew from $35,199 to $37,476, a 6.47% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Newark, NJ are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (47.7%), White (Hispanic) (16%), Other (Hispanic) (13.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (10.9%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (5.23%).
None of the households in Newark, NJ 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.
81.8% of the residents in Newark, NJ are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Newark, NJ are Rutgers University-Newark (3,779 degrees awarded in 2020), New Jersey Institute of Technology (2,868 degrees), and Essex County College (898 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Newark, NJ was $254,900, and the homeownership rate was 23.5%.
Most people in Newark, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Newark, NJ was 1 car per household.