Newark, NJ has a population of 281,770 people with a median age of 34.9 and a median household income of $31,100. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Newark, NJ declined from 281,913 to 281,770, a 0.05% decrease and its median household income grew from $30,966 to $31,100, a 0.43% increase.
The population of Newark, NJ is 48.7% Black, 34.4% Hispanic, and 13% White. 46.3% of the people in Newark, NJ speak a non-English language, and 84.5% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Newark, NJ are Rutgers University-Newark, with 2,861 graduates, New Jersey Institute of Technology, with 2,597 graduates, and Essex County College, with 1,356 graduates.
The median property value in Newark, NJ is $235,200, and the homeownership rate is 20.9%. Most people in Newark, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 34.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Newark, NJ is 1 car per household.
Newark, NJ is a census place located in Essex County, NJ. It borders Bayonne, NJ; East Newark, NJ; East Orange, NJ; Elizabeth, NJ; Harrison, NJ; Jersey City, NJ; Kearny, NJ; Silver Lake, NJ& 3 more.