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Newark Population

Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey, borders Passaic River and Newark Bay to the east, urban areas to the south and southwest, and residential suburbs and industrial areas to the north. Newark population in 2021 is estimated to be 343,969, covers city area 25.89 sq mi (67.04 sq km), It is the third-smallest land area and most populous city in New Jersey State, sixty-second city rank in United States. Newark is most diverse city of United States, In 1666, Newark was settled by Connecticut Puritans led by Robert Treat from the New Haven Colony. The Newark city is nicknamed as the Gateway city, the largest in New Jersey Gateway Region. Newark is the part of the United States most populous NewYork Metropolitan with the population of 22.5 million in 2019.

Below is the Newark, New Jersey population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010277,158
2011277,5400.14
2012277,5900.02
2013278,1520.20
2014278,9910.30
2015279,6290.23
2016280,6280.36
2017281,0140.14
2018282,0900.38
2019282,011-0.03
2020311,54910.47
2021 *343,96911.50
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated


Newark Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Newark population is 281,999, out of these 140,448 are male, 141,551 are female, The sex ratio of Newark is 99. The median age of the Newark population is 34.6, Newark population by age are, under 18 years is 69,322, 16 years and over is 219,790, 18 years and over is 212,677, 21 years and over is 198,601, 65 years and over is 39,504. 49.8% are male, 50.2% are female, Population of Newark by age percentwise is, 24.6% are under 18 years old, 77.9% are 16 years and over, 75.4% are 18 years and over, 70.4% are 21 years and over, 10.7% are 65 years and over. There are total 113,623 housing units, The voting population of Newark are 160,087, out of these 76,578 are male voters, 83,509 are female voters, 47.8% are male, 52.2% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -519,9557.1%
5 - 917,3336.1%
10 - 1421,9677.8%
15 - 1919,3856.9%
20 - 2419,9977.1%
25 - 3444,47515.8%
35 - 4438,74013.7%
45 - 5439,28213.9%
55 - 5915,3625.4%
60 - 6415,3705.5%
65 - 7418,2216.5%
75 - 848,6933.1%
85 and over3,2191.1%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Newark Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Newark by race are:

White Population

White population in Newark, New Jersey are 94,067, percentage wise 33.4 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Newark, New Jersey are 140,648, percentage wise 49.9 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Newark, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Carribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Newark are 4,238, percentage wise 1.5 percent are asians, out of these are Asian Indians, are Chinese, are Filipinos, are Japanese, are Korean, are Vietnamese and are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Newark, New Jersey are 103,965. Percentage wise 36.9 percent are hispanics, out of these 4,308 are Mexican people, 30,638 are Puerto Ricans, 1,367 are Cubans, and 67,652 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race281,999Percent
White94,06733.4%
Black or African American140,64849.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native6280.2%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population4,2381.5%
Asian Indian%
Chinese%
Filipino%
Japanese%
Korean%
Vietnamese%
Other Asian Population
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander00.0%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino103,96536.9%
Mexican4,3081.5%
Puerto Rican30,63810.9%
Cuban1,3670.5%
Other Hispanic or Latino67,652
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Newark native population is 182,078, out of these 132,402 born in the New Jersey state and 37,593 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 99,921, out of these 39,347 are Naturalised US citizen, 5,919 are in Europe, 885 in Asia, 7,986 in Africa, 24,510 in Latin America and 47 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Newark are 60,574, out of these 3,250 are from Europe, 3,069 are from Asia, 10,373 from Africa, 43,815 are from Latin America and 67 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native182,078
Born in state of residence132,402
Born in other state in the United States37,593
Northeast21,974
Midwest0
South12,701
West1,463
Born outside the United States12,083
Puerto Rico9,440
U.S. Island Areas56
Born abroad of American parent(s)2,587
Foreign born
Born outside of United States99,921
Naturalized U.S. citizen39,347
Europe5,919
Asia885
Africa7,986
Oceania0
Latin America24,510
Northern America47
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen60,574
Europe3,250
Asia3,069
Africa10,373
Oceania0
Latin America43,815
Northern America67
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Newark Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Newark, New Jersey are 113,623, Occupied housing units are 102,155, Rental vacancy rate is 4. Percentage of occupancy is 90, 21.68% of houses are owner occupied and 68.23% of houses are renter occupied in Newark. There are 10.40 percent of one-unit detached, 11.28 percent of one-units attached, 18.31 percent of two-unit houses, 23.14 percent of three or four unit homes. 0.05 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 34.03 percent are available with one vehicle, 15.42 percent are available with two vehicles, 4.06 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 36.39 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units113,623
Occupied housing units102,155
Occupied housing units percent90
Rental vacancy rate4
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached11,815
1-unit attached12,813
2 units20,802
3 or 4 units26,298
Mobile home53
Boat, RV, van, etc.141
Owner-occupied24,634
Renter-occupied77,521
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Newark Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Newark, New Jersey is $270,600, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 1.09 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 0.53 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 1.88 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 2.90 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 6.32 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 7.92 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 0.81 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.23 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0001,233
$50,000 to $99,999597
$100,000 to $149,9992,135
$150,000 to $199,9993,298
$200,000 to $299,9997,177
$300,000 to $499,9999,003
$500,000 to $999,999924
$1,000,000 or more267
Median (dollars)270,600
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Newark Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $2,184, 0.15 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 1.33 percent pay between $500 to $999, 1.30 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 3.19 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 3.99 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 2.99 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 1.91 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $888, 0.21 percent of homes pay less than $250, 0.54 percent pays between $250 to $399, 0.55 percent pay between $400 to $599, 1.51 percent pays between $600 to $799, 1.13 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 2.89 pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500166
$500 to $9991,510
$1,000 to $1,4991,482
$1,500 to $1,9993,628
$2,000 to $2,4994,537
$2,500 to $2,9993,394
$3,000 or more2,174
Median (dollars)2,184
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250236
$250 to $399612
$400 to $599627
$600 to $7991,717
$800 to $9991,285
$1,000 or more3,288
Median (dollars)888
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Newark Rental

Total number of Newark rental homes or apartments are 77,521, occupied by Renter, The median value of Newark average rental rate is $1,129. 17.92 percent of homes are under $500, 19.90 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 56.30 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 3.42 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 0.44 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $50013,891
$500 to $99915,428
$1,000 to $1,49929,982
$1,500 to $1,99913,665
$2,000 to $2,4991,900
$2,500 to $2,999752
$3,000 or more339
Median (dollars)1,129
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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