Newark, California 

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+8.5% since 2020

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9.9 / 7.6

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Best Places to Live in Newark, California

Newark, California is a vibrant city located in the East Bay of San Francisco Bay Area. The city is home to an array of diverse businesses and industries including tech, manufacturing, and healthcare. It is also known for its excellent education system which includes top-ranked schools as well as two universities. Newark boasts a thriving cultural scene with numerous art exhibits, performances, and events throughout the year; its parks and recreational areas offer plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities. Regional center - Northern California coast at the head of San Francisco Bay.
Zip Codes: 94560
Cost of Living: 95.3% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 155 ft above sea level

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Newark, Ca Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Year round climate
Attractive setting
Arts & culture
Soft economy
Extreme living costs

What Bert Has To Say About San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward Metro Area

A world-class city in every respect, the stunningly beautiful and culturally rich San Francisco is not only a unique place to visit but also to live. The area has a lot going for it: exceptional arts and cultural activities, plenty of history and sense of place, a strong commercial and financial core; and all the education and services anyone could want. The climate is one of the most unusual in the world, and the area is among the most ethnically and socially diverse in the country. The many world-famous tourist attractions- Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, the cable car system, hilltop residential enclaves, and the wine country to the north- mix with considerable local entertainment and culture to make the city one of the most interesting and fun places to live in the country.


The unemployment rate in Newark is 5.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Newark jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Newark's cost of living is 95.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Newark's Cost of Living

August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Newark, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Alameda county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 79.8% to 17.6%. More Voting Stats

Newark's population is 49,699 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 8.5%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 30.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Newark is Real Estate: $1,107,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.2%.

Newark public schools spend $9,986 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 24.7 students per teacher in Newark. More Education

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Housing Market in Newark

It's a good time to buy in Newark. Home Appreciation is up 23.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Newark is $1,107,400.
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Reviews for Newark   5 Reviews
Newark is not Fremont - 10/4/2021
Moved in 2 years ago and really dislike it. If you live close to the bay - forget about having a swimming pool - it is somewhat cold all year round, especially at night.... Read More

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small plane noise - 12/6/2009
I live in Newark (south-east side of San Francisco Bay), and there is a lot of small plane noise. All day long, especially on the weekends, small private planes are... Read More

Newark Climate - 2/25/2008
The climate in Newark is very temperate in that it does not get as hot in the valley but yet not as cool as in San... Read More

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