Newark, New Jersey 

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Population

281,944

2% Growth

Unemployment Rate

7.9%

Median Income

$34,012

Avg. Home Price

$225,400

Best Places to Live in Newark, New Jersey

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth

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What Bert Has To Say About New York-Newark-Jersey City Metro Area

New York is the largest metro area in the United States. It includes the island of Manhattan, an eight-county area immediately north, western Long Island, and Staten Island. It is the fourth largest in the world behind Tokyo, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Regardless of how the area is defined, New York is among the richest and most complex places to live in America.


QUICK FACTS

City: Newark
Zip Codes: 07104 07105 07107 07103 07106 07112 07108 07114 07102
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Newark is 7.9% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Newark jobs have increased by 1.30%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Newark's cost of living is 11.70% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Newark's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Newark's population is 281,944 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 2.44%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Newark is $225,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 39.79%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Newark public schools spend $33,467 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.4 students per teacher in Newark. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Newark

It's a good time to buy in Newark. Home Appreciation is up 39.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Newark Real Estate.

The median home price in Newark is $225,400. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Newark   25 Reviews
Ironbound is crime ridden and police and politican - 8/8/2015
Newark's Ironbound is extremely dangerous, there is a lot of crime, the police are just good at hiding it. It usually doesn't happen on Ferry St., but does 1/2 block... Read More

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Crime - 4/12/2013
I have worked and lived in Newark for 20 years. I raised 3 children. Two of my children went on to college, graudated with Accountant Degree and the other one in... Read More

Crime - 4/12/2013
I have worked and lived in Newark for 20 years. I raised 3 children. Two of my children went on to college, graudated with Accountant Degree and the other one in... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN NEWARK, NEW JERSEY
07104 07105 07107 07103 07106 07112 07108 07114 07102
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