Newark, New Jersey 

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NEW JERSEY TOTAL CASES REPORTED

157,815

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

1,725,656

updated daily at 9 AM PST
source Kaiser Family Foundation

Population

282,803

+3.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

7.1%

Median Income

$34,012

Median Home Price

$265,100

Best Places to Live in Newark, New Jersey

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Newark, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth

 $389,900 
274 Summer Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | SqFt
 $499,900 
493-495 Lake St
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | SqFt
 $279,999 
112-114 Richelieu Ter
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | SqFt

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.


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QUICK FACTS

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

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Newark is 7.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Newark jobs have decreased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Newark's cost of living is 19.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Newark's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Newark, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Essex county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Newark's population is 282,803 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 35.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Newark is $265,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 24.0%. 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. More Education


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Housing Market in Newark

It's a good time to buy in Newark. Home Appreciation is up 24.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Newark Real Estate

The median home price in Newark is $265,100. 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
07105 07104 07107 07106 07103 07112 07108 07114 07102

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NEW LISTINGS IN NEWARK
$389,900
274 Summer Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$499,900
493-495 Lake St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$279,999
112-114 Richelieu Ter
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$199,000
35-37 Pine Grove Ter
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$190,000
215 4th St Unit 1
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$170,000
215 Kerrigan Blvd
Bed 5 | Bath 2

$335,000
57-61 Richelieu Ter
Bed 5 | Bath 3

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