Newark, New Jersey 

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Population

282,520

+3.0% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

13.0%

Median Income

$34,012

Median Home Price

$351,700

Median Age

33.6

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.6 / 5.5

summer / winter

New York Gifts

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.
Zip Codes: 07105 07104 07107 07106 07103 07112 07108 07114 07102
Cost of Living: 19.5% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level
Newark, NJ Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Arts and culture
Economic center
Education
Cons
Cost of living and housing
Crowded lifestyle
Weak future job growth


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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Newark is 13.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
In the last Presidential election, Essex county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 77.1% to 21.8%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Newark's population is 282,520 people. Since 2020, 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 Real Estate: $351,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 24.0%.

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 15.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Newark is $351,700.
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Reviews for Newark   26 Reviews
Horrible city - 5/27/2021
Newark is straight garbage.... Read More

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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

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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