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Newark, NJ is a vibrant city of 306,247 people with a population density of 11,701 people per square mile. Newark is home to many exciting local businesses, year-round outdoor activities, organizations and local sporting events. One popular business in the area is Hobby's Delicatessen which serves up classic Jewish deli favorites like pastrami and knishes in an old-world atmosphere. There are also plenty of outdoor activities for visitors and locals alike like hiking trails at Branch Brook Park or playing a round of golf at Weequahic Park Golf Course. Newark also has organizations such as Ironbound Community Corporation to help promote education and economic development within the community. For sports fans, the Prudential Center hosts home games for the NHL’s New Jersey Devils and the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets that are always exciting experiences for all ages.

The population in Newark is 306,247. There are 12,684 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in Newark is 34.7, the US median age is 38.4. The number of people per household in Newark is 2.9, the US average of people per household is 2.6.

Family in Newark
- 34.1% are married
- 9.1% are divorced
- 21.1% are married with children
- 40.5% have children, but are single
Race in Newark

- 10.7% are White
- 48.3% are Black
- 1.7% are Asian
- 0.3% are Native American
- 1.8% claim Other
- 36.4% claim Hispanic ethnicity
- 0.7% Two or more races
- 0.0% Hawaiian, Pacific Islander

   Estimated Total Population by Age

  PeopleNewark, New JerseyUnited States
  306,247.0329,725,481.0
  50.8%50.5%
  49.2%49.5%
  34.738.4
 
  281,917.0326,569,308.0
  276,989.0309,327,143.0
  273,546.0285,036,114.0
  275,221.0251,960,433.0
  3.3%15.6%
  2.7%30.8%
 
  12684.293.4
  24.1443531905.423
  1.741264836.791
 
  9.9%59.4%
  46.5%12.2%
  1.8%5.6%
  0.2%0.6%
  0.0%0.2%
  2.1%0.4%
  2.6%3.2%
  36.8%18.4%
 
  34.1%49.8%
  30.7%48.0%
  3.4%1.8%
  65.9%50.2%
  52.5%33.8%
  8.1%10.8%
  5.2%5.6%
 
  2.662.6
  109,737.0124,010,992.0
  66,807.080,755,759.0
  22.7%30.5%
  23.0%42.9%
  42,930.043,255,233.0
  32.6%15.8%
  21.7%10.8%
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Over 3 years ago

Newark is straight garbage.  More

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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  More

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Over 11 years ago

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  More

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