Newark Nj Population 2017

Newark Nj's estimated population is 281,944 according to the most recent United States census.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2015279,793-2,151-0.76%
2015281,9444,8041.73%
2010277,1403,5941.31%
2000273,546-1,675-0.61%
1990275,221-54,027-16.41%
1980329,248-52,682-13.79%
1970381,930-23,290-5.75%
1960405,220-33,556-7.65%
1950438,7769,0162.10%
1940429,760-12,577-2.84%
1930442,33727,8136.71%
1920414,52467,05519.30%
1910347,469101,39941.21%
1900246,07064,24035.33%
1890181,83045,32233.20%
1880136,50831,44929.93%
1870105,05933,11846.03%
186071,94133,04784.97%
185038,89421,604124.95%
184017,2906,33757.86%
183010,9530.00%

Newark Nj Race Data

Race Population Percentage
Two or More Races13,0464.63%
Some Other Race48,68717.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2710.10%
Asian5,1261.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,5480.55%
Black or African American141,66050.24%
White68,41224.26%

Population Pyramid

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Newark Nj Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
4.4
Houses Without Mortgage
5,088
Houses With Mortgage
14,998
Vacancy Rate
15.9
Median Rent
973
Median Home Value
223,400
Renter-Occupied Units
72,589
Owner-Occupied Units
20,086
Total Housing Units
110,243

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Newark Nj for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 11.6% and the labor force participation rate is 63.2%.

Newark Nj Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.3
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
8.3
Non Family Households
0
Female Householder (no husband) Families
26375
Male Householder (no wife) Families
7914
Married Couple Families
24131
Average Family Size
3.6
Average Household Size
2.87