Newark Nj Population 2016

Year Population Change
2015 281,944 1.70%
2010 277,140 1.30%
2000 273,546 -0.60%
1990 275,221 -16.40%
1980 329,248 -13.80%
1970 381,930 -5.70%
1960 405,220 -7.60%
1950 438,776 2.10%
1940 429,760 -2.80%
1930 442,337 6.70%
1920 414,524 19.30%
1910 347,469 41.20%
1900 246,070 35.30%
1890 181,830 33.20%
1880 136,508 29.90%
1870 105,059 46.00%
1860 71,941 85.00%
1850 38,894 125.00%
1840 17,290 57.90%
1830 10,953 0.00%

Newark Nj Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White 68,412 24.54%
Black or African American 141,660 50.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native 1,548 0.56%
Asian 5,126 1.84%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 271 0.10%
Some Other Race 48,687 17.47%
Two or More Races 13,046 4.68%

Population Pyramid