Newark Nj Population 2017

Newark Nj's estimated population is 277,140 according to the most recent United States census.

Year Population Change
2015281,9441.70%
2010277,1401.30%
2000273,546-0.60%
1990275,221-16.40%
1980329,248-13.80%
1970381,930-5.70%
1960405,220-7.60%
1950438,7762.10%
1940429,760-2.80%
1930442,3376.70%
1920414,52419.30%
1910347,46941.20%
1900246,07035.30%
1890181,83033.20%
1880136,50829.90%
1870105,05946.00%
186071,94185.00%
185038,894125.00%
184017,29057.90%
183010,9530.00%

Newark Nj Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White68,41224.54%
Black or African American141,66050.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,5480.56%
Asian5,1261.84%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2710.10%
Some Other Race48,68717.47%
Two or More Races13,0464.68%

Population Pyramid

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Newark Nj Housing Indicators

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

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