East Newark, New Jersey Population 2024

2,383

East Newark is a city located in Hudson County New Jersey. East Newark has a 2024 population of 2,383. East Newark is currently declining at a rate of -1.85% annually and its population has decreased by -7.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,563 in 2020.

The average household income in East Newark is $89,832 with a poverty rate of 24.36%. The median age in East Newark is 39.3 years: 37.3 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

East Newark Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Newark was:

  • White: 34.47%
  • Other race: 32.49%
  • Two or more races: 24.5%
  • Asian: 7.98%
  • Black or African American: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
23,243.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.02% (-180)
The current population of East Newark, New Jersey is 2,383 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,563.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White93734.47%
Other race88332.49%
Two or more races66624.5%
Asian2177.98%
Black or African American150.55%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

East Newark Population by Race

East Newark Population Pyramid 2024

East Newark Median Age

39.3

Total

37.3

Male

42.7

Female

East Newark Adults

There are 2,104 adults, (308 of whom are seniors) in East Newark.

East Newark Age Dependency

51.3

Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

East Newark Sex Ratio

Female1,47554.27%
Male1,24345.73%

East Newark Population by Age

East Newark Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8463.2132.767.3
Married4343.6138.261.8
Female2122.5628.871.2
Non Family1722.882575
Male284.042575

3.05

Average Family Size

3.21

Average Household Size

32.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East Newark Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade21811.37%
Associates Degree854.43%
Bachelors Degree38620.14%
Graduate Degree834.33%
High School Graduate62332.5%
Less Than 9th Grade29415.34%
Some College22811.89%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

East Newark Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Newark Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic1,246848275
Other Race59234880
2+ Races462361170
White44533961
Asian14413685
Black151513

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 86.67%.

East Newark Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$40,000$46,853$25,417
Graduate Degree$34,844$47,125$0
High School Graduate$21,896$46,190$18,029
Less Than 9th Grade$23,958$26,719$16,761
Overall$27,411$43,750$18,878
Some College$56,172$71,635$0

$27,411

Average Earnings

$43,750

Average Male

$18,878

Average Female

East Newark Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Newark Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East Newark Language

13.78% of East Newark residents speak only English, while 86.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 64.4% of the population.

East Newark Language

East Newark Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,69045026.63%
Other88326329.78%
Multiple56715627.51%
Asian21712658.06%
White5586211.11%

24.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.61%

Male Poverty Rate

25.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Newark

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Newark is Asian, with 58.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Newark is White, with 11.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.22%.

East Newark Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School38.68%
Less Than 9th Grade14.26%
Bachelors or Greater12.15%
Some College2.56%

East Newark Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed49.02%
Female Employed31.89%
Male Unemployed27.27%
Male Employed1.21%

East Newark Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Newark Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$53,750$81,561
Households$63,594$89,832
Married Families$73,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$61,875$75,545

mean

median

Income by Household Type

East Newark Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.2%

Female Marriage Rate

East Newark Married by Age and Sex

male

female

East Newark Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

East Newark Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East Newark Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

24

Number of Veterans

22

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam2
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

East Newark Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5421
65 to 743
18 to 340
55 to 640
75+0

East Newark Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White243.12%

East Newark Veterans by Race

East Newark Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Newark Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

East Newark Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East Newark Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East Newark Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

29.91%

Born in East Newark

34.77%

Native Born

65.23%

Foreign Born

32.34%

Non Citizen

32.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

34.77% of East Newark residents were born in the United States, with 29.91% having been born in New Jersey. 32.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

East Newark Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,158-45-2.04%
20282,203-45-2%
20272,248-45-1.96%
20262,293-45-1.92%
20252,338-45-1.89%
20242,383-45-1.85%
20232,428-1-0.04%
20222,429-46-1.86%
20212,475-88-3.43%
20202,563-44-1.69%
20192,607-30-1.14%
20182,637-28-1.05%
20172,665-3-0.11%
20162,66800%
20152,668-13-0.48%
20142,68140.15%
20132,6771967.9%
20122,48170.28%
20112,474251.02%
20102,44900%

East Newark Population by Year