Newark, California Population 2021

51,077
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Newark is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 51,077, it is the 175th largest city in California and the 771st largest city in the United States. Newark is currently growing at a rate of 1.92% annually and its population has increased by 19.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 42,573 in 2010. Newark reached it's highest population of 51,077 in 2021. Spanning over 14 miles, Newark has a population density of 3,681 people per square mile.

The average household income in Newark is $134,710 with a poverty rate of 4.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,277 per month, and the median house value is $742,100. The median age in Newark is 37.1 years, 36.2 years for males, and 38.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.1 males.

Newark Demographics

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

  • Asian: 33.21%
  • White: 31.62%
  • Other race: 23.59%
  • Two or more races: 6.10%
  • Black or African American: 3.91%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.90%
  • Native American: 0.66%
The current population of Newark, California is 51,077, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 48,185.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 42,573.

Newark, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Asian15,66633.21%
White14,91731.62%
Some Other Race11,12923.59%
Two or More Races2,8786.10%
Black or African American1,8443.91%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4240.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native3130.66%
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Newark Population by Race

Newark Population Pyramid 2021

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Newark Median Age

37.1


Total

36.2


Male

38.4


Female

Newark Adults

There are 37,156 adults, (6,038 of whom are seniors) in Newark.

Newark Age Dependency

51.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Newark Sex Ratio

Female

23,342

49.48%

Male

23,829

50.52%

Newark Population by Age

Newark Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newark Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.4%26.6%
All68.8%31.2%
Non Family63.9%36.1%
Male58.7%41.3%
Female57.7%42.3%

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newark Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,0473.3568.8
Married8,8443.7373.4
Non Family2,6381.5363.9
Female1,6543.8757.7
Male9113.9458.7

3.68

Average Family Size

3.35

Average Household Size

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Newark Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3644.10%
9th to 12th Grade2,0656.21%
High School Graduate9,93229.86%
Some College6,83820.56%
Associates Degree1,8725.63%
Bachelors Degree7,29521.94%
Graduate Degree3,89111.70%
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Newark Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newark Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Asian12,31511,1526,336
Hispanic9,5508,0111,160
White9,0068,4242,711
Other Race6,5785,452517
Multiple Races1,3391,292492
Black1,1971,091501
Islander29727256
Native American29226391

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 96.49%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.45%.

Newark Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$56,553$62,090$51,264
Less Than High School$36,326$46,774$25,914
High School Grad$43,363$48,307$38,642
Some College$56,637$62,230$52,500
Bachelors Degree$84,720$90,098$72,447
Graduate Degree$108,682$124,814$91,997

$56,553

Average Earnings

$62,090

Average Male

$51,264

Average Female

Newark Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newark Language by Age

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Newark Language

43.42% of Newark residents speak only English, while 56.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.49% of the population.

Newark Language

Newark Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic16,3577744.73%
White11,1686485.80%
Other11,1294944.44%
Asian15,6664252.71%
Black1,82724813.57%
Multiple2,8781204.17%
Native3133410.86%
Islander413235.57%

4.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.11%

Male Poverty Rate

5.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newark

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newark is Black, with 13.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newark is Asian, with 2.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.94%.

Newark Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School6.36%
High School4.65%
Some College4.55%
Bachelors or Greater2.60%

Newark Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed22.63%
Female Unemployed4.17%
Female Employed1.46%
Male Employed1.39%

Newark Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newark Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$116,856$134,710
Families$121,282$139,543
Married Families$129,727-
Non Families$84,611$100,937
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Income by Household Type

Newark Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Newark Married by Age and Sex

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Newark Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Newark Marital Status by Race

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Newark Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

901

Male Veterans

92

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam327
Korea148
First Gulf War115
Second Gulf War95
World War II13

Newark Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+341
65 to 74286
55 to 64198
35 to 5491
18 to 3477

Newark Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7486.09%
Hispanic2001.73%
Asian1200.91%
Other500.62%
Black322.37%
Indian227.53%
Hawaiian123.24%
2 or More90.56%

Newark Veterans by Race

Newark Veterans by Education

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3.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newark Veterans by Education

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68.3%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Newark Employment by Age

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Newark Employment by Race

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Newark Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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54.08%

Born in California

63.32%

Native Born

36.68%

Foreign Born

14.59%

Non Citizen

22.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

63.32% of Newark residents were born in the United States, with 54.08% having been born in California. 14.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Newark Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202151,0779641.92%
202050,1139641.96%
201949,1499642.00%
201848,1857561.59%
201747,4291,5573.39%
201645,8726361.41%
201545,2365961.34%
201444,6405621.28%
201344,0785451.25%
201243,5335141.19%
201143,0193910.92%
201042,6281570.04%
200042,4714,6101.16%
199037,8615,7351.66%
198032,1264,9731.70%
197027,15317,26910.63%
19609,8848,35220.49%
19501,5321,3533.11%
18801790.00%

Newark Population by Year