Newark, California Population 2024

47,668

Newark is a city located in Alameda County California. Newark has a 2024 population of 47,668. Newark is currently growing at a rate of 0.37% annually and its population has increased by 0.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 47,612 in 2020.

The average household income in Newark is $191,873 with a poverty rate of 4.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Newark is 36.9 years, 36.4 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Newark Demographics

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

  • Asian: 41.78%
  • White: 25.79%
  • Other race: 15.09%
  • Two or more races: 12.11%
  • Black or African American: 3.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.36%
  • Native American: 0.58%
Land Area (mi²)
13.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,435.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.12% (56)
The current population of Newark, California is 47,668 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 47,612.

Newark, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Asian19,83241.78%
White12,24425.79%
Other race7,16415.09%
Two or more races5,74912.11%
Black or African American1,5593.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander6451.36%
Native American2770.58%
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Asian

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Newark Population by Race

Newark Population Pyramid 2024

Newark Median Age

36.9

Total

36.4

Male

37.8

Female

Newark Adults

There are 38,116 adults, (5,946 of whom are seniors) in Newark.

Newark Age Dependency

47.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Newark Sex Ratio

Female22,86048.16%
Male24,61051.84%

Newark Population by Age

Newark Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All14,8053.269.530.5
Married9,3763.5278.521.5
Non Family2,8331.6356.843.2
Female1,6843.7252.347.7
Male9123.7548.251.8
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3.43

Average Family Size

3.2

Average Household Size

69.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Newark Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Newark Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newark Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.35%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.41%.

Newark Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$76,529

Average Earnings

$85,815

Average Male

$61,914

Average Female

Newark Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newark Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Newark Language

42.59% of Newark residents speak only English, while 57.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 25.66% of the population.

Newark Language

Newark Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic14,3788025.58%
Asian19,8167333.7%
Multiple5,7494077.08%
Other7,1543855.38%
White9,2412392.59%
Black1,534634.11%
Native277113.97%
Islander645101.55%
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4.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.85%

Male Poverty Rate

4.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newark

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newark is Multiple, with 7.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newark is Islander, with 1.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.59%.

Newark Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School6.4%
Less Than 9th Grade5.96%
Some College4.73%
Bachelors or Greater2.37%
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Newark Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed38.62%
Female Employed1.08%
Female Unemployed1.05%
Male Employed0.87%
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Newark Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newark Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Newark Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Newark Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Newark Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Newark Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,214

Number of Veterans

1,129

Male Veterans

85

Female Veterans

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Newark Veterans by War

count

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Newark Veterans by Age

count

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Newark Veterans by Race

Newark Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newark Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.6%

Labor Force Participation

68.3%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Newark Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Newark Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

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

48.39%

Born in Newark

57.74%

Native Born

42.26%

Foreign Born

18.76%

Non Citizen

23.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

57.74% of Newark residents were born in the United States, with 48.39% having been born in California. 18.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Newark Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202948,5581780.37%
202848,3801780.37%
202748,2021780.37%
202648,0241780.37%
202547,8461780.37%
202447,6681780.37%
202347,4901780.38%
202247,3121780.38%
202147,134-478-1%
202047,612-1,887-3.81%
201949,4999341.92%
201848,5651,5133.22%
201747,0521,0752.34%
201645,9775751.27%
201545,4026791.52%
201444,7236131.39%
201344,1105471.26%
201243,5635431.26%
201143,0204010.94%
201042,6191480.35%
200042,4714,61012.18%
199037,8615,73517.85%
198032,1264,97318.31%
197027,15317,269174.72%
19609,8848,352545.17%
19501,5321,353755.87%
1880179
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Newark Population by Year