Newark, California Population 2022

48,521
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Newark is a city located in Alameda County California. With a 2020 population of 48,521, it is the 196th largest city in California and the 909th largest city in the United States. Newark is currently growing at a rate of 1.03% annually and its population has increased by 0.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 48,148 in 2020. Spanning over 14 miles, Newark has a population density of 3,497 people per square mile.

The average household income in Newark is $134,710 with a poverty rate of 3.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,366 per month, and the median house value is $816,100. The median age in Newark is 37.1 years, 36.2 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

Newark Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Newarkwas:

  • Asian: 36.12%
  • White: 29.34%
  • Other race: 19.87%
  • Two or more races: 9.21%
  • Black or African American: 3.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.64%
  • Native American: 0.56%
The current population of Newark, California is 48,521 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 48,148.

Newark, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Newark Population by Race

Newark Population Pyramid 2022

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Newark Median Age

36.6


Total

36


Male

37.7


Female

Newark Adults

There are 38,211 adults, (6,005 of whom are seniors) in Newark.

Newark Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Newark Sex Ratio

Female

23,910

49.66%

Male

24,238

50.34%

Newark Population by Age

Newark Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newark Household Types

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newark Households and Families

3.61

Average Family Size

3.34

Average Household Size

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Newark Households by Type

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Newark Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newark Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.35%.

Newark Educational Attainment by Race

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$60,092

Average Earnings

$64,818

Average Male

$51,859

Average Female

Newark Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newark Language by Age

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Newark Language

45.18% of Newark residents speak only English, while 54.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 22.45% of the population.

Newark Language

Newark Poverty by Race

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3.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.41%

Male Poverty Rate

3.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newark

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newark is Native, with 9.56% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.56%.

Newark Poverty

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Newark Poverty Rate by Education

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Newark Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newark Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Newark Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

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 55-64.

Newark Marital Status by Race

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Newark Marital Status

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911

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Newark Veterans by War

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Newark Veterans by Age

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Newark Veterans by Race

Newark Veterans by Education

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1.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newark Veterans by Education

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69.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

4.3%

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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53.31%

Born in Newark

61.82%

Native Born

38.18%

Foreign Born

16.07%

Non Citizen

22.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

61.82% of Newark residents were born in the United States, with 53.31% having been born in California. 16.07% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Newark Population by Year