Newark, Delaware Population 2022

33,371
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Newark is a city located in New Castle County Delaware. Newark has a 2020 population of 33,371. Newark is currently declining at a rate of -0.14% annually but its population has increased by 6.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,468 in 2010.

The average household income in Newark is $80,868 with a poverty rate of 23.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,282 per month, and the median house value is $277,700. The median age in Newark is 24.8 years, 26.4 years for males, and 23 years for females.

Newark Demographics

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

  • White: 73.36%
  • Black or African American: 9.35%
  • Asian: 8.35%
  • Two or more races: 6.54%
  • Other race: 2.16%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Newark, Delaware is 33,371 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 33,371.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 31,468.

Newark, Delaware Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,81273.36%
Black or African American3,1629.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native590.17%
Asian2,8258.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.07%
Some Other Race7302.16%
Two or More Races2,2126.54%
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Newark Population by Race

Newark Population Pyramid 2022

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Newark Median Age

24.7


Total

26.2


Male

23.4


Female

Newark Adults

There are 29,846 adults, (4,493 of whom are seniors) in Newark.

Newark Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Newark Sex Ratio

Female

17,900

52.92%

Male

15,922

47.08%

Newark Population by Age

Newark Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newark Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All53.4%46.6%
Male51.3%48.8%
Female46.9%53.1%
Non Family29.8%70.2%

53.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newark Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,7362.4953.4
Married4,4453.0183.6
Male2403.3551.3
Female5013.5746.9
Non Family5,5501.9329.8

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Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Newark Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3482.08%
9th to 12th Grade2411.44%
High School Graduate2,91617.47%
Some College2,94617.64%
Associates Degree1,0946.55%
Bachelors Degree4,67427.99%
Graduate Degree4,47726.81%
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Newark Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newark Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander777
Asian1,4621,4621,242
2+ Races899862591
Hispanic1,5881,356967
White11,48111,2166,113
Black1,6171,536581
Other Race458392163
Native American535313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Newark Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,277$41,544$40,342
Less Than 9th Grade$26,633$27,500$
High School Graduate$32,688$35,753$18,984
Some College$35,588$35,741$33,636
Bachelors Degree$49,514$45,723$54,487
Graduate Degree$57,292$55,357$57,837

$41,277

Average Earnings

$41,544

Average Male

$40,342

Average Female

Newark Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newark Language by Age

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Newark Language

81.14% of Newark residents speak only English, while 18.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.67% of the population.

Newark Language

Newark Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander15853.33%
Asian2,5271,27150.30%
Black2,50380031.96%
White17,6123,68120.90%
Other107NaN%
Hispanic3,00044514.83%
Multiple2,02420810.28%

23.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.99%

Male Poverty Rate

25.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newark

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newark is Islander, with 53.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newark is Multiple, with 10.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.17%.

Newark Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.81%
High School10.22%
Some College8.05%
Bachelors or Greater11.07%

Newark Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.77%
Male Unemployed16.93%
Female Employed19.29%
Female Unemployed43.03%

Newark Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newark Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,767$80,482
Families$94,541$115,189
Married Families$100,461-
Non Families$32,286$46,397
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Income by Household Type

Newark Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.2%

Male Marriage Rate

28.8%

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 Over 65, 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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1,151

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War143
First Gulf War170
Vietnam444
Korea99
World War II79

Newark Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34101
35 to 54208
55 to 64141
65 to 74254
75+447

Newark Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9344.14%
Black672.52%
Native American711.86%
Asian823.15%
Other Race335.15%
2+ Races282.26%
Hispanic461.94%

Newark Veterans by Race

Newark Veterans by Education

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7.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newark Veterans by Education

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53.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

7.1%

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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30.15%

Born in Newark

86.26%

Native Born

13.74%

Foreign Born

9.01%

Non Citizen

4.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.26% of Newark residents were born in the United States, with 30.15% having been born in Delaware. 9.01% 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
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19001,2000.00%
19303,8992,6994.01%
19404,5026031.45%
19506,7002,1984.06%
196011,4044,7045.46%
197021,2989,8946.45%
198025,2473,9491.72%
199025,098-149-0.06%
200028,5473,4491.30%
201031,4682,9210.98%
201131,8613931.25%
201232,3024411.38%
201332,4261240.38%
201432,7323060.94%
201533,3636311.93%
201633,225-138-0.41%
201733,6294041.22%
201833,563-66-0.20%
201933,515-48-0.14%
202033,467-48-0.14%
202133,419-48-0.14%
202233,371-48-0.14%

Newark Population by Year