Newark, New York Population 2020

8,759
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Newark is a city located in New York. With a 2020 population of 8,759, it is the 99th largest city in New York and the 3370th largest city in the United States. Newark is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -4.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,145 in 2010. Newark reached it's highest population of 12,868 in 1960. Spanning over 5 miles, Newark has a population density of 1,620 people per square mile.

The average household income in Newark is $61,925 with a poverty rate of 16.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $731 per month, and the median house value is $90,400. The median age in Newark is 43.5 years, 41.4 years for males, and 44.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.0 males.

Newark Demographics

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

  • White: 87.12%
  • Black or African American: 6.61%
  • Two or more races: 2.61%
  • Other race: 1.76%
  • Asian: 1.39%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.20%
The current population of Newark, New York is 8,759, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,855.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,145.

Newark, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,78687.12%
Black or African American5916.61%
Two or More Races2332.61%
Some Other Race1571.76%
Asian1241.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.20%
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Newark Population Pyramid 2020

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Newark Median Age

43.5


Total

41.4


Male

44.5


Female

Newark Adults

There are 7,105 adults, (1,578 of whom are seniors) in Newark.

Newark Age Dependency

61.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Newark Sex Ratio

Female

4,778

53.46%

Male

4,159

46.54%

Newark Households and Families

Newark Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newark Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
Male71.9%28.1%
All55.2%44.8%
Female42.1%57.9%
Non Family36.8%63.2%

55.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8162.2255.2
Non Family1,7841.2936.8
Married1,2512.8587.5
Female6923.2742.1
Male893.6671.9

2.87

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

9.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Newark Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3826.05%
9th to 12th Grade4056.42%
High School Graduate2,11033.43%
Some College1,41322.39%
Associates Degree83813.28%
Bachelors Degree70911.23%
Graduate Degree4557.21%
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Newark Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,3534,8231,085
Black40836330
Hispanic3991879
Other Race14283
Multiple Races6868
Asian666640
Native American2099
Islander1818

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.61%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,163$34,391$28,295
Less Than High School$25,809$30,078$
High School Grad$27,895$31,142$22,759
Some College$25,859$27,339$24,452
Bachelors Degree$42,762$64,375$40,183
Graduate Degree$49,902$51,458$49,568

$31,163

Average Earnings

$34,391

Average Male

$28,295

Average Female

Newark Language

Newark Language by Age

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Newark Language

94.07% of Newark residents speak only English, while 5.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.95% of the population.

Newark Poverty

Newark Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,2021,10615.36%
Hispanic53715228.31%
Black5159217.86%
Other1574126.11%
Multiple2244017.86%

16.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.24%

Male Poverty Rate

17.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newark

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newark is Hispanic, with 28.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newark is White, with 15.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.79%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.49%
Some College14.43%
High School14.10%
Bachelors or Greater0.98%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed53.33%
Female Unemployed46.89%
Female Employed9.75%
Male Employed3.84%

Newark Income

Newark Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,988$61,925
Families$55,409$64,778
Married Families$70,750-
Non Families$30,913$54,303
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Newark Marital Status

Newark Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.4%

Male Marriage Rate

33.4%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Newark Marital Status by Race

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Newark Veterans

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518

Number of Veterans

466

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam218
Second Gulf War92
First Gulf War75
World War II30
Korea29
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74168
55 to 64108
75+97
35 to 5495
18 to 3450
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4787.57%
Black409.03%

Newark Veterans by Education

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10.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newark Employment Status

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61.2%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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83.17%

Born in New York

97.09%

Native Born

2.91%

Foreign Born

0.85%

Non Citizen

2.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.09% of Newark residents were born in the United States, with 83.17% having been born in New York. 0.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,759-48-0.55%
20198,807-48-0.54%
20188,855-39-0.44%
20178,894-48-0.54%
20168,942-64-0.71%
20159,006-72-0.79%
20149,078-54-0.59%
20139,132-70-0.76%
20129,202-43-0.47%
20119,245-71-0.76%
20109,316-366-0.38%
20009,682-167-0.17%
19909,849-168-0.17%
198010,017-1,627-1.49%
197011,644-1,224-0.99%
196012,8682,5732.26%
195010,2956490.65%
19409,6461,9972.35%
19307,6496850.94%
19206,9647371.12%
19106,2271,6493.12%
19004,5788802.16%
18903,6980.00%