Newark, Ohio Population 2022

50,406
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Newark is a city located in Licking County Ohio. Newark has a 2020 population of 50,406. It is also the county seat of Licking County. Newark is currently growing at a rate of 0.47% annually and its population has increased by 0.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 49,934 in 2010.

The average household income in Newark is $61,231 with a poverty rate of 16.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $795 per month, and the median house value is $129,500. The median age in Newark is 37.4 years, 35.7 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Newark Demographics

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

  • White: 91.03%
  • Two or more races: 4.44%
  • Black or African American: 3.68%
  • Asian: 0.34%
  • Other race: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Newark, Ohio is 50,406 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 49,934.

Newark, Ohio Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White45,46891.03%
Black or African American1,8393.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native1150.23%
Asian1700.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander250.05%
Some Other Race1180.24%
Two or More Races2,2164.44%
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Newark Population by Race

Newark Population Pyramid 2022

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Newark Median Age

37.3


Total

34.8


Male

39.3


Female

Newark Adults

There are 38,667 adults, (7,878 of whom are seniors) in Newark.

Newark Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Newark Sex Ratio

Female

25,538

51.13%

Male

24,413

48.87%

Newark Population by Age

Newark Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newark Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77%23%
All54.7%45.3%
Male49.9%50.1%
Non Family39.7%60.3%
Female39.1%60.9%

54.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newark Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,3362.5254.7
Married7,5643.2877
Male9033.6649.9
Female3,1223.4439.1
Non Family7,7471.2739.7

3.2

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Newark Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7752.33%
9th to 12th Grade2,5787.76%
High School Graduate12,35237.19%
Some College7,03121.17%
Associates Degree3,37310.16%
Bachelors Degree5,00315.06%
Graduate Degree2,1016.33%
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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
Islander252525
Asian12811468
White30,71527,7596,638
Black1,044885184
Hispanic49544185
2+ Races801631116
Native American5757
Other Race6666

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$36,327$41,107$32,684
Less Than 9th Grade$22,393$26,250$17,738
High School Graduate$30,348$31,749$26,868
Some College$33,697$41,360$30,189
Bachelors Degree$54,528$61,675$45,571
Graduate Degree$55,875$62,969$54,063

$36,327

Average Earnings

$41,107

Average Male

$32,684

Average Female

Newark Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newark Language by Age

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Newark Language

95.50% of Newark residents speak only English, while 4.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.97% of the population.

Newark Language

Newark Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander2525100.00%
Multiple2,15370832.88%
Black1,68640924.26%
Native1151916.52%
Hispanic96315315.89%
White43,6176,80815.61%
Asian14464.17%
Other1NaN%

16.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.52%

Male Poverty Rate

17.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newark

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newark is Islander, with 100.00% 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 2.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.03%.

Newark Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.44%
High School14.77%
Some College15.13%
Bachelors or Greater4.63%

Newark Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.05%
Male Unemployed30.20%
Female Employed10.76%
Female Unemployed42.67%

Newark Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newark Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,609$62,016
Families$60,218$76,967
Married Families$75,403-
Non Families$28,032$35,556
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Income by Household Type

Newark Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.5%

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 35-44.

Newark Marital Status by Race

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Newark Marital Status

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3,209

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War577
First Gulf War566
Vietnam995
Korea325
World War II167

Newark Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34306
35 to 54761
55 to 64643
65 to 74672
75+827

Newark Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9898.35%
Black845.56%
Native American1513.04%
Asian2314.37%
Other Race1111.22%
2+ Races879.23%
Hispanic425.32%

Newark Veterans by Race

Newark Veterans by Education

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7.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newark Veterans by Education

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59.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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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79.42%

Born in Newark

97.35%

Native Born

2.65%

Foreign Born

1.01%

Non Citizen

1.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.35% of Newark residents were born in the United States, with 79.42% having been born in Ohio. 1.01% 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
18402,7050.00%
18503,6549493.05%
18604,6751,0212.49%
18706,6982,0233.66%
18809,6002,9023.67%
189014,2704,6704.04%
190018,1573,8872.44%
191025,4047,2473.42%
192026,7181,3140.51%
193030,5963,8781.36%
194031,4878910.29%
195034,2752,7880.85%
196041,7907,5152.00%
197041,836460.01%
198041,200-636-0.15%
199044,3893,1890.75%
200046,2791,8900.42%
201047,5731,2940.28%
201147,8092360.50%
201248,0452360.49%
201348,2812360.49%
201448,5172360.49%
201548,7532360.49%
201648,9892360.48%
201749,2252360.48%
201849,4612360.48%
201949,6972360.48%
202049,9342370.48%
202150,1702360.47%
202250,4062360.47%

Newark Population by Year