Newark, Ohio Population 2020

51,111

Newark is a city located in Ohio. With a 2020 population of 51,111, it is the 16th largest city in Ohio and the 776th largest city in the United States. Newark is currently growing at a rate of 1.07% annually and its population has increased by 7.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 47,573 in 2010. Spanning over 21 miles, Newark has a population density of 2,447 people per square mile.

The average household income in Newark is $57,849 with a poverty rate of 19.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $736 per month, and the median house value is $119,500. The median age in Newark is 38 years, 35.8 years for males, and 40.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.3 males.

Newark Demographics

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

  • White: 91.95%
  • Two or more races: 3.67%
  • Black or African American: 3.04%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Other race: 0.58%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Newark, Ohio is 51,111, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 50,029.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 47,573.

Newark, Ohio Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White45,12191.95%
Two or More Races1,7993.67%
Black or African American1,4943.04%
Asian2990.61%
Some Other Race2860.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native600.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.02%

Newark Population Pyramid 2020

Newark Median Age

38


Total

35.8


Male

40.4


Female

Newark Adults

There are 37,966 adults, (8,059 of whom are seniors) in Newark.

Newark Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Newark Sex Ratio

Female

25,923

52.83%

Male

23,147

47.17%

Newark Households and Families

Newark Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Newark Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.1%20.9%
Male56.4%43.6%
All55.4%44.6%
Non Family40.4%59.6%
Female35.4%64.6%

55.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,8662.4155.4
Non Family8,2051.2540.4
Married7,7893.1479.1
Female3,0563.3735.4
Male8163.5356.4

3.08

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

9.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Newark Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6221.90%
9th to 12th Grade3,0019.17%
High School Graduate12,17137.19%
Some College7,00321.40%
Associates Degree2,9599.04%
Bachelors Degree4,67714.29%
Graduate Degree2,2937.01%

Newark Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,61427,2346,588
Black879741154
Multiple Races65661174
Hispanic28224415
Asian18717390
Other Race11610338
Native American4133
Islander111111

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,966$37,769$26,942
Less Than High School$17,268$10,865$18,689
High School Grad$26,461$31,955$23,162
Some College$30,046$39,524$24,504
Bachelors Degree$46,075$51,285$41,345
Graduate Degree$55,427$58,867$54,776

$31,966

Average Earnings

$37,769

Average Male

$26,942

Average Female

Newark Language

Newark Language by Age

Newark Language

96.45% of Newark residents speak only English, while 3.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Newark Poverty

Newark Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White43,5267,96518.30%
Multiple1,75672541.29%
Black1,39830621.89%
Hispanic60713722.57%
Asian2734014.65%
Native602440.00%
Other278227.91%
Islander1111100.00%

19.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.20%

Male Poverty Rate

21.17%

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 7.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.45%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.25%
High School17.84%
Some College13.42%
Bachelors or Greater3.66%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.78%
Male Unemployed44.31%
Female Employed12.74%
Male Employed7.16%

Newark Income

Newark Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,116$57,849
Families$56,954$71,738
Married Families$74,582$86,063
Non Families$23,994$34,234

Newark Marital Status

Newark Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

38.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Newark Married by Age and Sex

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

Newark Veterans

3,813

Number of Veterans

3,398

Male Veterans

415

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,225
Second Gulf War608
First Gulf War595
Korea341
World War II148
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54941
55 to 64844
65 to 74836
75+799
18 to 34393
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,55110.02%
Black1159.56%
2 or More8310.13%
Hispanic5811.28%
Other2614.69%
Asian259.80%
Indian1321.67%

$Newark Veterans by Education

7.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newark Employment Status

61.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Newark Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

80.81%

Born in Ohio

97.80%

Native Born

2.20%

Foreign Born

0.97%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.80% of Newark residents were born in the United States, with 80.81% having been born in Ohio. 0.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202051,1115411.07%
201950,5705411.08%
201850,0295441.10%
201749,4855411.11%
201648,9443530.73%
201548,5913050.63%
201448,2862530.53%
201348,0332260.47%
201247,807890.19%
201147,7181040.22%
201047,6141,3350.28%
200046,2791,8900.42%
199044,3893,1890.75%
198041,200-636-0.15%
197041,836460.01%
196041,7907,5152.00%
195034,2752,7880.85%
194031,4878910.29%
193030,5963,8781.36%
192026,7181,3140.51%
191025,4047,2473.42%
190018,1573,8872.44%
189014,2704,6704.04%
18809,6002,9023.67%
18706,6982,0233.66%
18604,6751,0212.49%
18503,6549493.05%
18402,7050.00%