Newark Essex County, New Jersey

Newark: Most populous city in the state of New Jersey, United States; county seat of Essex County, New Jersey

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Location of Newark on New Jersey map.

About

Newark is a city located in the county of Essex in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 277,140 and a population density of 4,134 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 282,011 inhabitants.

The city was created 396 years ago in 1624.

Geography

Newark is located at 40°44'8"N 74°10'21"W (40.7356600, -74.1723700). It has 11 neighbors: Belleville, Bloomfield, East Newark, East Orange, Elizabeth, Harrison, Irvington, Jersey City, Kearny, Maplewood and South Orange.

Newark  New Jersey at night image
Newark New Jersey at night
Newark  New Jersey at night image

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Newark Quick Facts

Population : 282,011 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Essex County
Postal code : 07100–07199
Phone Area Codes : 862, 973
Area : 67.04 km2
Official name : Newark
Named for : Newark-on-Trent
Altitude : 10 feet / 3 meters
Capital city : Newark is capital of Essex County
Establishment : January 01, 1625 (396 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 19:01:47 (22nd June 2021)
Density : 4,207 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 1.73% (2010-2019)

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  • Seia
  • Taipei (1984 )
  • Umuaka (2007 )
  • Xuzhou (1993 )

Newark has 11 neighbours.

  • Belleville township in New Jersey
  • Bloomfield township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
  • East Newark town
  • East Orange city in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
  • Elizabeth city in and county seat of Union County, New Jersey, United States
  • Harrison town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States
  • Irvington township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
  • Jersey City city in New Jersey, United States
  • Kearny town in New Jersey
  • Maplewood township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
  • South Orange town in Essex County, New Jersey

Demographics

The population of Newark increased by 1.73% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1810 8,008 - census
1820 6,507 -23.07% census
1830 10,953 40.59% census
1840 17,290 36.65% census
1850 38,894 55.55% census
1860 71,941 45.94% census
1870 105,059 31.52% census
1880 136,508 23.04% census
1890 181,830 24.93% census
1900 246,070 26.11% census
1910 347,469 29.18% census
1920 414,524 16.18% census
1930 442,337 6.29% census
1940 429,760 -2.93% census
1950 438,776 2.05% census
1960 405,220 -8.28% census
1970 381,930 -6.1% census
1980 329,248 -16% census
1990 275,221 -19.63% census
2000 273,546 -0.61% census
2010 277,140 1.3% census
2011 277,574 0.16% estimation process
2012 277,594 0.01% estimation process
2013 278,121 0.19% estimation process
2014 278,936 0.29% estimation process
2015 279,636 0.25% estimation process
2016 280,681 0.37% estimation process
2017 281,237 0.2% estimation process
2018 281,752 0.18% estimation process
2019 282,011 0.09% estimation process

Newark zip code is 07102. County name: Essex, County fips: 34013

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People born in Newark (200)

People born in Newark, including German astronomer Emil Ernst, basketball player Granger Hall, Member of the New Jersey General Assembly Peter J. Biondi, you can see a list of people who born in Newark.

Schools

College & universities near Newark

Code Name City ZIP
186399 Rutgers University-Newark Newark (NJ) 07102
440794 Pillar College Newark (NJ) 07102
184481 Essex County College Newark (NJ) 07102
185828 New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark (NJ) 07102
437723 New Community Career & Technical Institute Newark (NJ) 07103-2419

Stations (17)

Amtrak & bus stations near Newark

Code Name Address Type
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL
YNY Yonkers station 5 Buena Vista Ave. RAIL

Other places with the same name (12)

Other cities in Essex County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Essex County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
East Orange 64,367 City in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Irvington 54,312 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Bloomfield 49,973 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
West Orange 47,563 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Montclair 38,564 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Belleville 36,497 Township in New Jersey
Livingston 30,303 Township in New Jersey, United States
Orange 30,134 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Nutley 28,434 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Maplewood 25,380 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Verona 13,390 Township in Essex County, New Jersey
Clinton 12,565 Town in New Jersey, United States
Caldwell 7,941 Town in Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Glen Ridge 7,574 Town in New Jersey
Fairfield 7,474 Township in Cumberland County, New Jersey
North Caldwell 6,621 Town

Distance to Other Cities

Newark distances to largest New Jersey cities

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