Newark , Essex County, New Jersey

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

Newark, NJ locator map
Location of Newark, NJ on New Jersey map.

About

Newark is a city located in the county of Essex in the U.S. state of New Jersey. In the 2010 census it had a population of 277,140 inhabitants 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.

The city has a total area of 25.88 square miles (67.04 km2).

Newark, NJ Quick Facts

Population : 282,011 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey
County : Essex County
Postal code : 07100–07199
Phone Area Codes : 862
Area : 67.040795 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 : 07:26:08 (8th March 2021)
Zip Code : 07102
Density : 4,207 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 1.73% (2010-2019)

Newark map

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Newark, NJ has 13 neighbors .

  • 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
  • Hillside
  • Bayonne

Year Population Method
1810 8,008 census
1820 6,507 census
1830 10,953 census
1840 17,290 census
1850 38,894 census
1860 71,941 census
1870 105,059 census
1880 136,508 census
1890 181,830 census
1900 246,070 census
1910 347,469 census
1920 414,524 census
1930 442,337 census
1940 429,760 census
1950 438,776 census
1960 405,220 census
1970 381,930 census
1980 329,248 census
1990 275,221 census
2000 273,546 census
2010 277,140 census
2011 277,574 estimation process
2012 277,594 estimation process
2013 278,121 estimation process
2014 278,936 estimation process
2015 279,636 estimation process
2016 280,681 estimation process
2017 281,237 estimation process
2018 281,752 estimation process
2019 282,011 estimation process

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

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

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People born in Newark, NJ (200)

Many people were born here, 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, NJ.

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
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
Roseland 5,835 Town in New Jersey