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People

Total Population 1,470
Male Share of the Population 51.1%
Female Share of the Population 48.9%
Senior Citizens 17.1%
Employed Population 16+ 479
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 47.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,591
% Above Poverty Level 68.8%
% Below Poverty Level 31.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.3%
Median Gross Rent $596
Median House Value $73,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.5%
US/American 0%
English 10%
Irish 24.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Newark Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles W of Jonesboro, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles NW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Independence
Standard Zip Codes 72562
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.701
Longitude -91.441

Newark Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BATESVILLE L&D 1
Distance 11.3 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 45 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Station NEWPORT
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 46 F
Apr Temp 51 to 71 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Station GREERS FERRY DAM
Distance 33.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 46 F
Apr Temp 47 to 70 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 51 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Diaz 1,414 $27,386
Jacksonport 134 $0
Magness 215 $34,688
Newport 7,782 $37,321
Oil Trough 250 $38,958
Sulphur Rock 398 $31,429

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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