East Newark, New Jersey

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East Newark, New Jersey

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High Points

East Newark strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New Jersey):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy East Newark Public Transportation Use
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy East Newark Racial Diversity
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% East Newark Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 16% East Newark Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of East Newark, New Jersey

Comparing East Newark to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New Jersey (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 8
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 6 1
Age of the Population 2 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 7 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 2
People in Middle Class or Better 7 2
College Educated Adults 6 2
People Above Poverty 5 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 7 6
Short Commute Times 2 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Housing Recently Built 2 2
People Living Alone 1 2
Affordability of Rents 1 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 8 7
Low Violent Crime 3 2

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East Newark Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 1 miles NE of Newark, New Jersey
County Hudson
Standard Zip Codes 07029
Phone Area Codes 973
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.748
Longitude -74.162

East Newark Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 38 F
Apr Temp 44 to 61 F
Jul Temp 69 to 85 F
Oct Temp 48 to 65 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 47 to 66 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 38 F
Apr Temp 44 to 61 F
Jul Temp 69 to 84 F
Oct Temp 50 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
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East Newark Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,377 100%
Male 1,211 50.9%
Female 1,166 49.1%
Under 18 616 25.9%
18+ 1,761 74.1%
65+ 181 7.6%
Median Age 32.3
Average Family Size 3.4
White 1,593 67%
African-American 40 1.7%
Asian 60 2.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 12 0.5%
Other 499 21%
Mixed Race 172 7.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1,130 47.5%

Estimated East Newark Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,262
Growth -115
Growth % -4.8%

East Newark Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 52.7%
Portuguese 15.2%
Italian 6.8%
Brazilian 6.4%
Irish 5.4%
Polish 4.9%
US/American 2%
German 1.1%
Lithuanian 0.9%
Scottish 0.9%
English 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Slovak 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Russian 0.4%
Cape Verdean 0.3%
European 0.3%
Hungarian 0.2%
Guyanese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
East Newark 2,377 $46,375
East Orange 69,824 $38,562
Harrison 14,424 $48,489
Kearny 40,513 $54,596
Newark 273,546 $30,781
North Arlington 15,181 $62,483
Orange 32,868 $40,852
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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. South Toms River, New Jersey 79.7   13.5% 9% 5.6% 27 $45,375 7% 27.4% 3,634 12.6% 25 0.7% 3.9
2. Needville, Texas 74.6   21.2% 13% 13.5% 32 $48,824 7.3% 25.9% 2,609 11.5% 13 0.6% 2.7
3. Jeffersonville, Georgia 65   25.6% 12.2% 6.6% 28 $37,500 6% 63.3% 1,209 21.4% 19.9 0.8% 21.5
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