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New Jersey / Newark
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All Newark population data above are from the US Census Bureau.
With 278,427 people, Newark is the 1st most populated city in the state of New Jersey out of 541 cities. But watch out, Newark, because Jersey City with 257,342 people and Paterson with 145,948 people are right behind you.
The largest Newark racial/ethnic groups are Black (47.9%) followed by Hispanic (35.2%) and White (10.9%).
In 2012, the median household income of Newark residents was $31,293. Newark households made slightly more than Seaside Heights households ($31,132) and Holiday Heights households ($30,801) . However, 30.4% of Newark residents live in poverty.
The median age for Newark residents is 32.5 years young.