West Side demographics profile

StatisticWest SideNewarkNew Jersey
Population density (sq mi)13,85911,6031
Median age33.833.039.5
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a35%56%
Speak Englishn/a54%69%
Speak Spanishn/a32%16%

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  • The population density in West Side is 19% higher than Newark.
  • The median age in West Side is 2% higher than Newark.
  • In West Side 3.85% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In West Side 85.94% of the population is African American.
  • In West Side 0.67% of the population is Asian.

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West Side population breakdown by race

RaceWest SideNewarkNew Jersey
African American85.94%50.24%13.54%
American Indian0.20%0.50%0.21%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.03%
Mixed race1.59%2.85%2.53%
Other race7.75%20.24%6.35%
In West Side, 36.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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West Side age breakdown

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Age of children in married couples

Source: The West Side, Newark, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).