Income/capita 15%
Household income 66%
Unemployment 20%
Income per capita$34,318$31,458$29,829
Median household income$91,965$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$103,252$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$67,631$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$49,801$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$40,545$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level6.9%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Newark is 15% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Newark is 66% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Newark is 20% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Newark is 55% lower than the national average

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      Newark median earnings by income bracket

      Newark employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.8%1.9%
      Manufacturing sector20.4%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services2.6%4.6%
      Wholesale & retail services12.5%13.6%
      Public administration2.8%3.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%1.5%
      Education, health & social services9.3%30.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Atherton, CA7,127$250,001352%
      Ladera, CA1,514$250,001352%
      Los Altos Hills, CA8,376$243,701341%
      Portola Valley, CA4,550$232,981321%
      Woodside, CA5,496$223,934305%
      Newark, CA44,677$91,96566%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lake Ridge, VA44,685$97,31776%
      Everett, MA44,636$52,4575%
      Strongsville, OH44,622$80,32345%
      Titusville, FL44,746$41,65625%
      West Lafayette, IN44,543$28,79348%
      Newark, CA44,677$91,96566%
      Source: The Newark, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).