Newark demographics profile

StatisticNewarkDelawareNational
Population32,941934,695318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,58436891
Median age23.839.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)33%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1832%39%43%
Speak English85%87%79%
Speak Spanish4%7%13%
Newark, DE has a population of 32,941 and is the 1,292nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,584 per sq mi which is 873% higher than the Delaware average and 3856% higher than the national average. The median age in Newark is 24 which is approximately 40% lower than the Delaware average of 40. In Newark, 33% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 85% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 30% of Newark residents were born in Delaware, 56% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 12% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Newark is 873% higher than Delaware.
  • The median age in Newark is 40% lower than Delaware.
  • In Newark 79.18% of the population is White.
  • In Newark 8.64% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Newark 8.41% of the population is Asian.

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Newark population breakdown by race

RaceNewarkDelawareNational
White79.18%69.22%73.35%
Black or African American8.64%21.72%12.63%
Asian8.41%3.68%5.22%
American Indian0.09%0.37%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.03%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race1.82%2.76%3.06%
Other race1.83%2.19%4.75%
In Newark, 6.7% 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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Source: The Newark, DE demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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