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Income/capita 15%
Household income 0%
Unemployment 51%
IndexNewarkDelawareNational
Income per capita$25,326$31,118$29,829
Median household income$55,256$61,017$55,322
Median income owner occupied$87,256$72,470$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,597$38,152$35,192
Median earnings male$20,381$39,093$36,919
Median earnings female$9,142$30,154$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level24.8%12.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Newark is 15% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Newark is equal to the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Newark is 51% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Newark is 64% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $36,833$55,256$110,512
      City
      $40,673$61,017$122,034
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Newark median earnings by income bracket

      Newark employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.8%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector9.8%1.0%
      Financial & insurance services9.5%7.4%
      Wholesale & retail services12.5%9.7%
      Public administration3.9%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.9%0.9%
      Education, health & social services27.6%43.3%
      Other26.1%28.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      North Star, DE7,567$140,691154%
      Hockessin, DE13,702$117,346112%
      Pike Creek, DE8,466$109,23997%
      Greenville, DE2,265$102,76386%
      St. Georges, DE1,097$92,03166%
      Newark, DE32,941$55,2560%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lexington, MA32,936$152,872176%
      Foster City, CA32,967$129,733135%
      Socorro, TX32,988$32,18542%
      Ken Caryl, CO32,883$86,00055%
      Franklin Town, MA32,873$108,81597%
      Newark, DE32,941$55,2560%
      Source: The Newark, DE employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).