StatisticCentral Business DistrictNewarkNew Jersey
Population density (sq mi)5,53711,6031,215
Median age34.633.039.5
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a35%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%53%45%
Speak Englishn/a54%69%
Speak Spanishn/a32%16%

Key findings

  • The population density in Central Business District is 52% lower than Newark
  • The median age in Central Business District is 5% higher than Newark
  • In Central Business District 29.74% of the population is White
  • In Central Business District 43.64% of the population is Black
  • In Central Business District 7.56% of the population is Asian

Compare Newark, NJ Demographics


      Central Business District population breakdown by race

      RaceCentral Business DistrictNewarkNew Jersey
      American Indian4.53%0.50%0.21%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.03%
      Mixed race3.55%2.85%2.53%
      Other race10.99%20.24%6.35%
      In Central Business District, 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Central Business District age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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