StatisticLower VailsburgNewarkNew Jersey
Population density (sq mi)26,17711,6031,215
Median age36.133.039.5
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a35%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%53%45%
Speak Englishn/a54%69%
Speak Spanishn/a32%16%

Key findings

  • The population density in Lower Vailsburg is 126% higher than Newark
  • The median age in Lower Vailsburg is 9% higher than Newark
  • In Lower Vailsburg 5.13% of the population is White
  • In Lower Vailsburg 73.38% of the population is Black
  • In Lower Vailsburg 6.52% of the population is Asian

Compare Newark, NJ Demographics


      Lower Vailsburg population breakdown by race

      RaceLower VailsburgNewarkNew Jersey
      American Indian0.06%0.50%0.21%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.03%
      Mixed race3.59%2.85%2.53%
      Other race11.32%20.24%6.35%
      In Lower Vailsburg, 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

      Lower Vailsburg age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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