University Heights demographics profile

StatisticUniversity HeightsNewarkNew Jersey
Population density (sq mi)7,78311,6031
Median age30.233.039.5
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a35%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%53%45%
Speak Englishn/a54%69%
Speak Spanishn/a32%16%
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  • The population density in University Heights is 33% lower than Newark.
  • The median age in University Heights is 8% lower than Newark.
  • In University Heights 23.36% of the population is White.
  • In University Heights 55.28% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In University Heights 7.21% of the population is Asian.

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University Heights population breakdown by race

RaceUniversity HeightsNewarkNew Jersey
Black or African American55.28%50.24%13.54%
American Indian0.15%0.50%0.21%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.03%
Mixed race3.63%2.85%2.53%
Other race10.36%20.24%6.35%
In University Heights, 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.

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