StatisticUniversity HeightsNewarkNew Jersey
Population density (sq mi)7,78311,6031,215
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%

Key findings

  • 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
  • In University Heights 7.21% of the population is Asian

Compare Newark, NJ Demographics


      University Heights population breakdown by race

      RaceUniversity HeightsNewarkNew Jersey
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      University Heights age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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