StatisticWest SideNewarkNew Jersey
Population13,679280,1398,882,190
Population density (sq mi)13,85911,6031,215
Median age33.833.039.5
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a35%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%53%45%
Speak Englishn/a54%69%
Speak Spanishn/a32%16%

Key findings

  • The population density in West Side is 19% higher than Newark
  • The median age in West Side is 2% higher than Newark
  • In West Side 3.85% of the population is White
  • In West Side 85.94% of the population is Black
  • In West Side 0.67% of the population is Asian

Compare Newark, NJ Demographics

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      West Side population breakdown by race

      RaceWest SideNewarkNew Jersey
      White3.85%24.35%68.15%
      Black85.94%50.24%13.54%
      Asian0.67%1.75%9.19%
      American Indian0.20%0.50%0.21%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.03%
      Mixed race1.59%2.85%2.53%
      Other race7.75%20.24%6.35%
      In West Side, 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

      West Side age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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