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East Newark, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of East Newark had a population of 2,846 as of July 1, 2017. East Newark ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for East Newark is located at latitude 40.752 and longitude -74.1622 in Hudson County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of East Newark (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Hudson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Borough of East Newark (GNIS ID: 885199) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with East Newark population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for East Newark: Harrison.

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East Newark, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,846
Daytime Population: Workers 371
Daytime Population: Residents 1,375
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,746
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 2,846
Population in Familes 2,276
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 27,820
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $55,430
Average Household Income $73,339
Per Capita Income $22,909


Total Housing Units 933 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 235 (25.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 654 (70.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $321,528
Average Home Value $340,426


Total Households 889
Average Household Size 3.2
Family Households 667
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.34% 2.04%
Households 2.2% 1.93%
Families 2.22% 1.93%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   3.62%

East Newark, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Newark to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 355 35th
Population Density # 5 99th
Diversity Index # 35 94th
Median Household Income # 440 19th
Per Capita Income # 509 7th

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