Newark, NJ 07102 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07102: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newark, NJ 07102

Not Acceptable, USPS
Academy, NJ 07102
Midtown, NJ 07102
Washington Park, NJ 07102

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,775
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,234
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,517
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.733, Longitude -74.172
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Newark, NJ 07102 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,830
Population in Households 8,056
Population in Familes 4,595
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,774
Population Density1 9,959
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 4,111
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 1,441
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,886 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 363 ( 7.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,748 (76.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 775 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $293,085
Average Home Value $338,154


Median Household Income $28,668
Average Household Income $42,746
Per Capita Income $21,982
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.46%
Households 0.06% 0.42%
Families 0.08% 0.44%
Median Household Income   0.33%
Per Capita Income   -0.15%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Newark, NJ 07102 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07102 to the other 580 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 287 51st
Population Density1 # 57 90th
Diversity Index2 # 49 92nd
Median Household Income # 568 2nd
Per Capita Income # 525 10th

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