Newark, NJ 07103 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07103: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newark, NJ 07103

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 982
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,275
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,835
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.738, Longitude -74.197
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Newark, NJ 07103 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 35,219
Daytime Population: Workers 23,875
Daytime Population: Residents 24,340
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 48,215
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.37
Population in Households 31,812
Population in Familes 25,634
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,407
Population Density2 16,074
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $28,472
Average Household Income $44,070
Per Capita Income $16,471


Total Housing Units 13,593 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,251 (16.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,066 (66.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,276 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $219,882
Average Home Value $241,426


Total Households 11,317
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 7,399
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 0.62% 0.62%
Households 0.58% 0.6%
Families 0.59% 0.62%
Median Household Income   0.25%
Per Capita Income   1.87%

Newark, NJ 07103 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07103 to the other 579 ZIP Codes 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 # 66 89th
Population Density # 32 95th
Diversity Index # 187 68th
Median Household Income # 564 3rd
Per Capita Income # 553 5th

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