Newark, NJ 07105 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07105: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newark, NJ 07105

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ironbound, NJ 07105

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,113
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,746
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 9,408
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.722, Longitude -74.141
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Newark, NJ 07105 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 48,550
Population in Households 46,116
Population in Familes 35,583
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,434
Population Density1 10,305
Diversity Index2 81


Total Households 16,387
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 11,218
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,029 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,002 (16.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,385 (74.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,642 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $320,418
Average Home Value $341,397


Median Household Income $39,308
Average Household Income $53,121
Per Capita Income $18,024
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.45%
Households 0.35% 0.46%
Families 0.29% 0.44%
Median Household Income   -0.46%
Per Capita Income   0.88%
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 07105 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07105 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 # 25 96th
Population Density1 # 55 91st
Diversity Index2 # 44 93rd
Median Household Income # 546 6th
Per Capita Income # 548 6th

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