Newark, NJ 07106 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07106: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newark, NJ 07106

Not Acceptable, USPS
Vailsburg, NJ 07106

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 447
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,143
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,975
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.74, Longitude -74.232
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Newark, NJ 07106 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 31,242
Population in Households 31,242
Population in Familes 25,701
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 22,216
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 11,317
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 7,660
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,596 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,188 (23.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,129 (59.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,279 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $218,792
Average Home Value $227,815


Median Household Income $38,245
Average Household Income $53,233
Per Capita Income $19,283
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% 0.22%
Households -0.05% 0.21%
Families -0.05% 0.21%
Median Household Income   -0.06%
Per Capita Income   0.89%
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 07106 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07106 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 # 79 87th
Population Density1 # 11 98th
Diversity Index2 # 265 55th
Median Household Income # 550 5th
Per Capita Income # 539 7th

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