East Newark, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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East Newark, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of East Newark had a population of 2,674 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for East Newark: Harrison.

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East Newark, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,674
Population in Households 2,674
Population in Familes 2,158
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 26,139
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $59,068
Average Household Income $81,720
Per Capita Income $25,396


Total Housing Units 869 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 220 (25.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 611 (70.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $334,211
Average Home Value $350,795


Total Households 831
Average Household Size 3.22
Family Households 625
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.29% 1.11%
Households 1.1% 0.97%
Families 1.14% 1.0%
Median Household Income   4.74%
Per Capita Income   3.67%

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, 2018 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 # 364 33rd
Population Density # 6 99th
Diversity Index # 38 93rd
Median Household Income # 438 20th
Per Capita Income # 496 9th

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