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East Newark, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of East Newark had a population of 2,603 as of July 1, 2019. 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 40.7484 and longitude -74.1618 in Hudson County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of East Newark 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.

The Borough of East Newark is located within Town of Harrison, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hudson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for East Newark: Harrison.

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East Newark, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

East Newark, NJ Housing Affordability Index is 82
State of New Jersey Housing Affordability Index is 91
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

East Newark, NJ Wealth Index is 57
State of New Jersey Wealth Index is 148
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,603
Population in Households 2,603
Population in Familes 2,092
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 25,395
Diversity Index1 80
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,961
Average Household Income $80,516
Per Capita Income $25,032
Wealth Index3 57

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 830 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 223 (26.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 582 (70.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $292,857
Housing Affordability Index2 82
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 805
Average Household Size 3.23
Family Households 607
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.07% 1.05%
Households 0.88% 0.93%
Families 0.95% 0.97%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

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, 2019 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 # 365 33rd
Population Density # 6 99th
Diversity Index # 40 93rd
Median Household Income # 462 15th
Per Capita Income # 505 8th

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