Newark, NJ 07108 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07108: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newark, NJ 07108

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.723, Longitude -74.202
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 432
  • PO Box Addresses: 199
  • Residential Addresses: 8,669
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,186
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,483

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 07108 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 07108 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Newark, NJ 07108 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 26,121
Population in Households 25,400
Population in Familes 20,815
Population in Group Qrtrs 721
Population Density2 19,231
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $27,096
Average Household Income $41,365
Per Capita Income $15,311


Total Housing Units 11,126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,496 (13.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,521 (67.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,109 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $226,098
Average Home Value $246,741


Total Households 9,017
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 5,952
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.41% 0.5%
Households 0.21% 0.38%
Families 0.27% 0.41%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Newark, NJ 07108 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07108 to the other 583 ZIP Codes 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 # 116 80th
Population Density # 18 97th
Diversity Index # 297 49th
Median Household Income # 571 2nd
Per Capita Income # 567 3rd

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