Newark, NJ 07112 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07112: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newark, NJ 07112

Not Acceptable, USPS
Weequahic, NJ 07112

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Essex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.71, Longitude -74.212
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 416
  • PO Box Addresses: 75
  • Residential Addresses: 8,845
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,585
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,260

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Newark, NJ 07112 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 25,909
Daytime Population: Workers 6,510
Daytime Population: Residents 15,375
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,885
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 25,804
Population in Familes 20,754
Population in Group Qrtrs 105
Population Density2 14,049
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $36,782
Average Household Income $49,808
Per Capita Income $18,629


Total Housing Units 11,636 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,254 (19.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,358 (63.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,024 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $232,006
Average Home Value $256,034


Total Households 9,612
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 6,246
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.12% 0.32%
Households 0.03% 0.25%
Families 0.02% 0.25%
Median Household Income   0.37%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Newark, NJ 07112 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07112 to the other 579 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 117 80th
Population Density # 37 94th
Diversity Index # 452 22nd
Median Household Income # 552 5th
Per Capita Income # 543 6th

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