Newark is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 49,934 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Newark is the 19th largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some cities, Newark isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Newark are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Newark is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Newark who work in office and administrative support (13.59%), sales jobs (10.58%), and food service (8.46%).
Also of interest is that Newark has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The population of Newark overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Newark, 21.39% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Newark in 2018 was $25,575, which is middle income relative to Ohio, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,300 for a family of four. However, Newark contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Newark home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newark residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Newark include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Newark is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.