Newark is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 50,315 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Newark is the 21st largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Newark is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (12.16%), sales jobs (9.78%), and food service (8.95%).
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 education level of Newark citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.52% of adults 25 and older in Newark have a college degree.
The per capita income in Newark in 2018 was $25,259, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $101,036 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.