Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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Population
159,034
1.35% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
Median Age
34.2

Poverty Rate
25.4%

Median Household Income
$37,589
0.88% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$268,200
7.02% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
64,550
0.978% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ had a population of 159k people with a median age of 34.2 and a median household income of $37,589. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ declined from 161,218 to 159,034, a -1.35% decrease and its median household income grew from $37,261 to $37,589, a 0.88% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ are Other (Hispanic) (25.2%), White (Hispanic) (25.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (23.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (16.7%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (2.5%). 65.7% of the people in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ speak a non-English language, and 77% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Essex County (Southeast)--Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ are Rutgers University-Newark (2,946 degrees awarded in 2017), Essex County College (1,214 degrees), and Pillar College (97 degrees).

The median property value in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ is $268,200, and the homeownership rate is 21.2%. Most people in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 32.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ is 1 car per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New Jersey, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in New Jersey went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 55.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.4%), followed by Gary Johnson (1.87%). The most partisan county was Essex County, NJ with 77.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing the state of New Jersey. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for New Jersey
55.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in New Jersey
  1. 77.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 74.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 66.9% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in New Jersey was Essex County, NJ with 77.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in New Jersey colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from New Jersey

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Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 18, 2006
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who was appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing New Jersey.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New Jersey

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 159k people, from which 77% are citizens. As of 2018, 38% of Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (60.5k people).

In 2018, there were 1.01 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (40.1k people) in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 39.9k White (Hispanic) and 36.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ are Spanish (72,734 speakers), Portuguese (17,177 speakers), and Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (1,633 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ
  1. Other (Hispanic)
    40.1k ± 2.42k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    39.9k ± 2.52k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    36.8k ± 1.97k
54.8%
Hispanic Population
87.1k people

In 2018, there were 1.01 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (40.1k people) in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 39.9k White (Hispanic) and 36.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

54.8% of the people in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ are hispanic (87.1k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    72,734 speakers (49.4%)
  2. Portuguese
    17,177 speakers (11.7%)
  3. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    1,633 speakers (1.11%)

65.7% of Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 49.4% of the overall population of Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ are native Spanish speakers. 11.7% speak Portuguese and 1.11% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

38%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
60.5k people
35.7%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
57.3k people

As of 2018, 38% of Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ residents (60.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ was 35.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

27
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.8

In 2018, the median age of all people in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ was 34.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 27, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ residents was 34.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Ecuador
    12,923 ± 2,677 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    7,766 ± 2,111 people
  3. Brazil
    7,591 ± 2,088 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ was Ecuador, the natal country of 12,923 Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 7,766 and Brazil with 7,591.

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Citizenship

77%
2018 Citizenship
76.9%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 77% of Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ was 76.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    621 ± 169
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    544 ± 227
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    479 ± 194

Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.14 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ is $37,589. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ was Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ with a value of $153,199, followed by Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $147,821 and $144,550.

Males in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ have an average income that is 1.09 times higher than the average income of females, which is $38,362. The income inequality in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.413, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ employs 64.6k people. The largest industries in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ are Construction (7,932 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,076 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,433 people), and the highest paying industries are Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($83,797), Other health care services ($72,759), and Administration of human resource programs ($69,430).

Wages

Median Household Income

$37,589
2018 value
± $1,591
0.88%
1 Year Growth
± 5.28%

Households in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ have a median annual income of $37,589, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $37,261 in 2017, which represents a 0.88% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$41,779
Average Male Salary in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ
± $4,379
$38,362
Average Female Salary in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ
± $6,216

In 2017, full-time male employees in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ made 1.09 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ
  1. Asian
    $44,091 ± $30,297
  2. White
    $38,781 ± $4,952
  3. Black
    $36,020 ± $8,119

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ.

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Wage Distribution

0.413
2017 Wage GINI in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ
0.414
2016 Wage GINI in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ

In 2017, the income inequality in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ was 0.413 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.365% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ was Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ with a value of $153,199, followed by Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $147,821 and $144,550.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

25.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ (38k out of 150k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males < 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Hispanic
    21,927 ± 1,154
  2. White
    14,028 ± 919
  3. Other
    11,014 ± 891

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

64.6k
2017 Value
0.978%
1 Year growth
± 0.978%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 0.978%, from 63.9k employees to 64.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ, are Maids & housekeeping cleaners (2,779 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,585 people), and Construction laborers (2,344 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Maids & housekeeping cleaners (2,779 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,585 people), and Construction laborers (2,344 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers (13.5 times higher than expected), Automotive & watercraft service attendants- (11.4 times), and Flight attendants (7.17 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($90,802), Construction managers ($77,022), and Marketing & sales managers ($76,656).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

64.6k
2017 Value
0.978%
1 Year growth
± 0.978%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 0.978%, from 63.9k employees to 64.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ, are Construction (7,932 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,076 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,433 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Construction (7,932 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,076 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,433 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of Bakeries & tortilla manufacturing, except retail bakeries (4.64 times higher than expected), Cut & sew apparel manufacturing (4.46 times), and Taxi & limousine service (4.25 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($83,797), Other health care services ($72,759), and Administration of human resource programs ($69,430).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $48.1B
  2. $36.5B
  3. $35.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $48.1B, followed by Electronics ($36.5B) and Motorized vehicles ($35.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Jersey products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$467B
2015 Value in New Jersey
$734B
Projected 2045 Value in New Jersey
57.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound New Jersey trade was $467B. This is expected to increase 57.1% to $734B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $70.5B
  2. $48.9B
  3. $16.6B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $70.5B, followed by Pennsylvania with $48.9B and California and $16.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Essex County (Southeast)--Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ awarded 4,257 degrees. The student population of Essex County (Southeast)--Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ is skewed towards women, with 10,028 male students and 12,280 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Essex County (Southeast)--Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ are Hispanic or Latino (1,058 and 28.7%), followed by Black or African American (947 and 25.7%), White (939 and 25.4%), and Asian (521 and 14.1%).

The largest universities in Essex County (Southeast)--Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Rutgers University-Newark (2,946 and 69.2%), Essex County College (1,214 and 28.5%), and Pillar College (97 and 2.28%).

The most popular majors in Essex County (Southeast)--Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ are General Business Administration & Management (631 and 14.8%), Accounting (444 and 10.4%), and Public Administration (235 and 5.52%).

The median tuition costs in Essex County (Southeast)--Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ are $20,376 for private four year colleges, and $11,619 and $27,560 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 177 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 243 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 181 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Essex County (Southeast)--Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ was Criminal Justice - Safety Studies with 177 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Essex County (Southeast)--Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,946 degrees awarded
  2. 1,214 degrees awarded
  3. 97 degrees awarded
$11,619
Median In-State Public
$20,376
Median Private

In 2017, the Essex County (Southeast)--Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ institution with the largest number of graduating students was Rutgers University-Newark with 2,946 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,942
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,315
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,942 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Essex County (Southeast)--Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ, which is 0.839 times less than the 2,315 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Essex County (Southeast)--Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,058 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    947 degrees awarded
  3. White
    939 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Essex County (Southeast)--Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 1,058 degrees mean that there were 1.12 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 947 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ was $268,200 in 2018, which is 1.17 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $250,600 to $268,200, a 7.02% increase. The homeownership rate in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ is 21.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 32.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Housing

Property Value

$268,200
2018 Median
± $9,934
$250,600
2017 Median
± $11,027

In 2018, the median property value in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ grew to to $268,200 from the previous year's value of $250,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$37,589
Median Household Income
± $1,591
53.3k
Number of Households
± 1,708

In 2018, the median household income of the 53.3k households in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ grew to $37,589 from the previous year's value of $37,261.

The following chart displays the households in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

21.2%
2018 Homeownership
20.8%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 21.2% of the housing units in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 20.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

32.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (32.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 5.47% of the workforce in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    47.6%
  2. Public Transit
    25.1%
  3. Carpooled
    13.1%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ was Drove Alone (47.6%), followed by those who Public Transit (25.1%) and those who Carpooled (13.1%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ have 1 car, followed by 2 cars.

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Health

77.2% of the population of Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 30.4% on employee plans, 32.4% on Medicaid, 6.68% on Medicare, 7.23% on non-group plans, and 0.446% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New Jersey was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1171 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1187 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 534 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.1%). Additionally, Cumberland County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,184 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1,171 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New Jersey in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,859
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in New Jersey
$5,081
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,049
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$12,614
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Jersey (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.91%, from $8,444 to $8,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

22.8%
Uninsured
30.4%
Employer Coverage
32.4%
Medicaid
6.68%
Medicare
7.23%
Non-Group
0.446%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ N/A by N/A from N/A% to 22.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Newark City (North & East) PUMA, NJ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 12.1% prevalence
  2. 11.7% prevalence
  3. 11.7% prevalence

Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey, at 12.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey by county over multiple years.

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