Encyclopedia > Newark, New York

  Article Content

Newark, New York

Newark is a village located in Wayne County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 9,682.

Geography Newark is located at 43°2'36" North, 77°5'38" West (43.043412, -77.093848)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 14.0 km² (5.4 mi²). 13.9 km² (5.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.19% is water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 9,682 people, 3,857 households, and 2,433 families residing in the village. The population density is 694.8/km² (1,798.8/mi²). There are 4,104 housing units at an average density of 294.5/km² (762.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 89.01% White, 4.98% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 2.91% from other races, and 2.40% from two or more races. 7.37% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,857 households out of which 31.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.5% are married couples living together, 15.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.9% are non-families. 30.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.39 and the average family size is 2.94.

In the village the population is spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 17.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 87.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 81.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village is $32,542, and the median income for a family is $40,863. Males have a median income of $31,641 versus $23,588 for females. The per capita income for the village is $18,176. 17.4% of the population and 12.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 28.4% are under the age of 18 and 11.6% are 65 or older.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article

... interlude led to a growing desire for independence amongst Brazilians and in 1822 the then prince-regent Dom Pedro I established the independent Empire of Brazil. Thi ...

This page was created in 65.5 ms