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Newark is a city in Alameda County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.
The community was named for the city in New Jersey.
The latitude of Newark is 37.529N. The longitude is -122.039W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 20 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 43,042.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Newark demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Alameda County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Oakland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 94560 ZIP code.
8% of Newark residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Newark ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Newark was $23,641, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Newark residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Newark, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,018. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,659.
Libraries in Newark include Newark Library ... View libraries
Alameda County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Newark political report.
Newark restaurants taking online reservations include Red Kwali Restaurant ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Newark workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Newark between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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