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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.


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Median household income
Local
$69,350
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Newark demographic reports
Newark is on San Francisco Bay.
Public transportation: AC Transit (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 183. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 4.2 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Alameda Creek Regional Trail
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 97

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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.

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Ancestry & family history

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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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Newark was $23,641, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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24% of Newark residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Newark, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,018.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,659.


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Libraries in Newark include Newark Library ... View libraries

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Alameda County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Newark political report.

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Newark restaurants taking online reservations include Red Kwali Restaurant ... View restaurants

Traffic

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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