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Newark is a township in Kearney County, in the Kearney metro area.
The community is believed named for Newark, NJ
The latitude of Newark is 40.641N. The longitude is -98.962W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,116 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 230.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Newark demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kearney County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 68847 ZIP code.
34% of Newark residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $22,531, compared with $21,587 nationally.
47% 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 $554. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $861.
Kearney County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Newark political report.
The average commute time for Newark workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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