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Newark is a city in New Castle County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The community was named after a town in England.
The latitude of Newark is 39.683N. The longitude is -75.75W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 125 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 29,821.
The only Revolutionary War battle in the state occurred here in 1777.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Newark demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the New Castle County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Wilmington-Newark area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 19713 ZIP code.
15% of Newark residents report German ancestry, and 18% 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 $20,376, compared with $21,587 nationally.
51% of Newark residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Newark include Aiken's Tavern Historic District, Cooch's Bridge Historic District, Old College Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Newark, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $625. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,200.
Libraries in Newark include Newark Free Library ... View libraries
New Castle County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Newark political report.
Newark restaurants taking online reservations include Home Grown Cafe ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Newark workers is 22 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 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Newark include Best Western, Comfort Inn Newark, Comfort Suites Newark, Country Inn & Suites, Courtyard Newark Univ Delaware, Courtyard Wilmington Newark Christiana, Days Inn, Embassy Suites, Hampton Inn-Wilmington/Newark, Hawthorn Newark De ... More hotels.
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