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Newark, NJ Overview

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Newark has the 66th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 1.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Newark is part of the New York City metro area. Unemployment in the New York City area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. New York City has the largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Newark is above average at $61,300, and the median cost of a home in Newark is $229,600, which is above the national average. 13% of workers in Newark hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 71% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Newark. 60% of Newark workers drive to work alone, 21% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Newark spend an average of 33 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.

133,604
Job Openings
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Unemployment Rate
$61,300
Median Base Salary
282k
Population

Employment Resources

Newark One Stop Career Center

990 Broad Street
1st Floor
Newark, NJ 7102
973-648-3370