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Newark has the 919th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 7.3% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Newark is part of the Philadelphia metro area. Unemployment in the Philadelphia area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Philadelphia has the 8th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Newark is above average at $52,550, and the median cost of a home in Newark is $272,700, which is above the national average. 53% of workers in Newark hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 93% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Newark. 79% of Newark workers drive to work alone, 4% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Newark spend an average of 22 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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Pencader One Stop Career Center

225 Corporate Boulevard
Suite 211, Pencader Corporate Commons
Newark, DE 19702