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    grade C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Newark is a suburb of Philadelphia with a population of 33,448. Newark is in New Castle County and is one of the best places to live in Delaware. Living in Newark offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Newark there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Newark and residents tend to have moderate political views.

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About Newark...
Population
33,448

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$277,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,308
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    153.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    32.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    61.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    223.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,755.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    106
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    4%
  • 18-24 years
    40%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    7%
  • 45-54 years
    7%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  12%

Working in Newark

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$58,434
National
$62,843

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