Newark, Delaware

Population 31,910

Newark is located in New Castle County, DE. The population is 31,910, making Newark the 2nd largest city in New Castle County and the 3rd largest city in the state of Delaware.

There are 26 public schools in Newark with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Newark is low . Unemployment in Newark is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Newark property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Newark include Brookside, Pike Creek Valley and Glasgow.

Newark Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 3.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 39.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 56.9%

Crime Rate

6.18% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 106
  • Violent Crimes: 250
  • Robbery: 62
  • Burglary: 224
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Environmental Hazards

510 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 5
  • Registered Polluters: 21
  • Superfunds: 34
  • Tanks & Spills: 450


Low 3.5%
  • Delaware unemployment average: 5.9%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

26 Public Schools view public schools

There are 26 K-12 public schools in Newark, DE and 17 private schools. Homefacts rates Newark's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Newark, DE

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$279,900 compared to September 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

361 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Newark, DE issued 361 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 361 permits, 76 were issued for single family homes and 285 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Newark, DE issued 217 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 217 permits, 75 were issued for single family homes and 142 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $875
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,025
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,242
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,550
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,779

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Environmental Hazards

510 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (226/227)
    Newark, DE has 99.56% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Newark, DE is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.25 Average
    Newark, DE is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 32.98°
  • February 35.8°
  • March 45.3°
  • April 53.88°
  • May 64.56°
  • June 73.56°
  • July 78.65°
  • August 75.7°
  • September 69.28°
  • October 57.62°
  • November 46.47°
  • December 36.17°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Newark, DE

Newark, DE has a low risk of earthquakes.
Newark, DE has a moderate risk of hurricanes.
Newark, DE has a low risk of hail storms.
Newark, DE has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Newark, DE: $55,256


Unemployment in Newark is 3.5%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 5.9% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 28.51%
White Collar - 71.49%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Jack Markell
  • Sen. Thomas R. Carper
  • Sen. Christopher A. Coons

City Representatives

  • John Carney
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