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Population (year 2000): 46,279. Estimated population in July 2005: 47,301 (+2.2% change)
Males: 21,883 (47.3%), Females: 24,396 (52.7%)
Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $34,791 (year 2000)
Median house value: $85,200 (year 2000)
Newark, OH residents, houses, and apartments details
Races in Newark:
- White Non-Hispanic (93.6%)
- Black (3.1%)
- Two or more races (1.5%)
- Hispanic (0.8%)
- American Indian (0.8%)
Ancestries: German (23.0%), Irish (14.4%), United States (13.5%), English (10.8%), Italian (4.3%), Dutch (2.3%).Ohio
Elevation: 829 feet
Land area: 19.6 square miles
For population 25 years and over in Newark
- High school or higher: 80.7%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
- Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
- Unemployed: 5.3%
- Mean travel time to work: 20.9 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Newark city
- Never married: 23.4%
- Now married: 51.8%
- Separated: 2.0%
- Widowed: 8.2%
- Divorced: 14.6%
1.1% Foreign born
Population change in the 1990s: +1,546 (+3.5%).
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: OH Columbus, (39.8 miles www.nexthome.com )
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (381.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: OH Heath, (2.5 miles OH (6.6 miles Granville, Louisville, OH (7.6 miles St. OH (8.6 miles Hebron, South, OH (8.8 miles Granville Hills, OH (9.1 miles Harbor Lake, OH (10.0 miles Buckeye OH (10.1 miles Hanover,
Single-family new house construction building permits:
- 1997: 689 buildings, average cost: $118,300
- 1998: 789 buildings, average cost: $125,200
- 1999: 958 buildings, average cost: $135,200
- 2000: 994 buildings, average cost: $147,500
- 2001: 985 buildings, average cost: $151,400
- 2002: 1184 buildings, average cost: $149,400
- 2003: 1041 buildings, average cost: $167,000
- 2004: 903 buildings, average cost: $180,000
- 2005: 722 buildings, average cost: $194,600
Latitude: 40.06 N, Longitude: 82.42 W
Area code: 740
Newark, Ohio business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...
Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (19.3%), Educational,health and social services (17.9%), Retail trade (13.1%).
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,087 (+4.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,125 (47.6%)
Crime in Newark by Year
|Type ||2000 ||2001 ||2002 ||2004 |
|Murders ||1 ||0 ||2 ||2 |
| per 100,000 ||2.2 ||0.0 ||4.3 ||4.3 |
|Rapes ||24 ||13 ||19 ||30 |
| per 100,000 ||51.9 ||28.1 ||41.1 ||64.8 |
|Robberies ||49 ||41 ||41 ||41 |
| per 100,000 ||105.9 ||88.6 ||88.6 ||88.6 |
|Assaults ||32 ||34 ||37 ||9 |
| per 100,000 ||69.1 ||73.5 ||79.9 ||19.4 |
|Burglaries ||431 ||536 ||552 ||560 |
| per 100,000 ||931.3 ||1158.2 ||1192.8 ||1210.1 |
|Thefts ||1,581 ||1,672 ||1,843 ||1,751 |
| per 100,000 ||3416.2 ||3612.9 ||3982.4 ||3783.6 |
|Auto thefts ||80 ||113 ||104 ||94 |
| per 100,000 ||172.9 ||244.2 ||224.7 ||203.1 |
| ||284.2 ||297.6 ||324.1 ||313.0 |
Average climate in Newark, Ohio
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Newark-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/10/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the Newark city center injured 8 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
On 5/31/1985, a category 3 tornado 22.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Birthplace of: Don Muhlbach - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Aug 17, 1981), Ryan Wiersma - College basketball player (Eastern Kentucky Colonels).
Main business address for: PARK NATIONAL CORP /OH/ (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).
Hospital/medical center in Newark:
- LICKING MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1320 W MAIN ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Newark:
- KNOX COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; MOUNT VERNON, OH)
- FAIRFIELD MEDICAL CENTER (about 28 miles; LANCASTER, OH)
- GENESIS HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (about 30 miles; ZANESVILLE, OH)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Newark:
- PORT COLUMBUS INTL (about 33 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: CMH)
- RICKENBACKER INTERNATIONAL (about 40 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: LCK)
- OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: OSU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Newark:
- NEWARK-HEATH (about 4 miles; NEWARK, OH; ID: VTA)
- MILLER FARM LANDING STRIP (about 17 miles; BALTIMORE, OH; ID: 7B4)
- KNOX COUNTY (about 19 miles; MOUNT VERNON, OH; ID: 4I3)
Local government website:
Colleges/Universities in Newark:
- OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY-NEWARK CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 1,679; Location: 1179 UNIVERSITY DR; Public; Website: www.newark.ohio-state.edu; Offers Master's degree)
- CENTRAL OHIO TECHNICAL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 1,079; Location: 1179 UNIVERSITY DR; Public; Website: www.cotc.tec.oh.us)
- LICKING COUNTY JOINT VOCATIONAL SCHOOL-NEWARK (FT enrollment: 96; Location: 150 PRICE RD; Public)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newark:
- DENISON UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; GRANVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,101)
- OTTERBEIN COLLEGE (about 35 miles; WESTERVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 2,226)
- CAPITAL UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 3,187)
- DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 37 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 2,999)
- COLUMBUS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 10,583)
- FRANKLIN UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 3,048)
- OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 43 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 42,666)
Public high schools in Newark:
- NEWARK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,889; Location: 314 GRANVILLE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
- LICKING VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 711; Location: 100 HAINSVIEW DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Newark:
- NEWARK CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 280; Location: 1 GREEN WAVE DRIVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Newark:
- LICKING VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 521; Location: 1379 LICKING VALLEY RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
- NEWTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 512; Location: 6645 MOUNT VERNON RD; Grades: PK - 06)
- NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 489; Location: 300 DEO DR; Grades: PK - 04)
- WILLIAM E MILLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 450; Location: 1350 GRANVILLE RD; Grades: KG - 04)
- CENTRAL INTERMEDIATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 391; Location: 116 W CHURCH ST; Grades: 05 - 06)
- WILSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 391; Location: 805 W CHURCH ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
- WEST MAIN INTERMEDIATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 379; Location: 112 W MAIN ST; Grades: 05 - 06)
- JOHN CLEM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 375; Location: 475 JEFFERSON RD; Grades: KG - 04)
- BEN FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 349; Location: 533 BEACON RD; Grades: PK - 04)
- MCGUFFEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 340; Location: 130 GREEN WAVE DR; Grades: KG - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Newark:
- ST FRANCIS DE SALES SCHOOL (Students: 521; Location: 38 GRANVILLE STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
- BLESSED SACRAMENT SCHOOL (Students: 195; Location: 15 PENNEY AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
- PAR EXCELLENCE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 86; Location: 383 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: KG - 4)
- CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP SCHOOL (Students: 86; Location: 975 NORTH MOUNT VERNON ROAD; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Newark:
- NEWARK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,564,469; Location: 88 W. CHURCH ST.; 346,087 books; 16,303 audio materials; 22,747 video materials; 434 serial subscriptions)
Notable locations in Newark: Newark Water Works (A), Mound Builders Country Club (B), Licking Springs Golf Course (C), Licking County Childrens Home (D), Licking County Courthouse (E), Licking County Historical Society (F), Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Building (G), Fire Station Number 2 (H), Fire Station Number 3 (I), Newark Public Library (J), Newark Municipal Building (K).
Shopping Centers: Indian Valley Mall Shopping Center (1), Dugway Shopping Center (2), Newark Plaza Shopping Center (3).
Churches in Newark include: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (A), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (B), Maple Avenue Christian Union Church (C), Neal Avenue United Methodist Church (D), Newark Brethren Church (E), Ohev Israel Temple (F), Oneness Apostolic Church (G), Pine Street Christian Union Church (H).
Cemetery: Cedar Hill Cemetery (1).
Reservoir: Newark Low Head Reservoir (A).
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Quarry Run (A), Raccoon Creek (B), South Fork Licking River (C), Cedar Run (D), North Fork Licking River (E), Log Pond Run (F).
Parks in Newark include: Hudson Avenue Historic District (1), Horns Hill Park (2), Arnold Park (3), Denman Park (4), Levin Park (5), Edwards Field (6), Octagon State Memorial (7), White Field (8), Evans Family Park (9).
Post offices: Moundbuilders Station Newark Post Office (A), Newark Post Office (B).
Newark compared to Ohio state average:
- Median house value below state average.
- Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
- Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
- Length of stay since moving in below state average.
- Number of college students below state average.
- Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Newark:
- WHTH (790 AM; 1 kW; HEATH, OH; Owner: RUNNYMEDE, INC.)
- WCLT (1430 AM; 1 kW; NEWARK, OH)
- WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
- WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
- WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
- WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
- WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
- WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
- WOSU (820 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
- WBNS (1460 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: RADIOHIO, INCORPORATED)
- WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
- WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Newark:
- WCLT-FM (100.3 FM; NEWARK, OH; Owner: WCLT RADIO, INC.)
- WNKO (101.7 FM; NEWARK, OH; Owner: RUNNYMEDE, INC.)
- WDUB (91.1 FM; GRANVILLE, OH; Owner: DENISON UNIVERSITY)
- W294AC (106.7 FM; NEWARK, OH; Owner: BD. OF EDUC. CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT)
- WJIC (91.7 FM; ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: VCY/AMERICA, INC.)
- WQIO (93.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WWJM (106.3 FM; NEW LEXINGTON, OH; Owner: PERRY COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
- WSMZ (103.1 FM; JOHNSTOWN, OH; Owner: STOP 26- RIVERBEND, INC.)
- WHOK-FM (95.5 FM; LANCASTER, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
- WWBK (98.3 FM; FREDERICKTOWN, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- W201AK (88.1 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
- WOSU-FM (89.7 FM; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
- WLRY (88.5 FM; RUSHVILLE, OH; Owner: ARCANGEL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
- WJZA (103.5 FM; LANCASTER, OH; Owner: SKYWAY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
- WJHE-LP (98.7 FM; HEATH, OH; Owner: MOUNDBUILDERS CHRISTIAN RADIO CORPORTION)
- WHIZ-FM (102.5 FM; ZANESVILLE, OH; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN OHIO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Newark:
- W31AA (Channel 31; NEWARK, OH; Owner: OHIO EDUC'L. TV NETWORK COMMISSION)
- WSFJ-TV (Channel 51; NEWARK, OH; Owner: GUARDIAN VISION INTERNATIONAL, INC.)
- WOSU-TV (Channel 34; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
- WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
- WSYX (Channel 6; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WSYX LICENSEE, INC.)
- WBNS-TV (Channel 10; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: WBNS-TV, INC.)
- WTTE (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: COLUMBUS (WTTE-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
- WCMH-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
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