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ZIP Code 07102

Primary City:Newark, NJ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Central Business District
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (1:01am)
Area code: 862 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.74, -74.17
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07102

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07102. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 07102. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07102, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Newark, NJ
Unacceptable:
Academy, Midtown, Washington Park

Stats and Demographics for the 07102 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07102 is located in northeast New Jersey and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 07102 are primarily black or African American. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07102 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,579
Population Density 10,711 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,271
Median Home Value $288,400
Land Area 1.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,568
Median Household Income $22,734

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3242332378089365465004695375254543572692521711357345
Female32023021953886449039337134831230125125026019914413385
Total6444634561,3461,8001,036893840885837755608519512370279206130

Gender

 Male 6,871 55%
 Female 5,708 45%
Gender

Race

 White 3,167 25.2%
 Black Or African American 6,794 54.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 96 0.8%
 Asian 770 6.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.1%
 Other Race 1,323 10.5%
 Two Or More Races 418 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner46510277875193
Renter318754653679583670400113
Total322819755756670721409116

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 748 16%
 Single Guardian 947 21%
 Singles 2,476 54%
 Singles With Roommate 397 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,614 79%
 Households with Kids 954 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6365705250444552424644535737395451286378247
Female6658655446473553493848394945464645180221218
Total12912313510696918010591849292106828510096466599465

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07102 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 07102 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 07102 real estate data, the median home value of $288,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 07102. Rentals in 07102 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 07102 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,753 69.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 159 1.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 19 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,812 14.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1,836 14.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 309 6%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 89 2%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,170 79%
 Households Vacant 703 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 524 75%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Sale Only 17 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 112 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 874 21%
 1 Bedroom 1,620 39%
 2 Bedroom 1,096 27%
 3+ Bedroom 535 13%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $22,734 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 07102 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 07102 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 07102 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 07102 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,537 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,283 21%
 No Earnings 6,040 56%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,537 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,283 21%
 No Earnings 6,040 56%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,793 46.1%
 Public transportation 1,184 30.4%
 Taxicab 19 0.5%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 706 18.1%
 Worked at Home 191 4.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,362 33%
 High School Graduate 1,702 41%
 Associate's degree 102 2%
 Bachelor's degree 572 14%
 Master's degree 212 5%
 Professional school degree 91 2%
 Doctorate degree 93 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,500 81.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 215 11.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 122 6.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07102

ZIP Code 07102 is in the North Star Academy Charter School of Newark. There are 24 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07102.

North Star Academy Charter Schools of Newark
10 Washington Place
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: North Star Academy Charter School of Newark
Team Academy Charter School
60 Park Place
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Team Academy Charter School
Youthbuild Newark
60 Park Place
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Office of Education Juvenile Justice Commission School District
Discovery Charter School
303 9 Washington St
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Discovery Charter School District
The Gray Charter School
55 Liberty St
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gray Charter School District
Greater Newark Charter School
72 Central Ave
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Greater Newark Charter School District
Adelaide L. Sanford Charter School
15 James St
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Adelaide L. Sanford Charter School District
Newark Educators Community Charter School
1719 Crawford St
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newark Educators Community Charter School District
Great Oaks Charter School
21 Eagles St
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Great Oaks Charter School District
Merit Preparatory Charter School of Newark
909 Broad St
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Merit Preparatory Charter School of Newark School District
Burnet Street School
28 Burnet St
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Visions Academy Charter High School
88108 Shipman St
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Visions Academy Charter High School
Paulo Freire Charter School
28 Burnet St
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Paulo Freire Charter School District
Newark Prep Charter School
570 Broad St
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Newark Prep Charter School District
Technology High School
223 Broadway
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Arts High School
550 M L King Blvd
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Science Park High School
260 Norfolk St
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Newark Innovation Academy
200 Washington St
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Newark Hybrid High School
200 Washington St
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: The Newark Public Schools
St Benedict'S Preparatory School
520 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Newark Boys Chorus School
1016 Broad St
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private
Newark Day Center
305 Halsey St
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Mary School
520 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Alif Muhammad'S Nia School
50 Park Pl Lobby 6
Newark, NJ 07102
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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