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ZIP Code 07112

Post Office City:Newark, NJ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Weequahic
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (9:48am)
Area code: 862 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.71, -74.21
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07112

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 07112. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 07112 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Newark, NJ
Unacceptable:
Weequahic

Stats and Demographics for the 07112 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07112 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 07112 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07112 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 26,417
Population Density 14,493 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,644
Median Home Value $224,400
Land Area 1.82 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,837
Median Household Income $39,271

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 35


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,0059731,978
5-91,0009251,925
10-141,0639982,061
15-191,0771,0942,171
20-248761,1252,001
25-297301,0051,735
30-347941,0951,889
35-397841,0541,838
40-448521,0761,928
45-498331,0511,884
50-548269261,752
55-595988181,416
60-644666761,142
65-69319568887
70-74284439723
75-79221332553
80-8499198297
85 Plus64173237

Gender

 Male 11,891 45%
 Female 14,526 55%
Gender

Race

 White 656 2.5%
 Black Or African American 24,485 92.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 85 0.3%
 Asian 81 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 660 2.5%
 Two Or More Races 446 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2422475497
25-341811,5221,703
35-444161,6652,081
45-545371,6042,141
55-644781,1051,583
65-745285441,072
75-84360240600
85 Plus9862160

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,078 21%
 Single Guardian 4,350 44%
 Singles 2,875 29%
 Singles With Roommate 534 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,904 60%
 Households with Kids 3,933 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1215214429
2208188396
3191203394
4199158357
5194161355
6179196375
7194183377
8219175394
9214210424
10217202419
11222205427
12199202401
13196198394
14229191420
15236220456
16223211434
17218231449
18220209429
19180223403
20178227405

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07112 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 07112 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 07112 real estate data, the median home value of $224,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 07112 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 07112 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 07112 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 26,304 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 113 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,985 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 635 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,217 62%
 Households Vacant 1,807 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,047 57.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 65 3.6%
 For Sale Only 127 7.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 0.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 0.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 543 30.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 374 6%
 1 Bedroom 2,051 31%
 2 Bedroom 2,445 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,717 26%
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 $39,271 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 07112 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 07112 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 07112 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 07112. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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.

For more information, see Newark, NJ household income.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,534 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,975 25%
 No Earnings 7,420 37%
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 7,534 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,975 25%
 No Earnings 7,420 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,668 66.8%
 Public transportation 2,799 28.0%
 Taxicab 37 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 374 3.7%
 Worked at Home 104 1.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,597 15.6%
 High School Graduate 10,735 64.5%
 Associate's degree 1,058 6.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,401 8.4%
 Master's degree 674 4.0%
 Professional school degree 73 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 109 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,615 78.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 865 14.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 376 6.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07112

ZIP Code 07112 is in the following school districts: Newark Public School District and Private. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07112.

Eagle Academy for Young Men of Newark
279 Chancellor Avenue
Newark, NJ 07112
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Newark Public School District
Girls Academy of Newark
279 Chancellor Avenue
Newark, NJ 07112
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Newark Public School District
N J Regional Day School - Newark
334 Lyons Ave
Newark, NJ 07112
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Newark Public School District
Bruce Street School for the Deaf
333 Clinton Pl
Newark, NJ 07112
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newark Public School District
Chancellor Avenue School
321 Chancellor Ave
Newark, NJ 07112
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newark Public School District
Peshine Avenue School
433 Peshine Avenue
Newark, NJ 07112
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newark Public School District
Hawthorne Avenue School
428 Hawthorne Ave
Newark, NJ 07112
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newark Public School District
Early Childhood Academy - South
255 Chancellor Avenue
Newark, NJ 07112
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newark Public School District
George Washington Carver Elementary School
333 Clinton Pl
Newark, NJ 07112
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newark Public School District
Weequahic High School
279 Chancellor Ave
Newark, NJ 07112
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newark Public School District
New Life Child Care Learning Center
302 Chancellor Ave
Newark, NJ 07112
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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