Newark, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Newark, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Newark Census Designated Place had a population of 335 as of July 1, 2016. Newark ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Newark is located at latitude 38.2681 and longitude -75.2886 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the Newark Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Worcester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 33 feet.

The Newark Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389546) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Newark Census Designated Place is located within District 2, Central, a minor civil division (MCD) of Worcester County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newark population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Newark: Capomco, Coponco, Quapanquah, Quapomquah, Queponco, Queponco Station, Quepongo.

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Newark, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 335
Population in Households 335
Population in Familes 284
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 35
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 136
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 97
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 178 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (23.6%)
Median Home Value $225,000
Average Home Value $246,963


Median Household Income $60,380
Average Household Income $70,784
Per Capita Income $28,408
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.05% -0.06%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -0.16% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   1.17%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Newark, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newark to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 401 23rd
Population Density1 # 516 1st
Diversity Index2 # 261 50th
Median Household Income # 310 40th
Per Capita Income # 328 37th

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