Newark (New Jersey)

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Coordinates 40°43′27″N 74°10′21″W
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Essex
Founded Religious colony (1663)
Incorporated October 31, 1693 (as township)
Reincorporated April 11, 1836 (as city)
Named for Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, England
Elevation 13 ft (4 m)
Demonym(s) Newarker
Time zone UTC−05:00 (Eastern (EST))
ZIP Codes 07101-07108, 07112, 07114
Area code(s) 862/973
FIPS code 3401351000
GNIS feature ID 0885317
Website www.newarknj.gov
Government (Type) Faulkner Act (mayor–council)
Government (Body) Municipal Council of Newark
Government (Mayor) Ras Baraka (D, December 31, 2022)
Government (Administrator) Eric E. Pennington
Government (Municipal clerk) Kenneth Louis
Government (Total) 25.89 sq mi (67.04 km2)
Government (Land) 24.14 sq mi (62.53 km2)
Government (Water) 1.74 sq mi (4.51 km2) 6.72%
Government (Rank) 102nd of 565 in state 1st of 22 in county
Area (Total) 25.89 sq mi (67.04 km2)
Area (Land) 24.14 sq mi (62.53 km2)
Area (Water) 1.74 sq mi (4.51 km2) 6.72%
Area (Rank) 102nd of 565 in state 1st of 22 in county
Population (2020 Census) (Total) 311,549
Population (2020 Census) (Estimate (2020)) 311,549
Population (2020 Census) (Rank) 23rd of 566 in state 4th of 22 in county
Population (2020 Census) (Density) 12,879.2/sq mi (4,972.8/km2)

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