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Newark is a city in Licking County, in the Columbus metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Newark, NJ.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Newark. For links to other places called Newark, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Newark is 40.058N. The longitude is -82.401W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 833 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 46,601.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Newark demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Licking County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Columbus area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 43056 ZIP code.
25% of Newark residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Newark ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Newark was $17,819, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Newark residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Newark include Hudson Avenue Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Newark, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $394. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $801.
Libraries in Newark include Emerson Miller Branch Library, Newark Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Newark include Newark Advocate
TV stations in Newark include WSFJ.
Licking County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Newark political report.
The average commute time for Newark workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Newark between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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