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Newark by the Numbers: The City

This guide focuses on resources containing data on the city of Newark, New Jersey. For an extensive bibliography (books, articles, reports, web sites) on Newark see The Newark Experience .

Newark Data Portal


City of Newark Open Data
Open portal for depositing data relating to Newark. Everything from abandoned properties, absenteeism and graduation rates, Newark building footprints, and census tract job data to GPS snow plow locations, 4311 (non-emergency service) calls by neighborhood, turnstile data, and ward maps.

The City

Data USA: Newark, NJ
A visual and interactive online source for a wide range of data on the City of Newark.
The New Jersey Municipal Data Book.
Montclair, N.J., New Jersey Associates, 1981- Annual
One page summaries [sample] of the population, government, finances, schools, and other characterisitics of each of New Jersey's towns and cities. Available?
Newark in Focus: A Profile from Census 2000.
Washington, D.C., Brookings Institution Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy, 2003.A Living Cities: The National Community Development Initiative databook. Looks at Newark in the context of the 23 cities in the Living Cities group, as well as within the largest 100 cities in the nation.
2002 Census of Governments: Volume 4, no. 4: Finances of Municipal and Township Governments

Table 18: Finances of Individual Municipal Governments with a Population of 25,000 or More by State: 2001-2002

New Jersey General Tax Rates by County and Municipality 1997-2017.
From the State of New Jersey Division of Taxation.

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