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Arts Culture and Media: Everyday Data

Resources for finding data and developing information evaluation skills for the Everyday Data course.

Historical Censuses

Census of Population and Housing
Statistical data from the U.S. Census beginning with the 1790 Census.

Newark Demographics

Land Use Element of the Master Plan for the City of Newark: Introduction.
Prepared by the City of Newark Department of Economic and Housing Development and Philips Preiss Shapiro Associates, Inc., for the Central Planning Board. Newark, 2004.
    • Table 1: Historic and Projected Population, 1930 to 2020
    • Table 2: Demographic Characteristics of the City of Newark, 1980-2000
2000 Census of Population and Housing: Profiles of General Demographic Characteristics: New Jersey
Table DP-1: Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000: Newark City. [p.555]
2000 Census of Population and Housing: PHC-2: Summary Social, Economic, and Housing Characteristics: New Jersey
1990 Census of Population: General Population Characteristics (CP-1). Section 1 (Tables 1-63) Section 2 (Tables 64-Appendix F)
"Detailed statistics on age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, marital status, and household relationship characteristics."
1990 Census of Population: Social and Economic Characteristics (CP-2) Section 1 (Tables 1-172), Section 2 (Tables 173-186), Section 3 (Tables 187-Appendix F)

Newark Demographics in 2010

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