About Newark, NE
Newark, NE is located in Kearney County in the state of Nebraska.
The total City Population for Newark is about 2,945 with about 4 people per square mile.
The Average Home Value is $146,400, which is roughly 25% higher than the Average Home Value of $110,358 for the state of Nebraska, and roughly 22% lower than the National Average of $188,692.
The Median Income Per Household is about $59,179, which is roughly 4% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $56,634 for the state of Nebraska, and roughly 3% higher higher than the National Average of $57,518.
Demographic DetailsAverage # of People Per Household: 2.68
Male Population Estimate: 50%
Female Population Estimate: 50%
Median Age: 37.3
Male Median Age: 37.7
Female Median Age: 36.9
Racial Demographic Estimates
Voting Results by Party
NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Newark specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Kearney County: About 0 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 0)
Average # of Violent Crimes for Kearney County: About 193.346 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Kearney County is about 100% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 33% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
Nebraska is ranked #25 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 46.35 out of 100.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 32.54
The average living wage for the state of Nebraska is $31.44/hr, while the states minimum wage is $9.00/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Nebraska a minimum wage score of 35.2 compared to all other states.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $2.13/hr, which gives Nebraska a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 1.61 compared to all other states.
The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Nebraska is $180.00, resulting in a UI benefit score of 26.56 compared to all other states.
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
✓ Nebraska does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
✓ Nebraska does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
✓ Nebraska does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Nebraska does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Nebraska does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Nebraska does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Nebraska does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Nebraska does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Nebraska does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Nebraska does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
✓ Nebraska does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
✓ Nebraska does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Nebraska does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
✓ Nebraska does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
✓ Nebraska does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
✓ Nebraska does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ Nebraska does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
✓ Nebraska does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
A global organization that fights inequality to end poverty and injustice.
- Lowell, NE ( 6.08 mi. )
- Kearney, NE ( 7.54 mi. )
- Univ Of Ne Kearney, NE ( 8.28 mi. )
- Gibbon, NE ( 9.50 mi. )
- Cosmo, NE ( 9.57 mi. )
- South Minden, NE ( 9.57 mi. )
- Minden, NE ( 9.88 mi. )
- Heartwell, NE ( 10.36 mi. )
- Eaton, NE ( 11.13 mi. )
- Mirage, NE ( 11.60 mi. )
- Denman, NE ( 13.13 mi. )
- Wanda, NE ( 13.63 mi. )
- Axtell, NE ( 14.14 mi. )
- Riverdale, NE ( 14.28 mi. )
- Norman, NE ( 14.34 mi. )
- Sharon, NE ( 15.37 mi. )
- Shelton, NE ( 15.48 mi. )
- Odessa, NE ( 15.77 mi. )
- Prairie Center, NE ( 15.79 mi. )
- Keene, NE ( 15.85 mi. )
- Kenesaw, NE ( 16.08 mi. )
- Anderson, NE ( 16.19 mi. )
- Gardner, NE ( 16.57 mi. )
- Thornton, NE ( 16.57 mi. )
- Funk, NE ( 19.46 mi. )
- Hayland, NE ( 19.75 mi. )
- Holstein, NE ( 20.39 mi. )
- Prosser, NE ( 20.44 mi. )
- Denver, NE ( 20.96 mi. )
- Amherst, NE ( 21.04 mi. )
- Hildreth, NE ( 21.39 mi. )
- Wilcox, NE ( 21.96 mi. )
- Elm Creek, NE ( 22.27 mi. )
- Lake, NE ( 22.36 mi. )
- Oneida, NE ( 22.36 mi. )
- Sherman, NE ( 22.36 mi. )
- Assumption, NE ( 22.41 mi. )
- Upland, NE ( 22.43 mi. )
- Wood River, NE ( 22.47 mi. )
- Cherry Creek, NE ( 22.86 mi. )
- Sodtown, NE ( 22.86 mi. )
- St Michael, NE ( 22.86 mi. )
- Pleasanton, NE ( 23.61 mi. )
- Cedar, NE ( 23.68 mi. )
- Rusco, NE ( 23.68 mi. )
- Sartoria, NE ( 23.68 mi. )
- Poole, NE ( 23.88 mi. )
- Juniata, NE ( 24.17 mi. )
- Roseland, NE ( 24.29 mi. )
Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 68847
TimeZone: Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 2075.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 308