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Newark, NJ

Newark, NJ


Newark, NJ

Moving to Newark, NJ?

New York City Metro is the 4th largest metro area in the world and the largest in the United States. There are over 19 million residents vying for attention in this amazing megalopolis. If you are moving to Newark in the coming months, you probably already have an idea what it’s like to vicariously visit this icon of American business and entertainment, but you may not be aware of the nuances of the suburb you will call home.

Newark is a comfortable 15 miles from the hustle of downtown Manhattan. It is actually one of the first cities in the country to be incorporated, making it the third oldest city in the country. No matter what, you’re sure to love this great suburb of the Big Apple! Here’s what you can expect from your new neighborhood:

Newark, NJ High Points

  • The weather in Newark. Climate is average with distinct seasons. Winters in this area are cold, but manageable. Summers are humid and very warm. You’ll need to pack both the snow boots and the sunscreen when moving to Newark!
  • Pars in Newark. Branch Brook Park is the largest park in Newark with over 300 acres of green space. It is also known as the first American county park to be officially opened for public use. Bring your roller skates!  
  • Getting an education in Newark. An abundance of colleges and universities are located across the river in New York, including Columbia University, New York University, and Rockefeller University, which are ranked among the top 100 in the world.
  • Eating in Newark. Check out Newark's Ironbound District for famed Portuguese restaurants. Located east of Wilson Avenue and Ferry Street, these dining establishments offer foods and traditional recipes handed down over generations from immigrants who first made Newark home in the early 1900s.
  • Newark Sports. Newark's hometown baseball team, the Newark Bears, has been playing America's favorite pastime for ten seasons at the Bears Eagles Riverfront Stadium. Season tickets are less than $350.
  • Museums in Newark. Moving to Newark, NJ means moving to a very hip center for the arts and sciences. New Jersey’s largest museum is Newark Museum located within walking distance of the business district.

Moving to Newark, NJ—Additional Resources
City Website
Chamber of Commerce
Public Library
School District
Resident Information

The service center for Newark, NJ is located in North Bergen, NJ.

Information about Newark, NJ

Est. Population: 277140
County: Essex
Latitude: 40.7000
Longitude: -74.1333
Zip Codes: 7102
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