Newark, Delaware is located in New Castle County, a mere 25 minutes from the city of Wilmington.  Travel from Newark is effortless, with both I-95 and an Amtrack station nearby.  The city of Newark is also home to the University of Delaware.  This lively college town offers many restaurants and shops.  There is also entertainment available including the Newark Symphony Orchestra, the First State Children’s Theater and the Chapel Street Playhouse.  The University of Delaware Botanic Garden is a popular attraction, as well as Cooch’s Bridge, an historical site from the Revolutionary War.  Newark, Delaware is the home of the Iron Hill Museum.

Also within close proximity to the greater Newark community, there is a newly constructed YMCA, a park and the Bear Public Library.  Lums Pond State Park is available for camping, fishing, hiking and has horse and bike trails.  Newark, Delaware and the adjacent areas of Bear, Glasgow and Pike Creek are a great place to make your home.  From the dynamic city of Newark to the quiet communities of the surrounding areas there is something to satisfy everyone’s needs.

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GPS Coordinates: Newark is located at N 39.679111; W 75.758040

Size: 8.9 square miles

Zip Code(s): 19711 (primary) as well as 19702; 19713; 19716; 19717

Demographics: Recent Population estimates are: 32,000 people; 10,222 households

Median Home Cost: $180,200

Estimated median household income: $48, 758; the median family income was $75,188

Average Taxes:

  • Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,805 (0.6%)
  • Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,341 (0.5%)

School District: Christina; New Castle County Vocational-Technical

Local Services:

  • Post Office(s): Newark Post Office (Main Street); Newark Post Office (Ogletown Road)
  • Library: Newark Public Library, University of Delaware Perkins Library
  • Grocery: Acme; Pathmark; Wawa; 7-11
  • Fitness: Anytime Fitness, Snap Fitness, Fusion Fitness Center

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