Newark, AR Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Demographics

Population: 1,219. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,233 (+1.1% change)
Males: 567 (46.5%), Females: 652 (53.5%)

Independence County

Zip code: 72562

Median resident age: 36.3 years
Median household income: $28,239
Median house value: $49,000

Races in Newark:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.0%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Black (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (20.3%), Irish (12.8%), English (9.4%), German (5.7%), Dutch (3.3%), French (1.8%).

Elevation: 292 feet

Land area: 1.7 square miles

Map of Newark, AR

Population

For population 25 years and over in Newark

  • High school or higher: 73.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newark city

  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +84 (+7.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Newark:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Newark:

Other public-use airports nearest to Newark:

  • BATESVILLE REGIONAL (about 14 miles; BATESVILLE, AR; Abbreviation: BVX)
  • NEWPORT MUNI (about 20 miles; NEWPORT, AR; Abbreviation: M19)
  • BALD KNOB MUNI (about 29 miles; BALD KNOB, AR; Abbreviation: M74)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newark:

  • HARDING UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; SEARCY, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,959)
  • ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-BEEBE BRANCH (about 53 miles; BEEBE, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,840)
  • ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 55 miles; STATE UNIVERSITY, AR; Full-time enrollment: 8,696)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS (about 76 miles; CONWAY, AR; Full-time enrollment: 7,693)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK (about 92 miles; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Full-time enrollment: 8,024)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF (about 106 miles; PINE BLUFF, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,801)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS (about 108 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 15,831)

Schools

Public high school in Newark:

  • NEWARK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 224; Location: 1500 N. HILL STREET; Grades: 07 – 12)

Public primary/middle school in Newark:

  • NEWARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 223; Location: 3549 CORD ROAD; Grades: KG – 06)

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