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Encyclopedia > Newark, California
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The city of Newark highlighted within Alameda County
The city of Newark highlighted within Alameda County

Newark is a city in Alameda County, California, United States. Newark is an enclave, completely surrounded by the city of Fremont. The population was 42,471 at the 2000 census. Image File history File links Unbalanced_scales. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (811x607, 12 KB)Map of the City of Newark within Alameda County, with County highlighted in California. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (811x607, 12 KB)Map of the City of Newark within Alameda County, with County highlighted in California. ... Alameda County is a suburban county in Californias San Francisco Bay Area. ... Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) English Capital  Sacramento Largest city  Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Fremont (IPA: ) is a city in California that was incorporated on January 23, 1956, from the merger of five smaller communities: Centerville, Irvington, Mission San Jose, Niles, and Warm Springs. ...

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Geography

Location of Newark, California

Newark is located at 37°32′8″N, 122°2′1″W (37.535586, -122.033629)GR1. Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias CA county maps by Bumm13. ...


The southern end of the San Francisco Bay lies near the western edge of the city. California State Highway 84 runs through the city, and continues as the Dumbarton Bridge to cross the San Francisco Bay to reach Menlo Park. Interstate 880 serves as the eastern boundary with Fremont. Fremont, as previously mentioned, completely surrounds Newark San Francisco Bay, San Pablo Bay, and the Golden Gate San Francisco Bay is a shallow, productive estuary through which water draining approximately forty percent of California, flowing in the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers from the Sierra Nevada mountains, enters the Pacific Ocean. ... California State Route 84 is a split-section highway consisting of two sections: an east-west arterial running from Livermore, through Fremont, across the Dumbarton Bridge to Menlo Park and San Gregorio. ... The Dumbarton Bridge is the southernmost of the highway bridges that span the San Francisco Bay in California. ... San Francisco Bay, San Pablo Bay, and the Golden Gate San Francisco Bay is a shallow, productive estuary through which water draining approximately forty percent of California, flowing in the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers from the Sierra Nevada mountains, enters the Pacific Ocean. ... Menlo Park is a city in San Mateo County, California in the United States of America. ... JUNCTION POSTMILE SR-17 SCL 0. ... Fremont (IPA: ) is a city in California that was incorporated on January 23, 1956, from the merger of five smaller communities: Centerville, Irvington, Mission San Jose, Niles, and Warm Springs. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 36.3 km² (14.0 mi²). 36.2 km² (14.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (0.21%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 42,471 people, 12,992 households, and 10,341 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,173.8/km² (3,039.4/mi²). There were 13,150 housing units at an average density of 363.4/km² (941.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 52.22% white, 4.01% black or African American, 0.64% Native American, 21.30% Asian, 1.00% Pacific Islander, 13.75% from other races, and 7.07% from two or more races. 28.60% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 12,992 households out of which 40.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.4% were non-families. 14.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.26 and the average family size was 3.59. “Matrimony” redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 34.3% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 7.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 101.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.2 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $69,350, and the median income for a family was $71,351. Males had a median income of $46,061 versus $34,959 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,641. About 4.2% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under age 18 and 6.9% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Economic

Cargill Salt, previously known as Leslie Salt, operates a large salt refinery in Newark which cleans solar salt produced in beds in the San Francisco Bay. Other major employers include electronic component manufacturer Solectron, and the retailers of the Newpark Mall, which opened in 1980. Until 2004, the corporate headquarters of clothing retailer Ross Stores were located in Newark. Wedgewood manufactured stoves in town from the 1910s until the 1940s. Peterbilt manufactured trucks in Newark from the early 1960s up to the mid 1980s. Cargill, Incorporated is a privately held, multinational corporation, and is based in the state of Minnesota in the United States. ... A magnified crystal of a salt (halite/sodium chloride) Salt covering the floor of Bad Water in Death Valley, CA, the lowest point in the US. A salt, in chemistry, is any ionic compound composed of cations (positively charged ions) and anions (negative ions) so that the product is neutral... Solectron headquarters in Milpitas Solectron NASDAQ: SLR, pioneered the electronics manufacturing services (EMS) category in 1977 and continues to lead the industry with ongoing innovation and expansion of services to meet the growing business complexities of its partners, original equipment manufacturer’s (OEMs). ... Ross Stores, Inc. ... Peterbilt Motors is a manufacturer of medium and heavy-duty Class 6 though Class 8 trucks headquartered in Denton, Texas. ...


Culture and Recreation

Every September, the city has a weekend dedicated to Newark Days. The Silliman Center provides recreational activities and operates the Silliman Aquatic Center. Newark Days is an annual celebration that takes place in Newark, California every September. ...


Education

Newark is home to a satellite campus of Ohlone College, a member of the California Community Colleges system. Newark Memorial High School is the only high school in the city. Ohlone College is a community college located in Fremont, California. ... Administered by The Chancellor’s Office located in Sacramento, the California Community Colleges system consists of 109 community colleges and 72 community college districts in California. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ...


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  Results from FactBites:
 
Newark, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1460 words)
Newark is an enclave, completely surrounded by the city of Fremont.
Newark is home to a satellite campus of Ohlone College, a member of the California Community Colleges system.
Newark Memorial High School is the lone main high school in the city.
Newark travel guide - Wikitravel (895 words)
Newark [1] is a small community in the East Bay portion of the San Francisco Bay Area region of California.
Newark was originally planned to be incoproated into the city of Fremont along with five other townships in the area (Mission San Jose, Niles, Centerville, Irvington, and Warm Springs), but decided to pull out when it was slated to be the industrial area of Fremont.
Newark was also the home to the Carter Brothers company, which manufactured hundreds of train cars for the ever growing train industry, as well as cable cars for San Francisco.
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