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Number of people in prison in 2020 from each Newark neighborhood

Newark neighborhoods Number of people in state prison from each Newark neighborhood, 2020 Census population, 2020 Total population, 2020 Imprisonment rate per 100,000
Fairmount 168 16,172 16,340 1,028
West Side 203 17,966 18,169 1,117
Lincoln Park 77 9,736 9,723 792
University Heights 38 11,572 11,610 327
Weequahic 199 24,891 25,090 793
Vailsburg 248 40,883 41,131 603
Lower Clinton Hill 117 9,202 9,319 1,256
Belmont 166 12,586 12,752 1,302
Lower Broadway 92 15,074 15,166 607
Upper Roseville 65 18,416 18,481 352
Forest Hill 60 19,066 19,126 314
Mount Pleasant 55 8,858 8,913 617
North Broadway/Woodside 64 12,623 12,687 504
Downtown 41 7,756 7,797 526
Lower Roseville 80 14,232 14,312 559
Dayton 36 2,883 2,919 1,233
Upper Clinton Hill 233 20,282 20,515 1,136
Newark Industrial District 10 9,920 6,685 150
Ironbound 67 51,051 51,118 131

Sources and methodology

Newark neighborhoods
This is the Newark neighborhood as last modified in 2020 by the city.
Number of people in state prison from each Newark neighborhood, 2020
This is the number of people from each Newark neighborhoods in state prison as of 2020. See the methodology section of the report.
Census population, 2020
This is the population of the Newark neighborhoods as reported in the 2020 Census.
Total population, 2020
This is the total population of the Newark neighborhoods as reflected in the 2020 Census plus the imprisoned population.
Imprisonment rate per 100,000
This is the number of imprisoned people divided by the total population and then multiplied by 100,000. It allows ready comparison of the frequency of imprisonment between each Newark neighborhoods of different population sizes.


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