Newark, IL Population

Population: 887. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,031 (+16.2% change)
Males: 457 (51.5%), Females: 430 (48.5%)

Kendall County

Zip code: 60541

Median resident age: 35.3 years
Median household income: $59,904
Median house value: $131,000

Races in Newark:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Other race (0.9%)

Ancestries: Norwegian (34.9%), German (28.0%), Irish (12.6%), English (12.2%), Italian (8.0%), United States (6.4%).

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Newark

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newark village

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 3.4%

2.4% Foreign born (1.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +45 (+5.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Newark:

  • VALLEY WEST COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; SANDWICH, IL)
  • MORRIS HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; MORRIS, IL)
  • MERCY CENTER FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES (about 23 miles; AURORA, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Newark:

  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 56 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 57 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 60 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Newark:

  • CUSHING FIELD LTD (about 2 miles; NEWARK, IL; Abbreviation: 0C8)
  • MORRIS MUNI – JAMES R. WASHBURN FIELD (about 15 miles; MORRIS, IL; Abbreviation: C09)
  • SKYDIVE CHICAGO (about 18 miles; OTTAWA, IL; Abbreviation: 8N2)
Amtrak station near Newark:

  • 10 miles: PLANO (MAIN ST. WEST OF CENTER ST.)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newark:

  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,834)
  • JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 28 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,075)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST FRANCIS (about 32 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,361)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 34 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,088)
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; ROMEOVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,974)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 35 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
Public high school in Newark:

  • NEWARK COMM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 182; Location: 413 CHICAGO RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Newark:

  • NEWARK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 143; Location: PO BOX 686; Grades: KG – 04)
  • LISBON GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 120; Location: 127 S CANAL ST; Grades: KG – 08)

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