Newark is located in northeast Arkansas. Newark is part of Independence County. Newark has 1.75 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Newark population is 1,536, which has grown 26.00% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 10.24% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Newark median household income is $34,350 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 21.64% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 28.22% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Newark median house value is $71,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 45.92% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 49.31% and is about the same as the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Newark is close to the state average in quality. The Newark area code is 870.