Newark, Ohio Houses for Sale

Newark is located in the central part of the state of Ohio and a city and seat of Licking County that sits in the junction along with the North and South forks along the Licking River and of the Raccoon Creek that is on the eastern part of Columbus. The area where the present-day Newark stands was laid out in 1802, and the community was named after the city in New Jersey, Newark, which is the hometown of the area’s first settlers and led by General William C. Schenk. The area has prospered as an agricultural trading center, and the development of the city started when the first railroad in the area. The city’s present economy was principally based on agriculture and included dairying, livestock, grain, and fruit.

Newark, OH Prices for Houses for Sale

285,215 +52%
241,000 +48%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Newark Homes for Purchase

52 +13%
76 -32%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

21 +128%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 76  
Police Civilians 10  
Total Arrests 416 (2020)
Total Incidents 3,352 (2020)
CrimeScore 44.46  
National Rank 4006th  
Statewide Rank 299th  

Local Statistics

Population 50,664 (0.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,493 (-0.73%)

Criminal Offenses

Arson 35
Assault Offenses 813
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 251
Counterfeiting/Forgery 37
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 726
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 185
Extortion/Blackmail 3
Fraud Offenses 80
Homicide Offenses 3
Kidnapping/Abduction 7
Larceny/Theft Offenses 1,407
Motor Vehicle Theft 137
Pornography/Obscene Material 4
Robbery 27
Sex Offenses 50
Stolen Property Offenses 14
Weapon Law Violations 23

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