Newark, California

Newark is situated to the south of Hayward California, east of Silicon Valley, towards the San Francisco Bay, and southeast of San Francisco, Berkley, and Oakland.

Due to the mutual effort of residents, businesses, and city government the city of Newark developed into a thriving, well balanced, and well planned community. The town is within driving distance of some of the Bay Area's most popular attractions such as Napa and Sonoma County, Half Moon Bay, Lake Tahoe, and Yosemite National Park.

Newark Schools

Perspective homeowners will be pleased to learn that the city's public schools are highly regarded. The high school boasts above average graduation rates and the great majority of graduates go onto pursue higher education. Specifically, Newark Memorial High School has 7,583 students and a student teacher ratio of 19:1, 98% of the students graduate from high school, and 90% of the graduates go on to earn a higher degree.

Find out more about schools in Newark here.

View of Newark in Alameda County, CA.
Newark Real Estate

The real estate market within the area has been heating up over the last few years. Newark real estate is a good choice for families, singles, couples, and seniors as it is a community-oriented town with good schools, a close proximity to many natural and cultural attractions, and home prices being currently low, but on the rise. In April 2008, the average home sales price for a single family home or condo in Newark was $476,814. While this data is collected from the MLS and deemed reliable, it is not guaranteed.

Points of interest in Newark, California:

- Newpark Mall - popular destinantion for all shopping lovers.

- Newark Days - an annual celebration featuring a weekend of carnival, kids contest and many other fun activities.

Newark Facts:
  • Area - 14 sq mi 
  • Population - 41,680
  • Median income - $69,350
  • Median age of residents - 33 years old