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Social Stratification Of Newark

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Rachel Honovic

on 18 January 2013

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If your income range is between $35,001 and $40,000, your tax rate on every dollar of income earned is 3.5%.
If your income range is between $40,001 and $75,000, your tax rate on every dollar of income earned is 5.525%. Taxes, &
Prices of housing If your income range is between $0 and $20,000, your tax rate on every dollar of income earned is 1.4%.
If your income range is between $20,001 and $35,000, your tax rate on every dollar of income earned is 1.75%. Social Stratification of Newark Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Newark Residents: 31.0%
Whole State: 12.5% Poverty Newark has a bad reputation
criminal offenses
poverty as a master status History of Newark Newark economic conditions Size of households Resources Stratification: Incomes There were 2,645 households -out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them
67.0% were married couples living together
8.9% had a female with no husband present
20.5% were non-families. 18.0% of all households were made up of individuals
11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older
The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.22. In the township the population was spread out :
22.6% under the age of 18
7.0% from 18 to 24
21.4% from 25 to 44
28.6% from 45 to 64
20.5% were 65 years of age or older The median age was 32.4 years
For every 100 females there were 94.4 males.
For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.8 males. Taxes Recreations Size of Households Economic Conditions Newark has the Prudential Center for people to go and watch sports or live entertainment
Branch Brook Park Roller Skating Center
NJPAC (New Jersey Performing Arts Center)
There are 7 parks that families can go and spent time with their family
Lincoln Park (Central Ward)
Branch Brooke Lake (North Ward)
Cherryblossomland (North Ward)
Riverbank Park (East Ward)
Independence Park (East Ward)
Weequahic Park (South Ward)
Ivy Hill Park (West Ward)
Cathedral Basillica of the Sacred Heart
Newark Museum
Rutgers College
The town has sports for children to participate in within the city Work Cited The median household income for New Jersey is: $71, 180
The median household income for Newark is: $ 35, 696
Median earning males: $27,687
Median earning females: $21,146 Over time Newark made serious mistakes with public housing and urban renewal
The population of Newark is about 277,540(in 2011)
Newark is the largest city in the state of New Jersey structured ranking of entire groups of people that perpetuates in a society
the division of society according to rank, or class
views of income and wealth in the class model

Newark seems to be in the lower-middle class & poverty levels of Daniel Rossides 5 class model was founded in 1666 by Connecticut Puritans -led by Robert Treat from the New Haven Colony
It was the third settlement founded in New Jersey, after Bergen Township (later -Hudson County) and Elizabethtown (modern-day Elizabeth)

Sought to establish a colony with strict church rules similar to the one they had established in Milford, Connecticut
wanted to name the community "Milford."
A settler Abraham Pierson said the community reflecting the new task -should be named "New Ark" or "New Work." The name was shortened to Newark

Bought the property on the Passaic River from the Hackensack Indians by exchanging:
axes, guns, swords,
kettles, blankets,
The total control of the community by the Church continued until 1733 when Josiah Ogden harvested wheat on a Sunday- was disciplined by the Church for breaking Sabbath
He left the church and eventually was the reason of the break up of the Puritan theocracy Black alone - 138,074 (49.8%)
Hispanic - 93,746 (33.8%)
White alone - 32,122 (11.6%)
Asian alone - 4,318 (1.6%)
Two or more races - 4,200 (1.5%)
Other race alone - 3,899 (1.4%)
American Indian alone - 713 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 68 (0.02%) rely on its location at the center of air, sea, road, and rail transportation networks for economic growth
Manufacturing was traditionally the city's most important economic activity, but it has recently been surpassed by transportation-related industries
7 major highways, railway routes, a world-class shipping terminal, and a busy international airport- make Newark a major mid-Atlantic distribution and retail trade center
The city is one of the nation's leading centers in the wholesale trade of chemicals and machinery, and the third largest writer of life insurance policies
both Mutual Benefit and Prudential Insurance Companies are headquartered in Newark. The port is shown highlighted, with the route of ships entering Newark Bay-
via The Narrows between Bayonne, New Jersey and Staten Island, New York. http://www.google.com/imgres
http://www.nj.com/newark/ The Majority of housing in the city of Newark is apartments or renting houses.
Newark has many homeless shelters as well
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