For more than 70 years, Molloy Moving & Storage has served as one of the leading Newark moving companies. We offer professional moving assistance with customized services designed to fit any moving scenario or budget. When you move with Molloy, you can rest assured knowing that our Newark movers comprise the most capable team of movers, packers, and coordinators in the New York Metro area. To get your journey started, fill out a form to receive your free, no-obligation moving quote!

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Moving to Newark?

Searching for a new home or new location for your business in New Jersey? Consider choosing Newark, the most populous city in the state and the second largest city in the New York metropolitan area, located only eight miles west of lower Manhattan. Puritans first settled in the area in 1666, making it one of the oldest cities in the United States and home to the busiest seaport on the East Coast. Perhaps surprisingly, this metropolis boasts more than 800 acres of city and county parkland within its borders. Learn more about life in Newark, NJ, including local schools, weather, and things to do and see.

Year Founded: 1693 (township), 1836 (city)

Population as of 2015: 281,944

Land Area (sq. miles): 14

Median Age: 31

Median Household Income: $34,387

Median Home Price: $219,200

Annual Weather Averages:

  • High Temperature: 86° Fahrenheit
  • Low Temperature: 25° Fahrenheit
  • Rainfall: 43 inches
  • Snowfall: 27 inches

Notable Employment Facts: More than 100,000 people commute to Newark each workday, making it the state’s largest employment center, with many jobs in insurance, finance, import-export, healthcare and government.

Major Employers: Prudential, Panasonic, and PSEG all have headquarters in Newark.


  • Newark Public School District:
    • 94 public schools serving 47,496 students
      • 28 high schools, serving 17,390 students
      • 16 middle schools, serving 7,537 students
      • 70 elementary schools, serving 35,787 students
      • 38 preschools, serving 20,601 students
      • 20 charter schools, serving 11,106 students
    • 28 private schools, serving 4,220 students
  • Universities and Colleges located in Newark:

Local Radio Stations:

  • WBGO (88.3 FM) Jazz
  • WNSH (94.7 FM) Country
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM) Top 40

Public Transit: NJ Transit rail and bus service.

Parks and Recreation:

  • Branch Book has 360 acres of lawn space, playing fields, winding paths and miles of streams, pools and lakes. Open year round, the park is best known its collection of 4,000 Japanese flowering trees—the largest in the U.S.—which is celebrated annually with Bloomfest.
  • Weequahic Park located in Southern Newark features the largest lake in Essex County, NJ. The park features playgrounds, a jogging trail, basketball and tennis courts, baseball and softball fields, picnic areas and a public golf course.
  • Military Park served as a training ground during the French and Indian War and as a campground for George Washington’s troops during the American Revolution. Today, it’s a central downtown gathering space for the community, with weekly fitness programs, arts and culture programs, a children’s carousel, a playground and kids’ arts program.
  • The 12-acre Riverfront Park is the only public waterfront space in Newark, with a baseball field, two playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts and a turf soccer field.

Rich and Vibrant Arts and Culture:

Moving to Newark, and searching for a reliable moving company that can handle city moves? With more than 70 years of experience in the metro area, Molloy Moving & Storage has experience unmatched by any other New Jersey moving company. Contact us today for a no-obligation quote for your next move.