North Newark is composed of the following neighborhoods: Roseville, Forest Hill, Branch Brook Park, Mount Pleasant, Seventh Avenue, and Broadway. The ward primarily is a residential enclave with a mixture of housing typologies, from detached single family homes to stately Georgian mansion and modern high-rise apartment buildings with apartments that offer breathtaking views of New York City.

Within the City of Newark exists 20 primary anchor institutions which none are housed within the North ward. However, North Newark houses several key small businesses and anchor organizations. These organizations are: La Casa De Don Pedro, Mt. Prospect Partnership, and The North Ward Center.