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Remove strings from an Array in JavaScript | Example code

You can use the typeof() and filter() method to Remove strings from an Array in JavaScript.

Example Remove Strings, Keep Numbers In Array With JavaScript

HTML example code – Using ES6 Arrow Function

<!DOCTYPE html>

    function filter_list(l) {
      return l.filter(x => typeof x === "number");




Remove strings from an Array in JavaScript

Without Arrow Function

function filter_list(l) {
  return l.filter(function(x){
      return typeof x === "number"

Using Simple Loops (for-loop)

function filter_list(l) {
  let newArr = [];
  for(let i = 0;i<l.length;i++){
    if(typeof l[i] === "number") newArr.push(l[i]);
  return newArr


Do comment if you have any doubts or suggestions on this JS Array code.

Note: The All JS Examples codes are tested on the Firefox browser and the Chrome browser.

OS: Windows 10

Code: HTML 5 Version

1 thought on “Remove strings from an Array in JavaScript | Example code”

  1. Write a function that takes an array of strings and removes the strings that
    contain a number in returns the new array ( not the reference ).

    Example: removeNumberStrings ( [“ This”,”is” , “a3” , “samp7e”, “stri9ng”]) returns [“This”, “is”]
    How to solve this using arrow functions…

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