The City of Newton had a population of 3,462 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Newton is located at latitude 32.3301 and longitude -89.1475 in Newton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Newton (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Newton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 423 feet.
The City of Newton (GNIS ID: 2404376) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Newton: Newton Depot.
|Population in Households||3,313|
|Population in Familes||2,666|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||149|
|Average Household Size||2.43|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,546 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||831 (53.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||530 (34.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||184 (11.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$68,960|
|Average Home Value||$80,980|
|Median Household Income||$32,211|
|Average Household Income||$41,389|
|Per Capita Income||$17,020|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.57%|
|Per Capita Income||1.25%|
The table below compares Newton to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 88||76th|
|Population Density1||# 181||50th|
|Diversity Index2||# 137||63rd|
|Median Household Income||# 191||48th|
|Per Capita Income||# 233||36th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.