Newton County MS Information

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Newton County Subdivisions

Newton County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 21,801
Population in Households 21,249
Population in Familes 17,892
Population in Group Qrtrs 552
Population Density1 38
Diversity Index2 54
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,644
Average Household Income $51,344
Per Capita Income $19,852

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,493 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,125 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,116 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,252 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $81,301
Average Home Value $112,216
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 8,241
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 5,729
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.05% -0.08%
Households 0.04% -0.11%
Families -0.15% -0.24%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.87%

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Newton County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newton County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 44 48th
Population Density # 47 44th
Diversity Index # 18 79th
Median Household Income # 32 62nd
Per Capita Income # 47 44th

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