Newton, Massachusetts Population 2018

Newton, Massachusetts's estimated population is 88,994 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Newton, Massachusetts is the 11th largest city in Massachusetts based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 4991.14 people/mi² (1927.08 people/km²), with a household density of 708.80 people/km² (1835.80 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 40.8 years, 39.5 years for males, and 42 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.6 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 32,733 households in the city, with an average size of 2.61 people per household. The vacancy rate was 5.6%, with a median rent of $1733/month. The median house has 6.8 rooms, and has a value of $788,500.

The median income for households in Newton, Massachusetts is $127,402, while the mean household income is $185,174. The per capita income is $66,047, and 2.7% of families and 4.4% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 4.1% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 5.4% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201788,9942520.28%
201688,742120.01%
201588,7304190.47%
201488,3116750.77%
201387,6366020.69%
201287,0341,2481.45%
201185,7864520.53%
201085,3341,5051.80%
200083,8291,2441.51%
199082,585-1,037-1.24%
198083,622-7,641-8.37%
197091,263-1,121-1.21%
196092,38410,39012.67%
195081,99412,12117.35%
194069,8734,5977.04%
193065,27619,22241.74%
192046,0546,24815.70%
191039,8066,21918.52%
190033,5879,20837.77%
189024,3797,38443.45%
188016,9954,17032.51%
187012,8254,44353.01%
18608,3823,12459.41%
18505,2580.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White68,725
Asian12,320
Black or African American3,058
Two or More Races2,741
Some Other Race1,376
American Indian and Alaska Native89
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Newton Ma Population Pyramid 2018

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Newton Ma Median Age

40.8


Total

39.5


Male

42


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 68,970 adults in Newton Ma.

Newton Ma Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton Ma Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
6.8
Houses Without Mortgage
7,777
Houses With Mortgage
14,134
Vacancy Rate
5.6
Median Rent
1,733
Median Home Value
788,500
Renter-Occupied Units
8,987
Owner-Occupied Units
21,911
Total Housing Units
32,733

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Newton Ma for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 2.9% and the labor force participation rate is 66%.

Newton Ma Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.61
Average Family Size
3.1
Total Households
30898
Married Couple Households
18865
Male Householder (no wife) Families
495
Female Householder (no husband) Families
2612
Non Family Households
8926
Total Families
21972
Households With Own Children
10720
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
3.1
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.3

Newton Ma Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
875
$10,000 to $14,999
756
$15,000 to $24,999
1,327
$25,000 to $34,999
1,648
$35,000 to $49,999
1,829
$50,000 to $74,999
3,128
$75,000 to $99,999
2,952
$100,000 to $149,999
4,994
$150,000 to $199,999
3,767
Over $200,000
9,622

Newton Ma Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Newton Ma

Massachusetts

$127,402

$70,954

$185,174

$97,295

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Newton Ma Education Data

Newton Ma Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
9021.56%
9th to 12th Grade
7821.35%
High School Graduate
5,3769.29%
Some College
4,2017.26%
Associates Degree
2,2523.89%
Bachelors Degree
16,52428.55%
Graduate Degree
27,83648.10%