Newton County, Arkansas Population 2018

Newton County, Arkansas's estimated population is 7,828 with a growth rate of -2.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Newton County, Arkansas is the 70th largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20177,828-160-2.00%
20167,9881191.51%
20167,86990.11%
20157,860-18-0.23%
20147,878-176-2.19%
20138,054-8-0.10%
20128,062-200-2.42%
20118,262-54-0.65%
20108,3166508.48%
19907,666-90-1.16%
19807,7561,91232.72%
19705,844-119-2.00%
19605,963-2,722-31.34%
19508,685-2,196-20.18%
194010,8813173.00%
193010,564-635-5.67%
192011,1995875.53%
191010,612-1,926-15.36%
190012,5382,58826.01%
18909,9503,83062.58%
18806,1201,74639.92%
18704,37498128.91%
18603,3931,63593.00%
18501,7580.00%

Newton County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,631
Two or More Races228
American Indian and Alaska Native90
Asian39

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

Newton County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Newton County, Arkansas Median Age

47.9


Total

47.2


Male

48.7


Female

Newton County, Arkansas Adults

There are 6,398 adults, (1,885 of which are seniors) in Newton County, Arkansas.

Newton County, Arkansas Age Dependency

76.9

Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

3,975

49.76%

Male

4,013

50.24%

Newton County, Arkansas Households and Families

Newton County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Newton County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.4%8.6%
Male88%12%
All85.1%14.9%
Non Family76%24%
Female74.1%25.9%

85.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newton County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2432.4485.1
Married1,8793.0591.4
Non Family1,0691.1676
Female2123.4374.1
Male832.7188

3.05

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

2.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Newton County, Arkansas Households

Newton County, Arkansas Education

Newton County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3395.75%
9th to 12th Grade81513.83%
High School Graduate2,39740.68%
Some College1,21420.60%
Associates Degree2544.31%
Bachelors Degree5439.21%
Graduate Degree3315.62%

Newton County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,5674,432788
Multiple Races19417668
Native American515013
Hispanic4848
Asian39395

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.05%.

Newton County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,369$23,904$17,480
Less Than High School$10,250$16,324$2,500
High School Grad$23,308$25,038$18,821
Some College$19,384$19,944$18,239
Bachelors Degree$35,592$48,750$24,063
Graduate Degree$13,720$13,872$

$21,369

Average Earnings

$23,904

Average Male

$17,480

Average Female

Newton County, Arkansas Language

Newton County, Arkansas Language by Age

Newton County, Arkansas Language

99.36% of Newton County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 0.64% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.29% of the population.

Newton County, Arkansas Poverty

Newton County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,4791,53120.47%
Multiple22811550.44%
Asian3939100.00%
Hispanic862124.42%
Native9077.78%

21.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.11%

Male Poverty Rate

25.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Arkansas is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Arkansas is Native, with 7.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.93%.

Newton County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.30%
Some College22.02%
High School18.50%
Bachelors or Greater14.19%

Newton County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.74%
Male Unemployed29.81%
Female Employed18.79%
Male Employed12.37%

Newton County, Arkansas Income

Newton County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,176$43,082
Families$44,226$53,731
Married Families$47,369$
Non Families$13,831$20,974

Newton County, Arkansas Marital Status

Newton County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

59.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Newton County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Newton County, Arkansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Newton County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Newton County, Arkansas Veterans

Newton County, Arkansas Veterans by War

715

Number of Veterans

693

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam430
World War II88
Korea47
First Gulf War43
Second Gulf War32

Newton County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74306
75+165
55 to 64162
35 to 5482
18 to 34

Newton County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White68611.25%
Indian1835.29%
2 or More115.29%

Newton County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

5.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton County, Arkansas Employment Status

Newton County, Arkansas Employment by Age

49.1%

Labor Force Participation

46.6%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Newton County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Newton County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Newton County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Jasper464450-14-3.02%
Western Grove384365-19-4.95%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990