Newton County, Missouri Population 2019

Newton County, Missouri's estimated population is 58,290 with a growth rate of 0.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Newton County, Missouri is the 18th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201758,290710.12%
201658,219550.09%
201558,164330.06%
201458,131-248-0.42%
201358,379-248-0.42%
201258,627870.15%
201158,5403720.64%
201058,16813,72330.88%
199044,4453,8909.59%
198040,5557,65423.26%
197032,9012,8089.33%
196030,0931,8536.56%
195028,240-799-2.75%
194029,0392,0807.72%
193026,9592,0738.33%
192024,886-2,250-8.29%
191027,1361350.50%
190027,0014,89322.13%
189022,1083,16116.68%
188018,9476,12647.78%
187012,8213,50237.58%
18609,3195,051118.35%
18504,26847812.61%
18403,7900.00%

Newton County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White52,828
Two or More Races1,850
American Indian and Alaska Native1,371
Asian766
Black or African American558
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander553
Some Other Race311

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Newton County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,5002,0002,500 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Newton County, Missouri Median Age

39.4


Total

37


Male

41.2


Female

Newton County, Missouri Adults

There are 44,108 adults, (10,015 of whom are seniors) in Newton County, Missouri.

Newton County, Missouri Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

29,311

50.33%

Male

28,926

49.67%

Newton County, Missouri Households and Families

Newton County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Newton County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
All71.6%28.4%
Non Family57.7%42.3%
Male56.5%43.5%
Female50%50%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newton County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,1512.5871.6
Married12,8543.183
Non Family6,4171.257.7
Female2,0233.4250
Male8573.256.5

3.07

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Newton County, Missouri Households

Newton County, Missouri Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7254.42%
9th to 12th Grade3,3108.48%
High School Graduate13,44134.42%
Some College9,66724.76%
Associates Degree3,3248.51%
Bachelors Degree5,05312.94%
Graduate Degree2,5286.47%

Newton County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35,05831,1646,961
Hispanic1,33071958
Native American882700107
Multiple Races771684184
Asian496380178
Black33126873
Islander260112
Other Race18412620

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 35.89%.

Newton County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,829$37,106$25,786
Less Than High School$23,292$28,341$20,276
High School Grad$27,383$32,430$22,550
Some College$31,566$39,640$24,415
Bachelors Degree$38,412$41,395$36,653
Graduate Degree$57,188$78,482$49,104

$31,829

Average Earnings

$37,106

Average Male

$25,786

Average Female

Newton County, Missouri Language

Newton County, Missouri Language by Age

Newton County, Missouri Language

93.84% of Newton County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 6.16% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.32% of the population.

Newton County, Missouri Poverty

Newton County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White49,4925,66511.45%
Hispanic2,97999633.43%
Native1,34822416.62%
Multiple1,83820511.15%
Islander55315528.03%
Black48714128.95%
Other3066822.22%
Asian746476.30%

12.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.16%

Male Poverty Rate

14.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 33.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Missouri is Asian, with 6.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.35%.

Newton County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.59%
Some College9.54%
High School8.80%
Bachelors or Greater3.81%

Newton County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.24%
Male Unemployed25.09%
Female Employed8.32%
Male Employed6.13%

Newton County, Missouri Income

Newton County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,723$66,211
Families$56,203$75,852
Married Families$60,942$82,196
Non Families$29,159$37,739

Newton County, Missouri Marital Status

Newton County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Newton County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Newton County, Missouri 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, Missouri Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Newton County, Missouri Veterans

Newton County, Missouri Veterans by War

4,271

Number of Veterans

3,871

Male Veterans

400

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,708
First Gulf War815
Second Gulf War652
Korea421
World War II185

Newton County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,112
35 to 541,049
75+941
55 to 64862
18 to 34307

Newton County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,0239.93%
Indian11810.52%
2 or More11713.03%
Hispanic573.29%
Black82.05%
Asian30.54%
Other20.92%

Newton County, Missouri Veterans by Education

5.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton County, Missouri Employment Status

Newton County, Missouri Employment by Age

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Newton County, Missouri Employment by Race

Newton County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Newton County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Joplin 507885219514072.77%
Neosho11835121813462.92%
Seneca23362407713.04%
Granby21342124-10-0.47%
Diamond902935333.66%
Loma Linda725786618.41%
Leawood67868020.29%
Fairview38538610.26%
Shoal Creek Drive33733920.59%
Saginaw297310134.38%
Newtonia19920010.50%
Stella15815910.63%
Redings Mill15115210.66%
Wentworth14714810.68%
Stark City13914010.72%
Grand Falls Plaza11411510.88%
Shoal Creek Estates969711.04%
Ritchey828311.22%
Dennis Acres767711.32%
Cliff Village404000.00%
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