Newton County, Missouri Population 2018

Newton County, Missouri's estimated population is 58,290 with a growth rate of -0.77% 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
201758,290-451-0.77%
201658,7415220.90%
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
White53,379
Two or More Races1,964
American Indian and Alaska Native1,317
Asian706
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander543
Black or African American529
Some Other Race303

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

Newton County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Newton County, Missouri Median Age

39.6


Total

37.6


Male

41.3


Female

Newton County, Missouri Adults

There are 44,526 adults, (10,221 of which are seniors) in Newton County, Missouri.

Newton County, Missouri Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

29,450

50.14%

Male

29,291

49.86%

Newton County, Missouri Households and Families

Newton County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Newton County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
All70.7%29.3%
Male57%43%
Non Family56.6%43.4%
Female48.2%51.8%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newton County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,0232.6270.7
Married12,5743.1582.6
Non Family6,6001.2256.6
Female1,9863.6348.2
Male8633.3557

3.14

Average Family Size

2.62

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 Grade1,9504.98%
9th to 12th Grade3,6769.38%
High School Graduate13,44234.32%
Some College9,59324.49%
Associates Degree3,2898.40%
Bachelors Degree4,68511.96%
Graduate Degree2,5376.48%

Newton County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35,38331,0086,634
Hispanic1,24762525
Multiple Races858763195
Native American750603131
Asian430288157
Black32522962
Islander24552
Other Race16913718

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 88.93%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 36.51%.

Newton County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,849$35,819$24,585
Less Than High School$22,302$26,250$20,398
High School Grad$26,989$32,217$22,114
Some College$30,523$39,875$23,354
Bachelors Degree$36,293$41,364$34,571
Graduate Degree$54,375$66,913$47,652

$30,849

Average Earnings

$35,819

Average Male

$24,585

Average Female

Newton County, Missouri Language

Newton County, Missouri Language by Age

Newton County, Missouri Language

94.04% of Newton County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 5.96% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.16% of the population.

Newton County, Missouri Poverty

Newton County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White50,1026,34412.66%
Hispanic2,9121,21841.83%
Multiple1,94934617.75%
Native1,29220916.18%
Black45613730.04%
Asian692659.39%
Other2975518.52%
Islander543274.97%

14.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.09%

Male Poverty Rate

15.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 41.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Missouri is Islander, with 4.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.40%.

Newton County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.87%
High School10.53%
Some College9.60%
Bachelors or Greater5.58%

Newton County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.32%
Male Unemployed24.23%
Male Employed7.67%
Female Employed7.67%

Newton County, Missouri Income

Newton County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,474$61,546
Families$52,360$71,093
Married Families$58,251$77,262
Non Families$27,302$34,736

Newton County, Missouri Marital Status

Newton County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Newton County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Newton County, Missouri Veterans

Newton County, Missouri Veterans by War

4,354

Number of Veterans

4,031

Male Veterans

323

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,883
First Gulf War691
Korea503
Second Gulf War489
World War II186

Newton County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,117
55 to 641,057
35 to 541,002
75+970
18 to 34208

Newton County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,0229.82%
Indian15716.79%
2 or More13612.63%
Hispanic502.97%
Black359.09%
Asian30.57%
Other10.49%

Newton County, Missouri Veterans by Education

7.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton County, Missouri Employment Status

Newton County, Missouri Employment by Age

60.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

5.9%

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