Newton County, Mississippi Population 2019

Newton County, Mississippi's estimated population is 21,424 with a growth rate of -0.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Newton County, Mississippi is the 44th largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201821,443190.09%
201721,424-43-0.20%
201621,467-107-0.50%
201521,574-140-0.64%
201421,7141890.88%
201321,525250.12%
201221,500760.35%
201121,424-240-1.11%
201021,6641,3736.77%
199020,2913471.74%
198019,9449615.06%
197018,983-534-2.74%
196019,517-3,164-13.95%
195022,681-1,568-6.47%
194024,2491,3395.84%
193022,9102,18310.53%
192020,727-2,358-10.21%
191023,0853,37717.14%
190019,7083,08318.54%
189016,6253,18923.73%
188013,4363,36933.47%
187010,0674064.20%
18609,6615,196116.37%
18504,4651,93876.69%
18402,5270.00%

How Many People Live in Newton County, Mississippi?

21,424

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,483
Black or African American6,426
American Indian and Alaska Native1,088
Two or More Races311
Asian97
Some Other Race32

Newton County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2019

Newton County, Mississippi Median Age

37.2


Total

36.8


Male

37.8


Female

Newton County, Mississippi Adults

There are 15,976 adults, (3,394 of whom are seniors) in Newton County, Mississippi.

Newton County, Mississippi Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

11,394

53.15%

Male

10,043

46.85%

Newton County, Mississippi Households and Families

Newton County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Newton County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
Male80.5%19.5%
All77.6%22.4%
Non Family67%33%
Female66.4%33.6%

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0102.5877.6
Married3,9243.0387.7
Non Family2,1931.0667
Female1,5283.4366.4
Male3653.4480.5

3.09

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Newton County, Mississippi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7105.20%
9th to 12th Grade1,57011.49%
High School Graduate4,08929.94%
Some College3,52025.77%
Associates Degree1,54211.29%
Bachelors Degree1,56911.49%
Graduate Degree6594.82%

Newton County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,0937,8791,754
Black3,7582,884358
Native American43327340
Hispanic21919030
Multiple Races12912911
Asian383535
Other Race17

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 92.11%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,374$36,161$26,444
Less Than High School$22,469$26,951$20,757
High School Grad$23,558$30,189$18,405
Some College$32,211$37,451$27,674
Bachelors Degree$40,469$51,469$38,056
Graduate Degree$60,391$65,417$50,893

$31,374

Average Earnings

$36,161

Average Male

$26,444

Average Female

Newton County, Mississippi Language

Newton County, Mississippi Language by Age

Newton County, Mississippi Language

95.75% of Newton County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 4.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.46% of the population.

Newton County, Mississippi Poverty

Newton County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,1291,96532.06%
White12,8071,73313.53%
Native1,08873367.37%
Hispanic38319851.70%
Multiple31113643.73%
Asian974142.27%
Other323093.75%

22.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.11%

Male Poverty Rate

25.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Mississippi is Other, with 93.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Mississippi is White, with 13.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.35%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.58%
High School20.54%
Some College18.50%
Bachelors or Greater4.97%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed60.47%
Female Unemployed44.41%
Male Employed9.44%
Female Employed8.69%

Newton County, Mississippi Income

Newton County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,643$55,474
Families$46,570$64,557
Married Families$59,125-
Non Families$18,683$29,710

Newton County, Mississippi Marital Status

Newton County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Newton County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Newton County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Newton County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Newton County, Mississippi Veterans

1,347

Number of Veterans

1,210

Male Veterans

137

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam463
First Gulf War332
Second Gulf War206
Korea112
World War II47

Newton County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0179.78%
Black3166.71%
2 or More1410.14%

Newton County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

10.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton County, Mississippi Employment Status

53.1%

Labor Force Participation

48.9%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Newton County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Newton33713317-54-1.60%
Union 19881971-17-0.86%
Decatur18411788-53-2.88%
Hickory530526-4-0.75%
Chunky326324-2-0.61%
Lake 324322-2-0.62%
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