Newton County, Mississippi Population 2018

Newton County, Mississippi's estimated population is 21,185 with a growth rate of -2.16% 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
201721,185-467-2.16%
201621,6522671.25%
201621,385-94-0.44%
201521,479-136-0.63%
201421,615940.44%
201321,521250.12%
201221,496780.36%
201121,418-246-1.14%
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%

Newton County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,708
Black or African American6,568
American Indian and Alaska Native1,045
Two or More Races249
Asian51
Some Other Race31

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

Newton County, Mississippi 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, Mississippi Median Age

37.8


Total

37.4


Male

38.4


Female

Newton County, Mississippi Adults

There are 16,152 adults, (3,508 of which are seniors) in Newton County, Mississippi.

Newton County, Mississippi Age Dependency

71.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

11,468

52.97%

Male

10,184

47.03%

Newton County, Mississippi Households and Families

Newton County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Newton County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
Male83.9%16.1%
All76.8%23.2%
Non Family66.2%33.8%
Female64.7%35.3%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newton County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9842.6276.8
Married3,8703.0187.2
Non Family2,1841.0566.2
Female1,5763.6864.7
Male3543.1983.9

3.14

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Newton County, Mississippi Households

Newton County, Mississippi Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7115.15%
9th to 12th Grade1,56311.31%
High School Graduate4,12229.83%
Some College3,68526.67%
Associates Degree1,55511.25%
Bachelors Degree1,42910.34%
Graduate Degree7545.46%

Newton County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,2868,1061,818
Black3,7812,873321
Native American4282904
Hispanic20517526
Multiple Races1201069
Other Race20
Asian955

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 88.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 55.56%.

Newton County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,116$35,295$24,662
Less Than High School$22,698$26,637$19,750
High School Grad$22,949$30,161$18,401
Some College$30,425$36,536$25,517
Bachelors Degree$39,222$48,813$36,525
Graduate Degree$58,611$73,333$46,149

$30,116

Average Earnings

$35,295

Average Male

$24,662

Average Female

Newton County, Mississippi Language

Newton County, Mississippi Language by Age

Newton County, Mississippi Language

95.73% of Newton County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 4.27% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Other, which is spoken by 2.90% of the population.

Newton County, Mississippi Poverty

Newton County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,2772,07132.99%
White13,0391,77413.61%
Native1,04573069.86%
Hispanic37018449.73%
Multiple24913554.22%
Asian514282.35%
Other312993.55%

23.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.74%

Male Poverty Rate

25.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Mississippi is Other, with 93.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Mississippi is White, with 13.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.99%.

Newton County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.54%
High School20.79%
Some College18.94%
Bachelors or Greater3.56%

Newton County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed65.45%
Female Unemployed54.94%
Female Employed9.74%
Male Employed7.84%

Newton County, Mississippi Income

Newton County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,527$54,493
Families$43,941$63,182
Married Families$56,677$
Non Families$18,517$29,645

Newton County, Mississippi Marital Status

Newton County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

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

Newton County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Newton County, Mississippi Veterans

Newton County, Mississippi Veterans by War

1,538

Number of Veterans

1,394

Male Veterans

144

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam477
First Gulf War350
Second Gulf War205
Korea152
World War II65

Newton County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54525
75+324
65 to 74323
55 to 64287
18 to 3479

Newton County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,23311.62%
Black2775.83%
Indian172.85%
2 or More118.59%

Newton County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

9.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton County, Mississippi Employment Status

Newton County, Mississippi Employment by Age

53.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Newton County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Newton County, Mississippi Employment by Education

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%
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