Newton, Alabama Population 2021

1,468
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Newton is a city located in Dale County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,468, it is the 224th largest city in Alabama and the 8800th largest city in the United States . Newton is currently growing at a rate of 0.41% annually but its population has decreased by -2.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,511 in 2010. Newton reached it's highest population of 1,514 in 2010. Spanning over 14 miles, Newton has a population density of 103 people per square mile.

The average household income in Newton is $67,028 with a poverty rate of 17.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $809 per month, and the median house value is $89,900. The median age in Newton is 33.9 years, 37.5 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.

Newton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Newton was:

  • White: 82.24%
  • Black or African American: 15.09%
  • Asian: 1.28%
  • Two or more races: 1.02%
  • Native American: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Newton, Alabama is 1,468 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,450.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,511.

Newton, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,53782.24%
Black or African American28215.09%
Asian241.28%
Two or More Races191.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.37%
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Newton Population by Race

Newton Population Pyramid $2021

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Newton Median Age

33.9


Total

37.5


Male

32.8


Female

Newton Adults

There are 1,404 adults, (304 of whom are seniors) in Newton.

Newton Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton Sex Ratio

Female

1,015

54.31%

Male

854

45.69%

Newton Population by Age

Newton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male82.1%17.9%
Non Family81.3%18.8%
Married76.7%23.3%
All76.2%23.8%
Female59.3%40.7%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6552.8576.2
Married3263.4876.7
Non Family1761.481.3
Female863.2959.3
Male673.0782.1

3.26

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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Newton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade161.27%
9th to 12th Grade16613.16%
High School Graduate45335.92%
Some College33526.57%
Associates Degree13310.55%
Bachelors Degree987.77%
Graduate Degree604.76%
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Newton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,055904141
Black1631539
2+ Races19
Asian17158
Native American77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.06%.

Newton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,955$39,904$26,346
Less Than 9th Grade$20,776$25,515$2,500
High School Graduate$37,292$40,037$
Some College$36,172$48,000$28,274
Bachelors Degree$$97,868$34,063
Graduate Degree$55,938$86,719$46,250

$32,955

Average Earnings

$39,904

Average Male

$26,346

Average Female

Newton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newton Language by Age

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Newton Language

98.36% of Newton residents speak only English, while 1.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.53% of the population.

Newton Language

Newton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,52226217.21%
Black2826924.47%

17.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.41%

Male Poverty Rate

22.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton is Black, with 24.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newton is White, with 17.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.31%.

Newton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.92%
High School13.25%
Some College10.04%
Bachelors or Greater2.53%

Newton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed14.21%
Male Employed3.16%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Newton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,931$67,028
Families$61,696$71,447
Married Families$74,074-
Non Families$38,000$50,597
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Income by Household Type

Newton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Newton Married by Age and Sex

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Newton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Newton Marital Status by Race

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Newton Marital Status

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203

Number of Veterans

181

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War92
Vietnam60
First Gulf War55
Korea6
World War II

Newton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6469
65 to 7444
35 to 5437
18 to 3434
75+19

Newton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White14612.85%
Black5022.94%
Native American7100.00%

Newton Veterans by Race

Newton Veterans by Education

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4.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton Veterans by Education

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57.4%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Newton Employment by Age

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Newton Employment by Race

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Newton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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65.01%

Born in Newton

99.09%

Native Born

0.91%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.09% of Newton residents were born in the United States, with 65.01% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Newton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,46860.41%
20201,46260.41%
20191,45660.41%
20181,450-9-0.62%
20171,459-3-0.21%
20161,462-4-0.27%
20151,466-4-0.27%
20141,470-13-0.88%
20131,483-20-1.33%
20121,50310.07%
20111,502-12-0.79%
20101,5140.00%

Newton Population by Year