Newton, Alabama Population 2022

1,627
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Newton is a city located in Dale County Alabama. Newton has a 2020 population of 1,627. Newton is currently growing at a rate of 0.62% annually and its population has increased by 1.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,607 in 2010.

The average household income in Newton is $67,028 with a poverty rate of 18.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $675 per month, and the median house value is $85,200. 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 Newtonwas:

  • White: 84.02%
  • Black or African American: 14.71%
  • Two or more races: 1.07%
  • Asian: 0.20%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Newton, Alabama is 1,627 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,607.

Newton, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,26284.02%
Black or African American22114.71%
Asian30.20%
Two or More Races161.07%
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Newton Population by Race

Newton Population Pyramid 2022

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Newton Median Age

33.9


Total

34.7


Male

33.2


Female

Newton Adults

There are 1,112 adults, (261 of whom are seniors) in Newton.

Newton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton Sex Ratio

Female

783

52.13%

Male

719

47.87%

Newton Population by Age

Newton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family80%20%
Married74.8%25.2%
All71.1%28.9%
Female51.8%48.2%
Male46.9%53.1%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5502.7371.1
Married2903.3574.8
Male323.0946.9
Female833.0251.8
Non Family1451.2480

3.18

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Newton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade191.88%
9th to 12th Grade11711.55%
High School Graduate33933.46%
Some College32532.08%
Associates Degree11411.25%
Bachelors Degree666.52%
Graduate Degree333.26%
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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
White86475796
Black1301193
2+ Races161
Asian3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 91.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.11%.

Newton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,488$39,489$29,688
Less Than 9th Grade$25,357$25,893$
High School Graduate$35,714$36,964$
Some College$37,321$46,838$27,865
Bachelors Degree$76,000$$77,188
Graduate Degree$54,107$113,438$39,375

$36,488

Average Earnings

$39,489

Average Male

$29,688

Average Female

Newton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newton Language by Age

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Newton Language

99.20% of Newton residents speak only English, while 0.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.58% of the population.

Newton Language

Newton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2215524.89%
White1,25021617.28%
OtherNaN%
Multiple1616.25%

18.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.74%

Male Poverty Rate

21.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton is Black, with 24.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newton is Multiple, with 6.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.88%.

Newton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.91%
High School14.75%
Some College12.07%
Bachelors or Greater5.05%

Newton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.93%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.78%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Newton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,889$63,020
Families$64,135$68,049
Married Families$72,935-
Non Families-$42,806
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Income by Household Type

Newton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

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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170

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War59
First Gulf War39
Vietnam49
Korea7
World War II

Newton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3428
35 to 5441
55 to 6443
65 to 7442
75+16

Newton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White12914.02%
Black4123.70%

Newton Veterans by Race

Newton Veterans by Education

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5.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton Veterans by Education

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57.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

4.5%

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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66.98%

Born in Newton

99.80%

Native Born

0.20%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.80% of Newton residents were born in the United States, with 66.98% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,5110.00%
20111,521100.66%
20121,531100.66%
20131,541100.65%
20141,551100.65%
20151,561100.64%
20161,571100.64%
20171,581100.64%
20181,591100.63%
20191,601100.63%
20201,60760.37%
20211,617100.62%
20221,627100.62%

Newton Population by Year