Newton, Alabama Population 2020

1,454

Newton is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,454, it is the 219th largest city in Alabama and the 8816th largest city in the United States. Newton is currently declining at a rate of -0.07% annually and its population has decreased by -3.77% 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 102 people per square mile.

The average household income in Newton is $65,565 with a poverty rate of 16.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $774 per month, and the median house value is $92,900. The median age in Newton is 42.9 years, 38.6 years for males, and 43.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.2 males.

Newton Demographics

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

  • White: 82.75%
  • Black or African American: 12.37%
  • Asian: 2.15%
  • Two or more races: 1.92%
  • Native American: 0.81%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Newton, Alabama is 1,454, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,456.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,511.

Newton, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,42582.75%
Black or African American21312.37%
Asian372.15%
Two or More Races331.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.81%

Newton Population Pyramid 2020

Newton Median Age

42.9


Total

38.6


Male

43.3


Female

Newton Adults

There are 1,316 adults, (312 of whom are seniors) in Newton.

Newton Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton Sex Ratio

Female

930

54.01%

Male

792

45.99%

Newton Households and Families

Newton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Newton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family79.2%20.8%
Married78%22%
All72.6%27.4%
Male56.9%43.1%
Female56%44%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6102.8272.6
Married2913.3178
Non Family1591.3579.2
Female1093.2256
Male513.7656.9

3.23

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Newton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade151.25%
9th to 12th Grade15512.90%
High School Graduate43436.11%
Some College34728.87%
Associates Degree988.15%
Bachelors Degree947.82%
Graduate Degree594.91%

Newton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,013880128
Black12110712
Asian322513
Multiple Races204
Native American1414
Hispanic62

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 40.63%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,563$39,013$25,417
Less Than High School$20,978$25,114$20,066
High School Grad$31,667$36,625$18,750
Some College$32,000$39,231$29,559
Bachelors Degree$74,063$98,553$32,500
Graduate Degree$62,857$82,292$50,536

$31,563

Average Earnings

$39,013

Average Male

$25,417

Average Female

Newton Language

Newton Language by Age

Newton Language

97.38% of Newton residents speak only English, while 2.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.99% of the population.

Newton Poverty

Newton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,40820614.63%
Black2135224.41%
Multiple331751.52%
Hispanic14428.57%

16.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.49%

Male Poverty Rate

20.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton is Multiple, with 51.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newton is White, with 14.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.57%.

Name Poverty
High School11.29%
Some College10.34%
Less Than High School7.65%
Bachelors or Greater1.96%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed68.42%
Female Employed6.31%
Male Employed2.51%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Newton Income

Newton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,000$65,565
Families$55,729$69,527
Married Families$66,827-
Non Families$25,375$48,452

Newton Marital Status

Newton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Newton Married by Age and Sex

Newton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Newton Marital Status by Race

Newton Veterans

176

Number of Veterans

154

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam65
First Gulf War62
Second Gulf War55
World War II8
Korea8

$Newton Veterans by Education

3.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton Employment Status

54.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Newton Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

62.08%

Born in Alabama

98.14%

Native Born

1.86%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.14% of Newton residents were born in the United States, with 62.08% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,454-1-0.07%
20191,455-1-0.07%
20181,456-9-0.61%
20171,465-1-0.07%
20161,466-3-0.20%
20151,469-6-0.41%
20141,475-10-0.67%
20131,485-20-1.33%
20121,50510.07%
20111,504-10-0.66%
20101,5140.00%