Newton, Georgia Population 2024

559

Newton is a city located in Baker County Georgia. Newton has a 2024 population of 559. It is also the county seat of Baker County.Newton is currently declining at a rate of -1.76% annually and its population has decreased by -6.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 595 in 2020.

The average household income in Newton is $54,037 with a poverty rate of 37.7%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Newton is 41 years, 43.1 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Newton Demographics

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

  • White: 58.53%
  • Black or African American: 38.89%
  • Asian: 1.39%
  • Two or more races: 1.19%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
2.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
192.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.05% (-36)
The current population of Newton, Georgia is 559 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 595.

Newton, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White29558.53%
Black or African American19638.89%
Asian71.39%
Two or more races61.19%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Newton Population by Race

Newton Population Pyramid 2024

Newton Median Age

41

Total

43.1

Male

37.7

Female

Newton Adults

There are 367 adults, (124 of whom are seniors) in Newton.

Newton Age Dependency

107.4

Age Dependency Ratio

51

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton Sex Ratio

Female26552.58%
Male23947.42%

Newton Population by Age

Newton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2062.456733
Non Family741.1954.145.9
Female663.115347
Married593.1294.95.1
Male73.861000
showing: 5 rows

3.08

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

67.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Newton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Newton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Newton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,125

Average Earnings

$37,625

Average Male

$40,417

Average Female

Newton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Newton Language

99.57% of Newton residents speak only English, while 0.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.43% of the population.

Newton Language

Newton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black19616584.18%
White295258.47%
Hispanic44100%
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37.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

41.84%

Male Poverty Rate

33.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newton is White, with 8.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 51.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.66%.

Newton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College44.14%
Less Than 9th Grade25.81%
High School17.21%
Bachelors or Greater7.27%
showing: 4 rows

Newton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed19.77%
Female Employed11.46%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Newton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Newton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.5%

Male Marriage Rate

28.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Newton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Newton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Newton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Newton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

49

Number of Veterans

37

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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Newton Veterans by War

count

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Newton Veterans by Age

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Newton Veterans by Race

Newton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

28.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.7%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Newton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Newton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Newton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

88.1%

Born in Newton

99.6%

Native Born

0.4%

Foreign Born

0.4%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.6% of Newton residents were born in the United States, with 88.1% having been born in Georgia. 0.4% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029509-10-1.93%
2028519-10-1.89%
2027529-10-1.86%
2026539-10-1.82%
2025549-10-1.79%
2024559-10-1.76%
2023569-10-1.73%
2022579-10-1.7%
2021589-6-1.01%
2020595234.02%
2019572-10-1.72%
2018582-14-2.35%
2017596-7-1.16%
2016603-4-0.66%
2015607-18-2.88%
2014625-13-2.04%
2013638-5-0.78%
2012643111.74%
2011632-25-3.81%
2010657
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Newton Population by Year