Newton is a city located in Baker County Georgia. Newton has a 2020 population of 548. It is also the county seat of Baker County. Newton is currently declining at a rate of -1.62% annually and its population has decreased by -16.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 657 in 2010.
The average household income in Newton is $33,903 with a poverty rate of 36.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $383 per month, and the median house value is $69,400. The median age in Newton is 35 years, 31.1 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Newtonwas:
93.10% of Newton residents speak only English, while 6.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.51% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton is Black, with 43.27% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Newton is Hispanic, with 7.69% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.07%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Newton
95.22% of Newton residents were born in the United States, with 81.91% having been born in Georgia. 4.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.