Newton, Georgia Population 2022

548
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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.

Newton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Newtonwas:

  • White: 54.01%
  • Black or African American: 40.31%
  • Asian: 5.68%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Newton, Georgia is 548 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 548.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 657.

Newton, Georgia Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41854.01%
Black or African American31240.31%
Asian445.68%
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Newton Population by Race

Newton Population Pyramid $2022

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Newton Median Age

35


Total

31.1


Male

41.8


Female

Newton Adults

There are 571 adults, (154 of whom are seniors) in Newton.

Newton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton Sex Ratio

Female

390

50.39%

Male

384

49.61%

Newton Population by Age

Newton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female21.1%78.9%
Non Family50.7%49.3%
All52.2%47.8%
Married69.1%30.9%
Male71.4%28.6%

52.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3122.4852.2
Non Family1381.0950.7
Married1103.5169.1
Female573.6521.1
Male74.1471.4

3.51

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Newton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade326.15%
9th to 12th Grade7714.81%
High School Graduate20639.62%
Some College8917.12%
Associates Degree407.69%
Bachelors Degree7414.23%
Graduate Degree20.38%
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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
White30124715
Black18214340
Asian212121
Hispanic19

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Newton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,508$30,795$20,357
Less Than 9th Grade$22,750$$
High School Graduate$33,000$32,500$35,227
Some College$17,692$$18,942
Bachelors Degree$65,208$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,508

Average Earnings

$30,795

Average Male

$20,357

Average Female

Newton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newton Language by Age

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Newton Language

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.

Newton Language

Newton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38214638.22%
Black31213543.27%
Hispanic3937.69%
OtherNaN%

36.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.90%

Male Poverty Rate

37.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton

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%.

Newton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.20%
Some College40.31%
High School28.16%
Bachelors or Greater17.11%

Newton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed66.67%
Female Employed14.29%
Male Employed1.68%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Newton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$22,727$33,903
Families$33,500$46,990
Married Families$46,111-
Non Families$13,162$17,174
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Income by Household Type

Newton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

35.5%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Newton Marital Status by Race

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Newton Marital Status

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78

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War42
Vietnam41
Korea5
Second Gulf War5
World War II

Newton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6432
75+17
65 to 7416
35 to 5413
18 to 34

Newton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black3517.50%
White3510.00%
Asian838.10%

Newton Veterans by Race

Newton Veterans by Education

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19.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton Veterans by Education

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37.8%

Labor Force Participation

36.4%

Employment Rate

3.6%

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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81.91%

Born in Newton

95.22%

Native Born

4.78%

Foreign Born

4.78%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Newton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022548-9-1.62%
2021557-9-1.59%
2020566-9-1.57%
2019575-9-1.54%
2018584-16-2.67%
2017600-6-0.99%
2016606-3-0.49%
2015609-18-2.87%
2014627-12-1.88%
2013639-4-0.62%
201264391.42%
2011634-23-3.50%
20106570.00%

Newton Population by Year