Newton, Iowa Population 2022

15,086
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Newton is a city located in Jasper County Iowa. Newton has a 2020 population of 15,086. It is also the county seat of Jasper County. Newton is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually and its population has decreased by -1.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,239 in 2010.

The average household income in Newton is $58,645 with a poverty rate of 14.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $736 per month, and the median house value is $114,200. The median age in Newton is 42.4 years, 36.2 years for males, and 46.8 years for females.

Newton Demographics

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

  • White: 94.05%
  • Black or African American: 3.24%
  • Two or more races: 2.02%
  • Asian: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Newton, Iowa is 15,086 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,086.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,239.

Newton, Iowa Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,26194.05%
Black or African American4913.24%
Two or More Races3062.02%
Asian790.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native270.18%
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Newton Population by Race

Newton Population Pyramid $2022

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Newton Median Age

42.4


Total

36.2


Male

46.8


Female

Newton Adults

There are 11,743 adults, (3,185 of whom are seniors) in Newton.

Newton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton Sex Ratio

Female

7,595

50.09%

Male

7,569

49.91%

Newton Population by Age

Newton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male45.2%54.8%
Female54.1%45.9%
Non Family55.7%44.3%
All65.5%34.5%
Married80.2%19.8%

65.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,4642.2965.5
Married2,8282.9380.2
Non Family2,3761.1655.7
Female8622.9954.1
Male3982.9745.2

2.84

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Newton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1851.77%
9th to 12th Grade6205.93%
High School Graduate4,65744.55%
Some College2,35022.48%
Associates Degree1,0379.92%
Bachelors Degree1,10310.55%
Graduate Degree5024.80%
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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
White9,7989,1351,558
Black249236
Hispanic21314434
2+ Races148118
Asian704413
Native American2714

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.78%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 18.57%.

Newton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,226$39,850$28,203
Less Than 9th Grade$29,688$32,054$28,250
High School Graduate$30,679$36,827$21,734
Some College$31,691$38,652$28,697
Bachelors Degree$47,200$61,277$31,645
Graduate Degree$62,415$73,203$61,421

$33,226

Average Earnings

$39,850

Average Male

$28,203

Average Female

Newton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newton Language by Age

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Newton Language

94.75% of Newton residents speak only English, while 5.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.22% of the population.

Newton Language

Newton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,6141,82913.43%
Multiple30620566.99%
Hispanic4186816.27%
Black4816513.51%
Native271037.04%
OtherNaN%

14.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.67%

Male Poverty Rate

14.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton is Multiple, with 66.99% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.54%.

Newton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.92%
High School18.98%
Some College12.41%
Bachelors or Greater2.65%

Newton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed51.61%
Male Unemployed39.46%
Male Employed9.31%
Female Employed8.19%

Newton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,481$58,645
Families$55,694$69,754
Married Families$74,500-
Non Families$28,619$35,826
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Income by Household Type

Newton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

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 55-64.

Newton Marital Status by Race

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Newton Marital Status

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996

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam430
First Gulf War204
Second Gulf War144
Korea96
World War II71

Newton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54265
65 to 74237
55 to 64220
75+198
18 to 3476

Newton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9898.87%
Black41.28%
Native American311.11%

Newton Veterans by Race

Newton Veterans by Education

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3.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton Veterans by Education

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63%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

5.6%

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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79.38%

Born in Newton

97.20%

Native Born

2.80%

Foreign Born

1.04%

Non Citizen

1.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.20% of Newton residents were born in the United States, with 79.38% having been born in Iowa. 1.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Newton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202215,086-32-0.21%
202115,118-32-0.21%
202015,150-32-0.21%
201915,182-32-0.21%
201815,214390.26%
201715,175470.31%
201615,128150.10%
201515,113-112-0.74%
201415,225460.30%
201315,179850.56%
201215,094-46-0.30%
201115,140-99-0.65%
201015,239-340-0.22%
200015,5797900.52%
199014,789-503-0.33%
198015,292-327-0.21%
197015,6192380.15%
196015,3813,6582.75%
195011,7231,2611.14%
194010,462-1,098-0.99%
193011,5604,9335.72%
19206,6272,0113.68%
19104,6169342.29%
19003,6821,1183.69%
18902,564-43-0.17%
18802,6070.00%

Newton Population by Year