Newton, Illinois Population 2022

2,763
map placeholder

Newton is a city located in Jasper County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Jasper County. With a 2020 population of 2,763, it is the 440th largest city in Illinois and the 9267th largest city in the United States. Newton is currently declining at a rate of -0.25% annually and its population has decreased by -4.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,884 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Newton has a population density of 1,322 people per square mile.

The average household income in Newton is $47,435 with a poverty rate of 19.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $629 per month, and the median house value is $79,400. The median age in Newton is 44.3 years, 41.5 years for males, and 49.2 years for females.

Newton Demographics

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

  • White: 97.95%
  • Two or more races: 0.83%
  • Black or African American: 0.62%
  • Other race: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Newton, Illinois is 2,763 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,884.

Newton, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Loading...

Newton Population by Race

Newton Population Pyramid 2022

Loading...

Newton Median Age

43.4


Total

38.5


Male

49.4


Female

Newton Adults

There are 2,309 adults, (613 of whom are seniors) in Newton.

Newton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton Sex Ratio

Female

1,464

50.76%

Male

1,420

49.24%

Newton Population by Age

Newton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

map placeholder

Newton Household Types

65.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newton Households and Families

2.87

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

Loading...

Newton Households by Type

Loading...
Loading...

Newton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newton Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 57.14%.

Newton Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...

$33,005

Average Earnings

$39,500

Average Male

$26,354

Average Female

Newton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newton Language by Age

Loading...

Newton Language

95.27% of Newton residents speak only English, while 4.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.69% of the population.

Newton Language

Newton Poverty by Race

Loading...

19.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.99%

Male Poverty Rate

21.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton is Black, with 58.33% 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 0.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.82%.

Newton Poverty

Loading...

Newton Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...

Newton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newton Income by Household Type

Loading...
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Newton Marital Status

map placeholder

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Newton Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

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

map placeholder

Newton Marital Status

Loading...

139

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Newton Veterans by War

Loading...

Newton Veterans by Age

Loading...

Newton Veterans by Race

Newton Veterans by Education

Loading...

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton Veterans by Education

Loading...

62.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Newton Employment by Age

Loading...

Newton Employment by Race

Loading...

Newton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

88.70%

Born in Newton

97.75%

Native Born

2.25%

Foreign Born

2.25%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.75% of Newton residents were born in the United States, with 88.70% having been born in Illinois. 2.25% 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

Newton Population by Year