Newton, Kansas Population 2021

19,099
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Newton is a city located in Harvey County Kansas. It is also the county seat of Harvey County. With a 2020 population of 19,099, it is the 23rd largest city in Kansas and the 1928th largest city in the United States . Newton is currently growing at a rate of 0.63% annually but its population has decreased by -0.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,132 in 2010. Newton reached it's highest population of 19,142 in 2010. Spanning over 15 miles, Newton has a population density of 1,317 people per square mile.

The average household income in Newton is $64,547 with a poverty rate of 10.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $747 per month, and the median house value is $107,500. The median age in Newton is 38.3 years, 37.3 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

Newton Demographics

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

  • White: 91.00%
  • Two or more races: 4.07%
  • Black or African American: 2.38%
  • Other race: 1.43%
  • Asian: 0.70%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0.13%
The current population of Newton, Kansas is 19,099 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,742.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,132.

Newton, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,17891.00%
Two or More Races7694.07%
Black or African American4502.38%
Some Other Race2691.43%
Asian1320.70%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander540.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.13%
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Newton Population by Race

Newton Population Pyramid $2021

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Newton Median Age

38.3


Total

37.3


Male

40.2


Female

Newton Adults

There are 14,065 adults, (3,368 of whom are seniors) in Newton.

Newton Age Dependency

76.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton Sex Ratio

Female

9,513

50.39%

Male

9,364

49.61%

Newton Population by Age

Newton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All69.8%30.2%
Male60%40%
Female54%46%
Non Family49.7%50.3%

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4702.4769.8
Married3,9103.186.6
Non Family2,4931.1549.7
Female8773.3154
Male1902.6960

3.03

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Newton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3652.94%
9th to 12th Grade1,0118.15%
High School Graduate3,22726.00%
Some College3,13725.28%
Associates Degree1,1008.86%
Bachelors Degree2,07216.69%
Graduate Degree1,49912.08%
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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
White9,9909,3143,136
Hispanic1,7491,155277
2+ Races33631862
Black25616850
Other Race166112
Asian898946
Islander5454

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 51.69%.

Newton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,011$45,239$29,731
Less Than 9th Grade$22,033$30,446$21,054
High School Graduate$31,976$38,229$24,504
Some College$31,576$44,482$26,628
Bachelors Degree$46,313$52,083$41,239
Graduate Degree$55,223$80,063$48,926

$38,011

Average Earnings

$45,239

Average Male

$29,731

Average Female

Newton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newton Language by Age

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Newton Language

92.14% of Newton residents speak only English, while 7.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.41% of the population.

Newton Language

Newton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,1101,2719.01%
Hispanic3,04238112.52%
Multiple75116822.37%
Black42316839.72%
Native2525100.00%

10.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.92%

Male Poverty Rate

11.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newton is White, with 9.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.90%.

Newton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.60%
Some College10.77%
High School8.33%
Bachelors or Greater3.04%

Newton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed32.41%
Male Unemployed24.69%
Female Employed4.96%
Male Employed4.78%

Newton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,405$64,547
Families$64,992$78,106
Married Families$70,417-
Non Families$31,317$35,601
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Income by Household Type

Newton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

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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974

Number of Veterans

941

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War261
Vietnam213
Second Gulf War109
World War II84
Korea64

Newton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+343
35 to 54199
55 to 64186
65 to 74183
18 to 3463

Newton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8666.69%
Hispanic1547.76%
2+ Races9723.04%
Islander1120.37%

Newton Veterans by Race

Newton Veterans by Education

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9.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton Veterans by Education

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

3.1%

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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69.44%

Born in Newton

96.19%

Native Born

3.81%

Foreign Born

2.14%

Non Citizen

1.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.19% of Newton residents were born in the United States, with 69.44% having been born in Kansas. 2.14% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202119,0991190.63%
202018,9801190.63%
201918,8611190.63%
201818,742-40-0.21%
201718,782-208-1.10%
201618,990-60-0.31%
201519,050720.38%
201418,978-84-0.44%
201319,062-49-0.26%
201219,111230.12%
201119,088-54-0.28%
201019,1421,9521.08%
200017,1904900.29%
199016,7003680.22%
198016,3328930.56%
197015,4395620.37%
196014,8773,2872.53%
195011,5905420.48%
194011,048140.01%
193011,0341,2531.21%
19209,7811,9192.21%
19107,8621,6542.39%
19006,2086031.03%
18905,6053,0047.98%
18802,6010.00%

Newton Population by Year