Newton is a city located in Middlesex County Massachusetts. With a 2020 population of 89,679, it is the 12th largest city in Massachusetts and the 408th largest city in the United States. Newton is currently growing at a rate of 0.42% annually and its population has increased by 0.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 88,923 in 2020. Spanning over 18 miles, Newton has a population density of 5,030 people per square mile.
The average household income in Newton is $207,563 with a poverty rate of 4.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,897 per month, and the median house value is $952,100. The median age in Newton is 41 years, 39.9 years for males, and 41.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Newtonwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 82.67%.
74.51% of Newton residents speak only English, while 25.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.43% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton is Native, with 46.15% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Newton is Multiple, with 2.20% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.11%.
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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
78.69% of Newton residents were born in the United States, with 44.58% having been born in Massachusetts. 7.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.