Newton, Massachusetts Population 2022

89,679
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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.

Newton Demographics

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

  • White: 76.00%
  • Asian: 15.16%
  • Two or more races: 4.01%
  • Black or African American: 2.95%
  • Other race: 1.75%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Newton, Massachusetts is 89,679 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 88,923.

Newton, Massachusetts Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Newton Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Newton Population by Race

Newton Population Pyramid 2022

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Newton Median Age

41.1


Total

40.2


Male

41.9


Female

Newton Adults

There are 69,517 adults, (16,174 of whom are seniors) in Newton.

Newton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton Sex Ratio

Female

46,770

52.95%

Male

41,552

47.05%

Newton Population by Age

Newton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newton Household Types

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newton Households and Families

3.06

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Newton Households by Type

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Newton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newton Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Newton Educational Attainment by Race

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$81,830

Average Earnings

$107,644

Average Male

$62,980

Average Female

Newton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newton Language by Age

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Newton Language

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.

Newton Language

Newton Poverty by Race

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4.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.78%

Male Poverty Rate

4.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton

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%.

Newton Poverty

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Newton Poverty Rate by Education

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Newton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newton Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Newton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

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 35-44.

Newton Marital Status by Race

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Newton Marital Status

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2,143

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Newton Veterans by War

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Newton Veterans by Age

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Newton Veterans by Race

Newton Veterans by Education

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3.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

3.3%

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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44.58%

Born in Newton

78.69%

Native Born

21.31%

Foreign Born

7.61%

Non Citizen

13.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Newton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Newton Population by Year