Newton, Mississippi Population 2020

3,163
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Newton is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 3,163, it is the 82nd largest city in Mississippi and the 6086th largest city in the United States. Newton is currently declining at a rate of -0.94% annually and its population has decreased by -6.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,373 in 2010. Newton reached it's highest population of 3,708 in 1980. Spanning over 7 miles, Newton has a population density of 442 people per square mile.

The average household income in Newton is $39,595 with a poverty rate of 30.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $546 per month, and the median house value is $72,000. The median age in Newton is 36.6 years, 37.7 years for males, and 36.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 76.3 males.

Newton Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 71.06%
  • White: 28.64%
  • Two or more races: 0.22%
  • Asian: 0.09%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Newton, Mississippi is 3,163, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,223.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,373.

Newton, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,31071.06%
White93128.64%
Two or More Races70.22%
Asian30.09%
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Newton Population Pyramid 2020

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Newton Median Age

36.6


Total

37.7


Male

36.3


Female

Newton Adults

There are 2,401 adults, (481 of whom are seniors) in Newton.

Newton Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton Sex Ratio

Female

1,844

56.72%

Male

1,407

43.28%

Newton Households and Families

Newton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89%11%
All59.3%40.7%
Female50.5%49.5%
Non Family45.3%54.7%
Male19.2%80.8%

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3722.2759.3
Non Family5231.0145.3
Married4272.7589
Female3703.2650.5
Male523.8719.2

2.96

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Newton Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1054.97%
9th to 12th Grade1265.97%
High School Graduate60728.74%
Some College64930.73%
Associates Degree27312.93%
Bachelors Degree30614.49%
Graduate Degree462.18%
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Newton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,3181,187159
White730630171
Hispanic646422

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 34.38%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,118$28,806$22,986
Less Than High School$24,531$$
High School Grad$30,859$33,398$15,268
Some College$21,391$21,295$22,143
Bachelors Degree$37,344$104,545$32,500
Graduate Degree$83,125$$

$26,118

Average Earnings

$28,806

Average Male

$22,986

Average Female

Newton Language

Newton Language by Age

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Newton Language

98.52% of Newton residents speak only English, while 1.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.48% of the population.

Newton Poverty

Newton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,28887038.02%
White8089011.14%
Multiple77100.00%
Asian33100.00%

30.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.06%

Male Poverty Rate

32.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newton is White, with 11.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.10%.

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Name Poverty
Some College28.56%
High School25.84%
Less Than High School22.47%
Bachelors or Greater10.82%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.13%
Male Employed15.81%
Female Employed8.10%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Newton Income

Newton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,361$39,595
Families$31,781$48,392
Married Families$51,902-
Non Families$19,360$25,036
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Newton Marital Status

Newton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.3%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Newton Marital Status by Race

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Newton Veterans

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219

Number of Veterans

175

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War92
Vietnam76
Second Gulf War13
Korea10
World War II8
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54104
55 to 6453
75+34
65 to 7428
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black16610.59%
White536.39%

Newton Veterans by Education

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22.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton Employment Status

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54.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

11.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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87.02%

Born in Mississippi

98.65%

Native Born

1.35%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.65% of Newton residents were born in the United States, with 87.02% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,163-30-0.94%
20193,193-30-0.93%
20183,223-10-0.31%
20173,233-30-0.92%
20163,263-29-0.88%
20153,292-30-0.90%
20143,32270.21%
20133,315-10-0.30%
20123,32510.03%
20113,324-37-1.10%
20103,361-338-0.95%
20003,699-2-0.01%
19903,701-7-0.02%
19803,7081520.42%
19703,5563781.13%
19603,1782660.88%
19502,9120.00%