Newton, Mississippi Population 2021

3,053
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Newton is a city located in Newton County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 3,053, it is the 82nd largest city in Mississippi and the 6210th largest city in the United States . Newton is currently declining at a rate of -1.64% annually and its population has decreased by -9.49% 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 427 people per square mile.

The average household income in Newton is $42,407 with a poverty rate of 38.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $670 per month, and the median house value is $74,500. The median age in Newton is 37.5 years, 41.1 years for males, and 32.9 years for females.

Newton Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 73.54%
  • White: 25.65%
  • Two or more races: 0.56%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Newton, Mississippi is 3,053 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,206.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,373.

Newton, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,36873.54%
White82625.65%
Two or More Races180.56%
Asian80.25%
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Newton Population by Race

Newton Population Pyramid $2021

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Newton Median Age

37.5


Total

41.1


Male

32.9


Female

Newton Adults

There are 2,353 adults, (412 of whom are seniors) in Newton.

Newton Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton Sex Ratio

Female

1,837

57.05%

Male

1,383

42.95%

Newton Population by Age

Newton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94%6%
All58.3%41.7%
Non Family45.8%54.2%
Female39.9%60.1%
Male10.7%89.3%

58.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3052.3858.3
Married4642.8494
Non Family4281.0145.8
Female2913.2939.9
Male1223.2810.7

2.95

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Newton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade894.29%
9th to 12th Grade1296.22%
High School Graduate72935.17%
Some College52025.08%
Associates Degree27613.31%
Bachelors Degree28513.75%
Graduate Degree452.17%
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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
Black1,3971,258161
White615536149
Hispanic757520
2+ Races55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 26.67%.

Newton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,527$28,409$19,960
Less Than 9th Grade$23,958$$
High School Graduate$20,700$30,179$15,587
Some College$21,429$27,031$19,348
Bachelors Degree$37,083$$28,636
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,527

Average Earnings

$28,409

Average Male

$19,960

Average Female

Newton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newton Language by Age

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Newton Language

98.16% of Newton residents speak only English, while 1.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.84% of the population.

Newton Language

Newton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,3561,11347.24%
White7197610.57%
Hispanic802430.00%
Multiple1818100.00%
Asian88100.00%

38.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.74%

Male Poverty Rate

43.61%

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 10.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.07%.

Newton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College39.35%
High School29.06%
Less Than 9th Grade17.29%
Bachelors or Greater16.92%

Newton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.00%
Female Employed14.93%
Male Employed12.12%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Newton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,530$42,407
Families$30,417$50,999
Married Families$47,250-
Non Families$19,529$24,494
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Income by Household Type

Newton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

32.7%

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 45-54.

Newton Marital Status by Race

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Newton Marital Status

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222

Number of Veterans

177

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War104
Vietnam45
Second Gulf War12
Korea10
World War II9

Newton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54131
55 to 6440
75+37
65 to 7414
18 to 34

Newton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black16910.37%
White537.46%

Newton Veterans by Race

Newton Veterans by Education

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25.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton Veterans by Education

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53.7%

Labor Force Participation

48.9%

Employment Rate

8.9%

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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88.79%

Born in Newton

98.76%

Native Born

1.24%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.76% of Newton residents were born in the United States, with 88.79% 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.

Newton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,053-51-1.64%
20203,104-51-1.62%
20193,155-51-1.59%
20183,206-9-0.28%
20173,215-37-1.14%
20163,252-30-0.91%
20153,282-35-1.06%
20143,31740.12%
20133,313-8-0.24%
20123,321-3-0.09%
20113,324-34-1.01%
20103,358-341-0.96%
20003,699-2-0.01%
19903,701-7-0.02%
19803,7081520.42%
19703,5563781.13%
19603,1782660.88%
19502,9120.00%

Newton Population by Year