Newton is a city located in Catawba County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 13,291, it is the 75th largest city in North Carolina and the 2519th largest city in the United States . Newton is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually and its population has increased by 2.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,968 in 2010. Newton reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 14 miles, Newton has a population density of 965 people per square mile.
The average household income in Newton is $54,821 with a poverty rate of 12.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $754 per month, and the median house value is $110,200. The median age in Newton is 41.2 years, 39.5 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.