Newton, Ohio Population 2024

3,264

Newton is a city located in Licking County Ohio. Newton has a 2024 population of 3,264. Newton is currently growing at a rate of 0.65% annually and its population has increased by 3.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,166 in 2020.

The average household income in Newton is $88,526 with a poverty rate of 5.33%. The median age in Newton is 41.1 years: 43.5 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.

Newton Demographics

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

  • White: 98.72%
  • Two or more races: 1.15%
  • Other race: 0.12%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
23.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
140.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.1% (98)
The current population of Newton, Ohio is 3,264 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,166.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,16898.72%
Two or more races371.15%
Other race40.12%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Newton Population by Race

Newton Population Pyramid 2024

Newton Median Age

41.1

Total

43.5

Male

37.3

Female

Newton Adults

There are 2,504 adults, (676 of whom are seniors) in Newton.

Newton Age Dependency

75.5

Age Dependency Ratio

37

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton Sex Ratio

Female1,80556.25%
Male1,40443.75%

Newton Population by Age

Newton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1762.7386.213.8
Married5973.3185.914.1
Non Family3571.2688.211.8
Male1393.6692.87.2
Female833.368.731.3

3.24

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

86.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Newton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade843.87%
Associates Degree1667.64%
Bachelors Degree33015.19%
Graduate Degree1778.15%
High School Graduate96044.18%
Less Than 9th Grade30.14%
Some College45320.85%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Newton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,1432,057503
Hispanic19194
2+ Races11100
Other Race222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Newton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$68,750$85,651$0
Graduate Degree$57,708$66,176$46,756
High School Graduate$44,783$54,435$18,963
Less Than 9th Grade$39,500$40,547$38,229
Overall$45,694$54,479$34,375
Some College$31,908$40,250$29,672

$45,694

Average Earnings

$54,479

Average Male

$34,375

Average Female

Newton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Newton Language

97.88% of Newton residents speak only English, while 2.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.05% of the population.

Newton Language

Newton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,1431695.38%
Hispanic2926.9%

5.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.34%

Male Poverty Rate

4.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton is Hispanic, with 6.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newton is White, with 5.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.57%.

Newton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College10.5%
Less Than 9th Grade4.6%
High School4.06%
Bachelors or Greater1.58%

Newton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed44.44%
Male Employed3.8%
Female Employed2.27%
Male Unemployed0%

Newton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$93,073$102,727
Households$69,125$88,526
Married Families$105,938$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,813$45,517

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Newton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Newton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Newton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

320

Number of Veterans

264

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam128
First Gulf War88
Second Gulf War41
Korea3
World War II1

Newton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5498
65 to 7483
75+58
55 to 6450
18 to 3431

Newton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White32012.96%
Hispanic1368.42%

Newton Veterans by Race

Newton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Newton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Newton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Newton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.35%

Born in Newton

99.41%

Native Born

0.59%

Foreign Born

0.44%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.41% of Newton residents were born in the United States, with 85.35% having been born in Ohio. 0.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Newton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,369210.63%
20283,348210.63%
20273,327210.64%
20263,306210.64%
20253,285210.64%
20243,264210.65%
20233,243210.65%
20223,222210.66%
20213,201351.11%
20203,166-287-8.31%
20193,453270.79%
20183,426381.12%
20173,388290.86%
20163,359250.75%
20153,334240.73%
20143,310180.55%
20133,292170.52%
20123,27530.09%
20113,27280.25%
20103,26400%

Newton Population by Year