Newtown, Connecticut Population 2024

1,947

Newtown is a city located in Fairfield County Connecticut. Newtown has a 2024 population of 1,947. Newtown is currently growing at a rate of 0.1% annually and its population has increased by 2.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,908 in 2020.

The average household income in Newtown is $176,660 with a poverty rate of 2.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Newtown is 43.7 years, 44.5 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

Newtown Demographics

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

  • White: 87.03%
  • Two or more races: 6.94%
  • Other race: 2.14%
  • Asian: 1.99%
  • Black or African American: 1.89%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
845.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.04% (39)
The current population of Newtown, Connecticut is 1,947 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,908.

Newtown, Connecticut Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,70587.03%
Two or more races1366.94%
Other race422.14%
Asian391.99%
Black or African American371.89%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Newtown Population by Race

Newtown Population Pyramid 2024

Newtown Median Age

43.7

Total

44.5

Male

43.4

Female

Newtown Adults

There are 1,512 adults, (372 of whom are seniors) in Newtown.

Newtown Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Newtown Sex Ratio

Female1,00051.05%
Male95948.95%

Newtown Population by Age

Newtown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6972.7989.210.8
Married4713.3889.410.6
Non Family1531.0887.612.4
Female622.5890.39.7
Male112.731000
showing: 5 rows

3.24

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

89.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Newtown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Newtown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newtown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 91.3%.

Newtown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$77,000

Average Earnings

$91,591

Average Male

$66,466

Average Female

Newtown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newtown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Newtown Language

92.31% of Newtown residents speak only English, while 7.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.3% of the population.

Newtown Language

Newtown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,688372.19%
Multiple13642.94%
Hispanic18142.21%
Black3725.41%
Asian3912.56%
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2.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.56%

Male Poverty Rate

2.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newtown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newtown is Black, with 5.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newtown is White, with 2.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 2.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.85%.

Newtown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.26%
Some College6.19%
High School4.85%
Bachelors or Greater1.56%
showing: 4 rows

Newtown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Unemployed20.69%
Female Employed0.44%
Male Employed0.33%
showing: 4 rows

Newtown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newtown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Newtown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.6%

Male Marriage Rate

61.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Newtown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Newtown 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.

Newtown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Newtown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

113

Number of Veterans

113

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Newtown Veterans by War

count

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Newtown Veterans by Age

count

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Newtown Veterans by Race

Newtown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newtown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Newtown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Newtown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Newtown 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

50.69%

Born in Newtown

93.06%

Native Born

6.94%

Foreign Born

3.68%

Non Citizen

3.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.06% of Newtown residents were born in the United States, with 50.69% having been born in Connecticut. 3.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Newtown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,95720.1%
20281,95520.1%
20271,95320.1%
20261,95120.1%
20251,94920.1%
20241,94720.1%
20231,94520.1%
20221,94320.1%
20211,941331.73%
20201,908-50-2.55%
20191,95860.31%
20181,95240.21%
20171,948-3-0.15%
20161,951-7-0.36%
20151,958-4-0.2%
20141,962-3-0.15%
20131,96530.15%
20121,962140.72%
20111,948170.88%
20101,931
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Newtown Population by Year