Newtown, Connecticut Population 2021

28,093
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Newtown is a city located in Fairfield County Connecticut. Newtown has a 2020 population of 28,093. Newtown is currently growing at a rate of 0.36% annually and its population has increased by 1.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,598 in 2010. Newtown reached it's highest population of 28,093 in 2021.

The average household income in Newtown is $158,402 with a poverty rate of 2.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,443 per month, and the median house value is $398,200. The median age in Newtown is 46 years, 45.4 years for males, and 47 years for females.

Newtown Demographics

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

  • White: 91.90%
  • Asian: 2.65%
  • Two or more races: 1.84%
  • Black or African American: 1.69%
  • Other race: 1.57%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Newtown, Connecticut is 28,093 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,790.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 27,598.

Newtown, Connecticut Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,56991.90%
Asian7382.65%
Two or More Races5131.84%
Black or African American4701.69%
Some Other Race4371.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native730.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.08%
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Newtown Population by Race

Newtown Population Pyramid $2021

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Newtown Median Age

46


Total

45.4


Male

47


Female

Newtown Adults

There are 21,344 adults, (4,758 of whom are seniors) in Newtown.

Newtown Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Newtown Sex Ratio

Female

13,936

50.09%

Male

13,886

49.91%

Newtown Population by Age

Newtown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newtown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.3%5.7%
All88.4%11.6%
Male87.7%12.3%
Female82.1%17.9%
Non Family72.2%27.8%

88.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newtown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,8852.7588.4
Married6,7053.2494.3
Non Family2,1751.1572.2
Female5992.9582.1
Male4062.9887.7

3.16

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

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Newtown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2441.27%
9th to 12th Grade4862.53%
High School Graduate3,84920.06%
Some College3,05815.93%
Associates Degree1,1135.80%
Bachelors Degree5,86730.57%
Graduate Degree4,57423.83%
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Newtown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newtown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White17,53917,0659,654
Hispanic652577297
Asian521432278
Black379287137
Other Race18817765
2+ Races918249
Native American343434

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Newtown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$70,059$90,537$51,218
Less Than 9th Grade$$70,625$
High School Graduate$44,492$58,355$36,202
Some College$48,831$67,173$35,679
Bachelors Degree$80,711$109,742$54,267
Graduate Degree$102,677$146,125$80,335

$70,059

Average Earnings

$90,537

Average Male

$51,218

Average Female

Newtown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newtown Language by Age

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Newtown Language

88.77% of Newtown residents speak only English, while 11.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.94% of the population.

Newtown Language

Newtown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,3315912.43%
Asian738304.07%
Hispanic1,392241.72%
Other376184.79%
Multiple48471.45%
Black25320.79%

2.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.05%

Male Poverty Rate

2.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newtown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newtown is Other, with 4.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newtown is Black, with 0.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.58%.

Newtown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade7.91%
High School6.62%
Some College1.90%
Bachelors or Greater1.19%

Newtown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed11.93%
Female Unemployed8.98%
Female Employed1.04%
Male Employed0.40%

Newtown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newtown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$127,602$158,402
Families$151,643$177,455
Married Families$158,978-
Non Families$47,428$83,901
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Income by Household Type

Newtown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.9%

Male Marriage Rate

59.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Newtown Married by Age and Sex

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Newtown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Newtown Marital Status by Race

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Newtown Marital Status

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1,242

Number of Veterans

1,166

Male Veterans

76

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam537
Korea121
World War II104
First Gulf War94
Second Gulf War69

Newtown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+519
65 to 74347
55 to 64210
35 to 54134
18 to 3432

Newtown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1515.78%
Asian539.17%
Hispanic404.37%
Other Race2910.14%
Black92.29%

Newtown Veterans by Race

Newtown Veterans by Education

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0.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newtown Veterans by Education

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66.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Newtown Employment by Age

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Newtown Employment by Race

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Newtown 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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51.08%

Born in Newtown

92.33%

Native Born

7.67%

Foreign Born

1.51%

Non Citizen

6.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.33% of Newtown residents were born in the United States, with 51.08% having been born in Connecticut. 1.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Newtown Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202128,0931010.36%
202027,9921010.36%
201927,8911010.36%
201827,790700.25%
201727,720-92-0.33%
201627,812-85-0.30%
201527,897-36-0.13%
201427,933-125-0.45%
201328,058-7-0.02%
201228,0652510.90%
201127,8142160.78%
201027,5980.00%

Newtown Population by Year