Newton County, Georgia Population 2024

122,227

Newton County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 122,227 with a growth rate of 1.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Newton County, Georgia is the 22nd largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 100,128 and has seen a growth of 22.07% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029133,7422,3031.75%
2028131,4392,3031.78%
2027129,1362,3031.82%
2026126,8332,3031.85%
2025124,5302,3031.88%
2024122,2272,3031.92%
2023119,9242,3031.96%
2022117,6212,3032%
2021115,3182,4752.19%
2020112,8439490.85%
2019111,8942,3382.13%
2018109,5561,6531.53%
2017107,9031,3741.29%
2016106,5291,6091.53%
2015104,9201,4501.4%
2014103,4701,4101.38%
2013102,0601,0951.08%
2012100,9655190.52%
2011100,4463180.32%
2010100,128
199041,8087,31921.22%
198034,4898,20731.23%
197026,2825,28325.16%
196020,9998144.03%
195020,1851,6098.66%
194018,5761,2867.44%
193017,290-4,390-20.25%
192021,6803,23117.51%
191018,4491,71510.25%
190016,7342,42416.94%
189014,3106875.04%
188013,623-992-6.79%
187014,6152952.06%
186014,3201,0247.7%
185013,2961,66814.34%
184011,6284734.24%
183011,155-122,587-91.66%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.92% (2,303)
County Website
Newton County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
100,128
Area
272 mi²
Density
449 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
22.07% (22,099)
Founded
November 30, 1821

Newton County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American53,07246.84%
White50,82944.86%
Two or more races5,5564.9%
Other race2,1301.88%
Asian1,6191.43%
Native American920.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Newton County, Georgia Population by Race

Newton County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Newton County, Georgia Median Age

36.4

Total

34.5

Male

37.9

Female

Newton County, Georgia Adults

There are 84,363 adults, (14,952 of whom are seniors) in Newton County, Georgia.

Newton County, Georgia Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female59,68452.68%
Male53,61447.32%

Newton County, Georgia Population by Age

Newton County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All39,9062.8172.627.4
Married19,1683.4182.817.2
Non Family10,5661.2668.731.3
Female7,9063.2955.644.4
Male2,2663.2263.436.6
showing: 5 rows

3.28

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Newton County, Georgia 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

Newton County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newton County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.13%.

Newton County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,725

Average Earnings

$46,418

Average Male

$37,015

Average Female

Newton County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newton County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Newton County, Georgia Language

93.05% of Newton County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 6.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.69% of the population.

Newton County, Georgia Language

Newton County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black52,3537,94015.17%
White47,1714,94810.49%
Multiple5,4531,41425.93%
Hispanic6,9611,32819.08%
Asian1,38721315.36%
Other2,120221.04%
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13.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.57%

Male Poverty Rate

14.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Georgia is Multiple, with 25.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Georgia is Other, with 1.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.29%.

Newton County, Georgia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.5%
Some College13.21%
High School10.65%
Bachelors or Greater5.67%
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Newton County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed23.34%
Male Unemployed21.32%
Female Employed8.14%
Male Employed6.33%
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Newton County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newton County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Newton County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Newton County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Newton County, Georgia 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 County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Newton County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

7,175

Number of Veterans

6,206

Male Veterans

969

Female Veterans

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Newton County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Newton County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Newton County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Newton County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.1%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Newton County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Newton County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Newton County, Georgia 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

62.35%

Born in Newton County, Georgia

93.71%

Native Born

6.29%

Foreign Born

3.29%

Non Citizen

3%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.71% of Newton County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 62.35% having been born in Georgia. 3.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Newton County, Georgia Place of Birth

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