Newton County, Georgia Population 2020

Newton County, Georgia's estimated population is 112,753 with a growth rate of 1.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Newton County, Georgia is the 23rd largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020112,7531,6061.44%
2019111,1471,6061.47%
2018109,5411,6061.49%
2017107,9351,3351.25%
2016106,6001,6591.58%
2015104,9411,4711.42%
2014103,4701,4061.38%
2013102,0641,0911.08%
2012100,9735200.52%
2011100,4532990.30%
2010100,15458,346139.56%
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%
186014,3201,0247.70%
185013,2961,66814.34%
184011,6284734.24%
183011,1550.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.44%
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Founded
November 30, 1821
County Seat

Newton County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White54,32651.01%
Black or African American46,86944.01%
Two or More Races2,7482.58%
Asian1,1451.08%
Some Other Race1,0020.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native3230.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander840.08%

Newton County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Newton County, Georgia Median Age

36.2


Total

33.9


Male

37.6


Female

Newton County, Georgia Adults

There are 78,090 adults, (13,118 of whom are seniors) in Newton County, Georgia.

Newton County, Georgia Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

55,899

52.49%

Male

50,598

47.51%

Newton County, Georgia Households and Families

Newton County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Newton County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All67.7%32.3%
Non Family61.4%38.6%
Female44.8%55.2%
Male43.5%56.5%

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,6262.8767.7
Married17,7143.5382.4
Non Family10,5281.2361.4
Female6,6693.5844.8
Male1,7153.3543.5

3.44

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Newton County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6693.93%
9th to 12th Grade6,97710.26%
High School Graduate22,87633.65%
Some College17,15425.23%
Associates Degree5,0047.36%
Bachelors Degree8,14811.98%
Graduate Degree5,1637.59%

Newton County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35,47530,7206,763
Black27,93024,2275,672
Hispanic2,7271,647401
Multiple Races1,080925165
Other Race66455199
Asian650565187
Native American259254193
Islander8484

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 74.52%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,503$41,207$30,366
Less Than High School$19,333$24,962$15,367
High School Grad$31,581$34,975$26,365
Some College$33,873$45,343$27,315
Bachelors Degree$45,036$59,578$40,125
Graduate Degree$59,900$62,725$55,809

$34,503

Average Earnings

$41,207

Average Male

$30,366

Average Female

Newton County, Georgia Language

Newton County, Georgia Language by Age

Newton County, Georgia Language

93.50% of Newton County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 6.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.99% of the population.

Newton County, Georgia Poverty

Newton County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black46,31710,53822.75%
White50,0816,84013.66%
Hispanic5,5941,20521.54%
Multiple2,69852219.35%
Other99113914.03%
Asian1,057292.74%
Native323195.88%

17.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.86%

Male Poverty Rate

18.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Georgia is Black, with 22.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Georgia is Asian, with 2.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.49%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.21%
High School15.36%
Some College13.80%
Bachelors or Greater3.74%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.90%
Male Unemployed33.11%
Female Employed10.54%
Male Employed6.75%

Newton County, Georgia Income

Newton County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,309$68,715
Families$61,405$76,147
Married Families$75,146$91,242
Non Families$33,405$46,581

Newton County, Georgia Marital Status

Newton County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Newton County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Newton County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Newton County, Georgia Veterans

7,042

Number of Veterans

6,462

Male Veterans

580

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,258
First Gulf War1,972
Second Gulf War1,781
Korea464
World War II160
Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,505
65 to 741,661
55 to 641,109
75+1,035
18 to 34732
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,0429.72%
Black2,6958.21%
Hispanic1815.46%
2 or More15911.56%
Indian10440.15%
Other424.76%

$Newton County, Georgia Veterans by Education

5.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton County, Georgia Employment Status

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Newton County, Georgia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

64.03%

Born in Georgia

94.03%

Native Born

5.97%

Foreign Born

2.61%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.03% of Newton County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 64.03% having been born in Georgia. 2.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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