Newton County, Georgia Population 2021

Newton County, Georgia's estimated population is 116,390 with a growth rate of 2.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Newton County, Georgia is the 24th largest county inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 100,133 and has seen a growth of 16.24% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021116,3902,3232.04%
2020114,0672,3232.08%
2019111,7442,3232.12%
2018109,4211,5751.46%
2017107,8461,3471.26%
2016106,4991,6151.54%
2015104,8841,4431.39%
2014103,4411,4011.37%
2013102,0401,0841.07%
2012100,9565120.51%
2011100,4443110.31%
2010100,13358,325139.51%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
2.04%
County Website
State
Founded
November 30, 1821
County Seat
2010 Population
100,133
Growth Since 2010
16.24%
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Newton County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White54,44250.37%
Black or African American48,48344.86%
Two or More Races2,5332.34%
Asian1,2051.11%
Some Other Race9840.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native3440.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander880.08%
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Newton County, Georgia Population by Race

Newton County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Newton County, Georgia Median Age

36.4


Total

34.1


Male

37.8


Female

Newton County, Georgia Adults

There are 79,550 adults, (13,687 of whom are seniors) in Newton County, Georgia.

Newton County, Georgia Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

56,846

52.60%

Male

51,233

47.40%

Newton County, Georgia Population by Age

Newton County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newton County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male42.6%57.4%
Female48.2%51.8%
Non Family59.9%40.1%
All67.6%32.4%
Married82%18%

67.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newton County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All37,0182.8867.6
Married17,9343.5682
Non Family10,3971.2459.9
Female7,0093.4748.2
Male1,6783.3842.6

3.44

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

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Newton County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6503.83%
9th to 12th Grade6,6109.54%
High School Graduate23,39833.78%
Some College17,75725.64%
Associates Degree5,1587.45%
Bachelors Degree8,58112.39%
Graduate Degree5,1147.38%
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Newton County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newton County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White35,25030,5726,946
Black29,18225,8105,932
Hispanic2,8891,743308
2+ Races1,026932188
Other Race678615130
Asian662613114
Native American250250200
Islander8888

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 80.00%.

Newton County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,421$41,340$30,754
Less Than 9th Grade$19,089$25,539$16,266
High School Graduate$31,286$34,640$25,636
Some College$34,380$44,901$26,951
Bachelors Degree$46,053$64,083$41,679
Graduate Degree$60,232$67,019$54,688

$34,421

Average Earnings

$41,340

Average Male

$30,754

Average Female

Newton County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newton County, Georgia Language by Age

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Newton County, Georgia Language

93.57% of Newton County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 6.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.16% of the population.

Newton County, Georgia Language

Newton County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black47,9239,49719.82%
White49,5425,95612.02%
Hispanic5,84269311.86%
Multiple2,51056022.31%
Other97018819.38%
Asian1,095201.83%
Native34472.03%

15.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.18%

Male Poverty Rate

16.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Georgia is Multiple, with 22.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Georgia is Asian, with 1.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.76%.

Newton County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.79%
Some College13.83%
High School13.04%
Bachelors or Greater4.37%

Newton County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed35.12%
Male Unemployed31.40%
Female Employed9.44%
Male Employed6.06%

Newton County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newton County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,316$71,820
Families$62,776$79,421
Married Families$76,813$95,253
Non Families$34,827$47,948
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Income by Household Type

Newton County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Newton County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Newton County, Georgia Marital Status

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6,827

Number of Veterans

6,176

Male Veterans

651

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,150
First Gulf War2,013
Second Gulf War1,668
Korea349
World War II159

Newton County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,329
65 to 741,638
55 to 641,151
75+1,046
18 to 34663

Newton County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,7318.95%
Black2,7578.04%
2+ Races19014.97%
Hispanic1634.68%
Native American11244.80%
Other Race374.24%

Newton County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Newton County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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7.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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63.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Newton County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Newton County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Newton County, Georgia 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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63.08%

Born in Newton County, Georgia

93.99%

Native Born

6.01%

Foreign Born

2.53%

Non Citizen

3.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.99% of Newton County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 63.08% having been born in Georgia. 2.53% 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

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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