Newton County, Indiana Population 2021

Newton County, Indiana's estimated population is 13,980 with a growth rate of -0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Newton County, Indiana is the 83rd largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 14,233 and has seen a growth of -1.78% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202113,980-2-0.01%
202013,982-2-0.01%
201913,984-2-0.01%
201813,986-41-0.29%
201714,027350.25%
201613,992210.15%
201513,971-116-0.82%
201414,087590.42%
201314,028-15-0.11%
201214,043-43-0.31%
201114,086-147-1.03%
201014,2336825.03%
199013,551-1,293-8.71%
198014,8443,23827.90%
197011,6061040.90%
196011,5024964.51%
195011,0062312.14%
194010,7759349.49%
19309,841-303-2.99%
192010,144-360-3.43%
191010,504560.54%
190010,4481,64518.69%
18908,8036367.79%
18808,1672,33840.11%
18705,8293,469146.99%
18602,3600.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.01%
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State
County Seat
2010 Population
14,233
Growth Since 2010
-1.78%
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Newton County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,61797.32%
Some Other Race2231.59%
Two or More Races1000.71%
Black or African American330.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.14%
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Newton County, Indiana Population by Race

Newton County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Newton County, Indiana Median Age

43.1


Total

42.8


Male

43.4


Female

Newton County, Indiana Adults

There are 10,997 adults, (2,647 of whom are seniors) in Newton County, Indiana.

Newton County, Indiana Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

7,003

50.05%

Male

6,989

49.95%

Newton County, Indiana Population by Age

Newton County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newton County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All77.9%22.1%
Non Family75.5%24.5%
Female63.9%36.1%
Male44.1%55.9%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newton County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5732.4777.9
Married2,9062.9685.8
Non Family1,7381.1775.5
Female6433.263.9
Male2863.7844.1

2.97

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Newton County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3273.30%
9th to 12th Grade1,08510.95%
High School Graduate4,23942.79%
Some College2,21122.32%
Associates Degree8698.77%
Bachelors Degree8268.34%
Graduate Degree3503.53%
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Newton County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newton County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,4208,1991,152
Hispanic43725422
Other Race108438
2+ Races60572
Black2424
Native American1611

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.23%.

Newton County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,957$49,870$26,181
Less Than 9th Grade$36,875$50,118$
High School Graduate$38,406$51,803$22,564
Some College$37,136$43,657$30,947
Bachelors Degree$39,596$53,438$30,808
Graduate Degree$42,083$$48,125

$37,957

Average Earnings

$49,870

Average Male

$26,181

Average Female

Newton County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newton County, Indiana Language by Age

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Newton County, Indiana Language

96.21% of Newton County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.58% of the population.

Newton County, Indiana Language

Newton County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,7891,59812.50%
Hispanic88313915.74%
Other213209.39%
Multiple1001717.00%
Native19526.32%
Black11327.27%

12.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.68%

Male Poverty Rate

14.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Indiana is Black, with 27.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Indiana is Other, with 9.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.85%.

Newton County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.93%
Some College9.91%
High School9.01%
Bachelors or Greater2.27%

Newton County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed35.42%
Female Unemployed34.86%
Female Employed5.67%
Male Employed3.95%

Newton County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newton County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,356$63,790
Families$65,837$72,458
Married Families$70,833-
Non Families$32,190$40,317
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Income by Household Type

Newton County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Newton County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Newton County, Indiana 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, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Newton County, Indiana Marital Status

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1,013

Number of Veterans

897

Male Veterans

116

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam367
First Gulf War204
Second Gulf War142
Korea97
World War II40

Newton County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74340
75+260
35 to 54191
55 to 64152
18 to 3470

Newton County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0109.43%
Hispanic244.13%
2+ Races34.62%

Newton County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Newton County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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6.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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58.7%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Newton County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Newton County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Newton County, Indiana 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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62.68%

Born in Newton County, Indiana

97.29%

Native Born

2.71%

Foreign Born

2.01%

Non Citizen

0.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.29% of Newton County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 62.68% having been born in Indiana. 2.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Newton County, Indiana 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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