Newton County, Indiana Population 2020

Newton County, Indiana's estimated population is 14,041 with a growth rate of 0.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Newton County, Indiana is the 82nd largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201814,011-30-0.21%
201714,041560.40%
201613,985170.12%
201513,968-118-0.84%
201414,086610.43%
201314,025-17-0.12%
201214,042-42-0.30%
201114,084-150-1.05%
201014,2346835.04%
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%

How Many People Live in Newton County, Indiana?

14,041

Newton County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,57696.85%
Some Other Race2832.02%
Two or More Races1080.77%
Black or African American370.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.10%

Newton County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2020

Newton County, Indiana Median Age

42.9


Total

42.7


Male

43.3


Female

Newton County, Indiana Adults

There are 10,978 adults, (2,568 of whom are seniors) in Newton County, Indiana.

Newton County, Indiana Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

7,014

50.04%

Male

7,004

49.96%

Newton County, Indiana Households and Families

Newton County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Newton County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All78.9%21.1%
Non Family73.5%26.5%
Female62.6%37.4%
Male60.6%39.4%

78.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5622.4878.9
Married2,9532.9187.2
Non Family1,7261.273.5
Female6523.3962.6
Male2314.0560.6

2.96

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Newton County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3533.55%
9th to 12th Grade1,08910.96%
High School Graduate4,39144.20%
Some College2,13521.49%
Associates Degree8528.58%
Bachelors Degree7747.79%
Graduate Degree3413.43%

Newton County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,4258,2001,024
Hispanic46826089
Other Race1599576
Multiple Races69652
Black2121
Native American127

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 other race people with a rate of 47.80%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,978$47,880$22,500
Less Than High School$35,870$48,125$7,917
High School Grad$32,468$48,197$18,459
Some College$36,314$47,500$27,019
Bachelors Degree$39,038$47,917$29,375
Graduate Degree$45,714$$46,150

$34,978

Average Earnings

$47,880

Average Male

$22,500

Average Female

Newton County, Indiana Language

Newton County, Indiana Language by Age

Newton County, Indiana Language

95.94% of Newton County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 4.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.88% of the population.

Newton County, Indiana Poverty

Newton County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,8701,65412.85%
Hispanic85517520.47%
Other2748832.12%
Multiple1081513.89%
Native14428.57%
Black10440.00%

13.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.42%

Male Poverty Rate

15.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Indiana is Black, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Indiana is White, with 12.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.41%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.65%
Some College9.12%
High School9.01%
Bachelors or Greater6.93%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.10%
Male Unemployed18.63%
Female Employed6.83%
Male Employed4.97%

Newton County, Indiana Income

Newton County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,146$61,872
Families$61,260$69,088
Married Families$65,680-
Non Families$32,500$40,576

Newton County, Indiana Marital Status

Newton County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Newton County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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

Newton County, Indiana Veterans

1,037

Number of Veterans

931

Male Veterans

106

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam436
First Gulf War179
Second Gulf War153
Korea106
World War II23

$Newton County, Indiana Veterans by Education

7.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton County, Indiana Employment Status

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Newton County, Indiana 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

63.21%

Born in Indiana

96.45%

Native Born

3.55%

Foreign Born

2.91%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.45% of Newton County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 63.21% having been born in Indiana. 2.91% 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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