Newton County, Missouri Population 2022

Newton County, Missouri's estimated population is 58,754 with a growth rate of 0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Newton County, Missouri is the 19th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 58,114 and has seen a growth of 1.10% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18403,7900.00%
18504,26847812.61%
18609,3195,051118.35%
187012,8213,50237.58%
188018,9476,12647.78%
189022,1083,16116.68%
190027,0014,89322.13%
191027,1361350.50%
192024,886-2,250-8.29%
193026,9592,0738.33%
194029,0392,0807.72%
195028,240-799-2.75%
196030,0931,8536.56%
197032,9012,8089.33%
198040,5557,65423.26%
199044,4453,8909.59%
201058,11413,66930.75%
201158,167530.09%
201258,220530.09%
201358,273530.09%
201458,326530.09%
201558,379530.09%
201658,432530.09%
201758,485530.09%
201858,538530.09%
201958,591530.09%
202058,648570.10%
202158,701530.09%
202258,754530.09%
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Newton County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White50,87187.28%
Black or African American5961.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1111.91%
Asian8161.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6411.10%
Some Other Race3910.67%
Two or More Races3,8626.63%
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Newton County, Missouri Population by Race

Newton County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2022

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Newton County, Missouri Median Age

39.7


Total

37.8


Male

41.5


Female

Newton County, Missouri Adults

There are 44,358 adults, (10,629 of whom are seniors) in Newton County, Missouri.

Newton County, Missouri Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

29,344

50.34%

Male

28,944

49.66%

Newton County, Missouri Population by Age

Newton County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newton County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
Male75%25%
All72.3%27.7%
Non Family57.3%42.7%
Female49.7%50.3%

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newton County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,1232.5972.3
Married12,8693.1482.9
Male8923.1775
Female1,6543.4649.7
Non Family6,7081.2357.3

3.1

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Newton County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6814.24%
9th to 12th Grade3,1057.83%
High School Graduate13,89435.06%
Some College8,93222.54%
Associates Degree3,4538.71%
Bachelors Degree5,85914.78%
Graduate Degree2,7106.84%
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Newton County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newton County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races1,9901,790705
Asian511426132
Hispanic1,483900328
White34,52930,7867,414
Other Race22817336
Native American769684111
Black35332621
Islander2191465

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 92.35%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 35.43%.

Newton County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,276$39,227$28,218
Less Than 9th Grade$26,778$30,712$20,808
High School Graduate$28,738$35,800$20,812
Some College$31,869$42,500$26,842
Bachelors Degree$40,634$38,917$41,179
Graduate Degree$61,563$90,511$48,566

$33,276

Average Earnings

$39,227

Average Male

$28,218

Average Female

Newton County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newton County, Missouri Language by Age

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Newton County, Missouri Language

94.78% of Newton County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 5.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.54% of the population.

Newton County, Missouri Language

Newton County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black52823744.89%
Hispanic3,18196930.46%
Islander64115424.02%
Multiple3,77965317.28%
Native1,11118416.56%
White47,9015,76712.04%
Asian796303.77%
Other126NaN%

13.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.66%

Male Poverty Rate

14.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Missouri is Black, with 44.89% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.48%.

Newton County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.71%
High School10.01%
Some College11.61%
Bachelors or Greater4.70%

Newton County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.86%
Male Unemployed26.86%
Female Employed8.85%
Female Unemployed40.21%

Newton County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newton County, Missouri Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,067$78,240
Families$65,045$94,223
Married Families$70,650$103,792
Non Families$30,499$37,989
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Income by Household Type

Newton County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Newton County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

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Newton County, Missouri 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, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Newton County, Missouri Marital Status

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4,499

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War826
First Gulf War927
Vietnam1,786
Korea359
World War II53

Newton County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34323
35 to 541,112
55 to 64647
65 to 741,314
75+1,103

Newton County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,32610.95%
Black214.93%
Native American566.32%
Asian61.08%
Other Race20.61%
2+ Races883.82%
Hispanic412.18%

Newton County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Newton County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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6.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Newton County, Missouri Employment by Age

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Newton County, Missouri Employment by Race

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Newton County, Missouri 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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59.57%

Born in Newton County, Missouri

96.88%

Native Born

3.12%

Foreign Born

1.92%

Non Citizen

1.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.88% of Newton County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 59.57% having been born in Missouri. 1.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Newton County, Missouri 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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