Newton County, Missouri Population 2021

Newton County, Missouri's estimated population is 58,392 with a growth rate of 0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Newton County, Missouri is the 20th largest county inMissouri. The 2010 Population was 58,177 and has seen a growth of 0.37% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202158,392780.13%
202058,314780.13%
201958,236780.13%
201858,158-33-0.06%
201758,191130.02%
201658,178400.07%
201558,138110.02%
201458,127-251-0.43%
201358,378-259-0.44%
201258,637740.13%
201158,5633860.66%
201058,17713,73230.90%
199044,4453,8909.59%
198040,5557,65423.26%
197032,9012,8089.33%
196030,0931,8536.56%
195028,240-799-2.75%
194029,0392,0807.72%
193026,9592,0738.33%
192024,886-2,250-8.29%
191027,1361350.50%
190027,0014,89322.13%
189022,1083,16116.68%
188018,9476,12647.78%
187012,8213,50237.58%
18609,3195,051118.35%
18504,26847812.61%
18403,7900.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.13% (78)
County Website
Founded
December 15, 1838
County Seat
2010 Population
58,177
Growth Since 2010
0.37% (215)
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Newton County, Missouri Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White52,55990.34%
Two or More Races1,9443.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,3982.40%
Asian8311.43%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5861.01%
Black or African American5490.94%
Some Other Race3130.54%
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Newton County, Missouri Population by Race

Newton County, Missouri Population Pyramid $2021

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Newton County, Missouri Median Age

39.9


Total

37.6


Male

41.8


Female

Newton County, Missouri Adults

There are 44,203 adults, (10,322 of whom are seniors) in Newton County, Missouri.

Newton County, Missouri Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

29,368

50.48%

Male

28,812

49.52%

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
Female49.4%50.6%
Non Family58.8%41.2%
Male61%39%
All71.5%28.5%
Married82.5%17.5%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newton County, Missouri Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,2022.5771.5
Married12,6123.1382.5
Non Family6,6751.1958.8
Female1,9543.449.4
Male9613.2261

3.09

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Newton County, Missouri Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7154.36%
9th to 12th Grade3,3468.51%
High School Graduate13,57934.53%
Some College9,28123.60%
Associates Degree3,5328.98%
Bachelors Degree5,22413.28%
Graduate Degree2,6506.74%
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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
White35,25531,2687,196
Hispanic1,424809166
2+ Races896816237
Native American888702102
Asian485361145
Black32128437
Other Race21215227
Islander19799

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 91.07%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 29.90%.

Newton County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,451$38,715$27,736
Less Than 9th Grade$26,407$30,496$20,694
High School Graduate$29,430$34,772$22,167
Some College$31,801$42,428$25,705
Bachelors Degree$39,741$40,166$39,350
Graduate Degree$58,608$81,346$45,450

$32,451

Average Earnings

$38,715

Average Male

$27,736

Average Female

Newton County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newton County, Missouri Language by Age

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Newton County, Missouri Language

94.03% of Newton County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 5.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.24% of the population.

Newton County, Missouri Language

Newton County, Missouri Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White49,1685,77011.74%
Hispanic3,0761,02733.39%
Multiple1,92630115.63%
Native1,39828620.46%
Black49020241.22%
Islander58614524.74%
Other31312138.66%
Asian808293.59%

13.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.48%

Male Poverty Rate

14.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Missouri is Black, with 41.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Missouri is Asian, with 3.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.37%.

Newton County, Missouri Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.18%
Some College10.60%
High School10.15%
Bachelors or Greater5.30%

Newton County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed32.18%
Female Unemployed31.83%
Female Employed7.54%
Male Employed5.78%

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$50,813$72,789
Families$62,334$86,542
Married Families$69,234$95,581
Non Families$29,380$37,271
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Income by Household Type

Newton County, Missouri Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Newton County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

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Newton County, Missouri Marital Status

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4,316

Number of Veterans

3,888

Male Veterans

428

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,574
Second Gulf War882
First Gulf War811
Korea395
World War II108

Newton County, Missouri Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,205
75+1,012
35 to 541,008
55 to 64701
18 to 34390

Newton County, Missouri Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,08310.07%
Native American1039.22%
2+ Races938.94%
Hispanic603.30%
Black194.80%
Other Race124.82%
Asian61.13%

Newton County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Newton County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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6.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton County, Missouri Veterans by Education

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60.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

3.8%

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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58.55%

Born in Newton County, Missouri

96.75%

Native Born

3.25%

Foreign Born

1.82%

Non Citizen

1.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.75% of Newton County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 58.55% having been born in Missouri. 1.82% 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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