Newton County, Mississippi Population 2022

Newton County, Mississippi's estimated population is 20,007 with a growth rate of -1.66% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Newton County, Mississippi is the 45th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 21,659 and has seen a growth of -7.63% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18402,5270.00%
18504,4651,93876.69%
18609,6615,196116.37%
187010,0674064.20%
188013,4363,36933.47%
189016,6253,18923.73%
190019,7083,08318.54%
191023,0853,37717.14%
192020,727-2,358-10.21%
193022,9102,18310.53%
194024,2491,3395.84%
195022,681-1,568-6.47%
196019,517-3,164-13.95%
197018,983-534-2.74%
198019,9449615.06%
199020,2913471.74%
201021,6591,3686.74%
201121,419-240-1.11%
201221,495760.35%
201321,518230.11%
201421,7061880.87%
201521,569-137-0.63%
201621,461-108-0.50%
201721,396-65-0.30%
201821,355-41-0.19%
201921,018-337-1.58%
202020,681-337-1.60%
202120,344-337-1.63%
202220,007-337-1.66%
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Newton County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,84660.55%
Black or African American6,53230.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1255.30%
Asian1080.51%
Some Other Race2761.30%
Two or More Races3281.55%
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Newton County, Mississippi Population by Race

Newton County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Newton County, Mississippi Median Age

37.6


Total

37


Male

38.5


Female

Newton County, Mississippi Adults

There are 15,971 adults, (3,439 of whom are seniors) in Newton County, Mississippi.

Newton County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

11,267

53.11%

Male

9,948

46.89%

Newton County, Mississippi Population by Age

Newton County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newton County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.2%8.8%
All79%21%
Non Family71.6%28.4%
Female62%38%
Male51.2%48.8%

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newton County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9262.5979
Married3,9503.0991.2
Male3773.5551.2
Female1,1873.6862
Non Family2,4121.171.6

3.18

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Newton County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5153.76%
9th to 12th Grade1,54511.28%
High School Graduate4,34231.71%
Some College3,12122.79%
Associates Degree1,90913.94%
Bachelors Degree1,58811.60%
Graduate Degree6754.93%
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Newton County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newton County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian767243
Native American501355164
White8,8847,7981,678
2+ Races21421425
Black3,8052,984345
Hispanic3313288
Other Race148146

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.58%.

Newton County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,205$41,552$32,769
Less Than 9th Grade$24,625$40,268$22,854
High School Graduate$32,925$36,832$21,064
Some College$34,563$40,139$30,897
Bachelors Degree$49,184$61,838$42,159
Graduate Degree$58,750$122,083$50,625

$37,205

Average Earnings

$41,552

Average Male

$32,769

Average Female

Newton County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newton County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Newton County, Mississippi Language

96.12% of Newton County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 3.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.13% of the population.

Newton County, Mississippi Language

Newton County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,10967260.60%
Black6,2141,79728.92%
Hispanic4039924.57%
Multiple3206420.00%
White12,4111,96215.81%
Other153NaN%

22.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.62%

Male Poverty Rate

25.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Mississippi is Native, with 60.60% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.04%.

Newton County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.00%
High School28.44%
Some College14.02%
Bachelors or Greater2.84%

Newton County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.14%
Male Unemployed32.38%
Female Employed9.73%
Female Unemployed53.59%

Newton County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newton County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,176$63,089
Families$53,929$75,382
Married Families$68,113-
Non Families$25,984$34,316
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Income by Household Type

Newton County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Newton County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Newton County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Newton County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Newton County, Mississippi Marital Status

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1,307

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War377
First Gulf War436
Vietnam426
Korea76
World War II32

Newton County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34141
35 to 54453
55 to 64156
65 to 74344
75+213

Newton County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9789.80%
Black3016.31%
Native American202.94%
Asian11.32%
2+ Races72.89%
Hispanic10.28%

Newton County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Newton County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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6.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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54.5%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Newton County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Newton County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Newton County, Mississippi 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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84.25%

Born in Newton County, Mississippi

98.68%

Native Born

1.32%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

0.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.68% of Newton County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 84.25% having been born in Mississippi. 0.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Newton County, Mississippi 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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