Newton County, Texas Population 2021

Newton County, Texas's estimated population is 13,283 with a growth rate of -1.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Newton County, Texas is the 149th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 14,448 and has seen a growth of -8.06% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202113,283-156-1.16%
202013,439-156-1.15%
201913,595-156-1.13%
201813,751-157-1.13%
201713,908-252-1.78%
201614,16020.01%
201514,158-134-0.94%
201414,292-49-0.34%
201314,341-93-0.64%
201214,434-129-0.89%
201114,5631150.80%
201014,4488796.48%
199013,5693152.38%
198013,2541,59713.70%
197011,6571,28512.39%
196010,372-460-4.25%
195010,832-2,868-20.93%
194013,7001,1769.39%
193012,5243282.69%
192012,1961,34612.41%
191010,8503,56849.00%
19007,2822,63256.60%
18904,6502916.68%
18804,3592,17299.31%
18702,187-932-29.88%
18603,1191,43084.67%
18501,6890.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.16%
County Website
State
Founded
1846
County Seat
2010 Population
14,448
Growth Since 2010
-8.06%
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Newton County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,51775.59%
Black or African American2,82320.29%
Two or More Races4122.96%
Asian770.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.33%
Some Other Race390.28%
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Newton County, Texas Population by Race

Newton County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Newton County, Texas Median Age

44.3


Total

42.7


Male

45.6


Female

Newton County, Texas Adults

There are 11,110 adults, (2,800 of whom are seniors) in Newton County, Texas.

Newton County, Texas Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

6,784

48.76%

Male

7,130

51.24%

Newton County, Texas Population by Age

Newton County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newton County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.3%5.7%
Male92.8%7.2%
All84.6%15.4%
Non Family76.2%23.8%
Female63.7%36.3%

84.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newton County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3152.5984.6
Married2,6333.0394.3
Non Family1,4301.1676.2
Female8103.4763.7
Male4422.9692.8

3.04

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Newton County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5325.42%
9th to 12th Grade1,10311.23%
High School Graduate4,20942.86%
Some College2,39924.43%
Associates Degree6216.32%
Bachelors Degree7547.68%
Graduate Degree2022.06%
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Newton County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newton County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,5046,298758
Black1,8231,508171
Hispanic26820917
2+ Races22918710
Native American4643
Asian3821

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 93.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.10%.

Newton County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,526$41,903$21,133
Less Than 9th Grade$8,612$7,404$9,710
High School Graduate$26,068$41,000$16,445
Some College$35,221$55,125$25,208
Bachelors Degree$54,614$81,563$53,787
Graduate Degree$53,462$$53,750

$31,526

Average Earnings

$41,903

Average Male

$21,133

Average Female

Newton County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newton County, Texas Language by Age

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Newton County, Texas Language

97.37% of Newton County, Texas residents speak only English, while 2.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.83% of the population.

Newton County, Texas Language

Newton County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,1322,13121.03%
Black2,78594533.93%
Multiple40523758.52%
Hispanic47722246.54%
Asian771924.68%

24.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.32%

Male Poverty Rate

25.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Texas is Multiple, with 58.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Texas is White, with 21.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.97%.

Newton County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.19%
High School24.61%
Some College12.97%
Bachelors or Greater0.63%

Newton County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed74.37%
Female Unemployed69.69%
Male Employed12.12%
Female Employed6.06%

Newton County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newton County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,101$54,004
Families$49,440$63,670
Married Families$57,882-
Non Families$17,891$24,843
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Income by Household Type

Newton County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Newton County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Newton County, Texas 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, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Newton County, Texas Marital Status

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1,014

Number of Veterans

971

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam420
Second Gulf War174
First Gulf War152
Korea105
World War II20

Newton County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74349
35 to 54280
75+218
55 to 6494
18 to 3473

Newton County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White88210.38%
Black1094.89%
2+ Races238.71%

Newton County, Texas Veterans by Race

Newton County, Texas Veterans by Education

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3.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton County, Texas Veterans by Education

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50.2%

Labor Force Participation

44.7%

Employment Rate

10.5%

Unemployment Rate

Newton County, Texas Employment by Age

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Newton County, Texas Employment by Race

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Newton County, Texas 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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75.40%

Born in Newton County, Texas

98.91%

Native Born

1.09%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

0.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.91% of Newton County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 75.40% having been born in Texas. 0.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Newton County, Texas 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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