Newton County, Texas Population 2020

Newton County, Texas's estimated population is 13,930 with a growth rate of -1.62% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Newton County, Texas is the 147th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201813,746-184-1.32%
201713,930-229-1.62%
201614,1590.00%
201514,159-133-0.93%
201414,292-49-0.34%
201314,341-92-0.64%
201214,433-128-0.88%
201114,5611130.78%
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%

How Many People Live in Newton County, Texas?

13,930

Newton County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,82276.99%
Black or African American2,77619.75%
Two or More Races2721.93%
Asian1661.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.15%

Newton County, Texas Population Pyramid 2020

Newton County, Texas Median Age

44.3


Total

42.9


Male

44.9


Female

Newton County, Texas Adults

There are 11,178 adults, (2,758 of whom are seniors) in Newton County, Texas.

Newton County, Texas Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Newton County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

6,824

48.55%

Male

7,233

51.45%

Newton County, Texas Households and Families

Newton County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Newton County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.2%5.8%
Male90.9%9.1%
All86.4%13.6%
Non Family76.7%23.3%
Female74.3%25.7%

86.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9782.7986.4
Married2,5223.1194.2
Non Family1,4511.1876.7
Female5994.7374.3
Male4063.790.9

3.35

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Newton County, Texas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5305.46%
9th to 12th Grade1,05210.84%
High School Graduate4,05041.72%
Some College2,66027.40%
Associates Degree5555.72%
Bachelors Degree6867.07%
Graduate Degree1751.80%

Newton County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,3846,193632
Black1,7901,565213
Hispanic2802116
Multiple Races1359510
Asian10849
Native American2118

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 87.43%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 11.90%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,366$40,967$21,918
Less Than High School$15,909$21,278$9,519
High School Grad$26,471$38,264$17,059
Some College$36,210$52,365$25,455
Bachelors Degree$50,116$81,250$49,659
Graduate Degree$52,143$62,292$51,652

$32,366

Average Earnings

$40,967

Average Male

$21,918

Average Female

Newton County, Texas Language

Newton County, Texas Language by Age

Newton County, Texas Language

97.19% of Newton County, Texas residents speak only English, while 2.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.03% of the population.

Newton County, Texas Poverty

Newton County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,2541,96419.15%
Black2,73070525.82%
Multiple26612245.86%
Asian1664527.11%
Hispanic463275.83%

20.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.50%

Male Poverty Rate

23.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newton County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Texas is Multiple, with 45.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newton County, Texas is Hispanic, with 5.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.01%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.33%
Some College17.55%
High School16.67%
Bachelors or Greater0.58%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed56.96%
Female Unemployed21.78%
Female Employed8.22%
Male Employed6.02%

Newton County, Texas Income

Newton County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,950$54,380
Families$51,290$64,796
Married Families$62,500-
Non Families$20,050$26,927

Newton County, Texas Marital Status

Newton County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Newton County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Newton County, Texas 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 45-54.

Newton County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Newton County, Texas Veterans

1,141

Number of Veterans

1,096

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam461
First Gulf War192
Second Gulf War174
Korea112
World War II49

$Newton County, Texas Veterans by Education

2.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newton County, Texas Employment Status

46.4%

Labor Force Participation

42.4%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Newton County, Texas 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

73.88%

Born in Texas

98.43%

Native Born

1.57%

Foreign Born

0.67%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.43% of Newton County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 73.88% having been born in Texas. 0.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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