|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Newton is 15,667. Newton, Iowa is the 2,287th largest city in the US.
Newton is located entirely in Jasper County.
The peak population of Newton was in 2020, when its population was 15,772. In 2020, Newton was the 2,268th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,287th largest city in the US. Newton is currently 0.7% smaller than it was in 2020.
Newton has grown 0.3% since the 2000. Newton, Iowa's growth is below average. 74% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Newton has a population density of 1,363.5 people per square mile.
|2282||Gulf Shores, Alabama||15,736||174.0%|
|2283||New Haven, Indiana||15,732||18.2%|
|2284||Prospect Heights, Illinois||15,691||-7.9%|
|2286||Rio Grande City, Texas||15,670||28.6%|
|2291||Mitchell, South Dakota||15,631||7.0%|
The total voting age population of Newton, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 11,586. The voting age population is 47.7% male and 52.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.0% of the residents of Newton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Newton are 94.0% White, 3.2% Black, 2.0% Two or more races, 0.5% Asian and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 2.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Newton, 14.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 14.4%. On a per-household basis, 8.5% of families are below the poverty line in Newton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.0% of Newton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.3% of Newton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.4% have a bachelor's degree and 4.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Newton residents aged 5 and older, 5.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Newton is 5.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Newton, 8.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Newton is $48,481.
In Newton, 65.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 34.5% of housing units in Newton.
Of all the housing units in Newton, 25.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Newton, 6.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 480 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Newton is $736.
In Newton, 78.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.