Newton Population By Year

Population Graph For Newton, 1990 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2021 87,453 394 -1.3%
2020 88,624 388 0.4%
2010 85,146 352 0.2%
2000 83,788 315 0.1%
1990 82,585 266

Newton Population Facts

What is the current population of Newton?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Newton is 87,453. Newton, Massachusetts is the 394th largest city in the US.

What county is Newton, Massachusetts in?

Newton is located entirely in Middlesex County.

What is the size of Newton, Massachusetts in square miles?

Newton has an area of 17.8 square miles.

What was the peak population of Newton?

The peak population of Newton was in 2020, when its population was 88,624. In 2020, Newton was the 388th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 394th largest city in the US. Newton is currently 1.3% smaller than it was in 2020.

How quickly is Newton growing?

Newton has grown 4.3% since the 2000. Newton, Massachusetts's growth is below average. 75% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Newton, Massachusetts?

Newton has a population density of 4,773.6 people per square mile.

Similarly Sized Cities In Massachusetts

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
300 Brockton 105,446 11.6%
320 Quincy 101,119 14.4%
323 New Bedford 100,941 7.5%
324 Lynn 100,843 13.0%
357 Fall River 93,884 1.9%
390 Lawrence 88,508 22.6%
394 Newton 87,453 4.3%
450 Somerville 79,815 2.9%
520 Framingham 71,265
558 Haverhill 67,361 13.9%
587 Malden 65,074 15.5%
598 Waltham 64,015 8.1%
620 Medford 62,098 11.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
388 Greenville, North Carolina 88,728 41.3%
389 Waukegan, Illinois 88,614 0.2%
390 Lawrence, Massachusetts 88,508 22.6%
391 Santa Barbara, California 88,255 -1.4%
392 Santa Fe, New Mexico 88,193 39.3%
393 Springdale, Arkansas 87,609 83.0%
394 Newton, Massachusetts 87,453 4.3%
395 Citrus Heights, California 87,402 2.3%
396 San Ramon, California 86,947 93.5%
397 Bryan, Texas 86,866 31.7%
398 Troy, Michigan 86,836 7.2%
399 Livermore, California 86,803 17.3%
400 Ogden, Utah 86,798 11.9%

Newton Demographics

What is the voting age population of Newton, Massachusetts?

The total voting age population of Newton, Massachusetts, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 63,183. The voting age population is 45.9% male and 54.1% female.

What percentage of Newton, Massachusetts residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 18.0% of the residents of Newton are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Newton, Massachusetts?

The racial demographics of Newton are 76.7% White, 14.8% Asian, 3.5% Two or more races, 3.0% Black, 1.9% Other and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 4.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Newton, Massachusetts residents are below the poverty line?

In Newton, 4.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 2.8%. On a per-household basis, 2.5% of families are below the poverty line in Newton.

What percentage of Newton, Massachusetts residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 65.9% of Newton residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Newton, Massachusetts residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 97.4% of Newton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 79.2% have a bachelor's degree and 49.3% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Newton, Massachusetts residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Newton residents aged 5 and older, 26.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 10.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 10.2% speak an Asian language.

Newton Income & Labor Statistics

What is the unemployment rate in Newton, Massachusetts?

The unemployment rate in Newton is 2.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Newton, Massachusetts residents work for the government?

In Newton, 8.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Newton, Massachusetts?

The median household income in Newton is $151,068.

Newton Housing & Rent Statistics

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Newton, Massachusetts?

In Newton, 72.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Newton, Massachusetts?

Renters occupy 28.0% of housing units in Newton.

What percentage of Newton, Massachusetts housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Newton, 50.1% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Newton, Massachusetts housing units were built after 2000?

In Newton, 7.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,500 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Newton, Massachusetts?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Newton is $1,940.

What percentage of households in Newton, Massachusetts have broadband internet?

In Newton, 93.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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