Statewide Claims to Fame

Newton is 9th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Newton is 13th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Newton is 17th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Size in square miles

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Newton Rank Kansas US
Current population (2012) 19,189 24th 2,885,905 313,914,040
Size in square miles 12.6 17th 81,758.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,518.1 30th 34.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Newton Rank Kansas US
Residents younger than 5 7.8% 28th 7.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.4% 29th 25.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.9% 13th 13.7% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Newton Rank Kansas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 88.4% 40th 89.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 24.8% 30th 29.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Newton Rank Kansas US
Race - White 88.4% 27th 87.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 2.2% 38th 6.2% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.9% 26th 1.2% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 37th 2.6% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 41st 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.9% 37th 2.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 16.3% 9th 11.0% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 78.1% 44th 77.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Newton Rank Kansas US
Female residents 51.6% 24th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 6.1% 21st 6.5% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Newton Rank Kansas US
Housing units 8,237 22nd 1,237,651 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 13.5% 47th 17.6% 25.9%
Households 7,533 22nd 1,104,479 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 69.6% 22nd 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $99,600 37th $125,500 $186,200
People per household 2.4 36th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Newton Rank Kansas US
Income per capita $22,786 34th $26,545 $27,915
Income per household $43,421 34th $50,594 $52,762
Income below poverty line 14.7% 26th 12.6% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Newton Rank Kansas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,321 24th 237,040 27,092,908
Retail sales $218,965 24th $34,538,332 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $12,098 39th $12,444 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $23,862 25th $4,192,347 $613,795,732

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