Statewide Claims to Fame

Newton is 8th in New Jersey out of 185 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Newton is 10th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Newton, New Jersey Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Newton Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 7,856 141st 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 3.1 125th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,542 179th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Newton Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 6.0% 121st 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.2% 177th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 18.5% 30th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Newton Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.7% 187th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 22.0% 194th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Newton Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 85.0% 97th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 4.9% 119th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 37th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.0% 173rd 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 10th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.2% 136th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 12.3% 102nd 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 78.2% 100th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Newton Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 52.2% 65th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 12.2% 168th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Newton Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 3,479 164th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 48.2% 57th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 3,439 154th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 50.8% 209th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $259,200 208th $349,100 $186,200
People per household 2.2 242nd 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Newton Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $24,822 214th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $45,829 231st $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 14.0% 35th 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Newton Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,302 71st 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $377,927 26th $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $46,139 8th $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $17,952 87th $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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