Newton, Georgia

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Newton, Georgia

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Newton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Georgia):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Newton Affordability of Rents
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Newton Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Newton, Georgia

Comparing Newton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Georgia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 9
Racial Diversity 10 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 7
Senior Citizens 5 7
Age of the Population 2 4
Male Share of the Population 1 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 7
Portion of People Married 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 3 4
People in Middle Class or Better 1 3
Median Family Income 1 2
People Above Poverty 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 9
Public Transportation Use 3 2
Short Commute Times 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Housing Recently Built 9 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 7
People Living Alone 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3

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Newton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles SW of Albany, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 168 miles S of Atlanta, Georgia
County Baker
Standard Zip Codes 39870
Phone Area Codes 912
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.312
Longitude -84.335

Newton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CAMILLA 3 SE
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 53 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 52.8 inches
Station ALBANY 3 SE
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 60 F
Apr Temp 50 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 80 F
Annual Precip 53.4 inches
Station COLQUITT 2 W
Distance 27.4 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 62 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 81 F
Annual Precip 53.1 inches
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Newton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 851 100%
Male 381 44.8%
Female 470 55.2%
Under 18 245 28.8%
18+ 606 71.2%
65+ 125 14.7%
Median Age 33.1
Average Family Size 3.17
White 371 43.6%
African-American 459 53.9%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 8 0.9%
Mixed Race 12 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 2%

Estimated Newton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 867
Growth 16
Growth % 1.9%

Newton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 60.1%
US/American 27.2%
Irish 2.4%
English 2.2%
European 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
African 1.3%
German 1.3%
Scottish 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Newton 851 $27,386
Albany 76,939 $33,843
Baconton 804 $25,714
Camilla 5,669 $24,232
Leary 666 $28,942
Pelham 4,126 $24,968
Sale City 319 $37,778
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