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People

Total Population 2,872
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 20.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,409
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 47.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.7%
Median Earnings25+ $26,096
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,705
Median Earnings With High School Degree $18,866

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,980
% Above Poverty Level 88.5%
% Below Poverty Level 11.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 35.2%
Median Gross Rent $542
Median House Value $75,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.6%
US/American 0%
English 10.2%
Irish 10.1%

Newton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles SW of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 116 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Jasper
Standard Zip Codes 62448
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.99
Longitude -88.162

Newton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NEWTON 6 SSE
Distance 5.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 41.2 inches
Station OLNEY 2 S
Distance 20.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Station EFFINGHAM
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Newton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bogota (62448)

Wakefield (62448)

Wendelin (62448)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dieterich 646 $54,844

Newton Public Libraries

Library
Newton P.l. & Museum
100 S. VAN BUREN
Newton, Illinois
(618) 783-8141

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Newton High Schools

NEWTON COMM HIGH SCHOOL
201 WEST END AVE
618-783-2303
Serves 621 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.1

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