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People

Total Population 3,347
Male Share of the Population 43.8%
Female Share of the Population 56.2%
Senior Citizens 19.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,370
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 33.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,923
% Above Poverty Level 79.7%
% Below Poverty Level 20.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 42.4%
Median Gross Rent $507
Median House Value $71,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 64.2%
US/American 0%
English 9.2%
Irish 4.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Newton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles E of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 172 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Newton
Standard Zip Codes 39345
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.321
Longitude -89.163

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 EXP STN
Distance 4.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 57.5 inches
Station PHILADELPHIA 1 WSW
Distance 30.9 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 58.7 inches
Station MERIDIAN NAAS
Distance 38.3 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 57 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chunky 406 $41,250
Decatur 2,100 $56,250
Hickory 604 $37,734
Lake 435 $39,773
Montrose 108 $51,250
Union 1,826 $31,950

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Newton Hospitals

NEWTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
208 S MAIN ST
(601) 683-2031
Emergency Service: Yes

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Newton High Schools

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NEWTON HIGH SCHOOL
201 W. FIRST STREET
601-683-2232
Serves 229 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15

NEWTON MUNICIPAL CAREER CENTER
203 W. FIRST STREET
601-683-6338
A Vocational School

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