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Demographics

People

Total Population2,631
Male Share of the Population44.7%
Female Share of the Population55.3%
Senior Citizens20.5%
Employed Population 16+1,186
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married43.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16%
Median Earnings25+$30,601
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,323

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,571
% Above Poverty Level83%
% Below Poverty Level17%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone38.1%
Median Gross Rent$539
Median House Value$77,600

Ancestry

German26.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.5%
Irish9.5%
English7.3%
Italian6.3%
French Except Basque4.8%
Scottish2.3%
Dutch1.6%
Canadian1%
Welsh0.6%
Swedish0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Lithuanian0.3%
Croatian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
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Newton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jasper County
Standard Zip Codes62448
Phone Area Codes618
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.98
Approximate Longitude-88.16

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)

StationNEWTON 6 SSE
Distance5.7 miles
Jan Temp19 to 34 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 85 F
Oct Temp43 to 66 F
Annual Precip41.2 inches
StationOLNEY 2 S
Distance20.6 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp42 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 69 F
Annual Precip45.2 inches
StationEFFINGHAM
Distance25.9 miles
Jan Temp18 to 35 F
Apr Temp42 to 64 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip42 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dieterich714$55,417
Hidalgo105$58,125
Jewett226$36,667
Oblong1,571$49,875

Newton Public Libraries

Newton Public Library District
100 SOUTH VAN BUREN STREET
Newton, Illinois
(618) 783-8141

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Newton Public Schools

Jasper Co Jr High
1104 W Jourdan St
ZIP: 62448
(618) 783-4202
Middle
Total Enrollment 217
Newton Comm High School
201 Westend Ave
ZIP: 62448
(618) 783-2303
High
Total Enrollment 441
Newton Elem School
101 Maxwell St
ZIP: 62448
(618) 783-8464
Primary
Total Enrollment 583

Newton Private Schools

St Thomas The Apostle Elementary School
306 W Jourdan St Box 26
ZIP: 62448
Elementary
Total Enrollment 133
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