Demographics

People

Total Population3,278
Male Share of the Population44.4%
Female Share of the Population55.6%
Senior Citizens17.6%
Employed Population 16+1,127
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married40.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.3%
Median Earnings25+$29,186
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$14,667
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,016

Wealth

Median Family Income$37,846
% Above Poverty Level75.7%
% Below Poverty Level24.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone37.2%
Median Gross Rent$563
Median House Value$72,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)63.7%
English7.8%
Italian2.9%
Irish2.4%
German1.1%
Scottish1%
Portuguese0.6%
African0.6%
Swedish0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Danishn0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
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Newton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Newton County
Standard Zip Codes39345
Phone Area Codes601
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude32.31
Approximate Longitude-89.15

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 EXP STN
Distance4.8 miles
Jan Temp33 to 55 F
Apr Temp49 to 75 F
Jul Temp69 to 92 F
Oct Temp49 to 77 F
Annual Precip57.5 inches
StationPHILADELPHIA 1 WSW
Distance30.9 miles
Jan Temp34 to 55 F
Apr Temp51 to 75 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 77 F
Annual Precip58.7 inches
StationMERIDIAN NAAS
Distance38.3 miles
Jan Temp34 to 56 F
Apr Temp50 to 76 F
Jul Temp70 to 92 F
Oct Temp51 to 77 F
Annual Precip57 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chunky436$38,824
Decatur1,888$56,364
Hickory527$24,659
Lake477$46,250
Montrose216$81,250
Union2,053$44,167

Newton Hospitals

Pioneer Health Services Of Newton County
(Non-profit)
9421 Eastside Drive Extension
(601) 683-2031

Newton Public Schools

N H Pilate Middle School
531 E. Church Street
ZIP: 39345
(601) 683-3926
Middle
Total Enrollment 272
Newton Elementary School
301 W. Tatum Street
ZIP: 39345
(601) 683-3979
Primary
Total Enrollment 397
Newton High School
201 W. First Street
ZIP: 39345
(601) 683-2232
High
Total Enrollment 250
Newton Municipal Career Center
203 W. First Street
ZIP: 39345
(601) 683-6338
High
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