Demographics

People

Total Population3,251
Male Share of the Population43.3%
Female Share of the Population56.7%
Senior Citizens14.8%
Employed Population 16+1,177
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married38.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher38.7%
Median Earnings25+$26,118
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,531
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,859

Wealth

Median Family Income$31,781
% Above Poverty Level69.4%
% Below Poverty Level30.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone37.8%
Median Gross Rent$546
Median House Value$72,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)64%
English5.6%
Italian4.1%
Irish3%
German2.3%
Scottish0.7%
Portuguese0.6%
African0.5%
Swedish0.4%
Welsh0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Arab0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Canadian0.1%
+ Show More

Newton Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyNewton 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
Chunky415$38,750
Decatur1,917$41,071
Hickory654$26,402
Lake397$51,364
Montrose133$89,583
Union2,126$42,438

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
Sources :
Our Partner Listings
Additional Resources
Info for Newton Government Officials


Are you an official in the Newton government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.