Living in Newton, IA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Newton, Iowa Info Snack

Population
15,164
Unemployment
5.6%
Poverty
14.2%
Median Home
$114,200
Median Income
$48,481
Median Rent
$736

Newton SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9

Newton, IA Crime Report

570
Total Crimes
3,800.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
53.44%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Newton
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 570 3,800.3 2,000.2 2,476.7
Violent Crime 71 473.4 266.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 1.9 5.0
Robbery 2 13.3 27.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 60 400.0 200.4 250.2
Property Crime 499 3,326.9 1,733.7 2,109.9
Burglary 146 973.4 371.1 340.5
Larceny 335 2,233.5 1,199.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 18 120.0 163.0 219.9

Newton, IA Cost Of Living

84
Newton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Newton Iowa National Average
Overall 84 90 100
Services 93 96 100
Groceries 95 98 100
Health 96 100 100
Housing 60 73 100
Transportation 102 101 100
Utilities 89 98 100

Newton, IA Photos

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Rankings for Newton in Iowa

Map Of Newton, IA

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Population over time in Newton

Year Population % Change
2019 15,164 -0.0%
2018 15,167 0.5%
2017 15,085 -0.0%
2016 15,090 -0.4%
2015 15,147 0.1%
2014 15,139 -0.3%
2013 15,185 -0.3%
2012 15,234 -0.4%
2011 15,300 -0.5%
2010 15,371 -

Race / Ethnicity in Newton

White
91.7% (13,911)
African American
3.2% (491)
American Indian
0.2% (27)
Asian
0.5% (79)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.5% (221)
Hispanic
2.9% (435)
Race Newton IA USA
White 91.7% 85.7% 60.7%
African American 3.2% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 2.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.5% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.9% 6.0% 18.0%

Gender in Newton

Female
50.1% (7,595)
Male
49.9% (7,569)
Gender Newton IA USA
Female 50.1% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 49.9% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Newton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (303)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (909)
High School / GED
45.0% (6,823)
Some College
22.0% (3,336)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (1,516)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (1,668)
Master's Degree
3.0% (454)
Professional Degree
1.0% (151)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Newton IA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 45.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 12.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Newton, Iowa

Less than $10,000
8.1% (122,925)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.2% (63,574)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.8% (163,041)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.2% (199,872)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.9% (241,863)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.7% (314,118)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.0% (181,573)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.1% (183,216)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.3% (19,001)
$200,000 or more
1.8% (27,212)
Income Newton IA USA
Less than $10,000 8.1% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.2% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.8% 9.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.2% 9.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.9% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.7% 19.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.0% 14.3% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.1% 15.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.3% 5.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.8% 4.6% 7.7%

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