Newton, IA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Newton, Iowa Info Snack

Population
15,160
Unemployment
4.2%
Poverty
14.0%
Median Home
$123,200
Median Income
$48,417
Median Rent
$747

Newton SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
8.5

Newton, IA Crime Report

309
Total Crimes
2,036.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-13.21%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Newton
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 309 2,036.1 2,001.7 2,346.0
Violent Crime 62 408.5 303.5 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 3.5 6.5
Robbery 1 6.6 29.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 52 342.6 229.4 279.7
Property Crime 247 1,627.6 1,698.2 1,958.2
Burglary 50 329.5 371.1 314.2
Larceny 180 1,186.1 1,130.1 1,398.0
Car Theft 17 112.0 197.1 246.0

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 92 100
Services 92 95 100
Groceries 92 95 100
Health 90 102 100
Housing 61 74 100
Transportation 96 100 100
Utilities 91 99 100

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
2020 15,160 -0.0%
2019 15,167 0.5%
2018 15,085 -0.0%
2017 15,090 -0.4%
2016 15,147 0.1%
2015 15,139 -0.3%
2014 15,185 -0.3%
2013 15,234 -0.4%
2012 15,300 -0.5%
2011 15,371 -

Race / Ethnicity in Newton

White
91.3% (13,844)
African American
1.9% (291)
American Indian
0.2% (28)
Asian
0.2% (24)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.0% (450)
Hispanic
3.4% (523)
Race Newton IA USA
White 91.3% 85.0% 60.1%
African American 1.9% 3.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 0.2% 2.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.0% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 3.4% 6.2% 18.2%

Gender in Newton

Female
50.4% (7,642)
Male
49.6% (7,518)
Gender Newton IA USA
Female 50.4% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.6% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Newton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (151)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (909)
High School / GED
44.0% (6,670)
Some College
22.0% (3,335)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (1,667)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (1,516)
Master's Degree
4.0% (606)
Professional Degree
1.0% (151)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (151)
Education Newton IA USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 1.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 44.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Newton, Iowa

Less than $10,000
6.9% (104,641)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.9% (74,170)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.3% (155,426)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.2% (200,542)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.0% (257,469)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.5% (325,734)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.6% (146,214)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.1% (183,771)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.1% (31,416)
$200,000 or more
2.4% (36,612)
Income Newton IA USA
Less than $10,000 6.9% 5.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.9% 4.0% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.3% 8.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.2% 9.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.0% 13.1% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.5% 19.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.6% 14.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.1% 15.9% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.1% 5.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.4% 5.0% 8.3%

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