Newton, MA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Newton, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
88,593
Unemployment
2.8%
Poverty
4.3%
Median Home
$914,700
Median Income
$151,068
Median Rent
$1,940

Newton SnackAbility

10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
9
Amenities
10
Education
10
Commute
5

Newton, MA Crime Report

559
Total Crimes
630.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-74.54%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Newton
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 559 630.5 1,507.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 49 55.3 327.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.2 5.0
Robbery 10 11.3 52.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 35 39.5 241.0 250.2
Property Crime 510 575.2 1,179.8 2,109.9
Burglary 75 84.6 179.0 340.5
Larceny 424 478.2 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 11 12.4 89.0 219.9

Newton, MA Cost Of Living

190
Newton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.9x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Newton Massachusetts National Average
Overall 190 131 100
Services 130 122 100
Groceries 108 109 100
Health 118 121 100
Housing 354 165 100
Transportation 111 107 100
Utilities 115 114 100

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Rankings for Newton in Massachusetts

Map Of Newton, MA

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Population over time in Newton

Year Population % Change
2019 88,593 -0.1%
2018 88,660 0.2%
2017 88,479 0.2%
2016 88,317 0.7%
2015 87,675 0.8%
2014 86,945 0.8%
2013 86,241 1.2%
2012 85,177 0.7%
2011 84,583 0.8%
2010 83,949 -

Race / Ethnicity in Newton

White
73.7% (65,272)
African American
2.8% (2,509)
American Indian
0.1% (87)
Asian
14.8% (13,151)
Hawaiian
0.0% (8)
Other
0.5% (435)
Two Or More
3.1% (2,781)
Hispanic
4.9% (4,350)
Race Newton MA USA
White 73.7% 71.6% 60.7%
African American 2.8% 6.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 14.8% 6.6% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.1% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.9% 11.8% 18.0%

Gender in Newton

Female
53.5% (47,398)
Male
46.5% (41,195)
Gender Newton MA USA
Female 53.5% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.5% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Newton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (1,771)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (885)
High School / GED
8.0% (7,087)
Some College
7.0% (6,201)
Associate's Degree
3.0% (2,657)
Bachelor's Degree
30.0% (26,577)
Master's Degree
27.0% (23,920)
Professional Degree
11.0% (9,745)
Doctorate Degree
11.0% (9,745)
Education Newton MA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 8.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 7.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 30.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 27.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 11.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 11.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Newton, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
2.7% (239,276)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.7% (147,091)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.8% (339,553)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.8% (338,686)
$35,000 to $49,999
4.7% (412,087)
$50,000 to $74,999
8.2% (727,365)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.2% (812,904)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.3% (1,357,634)
$150,000 to $199,999
13.1% (1,160,548)
$200,000 or more
37.5% (3,324,152)
Income Newton MA USA
Less than $10,000 2.7% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.7% 4.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.8% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.8% 6.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 4.7% 9.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 8.2% 14.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.2% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.3% 17.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 13.1% 10.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 37.5% 13.2% 7.7%

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