Newton employment information

Income per capita$17,997$20,956$28,555
Median household income$31,687$39,464$53,482
Median income owner occupied$36,172$49,112$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,444$23,702$33,219
Median earnings male$32,615$31,341$36,116
Median earnings female$20,784$21,815$25,692
Unemployment rate3.8%6.3%5.8%
Poverty level19.7%22.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Newton is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Newton is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Newton is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Newton is 26% higher than the national average.

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Newton median earnings by income bracket

Newton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.8%1.3%
Manufacturing sector28.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.2%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services10.5%15.9%
Public administration9.9%5.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.2%3.8%
Education, health & social services7.7%22.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Montrose, MS102$45,17916%
Decatur, MS2,130$39,89125%
Chunky, MS406$37,37530%
Lake, MS441$36,09433%
Hickory, MS573$36,02333%
Newton, MS3,358$31,68741%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Galena, IL3,358$45,81114%
Avon, NY3,357$63,90019%
West Wyomissing, PA3,360$49,3868%
Shannon Hills, AR3,356$54,1251%
Andrews AFB, MD3,356$61,72615%
Newton, MS3,358$31,68741%
Source: The Newton, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.