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Income/capita 26%
Household income 20%
Unemployment 47%
IndexNewtonAlabamaNational
Income per capita$22,066$24,736$29,829
Median household income$44,167$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,208$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$39,226$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$18,333$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate6.8%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level20.2%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Newton is 26% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Newton is 20% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Newton is 47% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Newton is 34% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $29,441$44,167$88,334
      City
      $29,835$44,758$89,516
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Newton median earnings by income bracket

      Newton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector16.4%1.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%1.9%
      Wholesale & retail services18.1%18.8%
      Public administration2.8%5.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.8%1.6%
      Education, health & social services6.8%30.2%
      Other29.5%29.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Level Plains, AL2,430$63,67615%
      Fort Rucker, AL4,681$58,4246%
      Rehobeth, AL1,732$46,65916%
      Headland, AL4,691$46,13517%
      Dothan, AL68,066$42,56923%
      Newton, AL1,516$44,16720%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Huntington Bay, NY1,516$167,396203%
      Cherokee, OK1,516$45,43518%
      Springfield, NE1,516$64,24216%
      Biltmore Forest, NC1,516$141,458156%
      Greenland, AR1,516$56,7713%
      Newton, AL1,516$44,16720%
      Source: The Newton, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).