StatisticNewtonIowaNational
Population15,0903,155,070328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,3405791
Median age41.738.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%44%43%
Speak English98%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Newton is 2251% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Newton is 10% higher than Iowa
  • In Newton 95.51% of the population is White
  • In Newton 1.56% of the population is Black
  • In Newton 0.88% of the population is Asian

Compare Newton, IA Demographics

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      Newton population breakdown by race

      RaceNewtonIowaNational
      White95.51%90.90%73.35%
      Black1.56%3.32%12.63%
      Asian0.88%2.14%5.22%
      American Indian0.34%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race1.70%1.97%3.06%
      Other race0.00%1.27%4.75%
      In Newton, 1.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Newton age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Newton, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).