Newton 79 Exceptional
Newton Livability #271 ranked city in Iowa#4,055 ranked city in the USARanks better than 86% of areas

Livability Awards

B+ Newton Amenities Some amenities close to this location
A- Newton Cost of Living Cost of living is 7% lower than Iowa
Newton
8416% less expensive than the US average
Iowa
9010% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Newton cost of living
F Newton Crime Total crime is 96% higher than Iowa
Total crime
3,80047% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2747% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
11%Year over year crime is up
Newton crime
D+ Newton Employment Household income is 13% lower than Iowa
Median household income
$47,37714% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$24,37218% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%23% lower than the US average
Newton employment
B- Newton Housing Home value is 26% lower than Iowa
Median home value
$98,10047% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$70726% lower than the US average
Home ownership
65%1% higher than the US average
Newton real estate or Newton rentals
A+ Newton Schools HS graduation rate is 3% lower than Iowa
High school grad. rates
85%3% higher than the US average
School test scores
73%49% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
14:115% lower than the US average
Newton K-12 schools
B+ Newton User Ratings There are a total of 2 ratings in Newton
Overall user rating
74% 2 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
60% 1 total surveys
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      Newton transportation information

      StatisticNewtonIowaNational
      Average one way commute19min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.6%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.7%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.1%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.9%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home3.9%4.5%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a6354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a8711

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