Newton demographics profile

StatisticNewtonIllinoisNational
Population2,63112,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,25822291
Median age47.537.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%44%43%
Speak English98%77%79%
Speak Spanish2%13%13%
Newton, IL has a population of 2,631 and is the 9,520th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,258 per sq mi which is 466% higher than the Illinois average and 1289% higher than the national average. The median age in Newton is 48 which is approximately 27% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Newton, 52% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 86% of Newton residents were born in Illinois, 13% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Newton is 466% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Newton is 27% higher than Illinois.
  • In Newton 98.29% of the population is White.
  • In Newton 1.71% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Newton 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Newton population breakdown by race

RaceNewtonIllinoisNational
White98.29%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American1.71%14.30%12.63%
Asian0.00%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%2.34%3.06%
Other race0.00%5.86%4.75%
In Newton, 1.4% 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.

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