Newton demographics profile

StatisticNewtonMassachusettsNational
Population88,3176,742,143318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,95363091
Median age40.839.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%53%55%
Speak English74%77%79%
Speak Spanish4%9%13%
Newton, MA has a population of 88,317 and is the 369th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,953 per sq mi which is 687% higher than the Massachusetts average and 5367% higher than the national average. The median age in Newton is 41 which is approximately 4% higher than the Massachusetts average of 39. In Newton, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 74% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 45% of Newton residents were born in Massachusetts, 32% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 21% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Newton is 687% higher than Massachusetts.
  • The median age in Newton is 4% higher than Massachusetts.
  • In Newton 77.82% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Newton 3.46% of the population is African American.
  • In Newton 13.95% of the population is Asian.

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Newton population breakdown by race

RaceNewtonMassachusettsNational
Caucasian77.82%79.26%73.35%
African American3.46%7.26%12.63%
Asian13.95%6.11%5.22%
American Indian0.10%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.01%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race3.10%3.01%3.06%
Other race1.56%4.13%4.75%
In Newton, 5.6% 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, MA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).