Newton County TX Information


Newton County Subdivisions

Newton County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,501
Population in Households 13,777
Population in Familes 11,606
Population in Group Qrtrs 724
Population Density1 16
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 5,437
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 3,799
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,137 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,430 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,007 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,700 (23.8%)
Median Home Value $78,325
Average Home Value $108,183


Median Household Income $41,405
Average Household Income $56,026
Per Capita Income $22,250
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% -0.06%
Households -0.11% -0.18%
Families -0.21% -0.25%
Median Household Income   -1.13%
Per Capita Income   1.04%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Newton County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newton County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 145 43rd
Population Density1 # 151 41st
Diversity Index2 # 211 17th
Median Household Income # 176 31st
Per Capita Income # 163 36th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.