Newton County TX Information


Newton County Subdivisions

Newton County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,243
Daytime Population: Workers 2,666
Daytime Population: Residents 9,043
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,709
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 13,519
Population in Familes 11,386
Population in Group Qrtrs 724
Population Density2 15
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $43,369
Average Household Income $58,759
Per Capita Income $23,494


Total Housing Units 7,149 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,401 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 987 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,761 (24.6%)
Median Home Value $83,658
Average Home Value $117,428


Total Households 5,388
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 3,768
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.19% -0.47%
Households -0.22% -0.5%
Families -0.29% -0.55%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.86%


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, 2017 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 Density # 152 41st
Diversity Index # 210 18th
Median Household Income # 175 31st
Per Capita Income # 158 38th

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