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The City of Newton had a population of 2,600 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Newton is located at latitude 30.8508 and longitude -93.7541 in Newton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Newton (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Newton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 194 feet.

The City of Newton (GNIS ID: 2411251) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Newton is located within Newton Division of Newton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 2,600
Daytime Population: Workers 922
Daytime Population: Residents 1,521
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,443
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 1,951
Population in Familes 1,650
Population in Group Qrtrs 649
Population Density2 478
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $35,809
Average Household Income $47,953
Per Capita Income $19,940


Total Housing Units 896 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 502 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 223 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $50,463
Average Home Value $86,753


Total Households 724
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 500
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 0.67% -0.01%
Households 0.87% 0.0%
Families 0.83% -0.08%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   1.53%

Newton, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newton to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 624 64th
Population Density # 1190 32nd
Diversity Index # 726 58th
Median Household Income # 1380 21st
Per Capita Income # 1221 30th

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