The City of Newton had a population of 2,797 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Newton is located at latitude 38.9882 and longitude -88.1648 in Jasper County. The formal boundaries for the City of Newton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jasper County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 535 feet.
The City of Newton (GNIS ID: 2395228) 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.
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, 2016.
|Population in Households||2,743|
|Population in Familes||2,134|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||54|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,375 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||844 (61.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||357 (26.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||174 (12.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$80,028|
|Average Home Value||$99,763|
|Median Household Income||$38,081|
|Average Household Income||$55,114|
|Per Capita Income||$23,888|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.73%|
|Per Capita Income||1.39%|
The table below compares Newton to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois 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.
|Total Population||# 451||67th|
|Population Density1||# 458||67th|
|Diversity Index2||# 871||36th|
|Median Household Income||# 1196||13th|
|Per Capita Income||# 883||36th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.