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The City of Newton had a population of 2,803 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Newton is located at latitude 38.9909 and longitude -88.1625 in Jasper County. The formal boundaries for the City of Newton 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 531 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.
|Total Population||2,803 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,749 (98.1%)|
|Population in Families||2,129 (76.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||54 ( 1.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$36,725|
|Average Household Income||$52,633|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||9%|
|Per Capita Income||$22,907|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,400 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||891 (63.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||326 (23.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||183 (13.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$79,474|
|Average Home Value||$102,079|
|Housing Affordability Index3||242|
|Average Household Size||2.26|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.87%|
|Per Capita Income||2.26%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.18%|
The table below compares Newton to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 445||68th|
|Population Density||# 528||62nd|
|Median Household Income||# 1313||4th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 741||54th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1203||12th|
|Diversity Index||# 964||29th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.