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The City of Newton had a population of 2,775 as of July 1, 2021.
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 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||2,775 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,722 (98.1%)|
|Population in Families||2,101 (75.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||53 ( 1.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$38,000|
|Average Household Income||$51,173|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||9%|
|Per Capita Income||$22,309|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,398 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||820 (58.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||386 (27.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||192 (13.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$82,520|
|Average Home Value||$115,640|
|Housing Affordability Index3||241|
|Average Household Size||2.26|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.51%|
|Per Capita Income||2.4%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.05%|
The table below compares Newton to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 444||68th|
|Population Density||# 533||61st|
|Median Household Income||# 1315||4th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 801||59th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1256||8th|
|Diversity Index||# 917||33rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.