Newton County IN Information

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Newton County Subdivisions

Newton County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 14,563
Population in Households 14,393
Population in Familes 12,030
Population in Group Qrtrs 170
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,665
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 4,029
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,487 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,178 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 605 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $122,426
Average Home Value $155,087
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,727
Average Household Income $62,615
Per Capita Income $24,577
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.44%
Households 0.47% 0.52%
Families 0.34% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Newton County IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newton County to the other 92 counties and county equivalents in Indiana 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 82 12th
Population Density1 # 87 7th
Diversity Index2 # 34 65th
Median Household Income # 29 70th
Per Capita Income # 31 67th

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