Newton County IN Information


Newton County Subdivisions

Newton County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 14,393
Population in Households 14,223
Population in Familes 11,803
Population in Group Qrtrs 170
Population Density2 36
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $54,313
Average Household Income $68,545
Per Capita Income $26,944


Total Housing Units 6,218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,183 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,428 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 607 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $132,224
Average Home Value $163,376


Total Households 5,611
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 3,971
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 0.13% -0.04%
Households 0.24% 0.03%
Families 0.08% -0.08%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   4.12%


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, 2018 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 Density # 88 7th
Diversity Index # 32 66th
Median Household Income # 26 73rd
Per Capita Income # 31 67th

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