Newton County IN Information


Newton County Subdivisions

Newton County IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,648
Daytime Population: Workers 4,085
Daytime Population: Residents 7,835
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,920
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 14,478
Population in Familes 12,079
Population in Group Qrtrs 170
Population Density2 37
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $51,359
Average Household Income $65,743
Per Capita Income $25,630


Total Housing Units 6,216 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,484 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,178 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 554 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $126,178
Average Home Value $161,898


Total Households 5,662
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 4,012
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 0.39% 0.37%
Households 0.39% 0.38%
Families 0.23% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   3.02%


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, 2017 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 # 87 7th
Diversity Index # 33 64th
Median Household Income # 32 66th
Per Capita Income # 32 66th

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