Newton, Mississippi

Population 3,379

Newton is located in Newton County, MS. The population is 3,379, making Newton the largest city in Newton County.

There are 4 public schools in Newton with an average Homefacts rating of C-. The total crime rate for Newton is very low , and there are 8 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Newton is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Newton property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Newton include Lawrence, Hickory and Decatur.

Newton Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 15.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 71.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 12.9%

Crime Rate

44.65% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 353
  • Violent Crimes: 491
  • Robbery: 195
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

50.95% Higher than national avg.
  • 8 offenders in Newton
  • 23.68 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

46 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 4
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 42

Unemployment

Moderate 3.7%
  • Mississippi unemployment average: 3.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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4 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 4 K-12 public schools in Newton, MS and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Newton's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • In 2007, the city of Newton, MS issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2006, the city of Newton, MS issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $562
  • 1 Bedroom: $566
  • 2 Bedrooms: $745
  • 3 Bedrooms: $921
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,010

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Environmental Hazards

46 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (409/421)
    Newton, MS has 97.15% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Newton, MS is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.89 Average
    Newton, MS is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 47.47°
  • February 47.05°
  • March 55.28°
  • April 63.5°
  • May 70.63°
  • June 78.52°
  • July 80.97°
  • August 80.4°
  • September 73.2°
  • October 61.33°
  • November 52.35°
  • December 46.33°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Newton, MS

Earthquakes
Newton, MS has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Newton, MS has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Newton, MS has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Newton, MS has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Newton, MS: $26,130

Unemployment

Unemployment in Newton is 3.7%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.8% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 48.69%
White Collar - 51.31%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Phil Bryant
  • Sen. Thad Cochran
  • Sen. Roger F. Wicker

City Representatives

  • Gregg Harper

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

12 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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