Newton County, TX Demographic Data

Newton County, TX Summary

Newton County is located in Texas
  • Population: 14,372
  • Area: 939.73 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 933.68 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 6.05 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 15.29 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 127.95 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Newton County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
6,884
48%
50.8
Male
7,347
52%
49.2
Total Population
14,231
 
321,419,000

Newton County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
789
5.5% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
690
4.8% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
1,079
7.6% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
1,095
7.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
957
6.7% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
1,455
10.2% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
1,786
12.6% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
1,969
13.8% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
832
5.8% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
1,152
8.1% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
1,459
10.3% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
824
5.8% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
144
1.0% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
11,113
78.1%
77.1
Female
5,324
47.9%
51.4
Male
5,789
52.1%
48.6
21 Years and over
10,413
73.2%
72.9
62 Years and over
3,056
21.5%
18.3
65 Years and over
2,427
17.1%
14.9
Female
1,266
52.2%
55.9
Male
1,161
47.8%
44.1
Median Age (years)
42
NR
NR

Newton County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
14,090
99.0% 
96.9
White
10,952
77.0% 
73.1
Black or African American
2,975
20.9% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
51
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
84
0.6% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
33
0.2% 
1.3
Filipino
7
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
44
0.3% 
0.5
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
28
0.2% 
4.8
Two or More Races
141
1.0% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
481
3.4% 
17.6
Mexican
440
3.1% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
0
0.0% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
41
0.3% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
13,750
96.6% 
82.4

Newton County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
411
4.3% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
778
8.1% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
4,819
50.1% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
2,509
26.1% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
484
5.0% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
442
4.6% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
178
1.9% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
1,189
12.4%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
8,432
87.7%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
620
6.5%
30.6

Newton County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
3,551
30.4%
33.5%
Now Married
4,986
42.7%
47.5
Divorced
1,777
15.2%
11.0%
Separated
461
3.9%
2.1
Widowed
898
7.7
5.8%

Newton County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
13,038
97.0%
78.5%
Languages other than english
404
3.0%
21.5%
Spanish
236
1.8%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
53
0.4%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
77
0.6%
3.5%
Other Languages
38
0.3%
1.0%

Newton County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
316
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
338
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
871
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
682
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
788
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
758
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
550
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
338
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
113
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
71
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
38,144
 
55,775
Per capita income
20,428
 
29,979

Newton County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
472
9.6%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
191
3.9%
9.8
Construction
514
10.5%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
1,319
26.9%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
80
1.6%
6.5
Information
120
2.4%
2.1
Manufacturing
648
13.2%
10.3
Other services except public administration
117
2.4%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
299
6.1%
11.3
Public administration
248
5.0%
4.6
Retail trade
647
13.2%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
240
4.9%
5.1
Wholesale trade
16
0.3%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
834
17.0%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,070
21.8%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
916
18.7%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
1,070
21.8%
23.6%
Service occupations
1,021
20.8%
18.0%

Newton County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
4,885
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
4,118
84.3%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
518
10.6%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
0
0.0%
5.2
Walked
6
0.1%
2.8
Other means
168
3.4%
1.8
Worked at home
75
1.5%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
36.0
 
26.0

Newton County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
119
2.5%
8.9
1 vehicles
1,876
38.9%
33.5
2 vehicles
1,925
39.9%
37.2
3 or more
905
18.8%
20.3

Newton County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
4,825
67.5%
87.7
Owner Occupied
3,694
76.6%
63.0
Renter Occupied
1,131
23.4%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
2,322
32.5%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Newton County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
7,147
1 room
87
1.2%
2.3
2 rooms
93
1.3%
2.5
3 rooms
435
6.1%
9.0
4 rooms
1,405
19.7%
16.6
5 rooms
2,385
33.4%
20.0
6 rooms
1,486
20.8%
17.9
7 rooms
730
10.2%
12.1
8 rooms
340
4.8%
8.5
9 rooms or more
186
2.6%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Newton County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
7,147
 
 
1-unit, detached
5,075
71.0%
61.4
1-unit, attached
26
0.4%
5.8
2-units
102
1.4%
3.7
3 or 4 units
6
0.1%
4.5
5 to 9 units
0
0.0%
4.8
10 to 19 units
23
0.3%
4.6
20 or more units
0
0.0%
8.8
Mobile home
1,851
25.9%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
64
0.9%
0.1

Newton County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
227
3.2%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
251
3.5%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
564
7.9%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
1,118
15.6%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
1,537
21.5%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
1,390
19.4%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
1,160
16.2%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
725
10.1%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
175
2.4%
2.5%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
0.5%

Newton County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
501
10.4%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
342
7.1%
4.7
Electricity
3,879
80.4%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
5
0.1%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
68
1.4%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
11
0.2%
0.5
No fuel used
19
0.4%
1.2

Newton County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
989
 
47140700.0
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
6.8%
$3,000 or more
11
1.1%
9.9%
Less than $500
23
2.3%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
39
3.9%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
112
11.3%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
374
37.8%
29.2%
$500 to $999
430
43.5%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
387
39.4%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
201
20.4%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
118
12.0%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
41
4.2%
7.3%
35.0% or more
236
24.0%
22.3%
Not Computed
6
NR
NR

Newton County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
587 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.1%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$1,500 to $1,999
0
0.0%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
37
6.3%
27.9%
Less than $500
151
25.7%
11.0%
$500 to $999
399
68.0%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
544
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
703
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
135
23.2%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
47
8.1%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
152
26.2%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
55
9.5%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
70
12.0%
9.2%
35.0% or more
122
21.0%
41.4%
Not Computed
550
NR
NR

Newton County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
3,694
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
1,108
30.0%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
1,103
29.9%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
645
17.5%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
331
9.0%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
340
9.2%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
103
2.8%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
59
1.6%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
5
0.1%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
74,900
 
194,500
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