The City of Newton had a population of 13,136 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Newton is located at latitude 35.6622 and longitude -81.2323 in Catawba County. The formal boundaries for the City of Newton (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Catawba County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,007 feet.
The City of Newton (GNIS ID: 2404377) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||9,459|
|Daytime Population: Residents||7,670|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||17,129|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.30|
|Population in Households||12,782|
|Population in Familes||10,230|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||354|
|Median Household Income||$35,875|
|Average Household Income||$50,169|
|Per Capita Income||$20,240|
|Total Housing Units||5,741 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,997 (52.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,137 (37.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||607 (10.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$118,083|
|Average Home Value||$154,821|
|Average Household Size||2.49|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.8%|
|Per Capita Income||2.48%|
The table below compares Newton to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina 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.
|Total Population||# 76||90th|
|Population Density||# 241||68th|
|Diversity Index||# 214||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 527||29th|
|Per Capita Income||# 501||32nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.