The City of Newton had a population of 13,123 as of July 1, 2016.
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, 2016.
|Population in Households||12,783|
|Population in Familes||10,258|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||340|
|Average Household Size||2.49|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||5,736 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,029 (52.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,099 (36.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||608 (10.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$114,553|
|Average Home Value||$150,545|
|Median Household Income||$34,497|
|Average Household Income||$47,611|
|Per Capita Income||$19,211|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.85%|
|Per Capita Income||1.04%|
The table below compares Newton to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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||# 75||90th|
|Population Density1||# 242||67th|
|Diversity Index2||# 217||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 533||28th|
|Per Capita Income||# 517||30th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.