The City of Newton had a population of 13,145 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
|Population in Households||12,788|
|Population in Familes||10,290|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||357|
|Median Household Income||$38,162|
|Average Household Income||$52,566|
|Per Capita Income||$21,204|
|Total Housing Units||5,743 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,982 (51.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,161 (37.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||600 (10.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$123,953|
|Average Home Value||$165,535|
|Average Household Size||2.49|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.49%|
|Per Capita Income||2.68%|
The table below compares Newton to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 238||68th|
|Diversity Index||# 204||72nd|
|Median Household Income||# 504||32nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 486||34th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.