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Newton Grove, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Newton Grove had a population of 564 as of July 1, 2017. Newton Grove ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Newton Grove is located at latitude 35.2512 and longitude -78.3537 in Sampson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Newton Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Sampson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 180 feet.

The Town of Newton Grove (GNIS ID: 2406990) 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.

The Town of Newton Grove is located within Township of Newton Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sampson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newton Grove population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Newton Grove: Blackmans Store, Coxes Store, Greasy Spoon, New Town at the Grove, Williams.

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Newton Grove, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 564
Daytime Population: Workers 1,059
Daytime Population: Residents 304
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,363
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.42
Population in Households 547
Population in Familes 452
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density2 183
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $37,145
Average Household Income $62,419
Per Capita Income $23,736


Total Housing Units 265 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 142 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $167,442
Average Home Value $177,500


Total Households 224
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 150
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.12% -0.04%
Households -0.18% -0.18%
Families 0.56% -0.27%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Newton Grove, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newton Grove 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 542 27th
Population Density # 649 12th
Diversity Index # 27 96th
Median Household Income # 489 34th
Per Capita Income # 312 58th

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