Newton SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
4
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
8.5

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Newton, Iowa Info Snack

Newton is the county seat and most populous city in Jasper County, Iowa, United States. Located 30 miles (48 km) east of Des Moines, Newton is in Central Iowa. As of the 2010 Census, the city population was 15,254. It is the home of Iowa Speedway, Maytag Dairy Farms, and the Iowa Sculpture Festival.
Population
15,085
Unemployment
6.7%
Poverty
12.6%
Median Home
$98,200
Median Income
$48,847
Median Rent
$698

Rankings for Newton in Iowa

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Map Of Newton, IA

Population over time in Newton

Year Population % Change
2017 15,085 -0.0%
2016 15,090 -0.4%
2015 15,147 0.1%
2014 15,139 -0.3%
2013 15,185 -0.3%
2012 15,234 -0.4%
2011 15,300 -0.5%
2010 15,371 -

Crime in Newton Per 100k

Crime Newton IA USA
Violent Crime 473.4 293.4 382.9
Murder 0.0 3.3 5.3
Robbery 13.3 39.8 98.0
Aggravated Assault 400.0 211.0 248.9
Property Crime 3326.9 2125.3 2362.0
Burglary 973.4 479.3 430.4
Larceny 2233.5 1468.6 1694.0
Car Theft 120.0 177.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Newton

White
94.3% (14,232)
African American
1.7% (262)
American Indian
0.3% (38)
Asian
0.5% (74)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.0% (157)
Hispanic
2.1% (322)
Race Newton IA USA
White 94.3% 86.5% 61.5%
African American 1.7% 3.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 2.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.0% 1.7% 2.3%
Hispanic 2.1% 5.7% 17.6%

Household Income For Newton, Iowa

Less than $10,000
6.7% (101,069)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.0% (90,510)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.2% (184,037)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.3% (185,545)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.3% (215,715)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.1% (288,123)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.0% (241,360)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.0% (150,850)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.0% (30,170)
$200,000 or more
1.3% (19,610)
Income Newton IA USA
Less than $10,000 6.7% 5.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.0% 4.6% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.2% 9.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.3% 9.9% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.3% 14.0% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.1% 19.6% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.0% 14.0% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.0% 13.9% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.0% 4.5% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.3% 3.8% 6.3%

Gender in Newton

Female
50.3% (7,586)
Male
49.7% (7,498)
Gender Newton IA USA
Female 50.3% 50.4% 50.8%
Male 49.7% 49.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Newton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.8% (273)
9-12th Grade
5.7% (861)
High School / GED
43.4% (6,539)
Some College
23.6% (3,559)
Associate's Degree
10.1% (1,520)
Bachelor's Degree
12.2% (1,844)
Master's Degree
2.4% (357)
Professional Degree
0.7% (111)
Doctorate Degree
0.1% (17)
Education Newton IA USA
< 9th Grade 1.8% 3.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 5.7% 5.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 43.4% 31.5% 27.3%
Some College 23.6% 21.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 10.1% 11.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 12.2% 18.7% 19.1%
Master's Degree 2.4% 6.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.7% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.1% 1.2% 1.4%

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