Newton SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
9
Amenities
10
Education
10
Commute
5

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Newton, Massachusetts Info Snack

Newton is a suburban city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. It is approximately 7 miles (11 km) west of downtown Boston and is bordered by Boston's Brighton and West Roxbury neighborhoods to the east and south, respectively, and by the suburb of Brookline to the east, the suburbs of Watertown and Waltham to the north, and Wellesley and Needham to the west. Rather than having a single city center, Newton resembles a patchwork of thirteen villages. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Newton was 85,146, making it the eleventh largest city in the state.
Population
88,479
Unemployment
3.7%
Poverty
4.3%
Median Home
$845,100
Median Income
$133,853
Median Rent
$1,771

Rankings for Newton in Massachusetts

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1

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2

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Population 29,004

3

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Population 5,692

4

Needham, MA
Population 30,429

5

Winchester, MA
Population 22,579

6

Reading, MA
Population 25,769

7

Cochituate, MA
Population 6,832

8

Brookline, MA
Population 59,246

9

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Population 7,568

10

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Population 44,992

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Population over time in Newton

Year Population % Change
2017 88,479 0.2%
2016 88,317 0.7%
2015 87,675 0.8%
2014 86,945 0.8%
2013 86,241 1.2%
2012 85,177 0.7%
2011 84,583 0.8%
2010 83,949 -

Crime in Newton Per 100k

Crime Newton MA USA
Violent Crime 54.6 358.0 382.9
Murder 0.0 2.5 5.3
Robbery 5.6 71.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 43.5 252.5 248.9
Property Crime 641.9 1437.0 2362.0
Burglary 97.0 249.1 430.4
Larceny 524.9 1078.0 1694.0
Car Theft 20.1 109.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Newton

White
73.8% (65,277)
African American
3.1% (2,782)
American Indian
0.1% (72)
Asian
14.3% (12,630)
Hawaiian
0.0% (7)
Other
0.3% (260)
Two Or More
2.9% (2,595)
Hispanic
5.5% (4,856)
Race Newton MA USA
White 73.8% 72.9% 61.5%
African American 3.1% 6.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 14.3% 6.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.7% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 2.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 5.5% 11.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Newton, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
2.7% (238,893)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.1% (185,805)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.1% (362,763)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.0% (442,395)
$35,000 to $49,999
5.2% (460,090)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.0% (884,790)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.5% (840,550)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.0% (1,415,664)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.9% (1,052,900)
$200,000 or more
33.6% (2,972,894)
Income Newton MA USA
Less than $10,000 2.7% 5.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.1% 4.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.1% 7.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.0% 7.2% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 5.2% 9.9% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.0% 15.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.5% 12.3% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.0% 17.5% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.9% 9.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 33.6% 10.8% 6.3%

Gender in Newton

Female
52.9% (46,794)
Male
47.1% (41,684)
Gender Newton MA USA
Female 52.9% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.1% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Newton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.7% (1,490)
9-12th Grade
1.1% (980)
High School / GED
8.8% (7,753)
Some College
7.3% (6,490)
Associate's Degree
3.9% (3,417)
Bachelor's Degree
29.2% (25,860)
Master's Degree
25.7% (22,704)
Professional Degree
11.4% (10,075)
Doctorate Degree
11.0% (9,707)
Education Newton MA USA
< 9th Grade 1.7% 4.6% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 1.1% 5.1% 7.2%
High School / GED 8.8% 24.7% 27.3%
Some College 7.3% 15.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 3.9% 7.7% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 29.2% 23.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 25.7% 13.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 11.4% 2.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 11.0% 2.7% 1.4%

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