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Newton, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Newton had a population of 1,542 as of July 1, 2018. Newton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Newton is located at latitude 31.3412 and longitude -85.5883 in Dale County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Newton (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Dale County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 318 feet.

The Town of Newton (GNIS ID: 2406989) 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.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Newton is located within Newton-Midland City Division of Dale County.


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Newton, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,542
Population in Households 1,542
Population in Familes 1,253
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 108
Diversity Index3 31
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,177
Average Household Income $56,799
Per Capita Income $24,288

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 748 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 486 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $105,495
Average Home Value $147,737
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 660
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 434
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.25% 0.05%
Households 0.19% 0.0%
Families -0.14% -0.14%
Median Household Income   3.51%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

Newton, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newton to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 252 57th
Population Density # 457 21st
Diversity Index # 338 42nd
Median Household Income # 423 27th
Per Capita Income # 174 70th

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