MS

National Population : 333,590,059
Mississippi State Population : 3,106,550

About Newton, MS

Newton, MS is located in Newton County in the state of Mississippi.

The total City Population for Newton is about 2,627 with about 170 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 6,523.

The Average Home Value is $77,300.00, which is roughly 16% lower than the Average Home Value of $91,745.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 59% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $30,164.00, which is roughly 23% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $39,280.00 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 48% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Newton is about 11.6%.

Mississippi is ranked #50 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 8.08 out of 100.

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Voting

Newton County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 56.05% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 68.71%
Democratic: 30.2%
Other: 0.55%
Libertarian: 0.46%
Green: 0.08%


Nearby Locations

Lawrence, MS (6.21 mi.)
Hickory, MS (8.37 mi.)
Decatur, MS (9.04 mi.)
Lake, MS (11.29 mi.)
Chunky, MS (13.31 mi.)
Louin, MS (14.02 mi.)
Conehatta, MS (14.07 mi.)
Little Rock, MS (15.27 mi.)
Rose Hill, MS (15.39 mi.)
Union, MS (17.65 mi.)
Forest, MS (18.28 mi.)
Meridian, MS (19.66 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 39345
Latitude : 32.316932
Longitude : -89.173760
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 457 ft.
Area Code(s) : 601

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.47
Male Population Estimate : 42.86%
Female Population Estimate : 51.07%
Median Age : 39.7
Male Median Age : 37.8
Female Median Age : 41.2

White Population Estimate : 38.76%
Black Population Estimate : 55.04%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.95%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.37%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.02%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.41%
Other Population Estimate : 0.32%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Newton specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Newton County: About 11 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Newton County: Data Not Available
Newton County is about 63% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people.