Newton is located in southwest Georgia. Newton is part of Baker County. Newton has 2.91 square miles of land area and 0.11 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Newton population is 707, which has shrunk 16.92% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.03% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Newton median household income is $21,800 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 17.93% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 16.28% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Newton median house value is $81,100 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -60.28% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 33.09% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Newton is much better than the state average in quality. The Newton area code is 912.