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Newton Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Newton Area is 36,715. The Newton Area population density is 50.09 people per square mile, which is about the same as the state average density of 54.70 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Newton Area is white, which represent 96.24% of the total population. The average Newton Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 36,715. #712

Population Density, #606

Newton Area
50.09 per square mile
54.70 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:35,336 (96.24%, #52)
Black:513 (1.40%, #639)
Hispanic:594 (1.62%, #783)
Asian:174 (0.47%, #720)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):186 (0.51%, #359)
One Race, Other:23 (0.06%, see rank)
Two or More Races:483 (1.32%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

29,821 (81.22%) out of the total population of 36,715 reported first ancestry.

 Newton Area% of the Total PopulationIowaU.S.
Arab470.13%, see rank0.27%0.56%
Czech4951.35%, see rank1.89%0.47%
Danish4191.14%, see rank1.86%0.42%
Dutch5,15614.04%, see rank4.35%1.40%
English3,90910.65%, see rank8.78%8.02%
French8952.44%, see rank2.60%3.34%
German11,34530.90%, see rank36.73%15.03%
Greek250.07%, see rank0.22%0.41%
Hungarian10.00%, see rank0.12%0.46%
Irish4,74812.93%, see rank14.07%10.80%
Italian7962.17%, see rank2.10%5.52%
Norwegian1,7904.88%, see rank5.34%1.42%
Polish1150.31%, see rank1.28%3.01%
Portuguese260.07%, see rank0.06%0.44%
Russian880.24%, see rank0.36%0.92%
Scotch-Irish4071.11%, see rank0.85%0.99%
Scottish7622.08%, see rank1.51%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.56%0.95%
Swedish9432.57%, see rank2.92%1.27%
Swiss360.10%, see rank0.47%0.30%
Ukrainian490.13%, see rank0.09%0.31%
American2,8487.76%, see rank6.36%7.12%
Welsh5971.63%, see rank0.67%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 18,891 (51.45%, see rank)
Females: 17,824 (48.55%, see rank)

Newton Area
Male: 51.45%
Female: 48.55%
Male: 49.58%
Female: 50.42%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Newton Area
42.00 years old
38.00 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Newton Area
39.90 years old
36.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Newton Area
44.50 years old
39.40 years old
38.80 years old

 Newton Area% of the Total PopulationIowaU.S.
Under 5 years2,0405.56%, see rank6.39%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,0585.61%, see rank6.62%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,6397.19%, see rank6.58%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,1775.93%, see rank6.96%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,8955.16%, see rank7.21%7.13%
25 to 34 years4,57512.46%, see rank12.65%13.47%
35 to 44 years4,47212.18%, see rank11.80%12.96%
45 to 54 years5,56815.17%, see rank13.73%14.09%
55 to 64 years4,97013.54%, see rank12.80%12.29%
65 to 74 years3,2598.88%, see rank7.81%7.64%
75 to 84 2,2036.00%, see rank4.98%4.25%
85 years and over8592.34%, see rank2.48%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Newton AreaIowaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population25,906, 100%2,038,942209,056,129
Less Than High School2,233, 8.62%, see rank8.73%13.67%
High School Graduate10,357, 39.98%, see rank32.51%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree8,727, 33.69%, see rank32.40%29.09%
Bachelor Degree3,599, 13.89%, see rank17.99%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree990, 3.82%, see rank8.36%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.15, see rank13.6013.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Newton Area IowaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten96986.48%13.52%78.45%21.55%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,88594.70%, see rank5.30%, see rank89.39%10.61%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,12992.48%, see rank7.52%, see rank92.11%7.89%90.60%9.40%
College1,34481.85%, see rank18.15%, see rank74.24%25.76%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School20756.04%, see rank43.96%, see rank64.78%35.22%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Newton AreaIowaU.S.
Total Households14,658, 100%1,232,228116,211,092
Average Household Size2.37, see rank2.422.63
1 Person Households3,979, 27.15%, see rank28.77%27.57%
2 or More Person Households10,679, 72.85%, see rank71.23%72.43%
Family Households (Families)9,697, 66.16%, see rank64.68%66.22%
Average Family Size2.93, see rank3.053.32
Married-Couple Family7,699, 52.52%, see rank51.37%48.42%
Nonfamily Households4,961, 33.84%, see rank35.32%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Newton Area%IowaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total29,978see rank2,475,176252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over15,366100%, see rank1,217,529123,281,364
Never Married4,28027.85%, see rank31.87%35.77%
Married8,62256.11%, see rank55.49%52.04%
Widowed4192.73%, see rank2.60%2.57%
Divorced2,04513.31%, see rank10.05%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over14,612100%, see rank1,257,647129,692,771
Never Married2,80619.20%, see rank25.22%29.48%
Married7,94954.40%, see rank53.54%49.19%
Widowed1,58610.85%, see rank9.92%9.16%
Divorced2,27115.54%, see rank11.31%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Newton Area%IowaU.S.
Native36,33498.96%, see rank95.33%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence30,00581.72%, see rank71.51%58.73%
Born in Different State6,09616.60%, see rank23.31%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
2330.63%, see rank0.51%1.42%
Foreign Born3811.04%, see rank4.67%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1690.46%, see rank1.75%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship2120.58%, see rank2.91%7.09%
Born In Europe1290.35%, see rank0.68%1.53%
Born In Asia1330.36%, see rank1.60%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.39%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America1170.32%, see rank1.84%6.83%
Born In Northern America20.01%, see rank0.12%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Newton Area%IowaU.S.
English14,29197.50%, see rank92.20%79.39%
Spanish1010.69%, see rank3.98%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1641.12%, see rank1.97%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages880.60%, see rank1.36%3.36%
Other140.10%, see rank0.50%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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