Newton is located close to the center of Kansas. Newton is between the Harvey, Butler, Mcpherson, Marion county. Newton has 12.60 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Newton population is 19,144, which has grown 11.37% since 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 7.24% and is about the same as the national average rate of 11.61%. Newton median household income is $44,210 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 15.62% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 27.69% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Newton median house value is $95,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 38.01% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 54.97% and is lower 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 316.