Newton is located close to the center of Mississippi. Newton is part of Newton County. Newton has 7.15 square miles of land area and 0.02 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Newton population is 3,373, which has shrunk 8.81% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 4.31% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Newton median household income is $31,705 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 18.81% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 17.62% and is about the same as the national average rate of 19.17%. Newton median house value is $70,000 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 24.78% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 40.20% and is much lower than the national average rate of 50.42%. 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 worse than the state average in quality. The Newton area code is 601.
Newton, MS Map, Border, and Nearby Locations
* Based on the U.S. 2010 Data