Newton is located in north New Jersey. Newton is part of Sussex County. Newton has 3.15 square miles of land area and 0.02 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Newton population is 7,997, which has shrunk 3.00% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 4.49% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Newton median household income is $48,702 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 16.88% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 22.73% and is lower than the national average rate of 19.17%. Newton median house value is $264,500 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 94.34% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 98.59% and is much higher 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 better than the state average in quality. The Newton area codes are 201, 862, 973.
Newton, NJ Map, Border, and Nearby Locations
* Based on the U.S. 2010 Data