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Newtown, CT Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Newtown is 2,027, which is 9.98% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 5.48% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Newtown population density is 878.69 people per square mile, which is higher than the state average density of 647.99 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Newtown is white, which represent 94.28% of the total population. The average Newtown education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

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

Population in 2010-2014: 2,027. #99

Population Growth Since 2000, #28

Newtown, CT

Population Density, #97

Newtown, CT
878.69 per square mile
647.99 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:1,911 (94.28%, #43)
Black:4 (0.20%, #110)
Hispanic:149 (7.35%, #54)
Asian:29 (1.43%, #82)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):0 (0.00%, #64)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:83 (4.09%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:17 (11.41%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:2 (1.34%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:0 (0.00%, see rank)
South American:84 (56.38%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

1,911 (94.28%) out of the total population of 2,027 reported first ancestry.

 Newtown, CT% of the Total PopulationConnecticutU.S.
Arab271.33%, see rank0.61%0.56%
Czech140.69%, see rank0.37%0.47%
Danish70.35%, see rank0.33%0.42%
Dutch542.66%, see rank0.74%1.40%
English33816.67%, see rank8.94%8.02%
French994.88%, see rank8.47%3.34%
German33616.58%, see rank9.34%15.03%
Greek361.78%, see rank0.87%0.41%
Hungarian422.07%, see rank1.03%0.46%
Irish54426.84%, see rank16.03%10.80%
Italian52425.85%, see rank18.43%5.52%
Norwegian251.23%, see rank0.54%1.42%
Polish874.29%, see rank7.96%3.01%
Portuguese391.92%, see rank1.39%0.44%
Russian472.32%, see rank1.82%0.92%
Scotch-Irish100.49%, see rank0.53%0.99%
Scottish391.92%, see rank1.84%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.92%0.95%
Swedish773.80%, see rank1.71%1.27%
Swiss30.15%, see rank0.23%0.30%
Ukrainian60.30%, see rank0.55%0.31%
American663.26%, see rank3.92%7.12%
Welsh140.69%, see rank0.41%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 983 (48.50%, see rank)
Females: 1,044 (51.50%, see rank)

Newtown, CT
Male: 48.50%
Female: 51.50%
Male: 48.74%
Female: 51.26%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

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

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Newtown, CT
44.10 years old
40.30 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Newtown, CT
44.40 years old
38.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Newtown, CT
43.80 years old
41.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Newtown, CT% of the Total PopulationConnecticutU.S.
Under 5 years683.35%, see rank5.41%6.36%
5 to 9 years1296.36%, see rank6.05%6.51%
10 to 14 years24612.14%, see rank6.53%6.59%
15 to 19 years2009.87%, see rank7.11%6.85%
20 to 24 years803.95%, see rank6.53%7.13%
25 to 34 years864.24%, see rank12.06%13.47%
35 to 44 years23811.74%, see rank12.78%12.96%
45 to 54 years44221.81%, see rank15.69%14.09%
55 to 64 years30214.90%, see rank13.04%12.29%
65 to 74 years1045.13%, see rank7.81%7.64%
75 to 84 974.79%, see rank4.54%4.25%
85 years and over351.73%, see rank2.44%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Newtown, CTConnecticutU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population1,304, 100%2,455,577209,056,129
Less Than High School36, 2.76%, see rank10.47%13.67%
High School Graduate141, 10.81%, see rank27.61%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree276, 21.17%, see rank24.93%29.09%
Bachelor Degree438, 33.59%, see rank20.63%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree413, 31.67%, see rank16.37%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#15.87, see rank14.0513.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

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

School Enrollment

 Newtown, CT ConnecticutU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten4885.42%14.58%66.72%33.28%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)31187.78%, see rank12.22%, see rank90.31%9.69%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)21376.06%, see rank23.94%, see rank89.29%10.71%90.60%9.40%
College7372.60%, see rank27.40%, see rank66.48%33.52%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School3630.56%, see rank69.44%, see rank45.69%54.31%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Newtown, CTConnecticutU.S.
Total Households707, 100%1,356,206116,211,092
Average Household Size2.86, see rank2.562.63
1 Person Households125, 17.68%, see rank27.92%27.57%
2 or More Person Households582, 82.32%, see rank72.08%72.43%
Family Households (Families)566, 80.06%, see rank66.33%66.22%
Average Family Size3.28, see rank3.233.32
Married-Couple Family466, 65.91%, see rank48.98%48.42%
Nonfamily Households141, 19.94%, see rank33.67%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Newtown, CT%ConnecticutU.S.
15 Years and Over Total1,584see rank2,945,558252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over759100%, see rank1,420,207123,281,364
Never Married18924.90%, see rank36.80%35.77%
Married48063.24%, see rank51.58%52.04%
Widowed192.50%, see rank2.63%2.57%
Divorced719.35%, see rank8.98%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over825100%, see rank1,525,351129,692,771
Never Married17220.85%, see rank30.51%29.48%
Married48759.03%, see rank48.05%49.19%
Widowed8310.06%, see rank9.10%9.16%
Divorced8310.06%, see rank12.33%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Newtown, CT%ConnecticutU.S.
Native1,85291.37%, see rank86.35%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence1,04951.75%, see rank55.22%58.73%
Born in Different State76637.79%, see rank27.55%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
371.83%, see rank3.58%1.42%
Foreign Born1758.63%, see rank13.65%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1014.98%, see rank6.56%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship743.65%, see rank7.10%7.09%
Born In Europe964.74%, see rank3.66%1.53%
Born In Asia281.38%, see rank3.23%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.55%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America442.17%, see rank5.74%6.83%
Born In Northern America70.35%, see rank0.43%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Newtown, CT%ConnecticutU.S.
English60886.00%, see rank76.03%79.39%
Spanish385.37%, see rank11.42%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages527.36%, see rank9.32%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages40.57%, see rank2.38%3.36%
Other50.71%, see rank0.85%0.99%

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

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