Newton, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 1,487 (4% urban, 96% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.9%
 
Males: 737  (49.6%)
Females: 750  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  43.8 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 36360, 36371.

Newton Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,633 (it was $33,021 in 2000)
Newton:

$40,633
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,133 (it was $15,263 in 2000)

Newton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $82,535 (it was $52,000 in 2000)
Newton:

$82,535
AL:

$122,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $112,109; Detached houses: $128,137; Mobile homes: $35,666

Median gross rent in 2013: $444.

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  • Races in Newton, AL (2010)

    Newton races chart
    • 1,24282.2%White alone
    • 19713.0%Black alone
    • 302.0%Two or more races
    • 221.5%Hispanic
    • 100.7%American Indian alone
    • 70.5%Asian alone
    • 30.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Newton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Newton: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (24.0%), Irish (17.0%), English (14.3%), German (10.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), Scottish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 14.3 square miles.

Population density: 104 people per square mile   (very low).

Newton,AL real estate house value index trend

Newton, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Newton:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newton town:

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

7 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Alabama:

2.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Newton, Alabama as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Newton to the number of sex offenders is 137 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $291 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $191 (0.3%)

Newton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (13.6 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (81.1 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (593.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Pinckard, AL (1.9 miles ), Midland City, AL (2.6 miles ), Fort Rucker, AL (2.6 miles ), Daleville, AL (2.8 miles ), Ozark, AL (2.8 miles ), Napier Field, AL (2.9 miles ), Grimes, AL (3.0 miles ), Clayhatchee, AL (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $166,900
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $195,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.34 N, Longitude: 85.59 W

Area code: 334

Newton household income distribution Newton home values distribution

Crime rates in Newton by Year
Type 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 200010
per 100,000 120.30.00.00.066.20.0
Assaults 332433
per 100,000 180.4182.0121.4263.5198.5198.8
Burglaries 712811129
per 100,000 420.9728.2485.7724.6794.2596.4
Thefts 225130193026
per 100,000 1,322.93,094.71,821.51,251.61,985.41,723.0
Auto thefts 560521
per 100,000 300.7364.10.0329.4132.466.3
Arson N/AN/AN/A0N/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/A0.0N/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0) 185.9250.1136.5187.2213.5162.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Newton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
Alabama average:

2.23
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.2%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +204 (+13.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Newton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Newton, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Newton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.8 miles away from the Newton town center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.

On 12/29/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 357.9 miles away from Newton center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 172.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 217.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 251.5 miles away from Newton center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 164.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dale County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Newton:

  • DOTHAN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; DOTHAN, AL)
  • OAKVIEW MANOR HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; OZARK, AL)
  • OZARK DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; OZARK, AL)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPICE OF DALE MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 8 miles away; OZARK, AL)
  • DALE MEDICAL CTR HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; OZARK, AL)
  • DALE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; OZARK, AL)
  • WIREGRASS HOSPICE OZARK (Hospital, about 9 miles away; OZARK, AL)

Heliports located in Newton:

Operable nuclear power plants near Newton:

  • 14 miles: Joseph M. Farley 1 and 2 in Dothan, AL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newton:

  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 8 miles; Dothan, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,611)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 15 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Troy University (about 38 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 70 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Tuskegee University (about 76 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 77 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 79 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)

Public high school in Newton:

Public elementary/middle school in Newton:

See full list of schools located in Newton

Library in Newton:

  • NEWTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $23,707; Location: 209 OATES DRIVE; 12,440 books; 173 audio materials; 11 video materials; 79 state licensed databases; 6 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Newton Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Newton include: Union Church (A), First Assembly of God Church (B), Newton Baptist Church (C), Newton United Methodist Church (D), Antioch Baptist Church (E), No Greater Love Holiness Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Woodham Cemetery (1), Newton City Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: James Crooks Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Killebrew Factory Creek (A), Hurricane Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Dale County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 63.3. This is about average.

City:

63.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 13.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.3
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Newton that have no violations reported:

  • NEWTON WATER WORKS BOARD (Population served: 2,190, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.8%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.5% for Black residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 21.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.5%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.3%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Newton compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Newton (2011 data):

  • City Bank of Hartford: Newton Office Branch at 465 S. College St, branch established on 2007/06/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $57.1 mil, Deposits: $51.3 mil, headquarters in Hartford, AL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Hartford Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Alabama average:

11.9

Newton travel time to work - commute Newton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (82%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Newton town (based on Dale County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,97968
Mainline Protestant3,71227
Black Protestant1,8919
Other8724
Catholic2781
None25,519-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Dale County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Dale County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Dale County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.5%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Dale County:

33.1%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.1%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,354$40,2480$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$232
Police Protection - Officers 3$8,608$34,4322$1,158
Police - Other 0$0 1$290
Streets and Highways 2$2,942$17,6520$0
Welfare 1$1,472$17,6642$1,063
Local Libraries 1$1,030$12,3600$0
Totals for Government 8$17,406$26,10911$2,743

12.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,203 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.71%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.42% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,312 average AGI)
Dale County:

0.42%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Houston County, AL  1.94% ($28,603 average AGI)
from Coffee County, AL  1.37% ($31,459)
from Henry County, AL  0.33% ($31,789)


13.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,568 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.25%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.72% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,185 average AGI)
Dale County:

0.72%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Houston County, AL  2.05% ($38,291 average AGI)
to Coffee County, AL  1.45% ($36,205)
to Cumberland County, NC  0.27% ($48,681)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newton:

  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WTKN (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALEVILLE, AL; Owner: JOSEPH A. ADAMS, SR.)
  • WOZK (900 AM; 1 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: OZARK B/CING. CORP.)
  • WAGF (1320 AM; 3 kW; DOTHAN, AL)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WTBF (970 AM; 5 kW; TROY, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WWNT (1450 AM; 1 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newton:

  • WXUS (100.5 FM; FORT RUCKER, AL; Owner: SKYWAY BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WDYF (90.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAQG (91.7 FM; OZARK, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WJRL-FM (103.9 FM; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WRWA (88.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOOF-FM (99.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAB (104.9 FM; OZARK, AL; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAGF-FM (101.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZTZ (101.1 FM; ELBA, AL; Owner: ELBA RADIO COMPANY)
  • WESP (102.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; GENEVA, AL; Owner: STAGE DOOR DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WIZB (94.3 FM; ABBEVILLE, AL; Owner: CELEBRATIONS COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVOB (91.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: BETHANY BIBLE COLLEGE & B.T.S. INC.)
  • WGTF (89.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: DOTHAN COMMUNITY EDUCL. RADIO, INC.)
  • WJJN (92.1 FM; COLUMBIA, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Newton:

  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; OZARK, AL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF ALABAMA, L.L.C.)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WDHN (Channel 18; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WJJN-LP (Channel 5; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: JAMES WILSON, III)
  • W41BN (Channel 41; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGIQ (Channel 43; LOUISVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • Newton, Alabama
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:5
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Alabama average
  • Fatal accident count110
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents172
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons29
  • Fatalities120
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents287
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents11
See more detailed statistics of Newton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 67m220ftTotal length
  • $27,626,000Total costs
  • 38,257Total average daily traffic
  • 5,138Total average daily truck traffic
  • 72,417Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Newton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Dale Co Rd 123 2 Mi S (Lat: 31.305500 Lon: -85.594028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106.1 m, Call Sign: KIC201
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.7800 MHz, 43.4000 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/14/2013, Expiration Date: 02/17/2023
    Registrant: Ward Bell Communications, 232 Ross Clark Circle, Dothan, AL 36303, Phone: (334) 794-3777, Fax: (334) 793-5349, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Electrical Substation 2 Mi S (Lat: 31.305444 Lon: -85.594083), Overall height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WPND215
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.806 MHz, 952.806 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/2002, Expiration Date: 04/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2012
    Registrant: Powersouth Energy Cooperative, 2027 East Three Notch St., Andalusia, AL 36420, Phone: (334) 427-3000, Fax: (334) 427-3439, Email:
  • NEWTON, Oates Drive, 1/4 Mi East Of Hwy 123 (Newton) (Lat: 31.330028 Lon: -85.593333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 77.1 m, Overall height: 80.2 m, Call Sign: WLN685
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/05/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3995L , Serial Number: 17254164, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 01/18/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Kevin W Mcpherson, 197 Doe Run Dr, Newton, AL 36352
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 432ZA , Serial Number: 15073805
    Registrant (Individual): Jonathan E Dent, 62 N Edward St, Newton, AL 36352
  • Aircraft: GOODYEAR ROBERT J HUMMEL BIRD (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 555X , Serial Number: HB-3460, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 01/14/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Robert J Goodyear, 2639 County Road 55, Newton, AL 36352
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5563E , Serial Number: 17063, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 11/25/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Jonathan E Dent, Po Box 224, Newton, AL 36352
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 63WS , Serial Number: 21058333, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 03/06/1964
    Registrant (Corporation): Cooks Saw Manufacturing LLC, 160 Ken Ln, Newton, AL 36352
  • Aircraft: THOMPSON STARDUSTER TOO SA300 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 76AT , Serial Number: 1081, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 07/30/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond L Carney, 4157 Judge Logue Rd, Newton, AL 36352
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 79457 , Serial Number: 17258104, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 04/28/1969
    Registrant (Corporation): Vi-Be-Ji Inc, 283 Holland Rd, Newton, AL 36352

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$77,3236$61,46816$93,3732$12,1052$25,070
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$77,8930$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$33,74011$94,1381$13,3900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$20,4301$44,4703$81,7300$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$118,3000$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0213.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$112,8102$117,270
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0213.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
Most common first names in Newton, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3676.7 years
John3271.7 years
William2773.9 years
Mary2672.6 years
Robert2368.4 years
Annie1678.1 years
Willie1476.1 years
Billy1168.4 years
George977.8 years
Charles969.1 years
Most common last names in Newton, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Thomley3380.0 years
Smith2172.3 years
Jones1977.4 years
Watson1468.6 years
Johnson1371.0 years
Sanders1279.8 years
Turner1175.4 years
Gilley1068.8 years
Williams1083.5 years
Glover1076.0 years

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  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Plastics and rubber products"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Cashiers"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
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