For population 25 years and over in Newton:
For population 15 years and over in Newton town:
108 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.6% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Haverhill, MA (6.7 miles , pop. 58,969).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (38.1 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (210.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Plaistow, NH (1.8 miles ), Merrimac, MA (1.9 miles ), Kingston, NH (1.9 miles ), South Hampton, NH (2.1 miles ), East Kingston, NH (2.2 miles ), Amesbury Town, MA (2.2 miles ), Danville, NH (2.3 miles ), Amesbury, MA (2.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.87 N, Longitude: 71.05 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 603
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Newton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (5 officers).
Work and jobs in Newton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Newton, New Hampshire
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Newton-area historical tornado activity is above New Hampshire state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Newton town center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 9/29/1974, a category F3 tornado 19.0 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Newton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from Newton center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 72.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 52.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.2 miles away from Newton center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 4.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Rockingham County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Public elementary/middle schools in Newton:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.87. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.94. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.284. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Newton and their reported violations in the past:ST FREDERICKS CHURCH (Address: 12 AMESBURY RD , Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:ROWES CORNER MARKET (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:WHISPERING PINES CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:WILLOWBROOKE MALL (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:ROUTE 108 GENERAL STORE (Population served: 48, Groundwater):
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Banks with branches in Newton (2011 data):
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2008 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Newton town (based on Rockingham County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.17%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 47
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 55
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 98
Number of full-service restaurants: 283
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($57,963 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($496 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,163 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($322 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Newton fatal accident list:
Aug 23, 2005 07:29 PM, Sr-108, Tara Lane, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 15, 2001 08:24 PM, Sr-108, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 15, 2000 01:22 PM, Sr-108, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Aug 5, 1998 09:40 PM, West Main Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 22, 1996 03:20 AM, Route 108, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 26, 1994 01:39 AM, Route 108, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $7,500,000
Total average daily traffic: 650
Total average daily truck traffic: 23
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 962
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newton)
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Newton, NH
State forum archive:
Total of 42 patent applications in 2008-2014.