Newton, New Jersey

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Population in 2014: 7,878 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.4%
 
Males: 3,598  (45.7%)
Females: 4,280  (54.3%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
New Jersey median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 07860.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,473 (it was $41,667 in 2000)
Newton:

$48,473
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,454 (it was $20,577 in 2000)

Newton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $231,530 (it was $136,500 in 2000)
Newton:

$231,530
NJ:

$307,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $240,447; Detached houses: $244,872; Townhouses or other attached units: $191,986; In 2-unit structures: $713,273; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $174,774

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,031.

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  • Races in Newton, NJ (2010)

    Newton races chart
    • 6,25778.2%White alone
    • 98712.3%Hispanic
    • 3614.5%Black alone
    • 2332.9%Asian alone
    • 1191.5%Two or more races
    • 270.3%American Indian alone
    • 100.1%Other race alone
    • 30.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Newton: 115.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (15.8%), German (13.7%), Italian (11.5%), Polish (7.1%), English (5.7%), United States (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 608 feet

Land area: 3.10 square miles.

Population density: 2,543 people per square mile   (average).

Newton,NJ real estate house value index trend

Newton, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Newton:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newton town:

  • Never married: 33.7%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

1,221 residents are foreign born (6.7% Latin America, 3.2% Europe, 2.9% Asia, 2.9% Africa).

This town:

15.4%
New Jersey:

21.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $7,543 (3.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $6,928 (3.0%)

Newton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wayne, NJ (27.5 miles , pop. 54,069).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (37.1 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (45.4 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Andover borough, NJ (2.2 miles ), Ross Corner, NJ (2.2 miles) , Lake Mohawk, NJ (2.4 miles ), Branchville borough, NJ (2.5 miles ), Crandon Lakes, NJ (2.6 miles ), Byram Center, NJ (2.9 miles) , Ogdensburg borough, NJ (2.9 miles ), Johnsonburg, NJ (3.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $57,300
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $56,600
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $248,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.05 N, Longitude: 74.76 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,829 (+35.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 813 (23.7%)

Area codes: 973, 862, 201

Newton household income distribution Newton home values distribution

Crime rates in Newton by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000100100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.012.40.00.012.50.00.0
Rapes 00000000000N/AN/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/AN/A
Robberies 4112011321505
per 100,000 47.511.911.823.80.012.012.337.124.512.562.50.063.3
Assaults 98811846632274
per 100,000 106.995.494.7131.095.048.273.974.336.824.925.089.650.7
Burglaries 1610201692535182210332119
per 100,000 190.1119.3236.7190.5106.9301.2430.9222.8269.6124.6412.6268.8240.6
Thefts 1271191581601238811312611910912084106
per 100,000 1,508.91,419.21,870.31,904.81,460.51,060.21,391.31,559.61,458.21,358.41,500.21,075.31,342.3
Auto thefts 2595544112113
per 100,000 23.859.6106.559.559.448.249.212.412.324.912.512.838.0
Arson 0001010001010
per 100,000 0.00.00.011.90.012.00.00.00.012.50.012.80.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 110.391.8121.4126.688.980.0107.4128.792.173.2137.580.1101.9

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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 2014, including police officers: 31 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
New Jersey average:

3.43
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
New Jersey:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +629 (+8.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Newton, New Jersey

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Tornado activity:

Newton-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Newton town center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 14.3 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newton-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 201.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 83.8 miles away from Newton center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 243.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 294.7 miles away from Newton center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sussex County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newton topographic map

Birthplace of: Janeane Garofalo - (born 1964), comedian, Ardolph Loges Kline - Politician, Bob Coronato - Painter, James Peter Warbasse - Surgeon and cooperator, Mary Tuthill Lindheim - Sculptor and studio potter, Danny Baugher - Player of football, John W. Griggs - Politician, Henry J. B. Cummings - Union Army officer, Scott P Crowley - born director.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Newton: James Howard.

Hospitals and medical centers in Newton:

  • KAREN ANN QUINLAN HOSPICE (99 SPARTA AVENUE)
  • NEWTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 175 HIGH ST)
  • BARN HILL CARE CENTER (249 HIGH STREET)
  • BARN HILL CONV CENTER (249 HIGH ST , ROUTE 94)
  • BRISTOL GLEN SNF (200 BRISTOL GLEN DRIVE)
  • SUSSEX COUNTY HOMESTEAD (129 MORRIS TURNPIKE)
  • VALLEY VIEW CARE CENTER (1 SUMMIT AVENUE)
  • RV NEWTON (RENAL CENTER OF NEWTON)

Heliports located in Newton:

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College/University in Newton:

  • Sussex County Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,402; Location: One College Hill Road; Public; Website: www.sussex.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Newton:

  • Centenary College (about 15 miles; Hackettstown, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,271)
  • County College of Morris (about 17 miles; Randolph, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,427)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 23 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,195)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 26 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,690)
  • Drew University (about 27 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 31 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,198)
  • Raritan Valley Community College (about 31 miles; Branchburg, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,735)

Public high schools in Newton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Newton:

Private elementary/middle schools in Newton:

  • ST JOSEPH REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 192, Location: 20 JEFFERSON ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 173, Location: 92 COUNTY ROAD 519, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Newton

Library in Newton:

  • SUSSEX COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,096,088; Location: 125 MORRIS TURNPIKE; 310,757 books; 1,687 e-books; 17,980 audio materials; 16,987 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 570 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Newton: Newton First Aid Rescue Squad (A), Newton Fire Department Station 3 (B), Newton Fire Prevention Office (C), Newton Fire Department Station 1 (D), Newton Fire Department Station 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lake: Hortons Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Newton Fire Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 150 Spring Street), AAA Mid-Atlantic (Tours & Charters; 65 Newton Sparta Road), AAA Travel (Tours & Charters; 65 Newton Sparta Road).

Hotels: Econo Lodge (Highway 206), Econo Lodge Newton (448 Route 206 South), Country Inn (Highway 206), Mountain Brook Inn (901 Middleville Road).

Courts: Newton Town - Registrar of Vital Statistics- Health Clerk- Court Clerk- Elections- Municipal C (39 Trinity Street), Courts - Superior Court (Sussex Courthouse).

Sussex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 77.2. This is about average.

City:

77.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.301. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.301
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.18. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.18
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.630. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.630
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.70. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.70
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.8%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.7% for Black residents, 19.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.4% for other race residents, 50.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  58.1%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Newton in 2010:

  • 303 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 174 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 28 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Newton in 2000:

  • 166 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 161 people in nursing homes
  • 92 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 29 people in other group homes
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Newton, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Newton (2011 data):

  • Lakeland Bank: Hampton Branch, Bristol Glen, Park Place Branch. Info updated 2009/08/05: Bank assets: $2,820.0 mil, Deposits: $2,260.3 mil, headquarters in Newfoundland, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Lakeland Bancorp, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Hampton-Newton Branch at 120 Hampton House Road, branch established on 1968/09/21. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Newton Branch at 136 Water Street, branch established on 1818/08/17. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Newton Branch at 122 Water Street, branch established on 2009/12/14. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • SussexBank: Newton Branch at 15 Trinity Street, branch established on 1991/05/03. Info updated 2010/12/17: Bank assets: $504.9 mil, Deposits: $426.1 mil, headquarters in Franklin, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Sussex Bancorp
  • First Hope Bank, A National Banking Association: Andover Branch at 161 Newton Sparta Road, branch established on 2004/07/06. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $417.7 mil, Deposits: $347.8 mil, headquarters in Hope, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Hope Bancorp
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: 197 Main Street Branch at 197 Main Street, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.1
New Jersey average:

12.7

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

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic56,40016
Mainline Protestant9,21136
Evangelical Protestant4,36831
Other1,34512
Orthodox3001
Black Protestant1821
None77,459-
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: 29
Sussex County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 25
Sussex County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Sussex County:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 101
Here:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sussex County:

23.7%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.4%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.8%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Newton:

46.3%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Newton:

28.6
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.0%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.6%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Newton:

33.9%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Newton:

55.9%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Newton:

78.3%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Newton, NJ Residents
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 7$20,068$34,4022$2,554
Other Government Administration 4$28,395$85,1853$5,131
Judicial and Legal 2$7,797$46,7823$3,137
Police Protection - Officers 23$193,400$100,9040$0
Police - Other 2$6,386$38,31620$12,947
Fire - Other 10$35,497$42,59611$8,954
Streets and Highways 10$62,832$75,3980$0
Welfare 0$0 1$2,758
Sewerage 4$19,452$58,3561$1,681
Parks and Recreation 1$11,510$138,1201$1,819
Water Supply 3$19,139$76,5561$1,681
Other and Unallocable 2$8,607$51,6426$9,930
Totals for Government 68$413,083$72,89749$50,592

Newton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parking Facilities: $14,000 ($1.78)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,957,000 ($248.41)
    General - Other: $869,000 ($110.31)
    Regular Highways: $756,000 ($95.96)
    Sewerage: $738,000 ($93.68)
    Water Utilities: $275,000 ($34.91)
    Central Staff Services: $263,000 ($33.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $156,000 ($19.80)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $150,000 ($19.04)
    Financial Administration: $131,000 ($16.63)
    Parking Facilities: $80,000 ($10.15)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $79,000 ($10.03)
    Fire Protection: $65,000 ($8.25)
    General Public Buildings: $55,000 ($6.98)
    Private Transit Subsidies: $35,000 ($4.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($2.28)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.25)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($0.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $412,000 ($52.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($4.06)
    Sewerage: $30,000 ($3.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,434,000 ($435.90)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $331,000 ($42.02)

Newton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,959,000 ($248.67)
    Parking Facilities: $63,000 ($8.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $32,000 ($4.06)
    All Other: $6,000 ($0.76)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $41,000 ($5.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $223,000 ($28.31)
    All Other: $14,000 ($1.78)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $266,000 ($33.76)
    Interest Earnings: $84,000 ($10.66)
    Rents: $38,000 ($4.82)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $653,000 ($82.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,370,000 ($173.90)
    Highways: $279,000 ($35.42)
    All Other: $28,000 ($3.55)
    Housing & Community Development: $11,000 ($1.40)
  • Tax - Property: $2,962,000 ($375.98)
    NEC: $9,000 ($1.14)

Newton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $5,512,000 ($699.67)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,872,000 ($872.30)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $650,000 ($82.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,696,000 ($849.96)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $5,434,000 ($689.77)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $826,000 ($104.85)
    Water Utilities: $78,000 ($9.90)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $3,432,000 ($435.64)
    End of Fiscal Year: $2,977,000 ($377.89)

Newton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,045,000 ($259.58)

4.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($57,522 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($339 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Morris County, NJ  1.16% ($57,003 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.43% ($52,504)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.37% ($68,616)


5.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,652 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($438 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Morris County, NJ  1.16% ($57,396 average AGI)
to Passaic County, NJ  0.34% ($46,869)
to Bergen County, NJ  0.25% ($54,204)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newton:

  • WNNJ (1360 AM; 2 kW; NEWTON, NJ)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newton:

  • WNNJ-FM (103.7 FM; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSUS (102.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNJP (88.5 FM; SUSSEX, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTH.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • W284AF (104.7 FM; HACKETTSTOWN, NJ; Owner: WRNJ RADIO, INC.)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WSBG (93.5 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • W245AC (96.9 FM; HARMONY TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WDHA-FM (105.5 FM; DOVER, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WWYY (107.1 FM; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • W224AS (92.7 FM; WASHINGTON, NJ; Owner: WRNJ RADIO, INC.)
  • WTSX (96.7 FM; PORT JERVIS, NY; Owner: PORT JERVIS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Newton:

  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W36AZ (Channel 36; SUSSEX, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CING. AUTHORITY)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WNJB2 (Channel 58; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Owner: NJ PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W49BE (Channel 49; HACKETTSTOWN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CING. AUTHORITY)
  • W23AZ (Channel 23; HACKETTSTOWN, NJ; Owner: CENTENARY COLLEGE)
Newton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Newton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Newton, NJ)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • NY33HO011, 112 Hampton House Road (Lat: 41.078306 Lon: -74.735889), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQSJ616, Licensee ID: L01744207
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/27/2013, Expiration Date: 09/27/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Spectrum L.P.
  • JAIL, 39 High Street (Lat: 41.059194 Lon: -74.754889), Type: Bant, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 27 m, Call Sign: WQUF607
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/24/2014, Expiration Date: 06/24/2024, Certifier: Keith A ArmstrongRegistrant: Rinehart Spectrum Solutions Group, LLC, 28 Twin Lakes Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0654, Email:
  • NJ07095A, 150 High Street (Lat: 41.055472 Lon: -74.764111), Type: Tank, Structure height: 34 m, Overall height: 35 m, Call Sign: WQWM776
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz... (+14 more)Grant Date: 10/06/2015, Expiration Date: 10/06/2025, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Goodale Rd 1.5 Mi N R206 (Lat: 41.018889 Lon: -74.751667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 62 m, Call Sign: KNKM819, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.862 MHzGrant Date: 08/12/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2014, Certifier: Shawn E EndsleyRegistrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Newton)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED28$213,82120$163,400134$202,40314$58,6431$150,0007$181,429
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$205,5002$134,00010$178,8004$16,5000$03$144,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$201,0006$149,16753$225,9816$75,0000$01$166,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$158,0001$284,00031$220,3231$120,0000$01$110,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$140,00011$290,0910$00$02$140,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3737.00 , 3738.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$205,3331$258,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$178,3330$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$286,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$212,0002$251,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3737.00 , 3738.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Newton and their reported violations in the past:

NEWTON WATER & SEWER UTILITY (Population served: 8,300, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
SUSSEX COUNTY MEDICAL ASSOCIAT (Population served: 223, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-28-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-26-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-11-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-15-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-25-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-24-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-11-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-24-2006), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-11-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
GREEN HILLS EST PROP OWN (Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SUSSEX COUNTY LIBRARY (Population served: 106, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-02-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-16-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-05-2010)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-11-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
TUSCANY BISTRO (Population served: 66, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-23-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
THE CELLAR (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-19-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-19-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2011)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-04-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-23-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-26-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-21-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2008), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from JAN-11-2008 to JAN-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-2008)
INDIAN HEAD CANOES (Address: 8 HAMPTON DOWNES , Serves NY, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • STILLWATER GENERAL STORE (Population served: 63, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUSEX COUNTY FIRE TRAINING (Address: 1 COLLEGE HILL ROAD , Population served: 56, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 37
  • Hazardous Condition: 60
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Newton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Newton, NJ

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (33%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Newton, NJ
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kohl's1
Advance Auto Parts2Lowe's1
Applebee's1Marshalls1
Audi1McDonald's1
BMW1Nike1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Penske1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid2
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts3Subaru1
Econo Lodge1Subway1
Fashion Bug1T-Mobile1
FedEx5Toyota1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS6
Harmon Face Values1Volkswagen1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
Home Depot1Walmart1
Honda1YMCA1
KFC1

Newton compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Newton on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Central America (population 500+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
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