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Population in 2012: 12,975 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.3%
 

Males: 6,070  (46.8%)
Females: 6,905  (53.2%)

Median resident age:  38.1 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28658.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,614 (it was $36,696 in 2000)
Newton:

$31,614
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,506

Newton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $109,800 (it was $83,300 in 2000)
Newton:

$109,800
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $126,460; Detached houses: $127,448; Townhouses or other attached units: $100,223; In 2-unit structures: $176,214; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $108,260; Mobile homes: $113,733; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $70,369

Median gross rent in 2012: $646.

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  • White alone - 8,858 (68.2%)
  • Black alone - 1,857 (14.3%)
  • Hispanic - 1,555 (12.0%)
  • Asian alone - 438 (3.4%)
  • Two or more races - 223 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 60 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Newton: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (18.9%), United States (11.5%), Irish (10.1%), English (6.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 969 feet

Land area: 13.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,000 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Newton:

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newton city:

  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 41.7%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

1,166 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia).

This city:  9.0%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 53 registered sex offenders living in Newton, North Carolina as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Newton to the number of sex offenders is 245 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,113 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $927 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (28.5 miles , pop. 66,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (38.7 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (447.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Conover, NC (1.8 miles ), Claremont, NC (2.3 miles ), Maiden, NC (2.5 miles ), Brookford, NC (2.7 miles ), St. Stephens, NC (2.8 miles ), Hickory, NC (2.8 miles ), Mountain View, NC (2.9 miles ), Catawba, NC (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 35.67 N, Longitude: 81.22 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,373 (+33.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,349 (27.2%)

Area code: 828

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Crime rates in Newton by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012
Murders 20001200000
per 100,000 15.60.00.00.07.615.10.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 31367051154
per 100,000 23.47.823.146.653.50.037.87.57.438.130.6
Robberies 171219131221211217104
per 100,000 132.893.9146.3100.991.6158.2159.089.8126.476.130.6
Assaults 27215172217201811819
per 100,000 210.9164.438.5131.9168.0128.1151.4134.781.860.9145.2
Burglaries 167151153219231202210211196172127
per 100,000 1304.61182.11178.51699.81764.01521.51589.61579.51457.41309.8970.9
Thefts 427455432562539547553507383396308
per 100,000 3335.73561.93327.44362.04116.14120.24185.93795.22847.83015.52354.6
Auto thefts 4040314443576545373321
per 100,000 312.5313.1238.8341.5328.4429.3492.0336.9275.1251.3160.5
Arson 42432011146
per 100,000 31.215.730.823.315.30.07.67.57.430.545.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.4) 385.0320.3307.4418.2437.2412.3429.9352.2300.7300.4239.7

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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: 43 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.60
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Newton, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.3%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,323 (+11.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (15%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Newton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the Newton city center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1998, a category F4 tornado 15.2 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.2 miles away from Newton center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 26.1 miles away from Newton center
On 2/12/1994 at 02:40:24, a magnitude 3.4 (2.9 ML, 3.4 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Catawba County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newton topographic map

Birthplace of: Tori Amos - Singer, James Lore Murray - General, M. Hoke Smith - Politician, Jason Jarrett (racing driver) - Racing driver, Dennis Setzer - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Feb 27, 1960), Eddie Yount - Baseball player, Julius Powell - College basketball player (Clemson Tigers), Buz Phillips - Baseball player.

Main business address for: PEOPLES BANCORP OF NORTH CAROLINA INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Newton:

  • PALLIATIVE CARE CTR AND HOSPICE OF CATAWBA VALLEY (Hospital, 3967 ROBINSON ROAD)
  • ABERNETHY LAURELS (Nursing Home, 102 LEONARD AVENUE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Newton:

  • CATAWBA VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 3 miles away; HICKORY, NC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL SERVICES OF CATAWBA VALLEY (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; CONOVER, NC)
  • CATAWBA COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; HICKORY, NC)

Political contributions by individuals in Newton, NC

Local government website: www.ci.newton.nc.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newton:

  • Catawba Valley Community College (about 5 miles; Hickory, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,135)
  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (about 20 miles; Hudson, NC; FT enrollment: 2,172)
  • NASCAR Technical Institute (about 22 miles; Mooresville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,200)
  • Gaston College (about 26 miles; Dallas, NC; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte (about 37 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,428)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 38 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 18,379)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 39 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 7,630)

Public high schools in Newton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Newton:

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Library in Newton:

  • CATAWBA COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,174,113; Location: 115 WEST C STREET; 216,746 books; 256 e-books; 12,289 audio materials; 12,241 video materials; 56 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 763 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of International Singer/Songwriter Tori Amos

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Churches in Newton include: North Newton Church (A), Old Saint Pauls Church (B), Zion Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Eastview Cemetery (1), Central Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Newton City Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hildebran Creek (A), Henry Fork (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Newton: Saint Pauls Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Catawba County Historical Association (Museums; 30 North College Avenue) (1), Catawba County Museum of History (30 North College Avenue) (2), Catawba County - Libraries- Conover Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 101 East 1st Street) (3), Circle C Petting Farm & Hogway Speedway (Petting Zoos; 2837 St. James Church Road) (4), Beach Bingo & Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1111 North Main Avenue) (5), Miles Charters (Tours & Charters; 2221 North Main Avenue) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Day's Inn (1710 Fairgrove Church Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Courts: North Carolina State Government - Clerk Of Court (South US321 Highway) (1), North Carolina State Government - General Courts Of Justice- Clerk Of Superior C (1175 South Brady Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Catawba County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.6. This is about average.
City:

33.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.6
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.62
U.S.:

3.63

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

COUNTRY VALLEY II MHP (Population served: 190, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and AUG-18-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-11-2005)
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-07-2004), St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2004)
  • 149 regular monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2000), St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2001)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
JACOBS FORK BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-29-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-13-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
FRIENDSHIP UNITED METHODIST CH (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NEW HORIZON MINISTRIES (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-20-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-03-1999), St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2001)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-12-1999), St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2001)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MT OLIN AME ZION CHURCH (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-25-2004), St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between DEC-02-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
DOT-I-40 WEIGHT STATION EBL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-21-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2002), St Public Notif received (NOV-04-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2003)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-16-2003), St Public Notif requested (APR-16-2003), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-29-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-09-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-13-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-19-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

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

  • DRUMS DAIRY HOUSE (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NEW HOPE MORAVIAN CHURCH (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.8%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.5% for Black residents, 44.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 44.6% for other race residents, 28.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.2%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Newton, NC

People in group quarters in Newton in 2010:

  • 214 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 164 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 48 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 13 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Newton in 2000:

  • 215 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

Newton compared to North Carolina state average:

Newton, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Newton (2011 data):

  • Peoples Bank: at 518 West C Street, Abernethy Center Branch, Newton Branch, North Newton Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,064.6 mil, Deposits: $842.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorp Of North Carolina, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Newton North Branch at 2004 North Main Avenue, branch established on 1904/01/01; Newton Branch at 12 North Main Avenue, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Newton Branch at 11 South College Avenue, branch established on 1946/04/30. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Newton Main Branch at 102 South Main Avenue, branch established on 1946/07/01. 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
  • Communityone Bank, National Association: Newton Branch at 2625 Northwest Boulevard, branch established on 1999/03/15. Info updated 2007/12/11: Bank assets: $1,666.0 mil, Deposits: $1,443.4 mil, headquarters in Asheboro, NC, negative income in the last year, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb United Corp.
  • Bank of Granite: Newton Office at 311 North Main Avenue, branch established on 1984/02/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $753.5 mil, Deposits: $688.5 mil, headquarters in Granite Falls, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb United Corp.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Newton travel time to work - commute


Newton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Newton city (based on Catawba County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.51%
Here60.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchCatholic Church
Adherents36.1%16.8%13.4%9.7%5.1%
Congregations30.0%16.9%12.1%5.8%1.0%
NameUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents3.5%2.9%1.7%1.5%9.4%
Congregations4.8%2.9%1.4%1.0%24.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 33
Catawba County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Catawba County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 82
Catawba County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 124
Here:

7.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Catawba County:

26.4%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.0%
State:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 12$41,070$41,0700$0
Other Government Administration 8$35,649$53,4740$0
Police Protection - Officers 35$111,925$38,3744$930
Police - Other 8$23,558$35,3377$4,854
Firefighters 21$53,462$30,55022$5,496
Fire - Other 4$15,913$47,7391$1,528
Streets and Highways 9$22,694$30,2590$0
Solid Waste Management 13$26,087$24,0800$0
Sewerage 13$40,720$37,5880$0
Parks and Recreation 15$42,368$33,8943$4,141
Water Supply 20$53,870$32,3220$0
Electric Power 15$41,172$32,9380$0
Other and Unallocable 4$15,200$45,6000$0
Totals for Government 177$523,688$35,50437$16,949

Newton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $2,267,000 ($174.72)
    General - Other: $788,000 ($60.73)
    Sewerage: $607,000 ($46.78)
    Water Utilities: $260,000 ($20.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $128,000 ($9.87)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $8,645,000 ($666.28)
    Police Protection: $2,756,000 ($212.41)
    Sewerage: $1,940,000 ($149.52)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,612,000 ($124.24)
    General - Other: $1,251,000 ($96.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,083,000 ($83.47)
    Water Utilities: $831,000 ($64.05)
    Central Staff Services: $739,000 ($56.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $716,000 ($55.18)
    Financial Administration: $636,000 ($49.02)
    Regular Highways: $598,000 ($46.09)
    Natural Resources - Other: $289,000 ($22.27)
    General Public Buildings: $129,000 ($9.94)
    Parking Facilities: $7,000 ($0.54)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $90,000 ($6.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $103,000 ($7.94)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $134,000 ($10.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $276,000 ($21.27)
    Regular Highways: $220,000 ($16.96)
    Police Protection: $159,000 ($12.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000 ($9.17)
    Water Utilities: $118,000 ($9.09)
    General - Other: $56,000 ($4.32)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $10,000 ($0.77)
    Electric Utilities: $4,000 ($0.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,348,000 ($643.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $424,000 ($32.68)

Newton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,896,000 ($223.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $335,000 ($25.82)
    All Other: $121,000 ($9.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000 ($6.17)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $22,000 ($1.70)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $271,000 ($20.89)
    General Local Government Support: $239,000 ($18.42)
    All Other: $220,000 ($16.96)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,641,000 ($203.55)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $658,000 ($50.71)
    Interest Earnings: $287,000 ($22.12)
    Donations From Private Sources: $18,000 ($1.39)
    Rents: $10,000 ($0.77)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $9,942,000 ($766.24)
    Water Utilities: $1,241,000 ($95.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $734,000 ($56.57)
    Highways: $433,000 ($33.37)
    All Other: $8,000 ($0.62)
  • Tax - Property: $3,962,000 ($305.36)
    NEC: $97,000 ($7.48)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $30,000 ($2.31)

Newton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,667,000 ($1515.76)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,811,000 ($1295.65)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,550,000 ($350.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,694,000 ($130.56)

Newton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,647,000 ($743.51)

6.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,065 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($146 average AGI)
Catawba County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Burke County, NC  0.72% ($31,433 average AGI)
from Caldwell County, NC  0.57% ($28,517)
from Lincoln County, NC  0.55% ($35,239)


6.15% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($494 average AGI)
Catawba County:

0.05%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Burke County, NC  0.63% ($27,954 average AGI)
to Caldwell County, NC  0.54% ($29,689)
to Lincoln County, NC  0.50% ($33,464)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newton:

  • WNNC (1230 AM; 1 kW; NEWTON, NC; Owner: NEWTON-CONOVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WCXN (1170 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLAREMONT, NC; Owner: WCXN, INC.)
  • WAIZ (630 AM; 1 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: NEWTON-CONOVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10 kW; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WHVN, INC.)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKGX (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newton:

  • WFHE (90.3 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPIR (88.1 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W232AV (94.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: DAVID TORRES)
  • W218BW (91.5 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKBC-FM (97.3 FM; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: WILKES BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSGE (91.7 FM; DALLAS, NC; Owner: GASTON COLLEGE)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; DAVIDSON, NC; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF DAVIDSON COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Newton:

  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WHKY-TV (Channel 14; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W38CN (Channel 38; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W66BT (Channel 66; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Newton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 27 meters (89ft)
Total average daily traffic: 51,850
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,709

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Newton, NC



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED42$114,24823$134,970140$125,9238$89,37813$81,0133$58,450
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$32,6001$110,79014$119,8960$00$02$39,590
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$110,0703$72,88054$126,2546$31,6037$100,9964$55,448
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$120,8002$109,88524$114,7902$93,8802$110,9801$26,560
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$146,7401$36,9606$156,1351$39,7100$01$100,730

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0112.00 , 0113.00, 0117.01, 0117.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$132,5803$150,140
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$233,6801$119,390
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0112.00 , 0113.00, 0117.01, 0117.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 123
  • Hazardous Condition: 77
  • Service Call: 24
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Newton


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

Most common first names in Newton, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary15378.0 years
William14272.4 years
James13771.4 years
John12873.9 years
Robert10170.2 years
Charles8870.7 years
George7277.1 years
Fred5774.0 years
Annie5280.1 years
Paul4971.5 years
Most common last names in Newton, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sigmon12777.6 years
Setzer8676.2 years
Smith8374.1 years
Drum6979.2 years
Huffman6169.9 years
Wilson6074.8 years
Cline4978.9 years
Shook4874.5 years
Caldwell4480.0 years
Deal4277.7 years
Businesses in Newton, NC
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dunkin Donuts1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Subway2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS2
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Tory A. Klavuhn (24)
  • Kenneth D. Temple, Jr. (14)
  • Don Parris (12)
  • Justin Elisha Quinn (8)
  • Samuel D. NavĂ© (7)
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  • Christopher S. Houser (6)
  • Tory Allen Klavuhn (6)
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Total of 128 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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