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Newton County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2017: 7,967 (all rural); it was 8,608 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,235
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,662
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,852
Renter-occupied apartments: 674 (it was 648 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%

Land area: 823 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 10 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Newton County: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (32.6%), Educational, health and social services (19.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Newton County, AR (2017)
    • 7,44586.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2022.3%Two or more races
    • 1211.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1131.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 460.5%Asian alone
Median resident age:

49.1 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years
Males: 4,027  (50.6%)
Females: 3,940  (49.4%)
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Average household size:
Newton County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,923 ($24,756 in 1999)
This county:

$39,923
Arkansas:

$45,869

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $362 (lower quartile is $238, upper quartile is $442)
This county:

$362
State:

$548


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $99,330 (it was $56,500 in 2000)
Newton:

$99,330
Arkansas:

$128,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,129 - $170,236

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $145,547
Here:

$145,547
State:

$171,570

Mobile homes: $102,916
Here:

$102,916
State:

$74,605

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $870
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $252

Institutionalized population: 51

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 26
  • Thefts: 42
  • Auto thefts: 2
Newton County, AR map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $212,800
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Newton, AR residents
Average permit cost in Newton, AR
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $556 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $438 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Newton, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Newton, AR in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Newton, AR in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.1%
Newton County:

16.1%
Arkansas:

16.4%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 19.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.1% for American Indian residents, 88.1% for other race residents, 24.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 49.1 years old
(Males: 48.7 years old, Females: 49.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.1 years old, Black residents: 1.8 years old, American Indian residents: 22.2 years old, Asian residents: 39.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 13.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Newton County is $383 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $594 a month.

Cities in this county include: Jasper, Western Grove.

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

2018 air pollution in Newton County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.035 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Crockett County, Tennessee , Davidson County, Tennessee , Roane County, Tennessee , Pitt County, North Carolina , Washington County, Tennessee , Yadkin County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Arkansas:

3.4%

Unemployment by year in Newton, AR
County total employment by year in Newton, AR
County average yearly wages by year in Newton, AR

Current college students: 156
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 76 (54.2% naturalized citizens)

Newton County:

1.0%
Whole state:

4.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 62010 or later
  • 222000 to 2009
  • 191990 to 1999
  • 101980 to 1989
  • 51970 to 1979
  • 17Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 43.3%

Newton County marital status for males Newton County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,835
  • One, attached: 5
  • Two: 33
  • 3 or 4: 25
  • 5 to 9: 71
  • 20 or more: 39
  • Mobile homes: 726

Housing units in Newton County with a mortgage: 985 (16 second mortgage, 12 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,695

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

55.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Newton County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,13725
Mainline Protestant801
Other273
None6,086-
Newton County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Newton County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Newton County:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Newton County:

11.9%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Newton County:

30.6%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.0%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Newton County:

Average size of farms: 214 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $10,848
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $22.40
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 95.42%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $9,517
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.36%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $25,464
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.25%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.44
Land in orchards: 9 acres

Earthquake activity:

Newton County-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.9 miles away from Newton County center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 78.0 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 162.1 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 192.2 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 219.2 miles away from Newton County center
On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 27.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 07, 2015 to June 15, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4226: June 26, 2015, FEMA Id: 4226, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 05, 2013 to December 07, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4160: January 06, 2014, FEMA Id: 4160, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 08, 2013 to August 14, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4143: September 04, 2013, FEMA Id: 4143, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 14, 2011 to June 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1975: May 02, 2011, FEMA Id: 1975, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 29, 2009 to November 08, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1861: December 03, 2009, FEMA Id: 1861, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 30, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1819: February 06, 2009, FEMA Id: 1819, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 30, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3301: January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 3301, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Tropical Storm Ike, Incident Period: September 13, 2008 to September 23, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1804: October 22, 2008, FEMA Id: 1804, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 18, 2008 to April 28, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1751: March 26, 2008, FEMA Id: 1751, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 05, 2008 to February 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1744: February 07, 2008, FEMA Id: 1744, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Newton County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Newton

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,423 (75.0%)
  • Carpooled: 189 (10.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 16 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 106 (5.6%)
  • Worked at home: 177 (9.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Japan (38%)
  • England (37%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • Malaysia (6%)
  • Mexico (4%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Newton County


  • American (35%)
  • English (14%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (6%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Newton County, Arkansas in 2000:

  • 48 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,659.

6.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,775 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
Arkansas average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.89% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($19,258 average AGI)
1.32% relocated from other states ($8,517 average AGI)
Newton County:

1.32%
Arkansas average:

2.88%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Boone County, AR  2.96% ($23,861 average AGI)


5.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,180 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Arkansas average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.51% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($34,180 average AGI)
1.41% relocated to other states ($7,008 average AGI)
Newton County:

1.41%
Arkansas average:

2.91%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Boone County, AR  3.31% ($31,088 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1

Births per 1000 population in Newton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Newton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Newton County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Newton County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Newton County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Newton County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Newton County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Newton County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Newton County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,005 (1,367 aged, 638 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 201 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Newton County, Arkansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (196)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (124)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (80)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (61)
  • Congestive heart failure (58)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (51)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (51)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (40)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (27)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (25)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,967
  • In family households: 6,678 (1,100 male householders, 1,028 female householders)
    1,788 spouses, 2,003 children (1,788 natural, 49 adopted, 168 stepchildren), 215 grandchildren, 130 brothers or sisters, 106 parents, 251 other relatives, 56 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,223 (499 male householders (458 living alone)), 537 female householders (461 living alone)), 187 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 63

Size of family households: 1,222 2-persons, 289 3-persons, 280 4-persons, 202 5-persons, 95 6-persons, 47 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 919 1-person, 97 2-persons, 22 5-persons.

1,108 married couples with children.
245 single-parent households (85 men, 160 women).

99.5% of residents of Newton speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (17% speak English very well, 83% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $53,454,000 ($6,301 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,249,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $24,112,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $8,585,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $352,000
Federal grants: $16,707,000
Federal procurement contracts: $489,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,208,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $423,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,467,000
Federal Government insurance: $252,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 495
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 451
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -185
Here -22 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Newton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.27 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.5

Year house built in Newton County, Arkansas
  • Year house built in Newton County, Arkansas
  • 692014 or later
  • 812010 to 2013
  • 5962000 to 2009
  • 7871990 to 1999
  • 9291980 to 1989
  • 7911970 to 1979
  • 3761960 to 1969
  • 2281950 to 1959
  • 3001940 to 1949
  • 4981939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Newton County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Newton County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Newton County, Arkansas
  • 161 room
  • 422 rooms
  • 923 rooms
  • 3334 rooms
  • 9215 rooms
  • 6846 rooms
  • 3167 rooms
  • 1498 rooms
  • 1079+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newton County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newton County, Arkansas
  • 61 room
  • 212 rooms
  • 393 rooms
  • 1864 rooms
  • 1325 rooms
  • 556 rooms
  • 87 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 259+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Newton County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Newton County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Newton County, Arkansas
  • 18no bedroom
  • 1631 bedroom
  • 6042 bedrooms
  • 1,4123 bedrooms
  • 4114 bedrooms
  • 645+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newton County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newton County, Arkansas
  • 6no bedroom
  • 611 bedroom
  • 2272 bedrooms
  • 1333 bedrooms
  • 484 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Newton County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Newton County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Newton County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 66no vehicle
  • 6391 vehicle
  • 1,0502 vehicles
  • 5433 vehicles
  • 2584 vehicles
  • 1385+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Newton County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Newton County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 30no vehicle
  • 2161 vehicle
  • 1212 vehicles
  • 623 vehicles
  • 184 vehicles
  • 375+ vehicles

91.2% of Newton County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Arkansas.

Newton County:

91.2%
State average:

84.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 5,015
  • Other state: 2,846
  • Northeast: 206
  • Midwest: 1,215
  • South: 1,041
  • West: 384
Year householders moved into unit in Newton County, AR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Newton County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 34.3%Electricity
  • 33.2%Wood
  • 30.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 48.2%Electricity
  • 36.0%Wood
  • 15.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 25
Here:

3.5%
Arkansas:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

3.4%
Arkansas:

8.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 20
Here:

6.7%
Arkansas:

16.7%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Newton County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,047,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $119,000
    Other: $66,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $640,000
    Correctional Institutions: $251,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,341,000
    Police Protection: $448,000
    Financial Administration: $349,000
    Solid Waste Management: $279,000
    Central Staff Services: $204,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $140,000
    General - Other: $132,000
    Libraries: $116,000
    General Public Buildings: $53,000
    Correctional Institutions: $41,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
    Health - Other: $18,000
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,141,000
    General Local Government Support: $289,000
    Highways: $67,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $53,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,475,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,370,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $142,000
    General Revenue - Other: $99,000
    Interest Earnings: $31,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $274,000
    Regular Highways: $160,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,252,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $199,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $884,000
    General Local Government Support: $433,000
    Other: $344,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $670,000
    Property: $563,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $593,000

Newton County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,047,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $119,000
    Other: $66,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $640,000
    Correctional Institutions: $251,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,341,000
    Police Protection: $448,000
    Financial Administration: $349,000
    Solid Waste Management: $279,000
    Central Staff Services: $204,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $140,000
    General - Other: $132,000
    Libraries: $116,000
    General Public Buildings: $53,000
    Correctional Institutions: $41,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
    Health - Other: $18,000
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,141,000
    General Local Government Support: $289,000
    Highways: $67,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $53,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,475,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,370,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $142,000
    General Revenue - Other: $99,000
    Interest Earnings: $31,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $274,000
    Regular Highways: $160,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,252,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $199,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $884,000
    General Local Government Support: $433,000
    Other: $344,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $670,000
    Property: $563,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $593,000

Newton County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,047,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $119,000
    Other: $66,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $640,000
    Correctional Institutions: $251,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,341,000
    Police Protection: $448,000
    Financial Administration: $349,000
    Solid Waste Management: $279,000
    Central Staff Services: $204,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $140,000
    General - Other: $132,000
    Libraries: $116,000
    General Public Buildings: $53,000
    Correctional Institutions: $41,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
    Health - Other: $18,000
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,141,000
    General Local Government Support: $289,000
    Highways: $67,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $53,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,475,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,370,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $142,000
    General Revenue - Other: $99,000
    Interest Earnings: $31,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $274,000
    Regular Highways: $160,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,252,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $199,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $884,000
    General Local Government Support: $433,000
    Other: $344,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $670,000
    Property: $563,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $593,000

Newton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,047,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $119,000
    Other: $66,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $640,000
    Correctional Institutions: $251,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,341,000
    Police Protection: $448,000
    Financial Administration: $349,000
    Solid Waste Management: $279,000
    Central Staff Services: $204,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $140,000
    General - Other: $132,000
    Libraries: $116,000
    General Public Buildings: $53,000
    Correctional Institutions: $41,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
    Health - Other: $18,000
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,141,000
    General Local Government Support: $289,000
    Highways: $67,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $53,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,475,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,370,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $142,000
    General Revenue - Other: $99,000
    Interest Earnings: $31,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $274,000
    Regular Highways: $160,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,252,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $199,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $884,000
    General Local Government Support: $433,000
    Other: $344,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $670,000
    Property: $563,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $593,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 469
  • Number of aged recipients: 69
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 400
  • Number of recipients under 18: 38
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 282
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 149
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 265
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 175
Most common first names in Newton County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3475.4 years
James3474.8 years
John2877.5 years
George1481.4 years
Mary1382.8 years
Thomas1374.1 years
Ruby1281.5 years
Henry1273.0 years
Walter1081.5 years
Charles1071.0 years
Most common last names in Newton County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2876.0 years
Jones2779.2 years
Villines2180.1 years
Carter1971.9 years
Phillips1677.9 years
Kilgore1579.1 years
Brasel1579.3 years
Henderson1580.5 years
Campbell1473.3 years
Martin1372.8 years

Businesses in Newton County, AR

  • RadioShack: 1

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  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"