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Newton County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2019: 7,860 (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: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.8%), Construction (24.1%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (13.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Newton County, AR (2019)
    • 7,33385.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1802.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1371.6%Two or more races
    • 881.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 520.6%Asian alone
    • 340.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 20.02%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

49.9 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years
Males: 3,875  (49.3%)
Females: 3,985  (50.7%)
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Average household size:
Newton County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,166 ($24,756 in 1999)
This county:

$39,166
Arkansas:

$48,952

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $423 (lower quartile is $259, upper quartile is $511)
This county:

$423
State:

$576


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $122,239 (it was $56,500 in 2000)
Newton:

$122,239
Arkansas:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,246 - $203,771

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $155,777
Here:

$155,777
State:

$183,629

Mobile homes: $95,078
Here:

$95,078
State:

$68,924

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $858
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $290

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
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 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 2019: $597 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $500 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Newton, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Newton, AR in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Newton, AR in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.0%
Newton County:

15.0%
Arkansas:

16.2%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.0% for Black residents, 67.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.5% for American Indian residents, 73.5% for other race residents, 22.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 49.9 years old
(Males: 49.9 years old, Females: 49.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.4 years old, Black residents: 1.9 years old, American Indian residents: 24.5 years old, Asian residents: 41.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 36.7 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 November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Arkansas:

5.7%

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: 87.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 101 (44.5% naturalized citizens)

Newton County:

1.3%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 452000 to 2009
  • 181990 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: 3,858
  • Two: 47
  • 3 or 4: 18
  • 5 to 9: 75
  • 10 to 19: 6
  • 20 or more: 51
  • Mobile homes: 677
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 4

Housing units in Newton County with a mortgage: 925 (1 second mortgage, 27 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,578

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

53.0% 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 significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 575% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 211.2 miles away from Newton County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 203.0 miles away from the county center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.4 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 76.9 miles away from the 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 Newton County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 162.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Arkansas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4518, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, And Flooding, Incident Period: June 23, 2019 - June 24, 2019, FEMA Id: 4460, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 26, 2017 - May 19, 2017, FEMA Id: 4318, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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
  • 15 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Newton County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Floods: 15, Tornadoes: 10, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Newton

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,334 (76.0%)
  • Carpooled: 150 (8.5%)
  • Bus: 15 (0.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 8 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 89 (5.1%)
  • Worked at home: 166 (9.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Japan (51%)
  • England (31%)
  • Australia (6%)
  • Poland (3%)
  • Mexico (1%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Newton County


  • American (33%)
  • German (10%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Croatian (2%)

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 2019: 11.9

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 2018: 9.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.6%
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 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (286)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (48)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (15)
  • Congestive heart failure (13)

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,860
  • Male householders: 1,529 (605 living alone), Female householders: 1,418 (476 living alone)
  • 1,464 spouses (1,464 opposite-sex spouses), 126 unmarried partners, (116 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,254 children (2,102 natural, 63 adopted, 89 stepchildren), 267 grandchildren, 128 brothers or sisters, 150 parents, 0 foster children, 211 other relatives, 226 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 66

Size of family households: 1,065 2-persons, 291 3-persons, 159 4-persons, 188 5-persons, 52 6-persons, 17 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,082 1-person, 81 2-persons, 12 5-persons.

1,087 married couples with children.
276 single-parent households (84 men, 192 women).

99.7% 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).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).
0.2% 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:

5.4
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.5

Year house built in Newton County, Arkansas
  • Year house built in Newton County, Arkansas
  • 1002014 or later
  • 1112010 to 2013
  • 4872000 to 2009
  • 9291990 to 1999
  • 7511980 to 1989
  • 7551970 to 1979
  • 4451960 to 1969
  • 2811950 to 1959
  • 2731940 to 1949
  • 5761939 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
  • 221 room
  • 362 rooms
  • 773 rooms
  • 4064 rooms
  • 7405 rooms
  • 5066 rooms
  • 4417 rooms
  • 1078 rooms
  • 1459+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newton County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newton County, Arkansas
  • 51 room
  • 332 rooms
  • 423 rooms
  • 1144 rooms
  • 1195 rooms
  • 506 rooms
  • 557 rooms
  • 88 rooms
  • 479+ 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
  • 21no bedroom
  • 1271 bedroom
  • 6492 bedrooms
  • 1,3543 bedrooms
  • 3004 bedrooms
  • 385+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newton County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newton County, Arkansas
  • 6no bedroom
  • 491 bedroom
  • 1932 bedrooms
  • 1333 bedrooms
  • 854 bedrooms
  • 15+ 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
  • 71no vehicle
  • 6541 vehicle
  • 9022 vehicles
  • 5233 vehicles
  • 2134 vehicles
  • 1265+ 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
  • 46no vehicle
  • 2441 vehicle
  • 1172 vehicles
  • 393 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 145+ vehicles

93.6% of Newton County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Arkansas.

Newton County:

93.6%
State average:

84.6%

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

  • This state: 4,992
  • Other state: 2,741
  • Northeast: 266
  • Midwest: 1,129
  • South: 775
  • West: 585
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
  • 42.5%Electricity
  • 29.4%Wood
  • 25.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 49.1%Electricity
  • 26.3%Wood
  • 23.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 104
Here:

17.0%
Arkansas:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 40
Here:

10.9%
Arkansas:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 34
Here:

10.3%
Arkansas:

17.4%

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

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

Newton County on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"