Newton County, Georgia (GA)

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County population in 2012: 101,505 (69% urban, 31% rural); it was 62,001 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 21,184
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,652
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 17,099
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,554 (it was 4,898 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

34%

Land area: 276 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 365 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Newton County: 94.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.8%), Educational, health and social services (13.4%), Construction (11.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Newton County, Georgia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (52.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (40.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years
Males: 47,626  (30.2%)
Females: 52,332  (69.8%)

Newton County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Newton County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $54,107 ($44,875 in 1999)

This county:

$54107
Georgia:

$47829

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $796 (lower quartile is $632, upper quartile is $922)
This county:

$796
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $103,300 (it was $99,900 in 2000)
Newton:

$103,300
Georgia:

$141,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $66,300 - $165,500
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,185
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $365

Institutionalized population: 997

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Newton County, GA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1496 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2001: 1628 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2002: 2127 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 2003: 2243 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2004: 1927 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2005: 2115 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2006: 1678 buildings, average cost: $150,300
  • 2007: 956 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2008: 189 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2009: 54 buildings, average cost: $171,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,281 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,019 (1.2%)

Newton County household income distribution in 2009 Newton County home values distribution Newton County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.0%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.2% for Black residents, 31.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.9% for other race residents, 15.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.0%
Newton County:

13.0%
Georgia:

19.0%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.0% for Black residents, 29.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.1% for other race residents, 16.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 36 years old
(Males: 33 years old, Females: 37 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 21 years old, Asian residents: 20 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 33 years old)

Area name: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Newton County is $686 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $763 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $929 a month.

Cities in this county include: Covington, Yellow River, Oxford, Porterdale, Newborn, Mansfield.

Newton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Newton County: Snapping Shoals (A), Salem Campground (B), Pony Express (C), Brick Store (D), Newton County Fire Service Station 9 (E), Newton County Fire Service Station 15 (F), Newton County Fire Service Station 14 (G), Newton County Fire Service Station 1 (H), East Newton Volunteer Fire Station 4 (I), Newton County Fire Service Station 7 (J), Salem Volunteer Fire Department Station 5 (K), Central Newton Volunteer Fire Department Station 10 (L), Newton County Fire Service Station 6 (M), Newton County Fire Service Station 3 (N), Rocky Plains Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (O), Georgia Forestry Commission Newton / Rockdale / Dekalb Office (P), North Newton Volunteer Fire Department Station 8 (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Newton Crossroads Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Newton County include: Covington Christian Church (A), Canaan Baptist Church (B), Bethel Grove Baptist Church (C), Bethel Bara Baptist Church (D), Almon Baptist Church (E), Austin Chapel (F), Crossway Mission Church (G), Gaithers Church (H), Graves Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Kitchen Cemetery (1), Lackey Cemetery (2), Lawnwood Memorial Park (3), Bailey Cemetery (4), Bates Cemetery (5), Biggers Cemetery (6), Scott Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Wallace Lake (A), Lake Bulow Campbell (B), Cornish Creek Reservoir (C), Ellis Lake (D), Hays Pond (E), Stone Lea Lake (F), Upper Williams Lake (G), Lower Williams Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Yellow River (A), Wrights Creek (B), Wildcat Creek (C), Whitehead Creek (D), West Bear Creek (E), Strouds Creek (F), Hurricane Creek (G), Snapping Shoals Creek (H), Honey Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Butts County , Henry County , Jasper County , Morgan County , Rockdale County , Walton County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,259
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 74.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,526 (46% naturalized citizens)

Newton County:

2.5%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 428
  • 1990 to 1994: 241
  • 1985 to 1989: 160
  • 1980 to 1984: 97
  • 1975 to 1979: 157
  • 1970 to 1974: 47
  • 1970 to 1974: 122
  • 1965 to 1969: 274

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 40.4%

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

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Newton County with a mortgage: 11,644 (1,253 second mortgage, 1,003 home equity loan, 11 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,029

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Newton County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,73165
Mainline Protestant6,93831
Catholic3,1701
Black Protestant1,2295
Other7162
None65,174-
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: 15
Newton County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Newton County:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 32
This county:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Newton County:

11.0%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Newton County:

32.2%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.4%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Newton County:

Average size of farms: 126 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $22,110
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $82.35
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.67%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 93.08%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $23,352
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.70%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.52%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $21,238
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.42%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.87
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.06%
All wheat for grain: 660 harvested acres
Vegetables: 22 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 38 acres

Tornado activity:

Newton County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 2304186.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 12/24/1964, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newton County-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.6 miles away from Newton County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 119.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 154.3 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 196.2 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 219.8 miles away from Newton County center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 261.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Newton County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (19%)
  • Germany (12%)
  • Japan (7%)
  • Jamaica (6%)
  • India (6%)
  • Ukraine (6%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Newton County (%):

  • United States or American (25%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Newton County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 23,257 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 4,097 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 49 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 9 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 49 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 40 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (0%)
  • Walked: 213 (1%)
  • Other means: 240 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 585 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 543 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 341 people in nursing homes
  • 153 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 32 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Newton County, Georgia in 2010:

  • 653 people in college/university student housing
  • 650 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 297 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 58 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 51 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 47 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 27 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,939.

9.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,094 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.45%
Georgia average:

9.45%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($92 average AGI)
Newton County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.08%

7.32% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($22,416 average AGI)
2.10% relocated from other states ($7,585 average AGI)
Newton County:

2.10%
Georgia average:

3.48%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Rockdale County, GA  1.97% ($28,556 average AGI)
from DeKalb County, GA  1.32% ($28,412)
from Walton County, GA  0.64% ($27,411)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.56% ($30,016)
from Fulton County, GA  0.48% ($23,414)
from Henry County, GA  0.45% ($29,100)
from Jasper County, GA  0.35% ($28,538)


9.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,051 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.13%
Georgia average:

9.32%


0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($191 average AGI)
Newton County:

0.07%
Georgia average:

0.09%

6.87% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($21,662 average AGI)
2.19% relocated to other states ($8,198 average AGI)
Newton County:

2.19%
Georgia average:

3.33%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Rockdale County, GA  1.71% ($28,679 average AGI)
to DeKalb County, GA  1.22% ($26,000)
to Gwinnett County, GA  0.58% ($30,374)
to Fulton County, GA  0.58% ($25,067)
to Walton County, GA  0.55% ($26,724)
to Jasper County, GA  0.29% ($29,673)
to Henry County, GA  0.29% ($36,031)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.8

Births per 1000 population in Newton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 7.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Newton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Newton County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 8,809 (6,990 aged, 1,819 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.23
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6985.670
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 110.4
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 44512.05

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1624.900
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 694.240
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6.92

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25.93
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 54.2

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.23
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 58.2. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 112.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 69.4
  • Other - 43.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 98,166

Size of family households: 9,350 2-persons, 6,329 3-persons, 5,510 4-persons, 2,966 5-persons, 1,208 6-persons, 802 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,756 1-person, 1,218 2-persons, 154 3-persons, 67 4-persons, 24 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

10,918 married couples with children.
4,012 single-parent households (796 men, 3,216 women).

96.1% of residents of Newton County speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $275,824,000 ($3383 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,495,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $152,151,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $62,616,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $599,000
Federal grants: $46,671,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,842,000 ($513,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,945,000 ($1,657,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,324,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $194,737,000
Federal Government insurance: $8,703,000

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

Births: 6,909
Here:

80 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,854
Here:

33 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +390
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +20,421
Here:

+236 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Newton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 12.17 millions of gallons per day (11% from ground, 89% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 197
  • 2000 to 2004: 16,752
  • 1990 to 1999: 9,004
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,810
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,084
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,526
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,036
  • 1940 to 1949: 493
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,308
Rooms in houses/apartments in Newton County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 61
  • 3 rooms: 410
  • 4 rooms: 968
  • 5 rooms: 4,425
  • 6 rooms: 4,900
  • 7 rooms: 2,936
  • 8 rooms: 1,651
  • 9+ rooms: 1,748
  • 1 room: 72
  • 2 rooms: 214
  • 3 rooms: 750
  • 4 rooms: 1,583
  • 5 rooms: 1,147
  • 6 rooms: 698
  • 7 rooms: 253
  • 8 rooms: 98
  • 9+ rooms: 83
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Newton County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 49
  • 1 bedroom: 317
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,083
  • 3 bedrooms: 11,579
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,509
  • 5+ bedrooms: 562
  • no bedroom: 85
  • 1 bedroom: 804
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,177
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,575
  • 4 bedrooms: 212
  • 5+ bedrooms: 45
Cars and other vehicles available in Newton County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 414
  • 1 vehicle: 3,676
  • 2 vehicles: 8,000
  • 3 vehicles: 3,363
  • 4 vehicles: 1,223
  • 5+ vehicles: 423
  • no vehicle: 894
  • 1 vehicle: 2,171
  • 2 vehicles: 1,438
  • 3 vehicles: 271
  • 4 vehicles: 67
  • 5+ vehicles: 57

51% of Newton County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Georgia.

Newton County:

50.7%
State average:

50.8%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $105,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Newton County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (46.4%)
  • Utility gas (40.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.0%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Utility gas (47.4%)
  • Electricity (42.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.1%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 723
Here:

8.8%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 326
Here:

10.0%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 809
Here:

40.1%
Georgia:

22.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Newton County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,042,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,470,000
    General Public Buildings: $539,000
    Water Utilities: $518,000
    Parks and Recreation: $219,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $52,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $8,560,000
    Police Protection: $6,315,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,993,000
    Regular Highways: $4,874,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,159,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,914,000
    Water Utilities: $3,240,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,060,000
    Financial Administration: $2,553,000
    Health - Other: $2,435,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,904,000
    General Public Buildings: $752,000
    General - Other: $668,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $371,000
    Parks and Recreation: $339,000
    Housing and Community Development: $301,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $114,000
    Libraries: $77,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $722,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $3,040,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,300,000
    Libraries: $1,000,000
    Health - Other: $658,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $154,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $35,000
    Regular Highways: $31,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $208,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,705,000
    Police Protection: $546,000
    Financial Administration: $463,000
    Local Fire Protection: $455,000
    Central Staff Services: $418,000
    Regular Highways: $150,000
    Correctional Institutions: $136,000
    Solid Waste Management: $113,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    General Public Building: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,659,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,811,000

Newton County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,598,000
    All Other: $1,776,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $26,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,908,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,413,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,174,000
    Special Assessments: $584,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $354,000
    Sale of Property: $44,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,538,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,476,000
    Health and Hospitals: $841,000
    Highways: $376,000
    Public Welfare: $91,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,321,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $20,008,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,074,000
    Other License: $1,514,000
    Public Utility License: $1,507,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $580,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $353,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $212,000

Newton County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $67,623,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,043,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,700,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,120,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,925,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,812,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $113,000

Newton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $43,942,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,789,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,946,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Newton County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Newton County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED695$119,271366$123,2431,551$152,71683$49,8671$2,260,000336$105,60716$44,625
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED29$131,37926$96,231185$150,54614$43,3570$016$70,2503$168,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED160$118,806119$103,5711,074$158,04799$36,6160$0103$95,26215$77,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN139$126,78466$121,652654$157,08120$72,3001$44,00046$108,7836$47,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS29$153,86216$231,500170$164,5006$106,0000$011$135,0000$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED52$165,61539$197,9747$116,429
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED23$151,21715$181,3338$121,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$157,50014$196,2861$98,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$134,0002$131,5001$97,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$130,6252$208,5002$88,500

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Newton County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James21573.1 years
Mary14978.1 years
William12772.9 years
Robert11472.5 years
John10872.6 years
Charles8368.8 years
Thomas6071.5 years
George5973.2 years
Willie5973.9 years
Dorothy5475.9 years
Most common last names in Newton County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12773.0 years
Johnson7176.3 years
Brown6073.9 years
Jones4475.2 years
Thomas3975.0 years
Williams3873.6 years
Davis3370.0 years
White2973.4 years
Wilson2773.9 years
Allen2774.7 years
Businesses in Newton County, GA
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kmart1
AT&T2Kroger3
Ace Hardware2La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts2Lane Furniture1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza2
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone2McDonald's4
Baskin-Robbins1Nike1
Baymont Inn1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Penske1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS5Publix Super Markets1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Chick-Fil-A1RadioShack1
Church's Chicken1Rite Aid2
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
DHL2Sears1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Days Inn1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx9Super 82
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC3U-Haul3
GameStop1UPS7
Goodwill2Verizon Wireless1
H&R Block4Waffle House5
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
Home Depot1Walmart1
Jones New York1YMCA1
KFC1

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