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Newton County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2019: 14,131 (all rural); it was 14,566 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,060
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,402
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,270
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,041 (it was 1,070 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

30%

Land area: 402 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 35 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Newton County: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (52.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.8%), Construction (10.1%), Wholesale trade (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Newton County, IN (2019)
    • 13,00889.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9446.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 360.2%Two or more races
    • 330.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 180.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

43.4 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years
Males: 7,063  (50.0%)
Females: 7,068  (50.0%)
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Average household size:
Newton County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,634 ($40,944 in 1999)
This county:

$56,634
Indiana:

$57,603

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $534 (lower quartile is $423, upper quartile is $686)
This county:

$534
State:

$669


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $130,349 (it was $88,600 in 2000)
Newton:

$130,349
Indiana:

$156,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,103 - $187,550

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $149,055
Here:

$149,055
State:

$196,369

Townhouses or other attached units: $198,405
Here:

$198,405
State:

$179,895

In 2-unit structures: $79,704
Here:

$79,704
State:

$129,696

Mobile homes: $53,732
Here:

$53,732
State:

$63,481

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,046
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $422

Institutionalized population: 170

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 75
  • Thefts: 92
  • Auto thefts: 21

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 56
  • Thefts: 73
  • Auto thefts: 22
Newton County, IN map from a distance

Health of residents in Newton County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
72.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
41.2% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
59.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
67.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 197 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 164 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 70 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 1998: 64 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 1999: 78 buildings, average cost: $86,600
  • 2000: 87 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 82 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2002: 39 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2003: 51 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2004: 43 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2005: 51 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2006: 72 buildings, average cost: $141,100
  • 2007: 34 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2008: 32 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $158,400
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2013: 21 buildings, average cost: $215,200
  • 2014: 22 buildings, average cost: $220,500
  • 2015: 18 buildings, average cost: $226,100
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $210,800
  • 2017: 19 buildings, average cost: $202,800
  • 2018: 18 buildings, average cost: $209,600
  • 2019: 21 buildings, average cost: $204,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Newton, IN residents
Average permit cost in Newton, IN
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: $1,036 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,046 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Newton, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Newton, IN in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Newton, IN in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.4%
Newton County:

11.4%
Indiana:

11.9%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.2% for Black residents, 11.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.1% for American Indian residents, 83.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 6.4% for other race residents, 14.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.4 years old
(Males: 42.9 years old, Females: 43.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.4 years old, Black residents: 27.4 years old, American Indian residents: 43.0 years old, Asian residents: 22.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.2 years old, Other race residents: 26.0 years old)

Area name: Gary, IN HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Newton County is $596 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $727 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $869 a month.

Cities in this county include: Roselawn, Kentland, Morocco, Goodland, Brook, Lake Village, Mount Ayr.

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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Neighboring counties: Cass County , Warren County, New Jersey , Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania , Mahoning County, Ohio , Westchester County, New York , Mercer County, Illinois .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Indiana:

4.9%

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

Current college students: 243
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 388 (27.2% naturalized citizens)

Newton County:

2.7%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1162010 or later
  • 1772000 to 2009
  • 161990 to 1999
  • 631980 to 1989
  • 311970 to 1979
  • 89Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 43.8%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,547
  • One, attached: 51
  • Two: 92
  • 3 or 4: 27
  • 5 to 9: 103
  • 10 to 19: 55
  • 20 or more: 10
  • Mobile homes: 279

Housing units in Newton County with a mortgage: 2,653 (24 second mortgage, 158 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,750

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

65.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Newton County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,9963
Evangelical Protestant1,70010
Mainline Protestant1,45411
Other3-
None9,091-
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: 5
Newton County:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Newton County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

7.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Newton County:

9.4%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Newton County:

28.8%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Newton County:

Average size of farms: 528 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $346,619
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $288.33
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 60.12%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $312,073
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 90.83%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.31%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $131,928
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.34%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.79
Corn for grain: 84648 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1390 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 71258 harvested acres
Vegetables: 49 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Newton County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 174.8 miles away from Newton County center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 149.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 174.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 206.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 172.8 miles away from Newton County center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 167.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Indiana Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 31, 2020, FEMA Id: 4515, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Indiana Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 2018 - March 4, 2018, FEMA Id: 4363, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 05, 2014 to January 09, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4173: April 22, 2014, FEMA Id: 4173, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 12, 2008 to October 06, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1795: September 23, 2008, FEMA Id: 1795, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 07, 2008 to March 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1740: January 30, 2008, FEMA Id: 1740, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: February 12, 2007 to February 14, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3274: March 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3274, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3238: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 01, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1573: January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2004 to June 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1520: June 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1520, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 04, 2003 to August 06, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1476: July 11, 2003, FEMA Id: 1476, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Newton County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 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: 2,852 (83.3%)
  • Carpooled: 304 (8.9%)
  • Bus: 2 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 14 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 90 (2.6%)
  • Worked at home: 150 (4.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (41%)
  • El Salvador (29%)
  • Croatia (5%)
  • Italy (1%)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (1%)
  • Germany (1%)
  • Netherlands (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Newton County


  • German (17%)
  • American (14%)
  • English (7%)
  • Polish (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Dutch (5%)
  • European (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
140 people in nursing homes
50 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 70 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 40 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,744.

7.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,535 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.02%
Indiana average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.56% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($27,704 average AGI)
1.46% relocated from other states ($7,830 average AGI)
Newton County:

1.46%
Indiana average:

2.21%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lake County, IN  1.71% ($44,695 average AGI)
from Jasper County, IN  1.66% ($30,022)
from Porter County, IN  0.49% ($33,148)
from Tippecanoe County, IN  0.43% ($28,625)


7.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Indiana average:

6.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.39% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($31,437 average AGI)
1.71% relocated to other states ($11,048 average AGI)
Newton County:

1.71%
Indiana average:

2.40%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jasper County, IN  1.68% ($38,376 average AGI)
to Lake County, IN  1.19% ($46,909)
to Tippecanoe County, IN  0.72% ($38,700)
to Benton County, IN  0.38% ($33,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4

Births per 1000 population in Newton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Newton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Newton County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.5%
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: 2,310 (1,934 aged, 376 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 310 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Newton County, Indiana in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (268)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (243)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (106)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (69)
  • Unspecified dementia (50)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 996
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,162
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 14
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 69

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,131
  • Male householders: 2,906 (909 living alone), Female householders: 2,726 (688 living alone)
  • 2,852 spouses (2,839 opposite-sex spouses), 461 unmarried partners, (461 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,945 children (3,554 natural, 232 adopted, 170 stepchildren), 394 grandchildren, 63 brothers or sisters, 136 parents, 0 foster children, 174 other relatives, 227 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 226

Size of family households: 1,954 2-persons, 600 3-persons, 624 4-persons, 371 5-persons, 141 6-persons, 95 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,595 1-person, 193 2-persons, 43 3-persons, 5 4-persons.

1,763 married couples with children.
870 single-parent households (247 men, 623 women).

96.3% of residents of Newton speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (44% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 29% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (28% speak English very well, 66% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $63,718,000 ($4,418 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $460,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $28,683,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $14,967,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,862,000
Federal grants: $8,043,000
Federal procurement contracts: $656,000 ($10,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,508,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $283,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,436,000
Federal Government insurance: $45,043,000

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

Births: 811
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 729
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +57
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -224
Here -15 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Newton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.77 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.4
State:

4.4

Year house built in Newton County, Indiana
  • Year house built in Newton County, Indiana
  • 02014 or later
  • 452010 to 2013
  • 6702000 to 2009
  • 6341990 to 1999
  • 3021980 to 1989
  • 1,3611970 to 1979
  • 6141960 to 1969
  • 4871950 to 1959
  • 3281940 to 1949
  • 1,5801939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Newton County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Newton County, Indiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Newton County, Indiana
  • 01 room
  • 42 rooms
  • 113 rooms
  • 2004 rooms
  • 1,0235 rooms
  • 8586 rooms
  • 8607 rooms
  • 9178 rooms
  • 5369+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newton County, Indiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newton County, Indiana
  • 51 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 1083 rooms
  • 2194 rooms
  • 2775 rooms
  • 2536 rooms
  • 1367 rooms
  • 1488 rooms
  • 639+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Newton County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Newton County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Newton County, Indiana
  • 3no bedroom
  • 381 bedroom
  • 7502 bedrooms
  • 2,6943 bedrooms
  • 7194 bedrooms
  • 1875+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newton County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newton County, Indiana
  • 7no bedroom
  • 1511 bedroom
  • 4112 bedrooms
  • 4243 bedrooms
  • 1564 bedrooms
  • 825+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Newton County, Indiana 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
  • 111no vehicle
  • 1,1471 vehicle
  • 1,5642 vehicles
  • 1,0493 vehicles
  • 3334 vehicles
  • 2035+ 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
  • 106no vehicle
  • 5071 vehicle
  • 4532 vehicles
  • 1213 vehicles
  • 374 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

86.6% of Newton County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Indiana.

Newton County:

86.6%
State average:

85.3%

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

  • This state: 8,808
  • Other state: 4,866
  • Northeast: 199
  • Midwest: 3,702
  • South: 839
  • West: 146
Year householders moved into unit in Newton County, IN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Newton County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.2%Utility gas
  • 24.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.6%Electricity
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 57.8%Utility gas
  • 23.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.2%Electricity
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 41
Here:

2.7%
Indiana:

12.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 55
Here:

8.0%
Indiana:

9.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 77
Here:

24.1%
Indiana:

21.4%

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

Newton County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,702,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $8,122,000
    Other: $361,000
    Sewerage: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $94,000
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $14,856,000
    General - Other: $3,762,000
    Regular Highways: $1,822,000
    Sewerage: $1,486,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,338,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,178,000
    Police Protection: $1,027,000
    Correctional Institutions: $840,000
    Financial Administration: $616,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $519,000
    General Public Buildings: $407,000
    Health - Other: $217,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $130,000
    Corrections - Other: $12,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $400,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,126,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $879,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $719,000
    General Revenue - Other: $426,000
    Interest Earnings: $132,000
    Rents: $87,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $294,000
    General - Other: $43,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,604,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $383,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,428,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,652,000
    Other: $1,159,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,793,000
    Other License: $40,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $14,000

Newton County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,702,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $8,122,000
    Other: $361,000
    Sewerage: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $94,000
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $14,856,000
    General - Other: $3,762,000
    Regular Highways: $1,822,000
    Sewerage: $1,486,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,338,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,178,000
    Police Protection: $1,027,000
    Correctional Institutions: $840,000
    Financial Administration: $616,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $519,000
    General Public Buildings: $407,000
    Health - Other: $217,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $130,000
    Corrections - Other: $12,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $400,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,126,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $879,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $719,000
    General Revenue - Other: $426,000
    Interest Earnings: $132,000
    Rents: $87,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $294,000
    General - Other: $43,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,604,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $383,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,428,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,652,000
    Other: $1,159,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,793,000
    Other License: $40,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $14,000

Newton County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,702,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $8,122,000
    Other: $361,000
    Sewerage: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $94,000
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $14,856,000
    General - Other: $3,762,000
    Regular Highways: $1,822,000
    Sewerage: $1,486,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,338,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,178,000
    Police Protection: $1,027,000
    Correctional Institutions: $840,000
    Financial Administration: $616,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $519,000
    General Public Buildings: $407,000
    Health - Other: $217,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $130,000
    Corrections - Other: $12,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $400,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,126,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $879,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $719,000
    General Revenue - Other: $426,000
    Interest Earnings: $132,000
    Rents: $87,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $294,000
    General - Other: $43,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,604,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $383,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,428,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,652,000
    Other: $1,159,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,793,000
    Other License: $40,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $14,000

Newton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,702,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $8,122,000
    Other: $361,000
    Sewerage: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $94,000
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $14,856,000
    General - Other: $3,762,000
    Regular Highways: $1,822,000
    Sewerage: $1,486,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,338,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,178,000
    Police Protection: $1,027,000
    Correctional Institutions: $840,000
    Financial Administration: $616,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $519,000
    General Public Buildings: $407,000
    Health - Other: $217,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $130,000
    Corrections - Other: $12,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $35,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $400,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,126,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $879,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $719,000
    General Revenue - Other: $426,000
    Interest Earnings: $132,000
    Rents: $87,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $294,000
    General - Other: $43,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,604,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $383,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,428,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,652,000
    Other: $1,159,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,793,000
    Other License: $40,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $14,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 170
  • Number of aged recipients: 7
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 163
  • Number of recipients under 18: 35
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 115
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 20
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 50
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 82
Most common first names in Newton County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10775.8 years
William9176.0 years
Mary9080.0 years
Robert7170.0 years
Charles7076.3 years
James5975.0 years
George5677.0 years
Donald4269.4 years
Ruth3880.9 years
Dorothy3478.6 years
Most common last names in Newton County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Whaley4078.4 years
Miller3876.6 years
Brown3474.4 years
Smith3175.0 years
Wilson2672.7 years
Potts2576.0 years
Deardurff2572.3 years
Anderson2377.1 years
Hall2373.4 years
Bower2281.6 years
Businesses in Newton County, IN
NameCountNameCount
CVS1McDonald's1
Curves1Red Roof Inn1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1