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Newton County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 14,845 (all rural); it was 15,072 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,503
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,083
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,718
Renter-occupied apartments: 890 (it was 865 in 2000)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

36%

Land area: 933 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 16 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 (43.8%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (37.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 95%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Newton County, TX (2017)
    • 10,52969.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,16921.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5133.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2051.4%Two or more races
    • 670.4%Asian alone
    • 400.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

41.3 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Males: 7,443  (50.1%)
Females: 7,402  (49.9%)
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Average household size:
Newton County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,843 ($28,500 in 1999)
This county:

$39,843
Texas:

$59,206

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $477 (lower quartile is $341, upper quartile is $673)
This county:

$477
State:

$843


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $95,396 (it was $43,100 in 2000)
Newton:

$95,396
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,454 - $155,311

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $156,615
Here:

$156,615
State:

$242,762

Townhouses or other attached units: $113,424
Here:

$113,424
State:

$241,439

Mobile homes: $63,012
Here:

$63,012
State:

$77,722

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,046
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $325

Institutionalized population: 724

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 27
  • Burglaries: 45
  • Thefts: 91
  • Auto thefts: 14

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 73
  • Thefts: 76
  • Auto thefts: 7
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Newton, TX residents
Average permit cost in Newton, TX
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: $1,125 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $638 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Newton, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Newton, TX in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Newton, TX in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.3%
Newton County:

14.3%
Texas:

14.7%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.2% for Black residents, 10.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.9% for American Indian residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 41.3 years old
(Males: 41.6 years old, Females: 40.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.0 years old, Black residents: 31.7 years old, American Indian residents: 30.4 years old, Asian residents: 18.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.5 years old, Other race residents: 18.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Newton County is $402 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $629 a month.

Cities in this county include: Call, Newton, Burkeville, Deweyville, South Toledo Bend.

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

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Neighboring counties: Beauregard Parish, Louisiana , Berrien County, Georgia , Duval County, Florida , Clinch County, Georgia , Lamar County, Mississippi , Liberty County, Florida .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Texas:

3.5%

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

Current college students: 214
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 158 (30.9% naturalized citizens)

Newton County:

1.1%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 132010 or later
  • 712000 to 2009
  • 341990 to 1999
  • 521980 to 1989
  • 151970 to 1979
  • 27Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 38.4%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,236
  • One, attached: 12
  • Two: 123
  • 3 or 4: 19
  • Mobile homes: 2,050
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 19

Housing units in Newton County with a mortgage: 984 (0 second mortgage, 53 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,808

Here:

99.8% with mortgage
State:

57.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Newton County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,09128
Black Protestant1,2108
Other5071
Mainline Protestant2493
None9,388-
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: 3
Newton County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Newton County:

7.26 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Newton County:

10.9%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Newton County:

27.5%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

6.4%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Newton County:

Average size of farms: 180 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $3,414
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $85.61
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.63%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 71.25%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $10,938
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.36%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $22,010
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 97.92%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.36
Vegetables: 1 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 20 acres

Earthquake activity:

Newton County-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 298.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 312.0 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, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 314.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 385.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 306.9 miles away from Newton County center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 439.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 07, 2016 to March 29, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4266: March 19, 2016, FEMA Id: 4266, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 22, 2015 to October 31, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4245: November 25, 2015, FEMA Id: 4245, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to October 02, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1791: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1791, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 07, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3290: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3290, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Newton County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Fires: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Tropical Storm: 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: 1,775 (69.3%)
  • Carpooled: 508 (19.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 17 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 127 (5.0%)
  • Walked: 12 (0.5%)
  • Worked at home: 92 (3.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (59%)
  • Netherlands (14%)
  • Vietnam (11%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Dominican Republic (6%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Newton County


  • American (23%)
  • German (6%)
  • English (6%)
  • French (except Basque) (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • French Canadian (2%)
  • Czech (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
531 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
69 people in nursing homes
666 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
58 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,422.

7.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,232 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.28%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.36% relocated from other counties in Texas ($38,747 average AGI)
0.92% relocated from other states ($4,485 average AGI)
Newton County:

0.92%
Texas average:

2.52%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jasper County, TX  2.19% ($36,170 average AGI)
from Orange County, TX  1.09% ($48,955)
from Jefferson County, TX  0.65% ($54,769)


7.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,738 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.40%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.43% relocated to other counties in Texas ($34,017 average AGI)
0.97% relocated to other states ($5,721 average AGI)
Newton County:

0.97%
Texas average:

2.32%

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, TX  2.04% ($36,561 average AGI)
to Orange County, TX  1.47% ($42,424)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8

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: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Newton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Newton County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.2%
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: 2,150 (1,650 aged, 500 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 414 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (499)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (189)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (122)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (114)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (71)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (54)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (25)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (20)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,083
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,020

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,845
  • In family households: 12,377 (1,238 male householders, 1,728 female householders)
    2,204 spouses, 4,789 children (4,244 natural, 278 adopted, 277 stepchildren), 1,045 grandchildren, 322 brothers or sisters, 369 parents, 405 other relatives, 290 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,302 (814 male householders (754 living alone)), 1,022 female householders (901 living alone)), 463 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 167

Size of family households: 1,771 2-persons, 557 3-persons, 470 4-persons, 127 5-persons, 11 6-persons, 26 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,655 1-person, 180 2-persons.

1,458 married couples with children.
1,095 single-parent households (290 men, 805 women).

96.7% of residents of Newton speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (73% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $79,474,000 ($5,540 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,463,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $33,485,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $19,978,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $116,000
Federal grants: $23,672,000
Federal procurement contracts: $464,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,759,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $13,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $197,000
Federal Government insurance: $7,630,000

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

Births: 763
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 788
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +34
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -740
Here -52 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Newton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.97 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.1

Year house built in Newton County, Texas
  • Year house built in Newton County, Texas
  • 4342014 or later
  • 2192010 to 2013
  • 8232000 to 2009
  • 1,2631990 to 1999
  • 1,2261980 to 1989
  • 1,3561970 to 1979
  • 1,2481960 to 1969
  • 5631950 to 1959
  • 2101940 to 1949
  • 1731939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Newton County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Newton County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Newton County, Texas
  • 191 room
  • 312 rooms
  • 2233 rooms
  • 5224 rooms
  • 9845 rooms
  • 9276 rooms
  • 5857 rooms
  • 2088 rooms
  • 1929+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newton County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newton County, Texas
  • 361 room
  • 372 rooms
  • 373 rooms
  • 3844 rooms
  • 3775 rooms
  • 1506 rooms
  • 287 rooms
  • 148 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Newton County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Newton County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Newton County, Texas
  • 16no bedroom
  • 681 bedroom
  • 9692 bedrooms
  • 2,0553 bedrooms
  • 5034 bedrooms
  • 475+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newton County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newton County, Texas
  • 35no bedroom
  • 1441 bedroom
  • 5522 bedrooms
  • 2933 bedrooms
  • 444 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Newton County, Texas 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
  • 54no vehicle
  • 1,0971 vehicle
  • 1,5522 vehicles
  • 7903 vehicles
  • 1484 vehicles
  • 625+ 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
  • 84no vehicle
  • 7151 vehicle
  • 2262 vehicles
  • 343 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

93.3% of Newton County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 93% lived in Texas.

Newton County:

93.3%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 11,388
  • Other state: 3,090
  • Northeast: 57
  • Midwest: 306
  • South: 2,281
  • West: 419
Year householders moved into unit in Newton County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Newton County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 77.1%Electricity
  • 13.1%Utility gas
  • 7.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 84.6%Electricity
  • 7.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.6%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 51
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 24
Here:

9.6%
Texas:

15.0%

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:

  • Charges - Other: $9,692,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $7,952,000
    Police Protection: $3,710,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,691,000
    Regular Highways: $1,462,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,231,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $768,000
    Central Staff Services: $677,000
    Financial Administration: $533,000
    General - Other: $235,000
    Solid Waste Management: $148,000
    Libraries: $115,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $22,000
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000
    Air Transportation: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $813,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,171,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,672,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,842,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $973,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $143,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,072,000
    General Revenue - Other: $705,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
    Rents: $9,000
    Royalties: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $742,000
    Regular Highways: $242,000
    Air Transportation: $41,000
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000
    General Public Building: $9,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,187,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,326,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,537,000
    Public Welfare: $35,000
    General Local Government Support: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,666,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $172,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,630,000

Newton County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $9,692,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $7,952,000
    Police Protection: $3,710,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,691,000
    Regular Highways: $1,462,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,231,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $768,000
    Central Staff Services: $677,000
    Financial Administration: $533,000
    General - Other: $235,000
    Solid Waste Management: $148,000
    Libraries: $115,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $22,000
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000
    Air Transportation: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $813,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,171,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,672,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,842,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $973,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $143,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,072,000
    General Revenue - Other: $705,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
    Rents: $9,000
    Royalties: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $742,000
    Regular Highways: $242,000
    Air Transportation: $41,000
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000
    General Public Building: $9,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,187,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,326,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,537,000
    Public Welfare: $35,000
    General Local Government Support: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,666,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $172,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,630,000

Newton County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $9,692,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $7,952,000
    Police Protection: $3,710,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,691,000
    Regular Highways: $1,462,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,231,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $768,000
    Central Staff Services: $677,000
    Financial Administration: $533,000
    General - Other: $235,000
    Solid Waste Management: $148,000
    Libraries: $115,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $22,000
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000
    Air Transportation: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $813,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,171,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,672,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,842,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $973,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $143,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,072,000
    General Revenue - Other: $705,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
    Rents: $9,000
    Royalties: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $742,000
    Regular Highways: $242,000
    Air Transportation: $41,000
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000
    General Public Building: $9,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,187,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,326,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,537,000
    Public Welfare: $35,000
    General Local Government Support: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,666,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $172,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,630,000

Newton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $9,692,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $7,952,000
    Police Protection: $3,710,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,691,000
    Regular Highways: $1,462,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,231,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $768,000
    Central Staff Services: $677,000
    Financial Administration: $533,000
    General - Other: $235,000
    Solid Waste Management: $148,000
    Libraries: $115,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $22,000
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000
    Air Transportation: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $813,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,171,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,672,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,842,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $973,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $143,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,072,000
    General Revenue - Other: $705,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
    Rents: $9,000
    Royalties: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $742,000
    Regular Highways: $242,000
    Air Transportation: $41,000
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000
    General Public Building: $9,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,187,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,326,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,537,000
    Public Welfare: $35,000
    General Local Government Support: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,666,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $172,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,630,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 542
  • Number of aged recipients: 69
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 473
  • Number of recipients under 18: 86
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 321
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 135
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 226
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 263
Most common first names in Newton County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8974.3 years
John7973.6 years
William5275.1 years
Mary4280.0 years
Robert4270.8 years
Willie3570.8 years
Charles3567.2 years
George2972.9 years
Henry2373.9 years
Jessie2278.7 years
Most common last names in Newton County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6771.7 years
Miller5977.9 years
Simmons3876.4 years
Johnson3169.3 years
Woods2876.8 years
Davis2869.8 years
Hall2774.7 years
Jones2678.4 years
Lewis2574.6 years
Williams2274.6 years

Businesses in Newton County, TX

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • U-Haul: 1