Newton, Mississippi

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Population in 2019: 3,155 (80% urban, 20% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.7%
 
Males: 1,346  (42.7%)
Females: 1,809  (57.3%)
Median resident age:

38.3 years
Mississippi median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 39345.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $26,948 (it was $26,685 in 2000)
Newton:

$26,948
MS:

$45,792

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,637 (it was $15,476 in 2000)

Newton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $80,260 (it was $52,700 in 2000)
Newton:

$80,260
MS:

$128,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $108,986; detached houses: $113,731; mobile homes: $67,688

Median gross rent in 2019: $667.

March 2019 cost of living index in Newton: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 38.5%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.2% for Black residents, 30.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Newton, MS (2010)
    • 2,09262.0%Black alone
    • 1,21336.0%White alone
    • 320.9%Hispanic
    • 210.6%Two or more races
    • 100.3%Asian alone
    • 30.09%Other race alone
    • 20.06%American Indian alone

Races in Newton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Newton, Mississippi as of March 04, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Newton is 197 to 1.


Crime rates in Newton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(27.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(54.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(54.2)
1
(27.0)
1
(27.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(217.0)
5
(135.2)
3
(81.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(59.1)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
39
(1,058)
40
(1,082)
8
(217.4)
2
(54.2)
1
(29.5)
4
(119.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
36
(976.4)
33
(892.4)
16
(434.8)
5
(135.5)
4
(118.1)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(108.5)
1
(27.0)
2
(54.3)
1
(27.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index279.1148.761.411.418.610.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Newton, MS

Crime rate in Newton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 18 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.54
Mississippi average:

2.14
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Ancestries: American (12.9%), Italian (5.3%), English (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1860

Elevation: 415 feet

Land area: 7.16 square miles.

Population density: 441 people per square mile   (low).

Newton, Mississippi map

40 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Mississippi:

2.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $757 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $637 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (61.1 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (159.5 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (409.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Hickory, MS (2.8 miles ),
Decatur, MS (2.9 miles ),
Lake, MS (3.2 miles ),
Conehatta, MS (3.4 miles ),
Chunky, MS (3.7 miles ),
Montrose, MS (3.8 miles),
Union, MS (4.1 miles ),
Louin, MS (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 32.33 N, Longitude: 89.16 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,728 (+53.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 641 (54.8%)

Area code: 601

Distribution of median household income in Newton, MS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Newton, MS in 2019
Newton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $69,600
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $54,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $58,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $58,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $58,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $70,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Newton, MS residents
Average permit cost in Newton, MS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Mississippi:

6.0%
Historical population in Newton, MS
Historical housing units in Newton, MS
Most common industries in Newton, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (12.4%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • Food (5.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (16.3%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (9.1%)
  • Food (8.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.4%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
Most common occupations in Newton, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.2%)
  • Cashiers (7.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)

Average climate in Newton, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Newton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 128% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the Newton city center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/23/1969, a category F4 tornado 2.9 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 241 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 162% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 138.7 miles away from Newton 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 133.5 miles away from Newton center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 123.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 238.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 253.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Newton County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 8, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Newton:

  • NEWTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL (208 S MAIN ST)
  • PIONEER HEALTH SERVICES OF NEWTON (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 9421 EAST SIDE DRIVE EXTENSION, POB 299)
  • SOUTHERN CARE NEWTON, INC (191 NORTHSIDE DRIVE)
  • BEDFORD CARE CENTER OF NEWTON (1009 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
  • RCG NEWTON (121 OLD 15 LOOP)

Airports located in Newton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newton:

  • East Central Community College (about 9 miles; Decatur, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,380)
  • Meridian Community College (about 26 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • Jones County Junior College (about 51 miles; Ellisville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,942)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 53 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 5,180)
  • Belhaven University (about 60 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)
  • University of West Alabama (about 60 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • Jackson State University (about 62 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)

Public high schools in Newton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Newton:

See full list of schools located in Newton

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Newton: Newton Public Library (A), Newton City Hall (B), Newton Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Newton include: Trinity Episcopal Church (A), Newton United Methodist Church (B), Newton Church of Christ (C), Newton Christian Church (D), Morning Star Baptist Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Calvary Baptist Church (G), Newton Presbyterian Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Masonic Cemetery (1), Doolittle Confederate Cemetery (2), Baptist Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Riser Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Days Inn Newton (261 Eastside Drive).

Birthplace of: Elton Watkins - Politician, Robert L "Rusty" White (publisher) - Publisher.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Newton and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF NEWTON (Population served: 3,373, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-09-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2009)
  • 73 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.0%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Newton in 2010:

  • 107 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 49 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

People in group quarters in Newton in 2000:

  • 117 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 13 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Banks with branches in Newton (2011 data):

  • Newton County Bank: Highway 15 Branch, at 114 East Church Street, Scanlan Street Drive-In Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $154.5 mil, Deposits: $133.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Newton County Bancorporation, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Regions Bank: Northside Plaza Newton Rdt Branch at 113 Northside Plaza, branch established on 2009/07/01; Newton-Main Branch at 100 North Main Street, branch established on 1953/08/08. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • BankPlus: Frontage Road Branch at 129 S. Frontage Road, branch established on 2004/09/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,177.0 mil, Deposits: $1,696.4 mil, headquarters in Belzoni, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 62 total offices, Holding Company: Bancplus Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Newton:

Marital status in Newton, MS
  • Never married: 33.5%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 6.3%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

For population 25 years and over in Newton:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Mississippi average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Newton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Newton, MS (based on Newton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,49645
Mainline Protestant1,27712
Black Protestant6884
Catholic1212
Other11
None9,137-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Here:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

7.16 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Newton County:

12.2%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

34.9%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.9%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Newton:

49.4%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Newton:

45.4%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.3
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Newton:

18.8%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.1%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Newton:

35.8%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
This city:

53.4%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.5%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Newton, MS Residents

Newton government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $164,000 ($51.98)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,014,000 ($321.39)
    Police Protection: $908,000 ($287.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $366,000 ($116.01)
    Water Utilities: $330,000 ($104.60)
    Central Staff Services: $323,000 ($102.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $298,000 ($94.45)
    Sewerage: $281,000 ($89.06)
    General - Other: $65,000 ($20.60)
    Libraries: $18,000 ($5.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $62,000 ($19.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,051,000 ($650.08)

Newton government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $432,000 ($136.93)
    Other: $279,000 ($88.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $21,000 ($6.66)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $116,000 ($36.77)
    Fines and Forfeits: $85,000 ($26.94)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $585,000 ($185.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $956,000 ($303.01)
    Other: $87,000 ($27.58)
    Highways: $5,000 ($1.58)
  • Tax - Property: $859,000 ($272.27)
    Public Utilities Sales: $268,000 ($84.94)
    Other License: $7,000 ($2.22)

Newton government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,159,000 ($367.35)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,159,000 ($367.35)

Newton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,291,000 ($409.19)
Businesses in Newton, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Newton:

  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WALT (910 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMER (1390 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MICHAEL H. GLASS)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIZK (1570 AM; daytime; 3 kW; BAY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: M. JEROME HUGHEY)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WYLS (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newton:

  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WMAW-FM (88.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WMSO (97.9 FM; NEWTON, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZKS (104.1 FM; UNION, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBU (89.1 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WOKK (97.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W217AQ (91.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WKZW (94.3 FM; SANDERSVILLE, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKXI-FM (107.5 FM; MAGEE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WYYW (95.1 FM; MARION, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMMZ (102.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMLV (106.9 FM; STONEWALL, MS; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • W213AV (90.5 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • W211BD (89.7 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Newton:

  • WMAW-TV (Channel 14; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W36CU (Channel 36; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W46CL (Channel 46; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52DE (Channel 52; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W65DE (Channel 65; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CS (Channel 52; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W59DE (Channel 59; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53CE (Channel 53; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34CH (Channel 34; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W20BS (Channel 20; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36BY (Channel 36; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W43BM (Channel 43; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W50BQ (Channel 50; MERIDIAN, ETC., MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGBC (Channel 30; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS, INCORPORATED)
Newton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Newton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 69Number of bridges
  • 705ft / 215mTotal length
  • $6,751,973,000Total costs
  • 281,720Total average daily traffic
  • 66,484Total average daily truck traffic
  • 195,770Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Newton, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 301960-1969
  • 151970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Newton, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Newton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

130 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Newton, MS)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 136B , Serial Number: E-390, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 01/24/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 09/23/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Richard M Smith, 104 Woodridge Dr, Newton, MS 39345
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82411 , Serial Number: 7AC-1045, Year manufactured: 1946, Certificate Issue Date: 04/25/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Robert L James, 690 Poplar Springs Rd, Newton, MS 39345
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2377K , Serial Number: 5104, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 07/15/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/07/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Claude B Jr Mcmillan, 1101 Newton Bethel Rd, Newton, MS 39345
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/16/2018

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 59. The highest number of reported fires - 76 took place in 2017, and the least - 41 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Newton, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (39.9%), and Structure Fires (39.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Newton, MS
    • 39939.9%Outside Fires
    • 39139.1%Structure Fires
    • 18718.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 232.3%Other
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Most common first names in Newton, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7679.3 years
James6971.8 years
William6175.7 years
John5478.5 years
Annie4777.7 years
George4276.5 years
Robert3971.7 years
Willie3773.4 years
Charles3470.3 years
Thomas2874.1 years
Most common last names in Newton, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Evans7475.2 years
Walker6877.0 years
Chapman6278.6 years
Williams5878.4 years
Johnson4974.6 years
Jones3878.7 years
Moore3074.4 years
Harris3075.5 years
Robinson2974.2 years
Wall2879.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Newton, MS
  • 61.4%Electricity
  • 35.1%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Newton, MS
  • 57.5%Electricity
  • 42.5%Utility gas


Newton compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.

Newton on our top lists:

  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Western Asia (population 500+)"
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Gerald Vanderpoorten (1)
  • Bruce Wesson (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2021.