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Newton County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2018: 21,507 (13% urban, 87% rural); it was 21,838 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,096
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,346
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,728
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,772 (it was 1,493 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

30%

Land area: 578 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Newton County: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (65.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 39%
  • Government: 37%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 25%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Newton County, MS (2018)
    • 13,05059.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,56830.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,0825.0%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 3871.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2721.2%Two or more races
    • 1000.5%Asian alone
    • 30.01%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

37.1 years
Mississippi median age:

37.7 years
Males: 10,116  (47.0%)
Females: 11,391  (53.0%)
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Average household size:
Newton County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2018: $34,724 ($28,735 in 1999)
This county:

$34,724
Mississippi:

$44,717

Median contract rent in 2018 for apartments: $402 (lower quartile is $245, upper quartile is $538)
This county:

$402
State:

$591


Estimated median house or condo value in 2018: $89,379 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Newton:

$89,379
Mississippi:

$123,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,720 - $161,808
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $996
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $317

Institutionalized population: 159
Newton County, MS map from a distance

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
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 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
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Newton, MS residents
Average permit cost in Newton, MS
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2018: $940 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2018: $467 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Newton, MS in 2018
Distribution of house value in Newton, MS in 2018
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Newton, MS in 2018
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2018: 24.8%
Newton County:

24.8%
Mississippi:

19.7%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.5% for Black residents, 53.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 87.8% for American Indian residents, 52.3% for other race residents, 24.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2018: 37.1 years old
(Males: 36.2 years old, Females: 37.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.9 years old, Black residents: 33.2 years old, American Indian residents: 24.1 years old, Asian residents: 22.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.3 years old, Other race residents: 20.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Newton County is $420 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $632 a month.

Cities in this county include: Newton, Union, Decatur, Conehatta, Hickory, Chunky.

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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Newton County: Camp Kickapoo (A), Turnage Trails Camp (B), Coxs Ferry (C), Brown Loam Branch Experiment Station (D), Hinds County Penal Farm (E), Live Oaks Country Club (F), Norrell (G), Brownsville Volunteer Fire Department (H), Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department Terry (I), Terry Volunteer Fire Department (J), Maclean Volunteer Fire Department (K), Bench Volunteer Fire Department (L), Pocahontas Volunteer Fire Department (M), Byram Volunteer Fire Department (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Newton County include: New Hope Church (A), New Mount Zion Church (B), New Salem Church (C), Salem Baptist Church (D), Oak Grove Church (E), Oak Ridge Church (F), Rohelia Church (G), Rocky Spring Church (H), Orange Hill Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Carter Cemetery (1), Chatham Cemetery (2), Cook Cemetery (3), Cox Cemetery (4), McClellan Cemetery (5), McElwee Cemetery (6), Dawson Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Horseshoe Lake (A), Askew Pond (B), Five Mile Lake (C), Graves Lake (D), Gin Lake (E), Gillespie Lake (F), Gibbs Lake (G), Old River Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Blue Bayou (A), Bitter Creek (B), Big Creek (C), Belches Bayou (D), Beaverdam Creek (E), Bakers Creek (F), Anderson Creek (G), Adams Bayou (H), Vaughn Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Newton County: Pocahontas Mounds Roadside Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Clarke County , Copiah County , Crenshaw County, Alabama , Hampton County, South Carolina , Effingham County, Georgia , Scott County , Twiggs County, Georgia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Mississippi:

6.0%

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

Current college students: 1,443
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 300 (46.2% naturalized citizens)

Newton County:

1.4%
Whole state:

2.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 212010 or later
  • 1452000 to 2009
  • 131990 to 1999
  • 241980 to 1989
  • 391970 to 1979
  • 17Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 63.1%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,614
  • One, attached: 62
  • Two: 175
  • 3 or 4: 214
  • 5 to 9: 157
  • 10 to 19: 55
  • 20 to 49: 30
  • 50 or more: 35
  • Mobile homes: 2,216
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 13

Housing units in Newton County with a mortgage: 2,411 (48 second mortgage, 57 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,907

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

48.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Newton County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,49645
Mainline Protestant1,27712
Black Protestant6884
Catholic1212
Other11
None9,137-
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: 9
Newton County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Newton 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.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Newton County:

12.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Newton County:

34.9%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Newton County:

Average size of farms: 160 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $127,273
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $51.26
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.05%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 98.91%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $109,827
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.92%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.78%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $38,972
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.09%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.23
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.95%
Corn for grain: 1168 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 581 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 978 harvested acres
Vegetables: 31 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 41 acres

Tornado activity:

Newton County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 683330.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 59 fatalities and 631 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/3/1966, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newton County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 165% 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 140.2 miles away from Newton County center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 128.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.2 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 117.2 miles away from the county 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 234.0 miles away from Newton County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 247.8 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:

  • Mississippi Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4528, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Mississippi Severe Storm, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: October 26, 2019, FEMA Id: 4470, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Flooding, And Tornado, Incident Period: December 27, 2018 - December 28, 2018, FEMA Id: 4415, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2014 to May 03, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4175: April 30, 2014, FEMA Id: 4175, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4081: August 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 4081, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1972: April 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 1972, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1604: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1604, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 15, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1594: July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 1594, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 06, 2003 to April 25, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1459: April 24, 2003, FEMA Id: 1459, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi High Winds, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 21, 1992 to November 22, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-968: November 25, 1992, FEMA Id: 968, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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).
Means of transportation to work in 2018 - Newton

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,590 (80.8%)
  • Carpooled: 737 (13.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 93 (1.6%)
  • Walked: 80 (1.4%)
  • Worked at home: 150 (2.6%)
Class of Workers in 2018
Most common industries in 2018 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2018


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2018


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)

Most common occupations in 2018 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2018


  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2018


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (15%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (56%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (10%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • Nicaragua (7%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • Brazil (3%)
  • Canada (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Newton County


  • American (16%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • German (2%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 489 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 175 people in nursing homes
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 13 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 13 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 7 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

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

  • 392 people in college/university student housing
  • 107 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 49 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 46 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,970.

5.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,382 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
Mississippi average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.60% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($30,686 average AGI)
0.82% relocated from other states ($6,693 average AGI)
Newton County:

0.82%
Mississippi average:

2.61%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Scott County, MS  1.00% ($29,446 average AGI)
from Lauderdale County, MS  0.91% ($32,239)
from Neshoba County, MS  0.81% ($38,717)
from Leake County, MS  0.31% ($31,696)
from Rankin County, MS  0.28% ($69,952)


5.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,902 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Mississippi average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.46% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($29,310 average AGI)
1.19% relocated to other states ($8,589 average AGI)
Newton County:

1.19%
Mississippi average:

2.94%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Scott County, MS  0.96% ($28,831 average AGI)
to Neshoba County, MS  0.82% ($41,951)
to Lauderdale County, MS  0.77% ($37,053)
to Jasper County, MS  0.30% ($39,045)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.7

Births per 1000 population in Newton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Newton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 14.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Newton County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 16.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.5%
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: 4,230 (3,211 aged, 1,019 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 978 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (297)
  • Congestive heart failure (274)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (235)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (230)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (115)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (106)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (101)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (90)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (58)
  • Sudden cardiac death, so described (51)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 9.02
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,236
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 442
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 54,952

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,663
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 867

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 63

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,507
  • In family households: 18,004 (2,649 male householders, 2,852 female householders)
    3,806 spouses, 6,644 children (6,096 natural, 288 adopted, 275 stepchildren), 929 grandchildren, 160 brothers or sisters, 269 parents, 354 other relatives, 340 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,730 (1,063 male householders (917 living alone)), 1,484 female householders (1,439 living alone)), 188 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 750

Size of family households: 2,394 2-persons, 1,091 3-persons, 1,100 4-persons, 610 5-persons, 201 6-persons, 99 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,353 1-person, 187 2-persons, 3 3-persons.

2,739 married couples with children.
1,900 single-parent households (308 men, 1,592 women).

96.1% of residents of Newton speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (40% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 27% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 48% speak English well).
2.5% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $162,828,000 ($7,346 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $11,009,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $69,371,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $45,536,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,119,000
Federal grants: $34,294,000
Federal procurement contracts: $847,000 ($2,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,662,000 ($7,095,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,183,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $12,232,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,383,000

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

Births: 1,815
Here:

81 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,256
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +14
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -19
Here -1 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Newton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.41 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.7

Year house built in Newton County, Mississippi
  • Year house built in Newton County, Mississippi
  • 1272014 or later
  • 3182010 to 2013
  • 1,3912000 to 2009
  • 1,5271990 to 1999
  • 1,6471980 to 1989
  • 1,5071970 to 1979
  • 1,0721960 to 1969
  • 9011950 to 1959
  • 4241940 to 1949
  • 5981939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Newton County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Newton County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Newton County, Mississippi
  • 121 room
  • 312 rooms
  • 1653 rooms
  • 6084 rooms
  • 1,6265 rooms
  • 1,5526 rooms
  • 8087 rooms
  • 8448 rooms
  • 6149+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newton County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newton County, Mississippi
  • 1581 room
  • 252 rooms
  • 2473 rooms
  • 4414 rooms
  • 5315 rooms
  • 1936 rooms
  • 1357 rooms
  • 328 rooms
  • 359+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Newton County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Newton County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Newton County, Mississippi
  • 11no bedroom
  • 951 bedroom
  • 8052 bedrooms
  • 3,9783 bedrooms
  • 1,2094 bedrooms
  • 1755+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newton County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newton County, Mississippi
  • 154no bedroom
  • 2441 bedroom
  • 5942 bedrooms
  • 6203 bedrooms
  • 1634 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Newton County, Mississippi 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
  • 198no vehicle
  • 1,7451 vehicle
  • 2,1832 vehicles
  • 1,5203 vehicles
  • 4464 vehicles
  • 1905+ 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
  • 231no vehicle
  • 7611 vehicle
  • 5832 vehicles
  • 1593 vehicles
  • 364 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles

91.1% of Newton County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in Mississippi.

Newton County:

91.1%
State average:

87.4%

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

  • This state: 18,099
  • Other state: 3,078
  • Northeast: 116
  • Midwest: 935
  • South: 1,898
  • West: 158
Year householders moved into unit in Newton County, MS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Newton County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 64.6%Electricity
  • 19.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.1%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 60.8%Electricity
  • 25.3%Utility gas
  • 8.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 196
Here:

7.5%
Mississippi:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 85
Here:

7.2%
Mississippi:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 86
Here:

5.5%
Mississippi:

12.6%

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 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $803,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,730,000
    Police Protection: $2,232,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,041,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,004,000
    Solid Waste Management: $833,000
    Financial Administration: $706,000
    Local Fire Protection: $432,000
    General Public Buildings: $324,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $165,000
    Health - Other: $96,000
    Libraries: $79,000
    General - Other: $43,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $86,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,114,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,939,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $175,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $953,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $380,000
    Interest Earnings: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $599,000
    Police Protection: $129,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,439,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $688,000
    Other: $276,000
    General Local Government Support: $104,000
    Public Welfare: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,708,000
    Other License: $164,000

Newton County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $803,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,730,000
    Police Protection: $2,232,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,041,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,004,000
    Solid Waste Management: $833,000
    Financial Administration: $706,000
    Local Fire Protection: $432,000
    General Public Buildings: $324,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $165,000
    Health - Other: $96,000
    Libraries: $79,000
    General - Other: $43,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $86,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,114,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,939,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $175,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $953,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $380,000
    Interest Earnings: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $599,000
    Police Protection: $129,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,439,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $688,000
    Other: $276,000
    General Local Government Support: $104,000
    Public Welfare: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,708,000
    Other License: $164,000

Newton County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $803,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,730,000
    Police Protection: $2,232,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,041,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,004,000
    Solid Waste Management: $833,000
    Financial Administration: $706,000
    Local Fire Protection: $432,000
    General Public Buildings: $324,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $165,000
    Health - Other: $96,000
    Libraries: $79,000
    General - Other: $43,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $86,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,114,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,939,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $175,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $953,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $380,000
    Interest Earnings: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $599,000
    Police Protection: $129,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,439,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $688,000
    Other: $276,000
    General Local Government Support: $104,000
    Public Welfare: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,708,000
    Other License: $164,000

Newton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $803,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,730,000
    Police Protection: $2,232,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,041,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,004,000
    Solid Waste Management: $833,000
    Financial Administration: $706,000
    Local Fire Protection: $432,000
    General Public Buildings: $324,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $165,000
    Health - Other: $96,000
    Libraries: $79,000
    General - Other: $43,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $86,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,114,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,939,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $175,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $953,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $380,000
    Interest Earnings: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $599,000
    Police Protection: $129,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,439,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $688,000
    Other: $276,000
    General Local Government Support: $104,000
    Public Welfare: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,708,000
    Other License: $164,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 929
  • Number of aged recipients: 139
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 790
  • Number of recipients under 18: 163
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 475
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 291
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 457
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 357
Most common first names in Newton County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James29771.9 years
William23475.2 years
Mary20377.9 years
John18776.7 years
Robert12273.6 years
Annie11478.2 years
Willie10275.0 years
Thomas9375.5 years
Charles9367.2 years
George9074.5 years
Most common last names in Newton County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15677.4 years
Williams13976.1 years
Johnson13374.2 years
Evans10274.0 years
Jones9975.8 years
Walker9176.7 years
Harris7476.8 years
Chapman6777.8 years
Brown6573.0 years
Graham5678.4 years
Businesses in Newton County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2U-Haul1
Hardee's1Walmart1
KFC1