Newton, KS

19,103 Population
13.3 square miles 1,436.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.7%
was 0.7%
 
Population Density
1,436.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
64.9%
was 62.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
5.2%
was 6.8%
 
Percent Under 18
26.3%
was 26.3%
 
Percent 65 and Over
17.5%
was 16.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
15.1%
was 16.8%
 
Median Household Income
$46,266
was $45,266
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.8
39.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
471.1
was 640.8
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,523
was 3,459.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
8,488
was 8,416
 
Median Rent
$707
was $731
 
Total Building Permits
21
was 26
 
Occupied Housing Units
7,755
was 7,765
 
Homeownership Rate
64.2%
was 64.0%
 
Single Family Building Permits
15
was 24
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
638.3
was 632.9
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
20.9%
was 18.9%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
6
was 2
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.5
was 3.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.1
was 1.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
93.0%
was 93.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
83.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.2%
was 88.1%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
24.5%
was 23.4%
 

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