Newton County, IN

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2022 Population
13,829
0.26% 1-year decline
US Senator
Todd Young
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Braun
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
42.7
1.16% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
12.6%
12% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$63,673
2.19% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$147,900
19.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Newton County, IN had a population of 13.8k people with a median age of 42.7 and a median household income of $63,673. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Newton County, IN declined from 13,865 to 13,829, a −0.26% decrease and its median household income grew from $62,306 to $63,673, a 2.19% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Newton County, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.5%), White (Hispanic) (2.95%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.52%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.49%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.91%).

None of the households in Newton County, IN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98% of the residents in Newton County, IN are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Newton County, IN was $147,900, and the homeownership rate was 82.5%.

Most people in Newton County, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Newton County, IN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Newton County, IN is home to a population of 13.8k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.15% of Newton County, IN residents were born outside of the country (436 people).

In 2022, there were 30 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.2k people) in Newton County, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 408 White (Hispanic) and 348 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98%
2022 Citizenship
97.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98% of Newton County, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Newton County, IN was 97.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Newton County, IN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    12.2k ± 157
  2. White (Hispanic)
    408 ± 156
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    348 ± 187
7.35%
Hispanic Population
1.02k people

In 2022, there were 30 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.2k people) in Newton County, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 408 White (Hispanic) and 348 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.35% of the people in Newton County, IN are hispanic (1.02k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Newton County, IN as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.15%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
436 people
3.63%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
503 people

As of 2022, 3.15% of Newton County, IN residents (436 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Newton County, IN was 3.63%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    343 ± 100
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    308 ± 156
  3. Korea
    123 ± 84

Newton County, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Newton County, IN employs 6.09k people. The largest industries in Newton County, IN are Manufacturing (1,349 people), Retail Trade (860 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (599 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($79,500), Utilities ($78,125), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,798).

Occupations

6.09k
2022 Value
± 494
−1.92%
1 Year decline
± 11.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Newton County, IN declined at a rate of −1.92%, from 6.21k employees to 6.09k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Newton County, IN, are Production Occupations (1,000 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (615 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (527 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Newton County, IN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.09k
2022 Value
± 494
−1.92%
1 Year decline
± 11.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Newton County, IN declined at a rate of −1.92%, from 6.21k employees to 6.09k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Newton County, IN, are Manufacturing (1,349 people), Retail Trade (860 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (599 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Newton County, IN, though some of these residents may live in Newton County, IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$50,787
Median earning men ± $2,175
$32,631
Median earning women ± $4,594

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($77,009), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($75,026), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($66,607).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,442), Construction ($45,694), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($39,083).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.21M people employed in Indiana. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Indiana.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 105
    Manufacturing
  2. 62
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 50
    Wholesale Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Newton County, IN went to Donald J. Trump with 75% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (22.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.12%).

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing the state of Indiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Indiana

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Todd Young
Senator from Indiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Mike Braun
Senator from Indiana1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing Indiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Indiana

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Indiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.799% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.781% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.75M), Some college (1.13M), and Bachelors Degree (879k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Newton County, IN was $147,900 in 2022, which is 0.525 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $124,100 to $147,900, a 19.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Newton County, IN is 82.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Newton County, IN have an average commute time of 28.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Newton County, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Newton County, IN is $63,673. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Newton County, IN was Census Tract 1004 with a value of $74,215, followed by Census Tract 1005 and Census Tract 1007, with respective values of $68,005 and $60,656.

Property

$147,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,158
$4,512
Median Property Taxes
±$417

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Newton County, IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

82.5%
Homeownership
2022
63.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 82.5% of the housing units in Newton County, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1004
  2. Census Tract 1005
  3. Census Tract 1007

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Newton County, IN was Census Tract 1004 with a value of $74,215, followed by Census Tract 1005 and Census Tract 1007, with respective values of $68,005 and $60,656.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Newton County, IN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$63,673
Median Household Income
± $7,482
5.47k
Number of Households
± 456

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.47k households in Newton County, IN grew to $63,673 from the previous year's value of $62,306.

The following chart displays the households in Newton County, IN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Newton County, IN is from Indiana.
0.448
2022 Wage GINI in Indiana
0.449
2021 Wage GINI in Indiana

In 2022, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.448 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.283% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.6%)
  2. Carpooled (12.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.98%)

In 2022, 79.6% of workers in Newton County, IN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.8%) and those who worked at home (5.98%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

28.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Newton County, IN have a longer commute time (28.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.71% of the workforce in Newton County, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Newton County, IN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Newton County, IN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Newton County, IN (1.72k out of 13.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Newton County, IN is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94% of the population of Newton County, IN has health coverage, with 48.5% on employee plans, 17.9% on Medicaid, 15.6% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 1.77% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Newton County, IN see 13984 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.193% decrease from the previous year (14011 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 6954 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 13907 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.7% were men and 49.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

13,984 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Newton County, IN

Primary care physicians in Newton County, IN see an average of 13,984 patients per year. This represents a 0.193% decrease from the previous year (14,011 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Newton County, IN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.7% under 18 years, 17.7% between 18 and 34 years, 40.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.7% were men and 49.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.05%
Uninsured
48.5%
Employer Coverage
17.9%
Medicaid
15.6%
Medicare
10.1%
Non-Group
1.77%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Newton County, IN declined by 4.46% from 6.33% to 6.05%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 84.3 in Newton County, IN.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 37.3% in Newton County, IN.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 13.2% in Newton County, IN.

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