Newton County GA Information


Newton County Subdivisions

Newton County GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 104,851
Population in Households 103,144
Population in Familes 89,552
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,707
Population Density1 385
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 35,728
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 26,982
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 39,762 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,461 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,267 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,034 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $137,871
Average Home Value $169,984


Median Household Income $50,967
Average Household Income $62,642
Per Capita Income $21,854
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 1.0%
Households 0.61% 0.9%
Families 0.49% 0.82%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Newton County GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newton County to the other 159 counties and county equivalents in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 24 86th
Population Density1 # 23 86th
Diversity Index2 # 36 78th
Median Household Income # 28 83rd
Per Capita Income # 47 71st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.