Newton, GA 39870 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 39870: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newton, GA 39870

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 85
  • Single Family Addresses: 775
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Baker County
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.322, Longitude -84.459
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Newton, GA 39870 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,428
Population in Households 3,428
Population in Familes 2,773
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 1,371
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 881
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,702 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 923 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 448 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 331 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $65,929
Average Home Value $97,671


Median Household Income $36,677
Average Household Income $48,363
Per Capita Income $19,343
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.1% -0.12%
Households 0.0% -0.06%
Families -0.18% -0.18%
Median Household Income   -0.88%
Per Capita Income   1.32%
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, GA 39870 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 39870 to the other 717 ZIP Codes 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 # 455 37th
Population Density1 # 683 5th
Diversity Index2 # 147 80th
Median Household Income # 461 36th
Per Capita Income # 437 39th

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