According to the most recent Newton County Indiana demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Newton County depicts it has a Population 2021 of 13,865 which is the second smallest when sorted by population of all the other counties in the metropolitan area. The county with the highest population in the area is Lake County which shows a population of 495,925 ( substantially bigger). Figure 3 uses the Newton County population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Newton County Indiana depicts a decline of 379 (3%).
The total Newton County Indiana greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Newton County shows it has a Population Change of -2.7% which is less than most other counties in the metropolitan area.
Looking at the Newton County population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Newton County Indiana shows it has 35 people per square mile which is less than most other counties in the metropolitan area. The next higher in order of population density is White County 41.1% larger with population density of 49. The county with the highest population density in the area is Lake County which shows a people per square mile of 994 ( markedly bigger). Figure 6 provides Newton County demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Newton County depicts it has a Median Age of 43.2 which is the second most median age of all the counties in the greater Newton County region. The county with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is Iroquois County which depicts an age of 44.2 ( only slightly larger).
The next demographic analysis (Figure 7) looks at large generational Newton County population groups (and can be useful internet research for employment related research or identifying areas with retirees). Key findings in this chart includes that Newton County Indiana has the smallest proportion of people between 30 and 39 years old at 11.3% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of people between 40 and 49 years old at 16.2% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 9 shows the Newton County Indiana Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Newton County shows it has a Hispanic or Latino of 7.1% which is less than most other counties in the greater region.
Newton County Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 10 shows the detailed marriage characteristics broken down by %residents who are married, never married, single, divorced, and widowed. Newton County has the largest proportion of percent divorced at 8% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Newton County households. Newton County shows it has a Family Size of 3.1 which is the second smallest when ranked by average family size of all the other counties in the surrounding region. The county with the highest average family size in the area is Benton County which shows an average family size of 3.3 (7.9% larger).
Looking at Newton County households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Newton County shows it has a Married-couple family of 72% which is in the mid range of other counties in the metro area. The county with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the area is Jasper County which shows a husband and wife family percent of 79% (9.3% larger).
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. Newton County depicts it has a Birth Rate of 7.7% which is the third most percent of women who have given birth of all other counties in the greater Newton County region. The county with the highest percent of women who gave birth in the area is White County which depicts a birth rate of 8.8% (13.8% larger). Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 15 to 19 at 44% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the smallest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 20 to 24 at 24% of the total.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Newton County households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Newton County depicts it has a Total Single People of 48% which is in the center range of other counties in the metro area. The county with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Lake County which shows a percent single of 54% (11.4% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Newton County is only about 3.8% smaller. Also, compared with the state of Indiana, percent of people who are single for any reason of 50%, Newton County is only about 3.1% smaller.
Newton County Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. it has one of the largest proportions of non citizens who entered the US after 2010 at 43% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger county being Jasper County with 50%. Second, it has the smallest proportion of non citizens who entered the US between 2000 to 2009 at 15% of the total. Third, it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US between 1990 to 1999 at 31% of the total and is ranked #1. Also, it has the smallest proportion of non citizens who entered the US before 1990 at 11% of the total.
Newton County Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
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