The Town of Newton had a population of 8,164 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Newton is located at latitude 41.0515 and longitude -74.7536 in Sussex County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Newton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Sussex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 643 feet.
The Town of Newton (GNIS ID: 885322) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Newton: Chinkchewunska, New Town, Newtown, Sussex, Sussex Court House.
|Population in Households||7,588|
|Population in Familes||5,786|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||576|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,633 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,531 (42.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,693 (46.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||408 (11.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$239,243|
|Average Home Value||$259,847|
|Median Household Income||$48,248|
|Average Household Income||$66,863|
|Per Capita Income||$28,596|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-1.29%|
|Per Capita Income||1.01%|
The table below compares Newton to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey 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.
|Total Population||# 184||66th|
|Population Density1||# 282||48th|
|Diversity Index2||# 228||58th|
|Median Household Income||# 482||12th|
|Per Capita Income||# 425||22nd|
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