The Town of Newton had a population of 8,011 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Newton: Chinkchewunska, New Town, Newtown, Sussex, Sussex Court House.
|Population in Households||7,436|
|Population in Familes||5,719|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||575|
|Median Household Income||$51,695|
|Average Household Income||$72,004|
|Per Capita Income||$30,479|
|Total Housing Units||3,574 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,453 (40.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,692 (47.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||429 (12.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$248,955|
|Average Home Value||$271,968|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.41%|
|Per Capita Income||3.13%|
The table below compares Newton to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 186||66th|
|Population Density||# 293||46th|
|Diversity Index||# 225||59th|
|Median Household Income||# 480||12th|
|Per Capita Income||# 428||22nd|
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