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The Town of Newton had a population of 8,121 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Newton is located at latitude 41.0582 and longitude -74.7527 in Sussex County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Newton 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 640 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.
|Total Population||8,121 (100%)|
|Population in Households||7,561 (93.1%)|
|Population in Families||5,767 (71.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||560 ( 6.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$63,601|
|Average Household Income||$83,197|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||14%|
|Per Capita Income||$33,064|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,633 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,545 (42.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,670 (46.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||418 (11.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$216,937|
|Average Home Value||$240,091|
|Housing Affordability Index3||116|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.47%|
|Per Capita Income||1.37%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.03%|
The table below compares Newton to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 Density||# 282||48th|
|Median Household Income||# 434||21st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 207||38th|
|Per Capita Income||# 422||23rd|
|Diversity Index||# 217||61st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.