North Newton, KS

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North Newton Profile


Overview

North Newton is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 1,803 people and just one neighborhood, North Newton is the 138th largest community in Kansas.

Occupations and Workforce

North Newton is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.80% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, North Newton is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Newton who work in teaching (13.82%), management occupations (11.21%), and office and administrative support (10.83%).

Also of interest is that North Newton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.19% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.


Setting & Lifestyle

North Newton is a place where college students are a big part of the character and culture of the town. Small towns have often struggled with declining populations over the past few decades, but the presence of such a large college student population has helped North Newton to fight this trend. Not only does the college population add spending and jobs to local economy, but it also contributes a very tangible, youthful energy to the town.

The overall crime rate in North Newton is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

One of the benefits of North Newton is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.92 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

North Newton Demographics

The citizens of North Newton are among the most well-educated in the nation: 49.63% of adults in North Newton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in North Newton in 2010 was $25,102, which is upper middle income relative to Kansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,408 for a family of four. However, North Newton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

North Newton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call North Newton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Newton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in North Newton include English, Swiss, Irish, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in North Newton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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North Newton 0.101011101001110
Kansas 3.90

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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North Newton 0.101011101001110
Kansas 27.20

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North Newton 0.101011101001110
Kansas 23

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

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District Quality Compared to Kansas

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Better than of KS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to KS Quality Rating Compared to Nation
South Breeze Elementary School
1020 Old Main
Newton, KS, 67114
PK-04
Walton Rural Life Center School
502 Main
Walton, KS, 67151
PK-04
Sunset Elementary School
619 Boyd
Newton, KS, 67114
PK-04
Northridge Elementary School
1900 Windsor Dr.
Newton, KS, 67114
PK-04
Slate Creek Elementary School
901 E. 4th
Newton, KS, 67114
PK-04
Chisholm Middle School
900 E. First
Newton, KS, 67114
07-08
Newton Sr High School
900 West 12th
Newton, KS, 67114
09-12
Santa Fe 5/6 Center School
130 W. Broadway
Newton, KS, 67114
05-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 56.8% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 43.7% 39.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.2% 9.6%

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