Newton is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 13,187 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Newton is the 80th largest community in North Carolina.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Newton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Newton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Newton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Newton may be for you.
The population of Newton overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Newton, 22.10% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Newton in 2018 was $26,994, which is middle income relative to North Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,976 for a family of four. However, Newton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Newton is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Newton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Newton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.95% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Newton include German, English, Irish, European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Newton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.