Newton County MO Information


Newton County Subdivisions

Newton County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 59,077
Daytime Population: Workers 25,766
Daytime Population: Residents 32,257
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 58,023
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 58,197
Population in Familes 48,885
Population in Group Qrtrs 880
Population Density2 95
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $44,145
Average Household Income $60,895
Per Capita Income $23,444


Total Housing Units 25,040 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,226 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,221 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,593 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $125,059
Average Home Value $162,284


Total Households 22,447
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 16,107
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.23% 0.31%
Households 0.26% 0.34%
Families 0.14% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   3.19%


Newton County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newton County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 18 85th
Population Density # 20 83rd
Diversity Index # 21 83rd
Median Household Income # 37 69th
Per Capita Income # 36 70th

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