Newton Baker County, Georgia

Newton: City in and the county seat of Baker County, Georgia, United States

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Newton is a city located in the county of Baker in the U.S. state of Georgia. Its population at the 2010 census was 654. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 558 inhabitants.

Newton Quick Facts

Population : 558 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
County : Baker County
Different from : Newton County
Phone Area Codes : 229
Water as percent of area : 3.5%
Land as percent of area : 96.5%
Altitude : 141 feet / 43 meters
Capital city : Newton is capital of Baker County
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:26:06 (26th January 2022)
Postal code : 39870
Population growth : -17.2% (2010-2020)
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Location of Newton on Georgia map.
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Newton City Hall Georgia
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Geography

Newton is located at 31°18'47"N 84°20'9"W (31.3129600, -84.3357400).

Newton map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Newton decreased by 17.2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 654 - census
2011 634 -3.15% estimation process
2012 643 1.4% estimation process
2013 639 -0.63% estimation process
2014 627 -1.91% estimation process
2015 609 -2.96% estimation process
2016 606 -0.5% estimation process
2017 600 -1% estimation process
2018 584 -2.74% estimation process
2019 575 -1.57% estimation process
2020 558 -3.05% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 6,402
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,464
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 17.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,656
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,470
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 33.2%
People over 65 (%) : 6.4%
Female persons, % : 53.1%
White only, percent : 88.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 3.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 1.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 14.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 79.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 186
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 8.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 70.6%

Newton zip code is 39870. County name: Baker, County fips: 13007

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 70.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $235,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,797
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $548
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,110
2015-2019 Households : 2,124
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.93
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 87.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 81.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 75.8%
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 77,892
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,356
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $74,167
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,325
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 529
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 256
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 185
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 46
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 479
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 36
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 461
2010 population per square mile : 1,664.6
2010 land area in square miles : 3.29

People born in Newton (2)

People born in Newton, including baseball player Bob Trice, Civil rights activist Shirley Sherrod, .

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Schools in Newton

College & universities near Newton, GA

Code Name City ZIP
138682 Albany Technical College Albany (GA) 31701
138716 Albany State University Albany (GA) 31705

Post offices near Newton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Newton Post Office Newton (GA) 39870
Camilla Post Office Camilla (GA) 31730
Baconton Post Office Baconton (GA) 31716
Leary Post Office Leary (GA) 39862
Pelham Post Office Pelham (GA) 31779

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