West Newton Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

West Newton: Borough in Pennsylvania

About

West Newton is a city located in the county of Westmoreland in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,633 and a population density of 2,351 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,464 inhabitants.

The city was created 234 years ago in 1787.

West Newton Quick Facts

Population : 2,464 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Westmoreland County
Postal code : 15089
Area : 1.12 km2
Altitude : 2,549 feet / 777 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1788 (234 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 21:58:46 (24th May 2022)
Density : 2,200 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.86% (2010-2020)
West Newton locator map
Location of West Newton on Pennsylvania map.
West Newton Pennsylvania Main Street 2010 image
West Newton Pennsylvania Main Street 2010
West Newton Pennsylvania Main Street 2010 image

Geography

West Newton is located at 40°12'35"N 79°46'1"W (40.2097900, -79.7669900).

West Newton map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of West Newton decreased by 6.86% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,633 - census
2011 2,629 -0.15% estimation process
2012 2,611 -0.69% estimation process
2013 2,599 -0.46% estimation process
2014 2,579 -0.78% estimation process
2015 2,558 -0.82% estimation process
2016 2,537 -0.83% estimation process
2017 2,512 -1% estimation process
2018 2,495 -0.68% estimation process
2019 2,480 -0.6% estimation process
2020 2,464 -0.65% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 43,009
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 41,498
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 3.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 40,397
April 1, 2010 Population : 41,487
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.0%
People over 65 (%) : 25.2%
Female persons, % : 50.6%
White only, percent : 66.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 24.1%
Asians alone % : 1.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 8.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 63.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 3,564
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.0%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 25,682

West Newton zip code is 15089. County name: Westmoreland, County fips: 42129

West Newton, West Side

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 25,682
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 75.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $117,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,125
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $365
2015-2019 median gross rent : $688
Permits for construction, 2020 : 45
2015-2019 Households : 16,739
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.51
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 69.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 17.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 22.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 165,818
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 133,075
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 87,054
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 369,166
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,908
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $41,696
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,070
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.5%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 749
2019 total employment : 7,918
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 266,869
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 1.0%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 2,761
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,717
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,784
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,136
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 720
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,697
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 308
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,201
2010 population per square mile : 56.2
2010 land area in square miles : 738.18

People born in West Newton (7)

People born in West Newton, including professional basketball player Ben McCauley, academic administrator Daniel L. Marsh, United States federal judge Barron Patterson McCune, .

List

  • Jimmy Uchrinscko (American baseball player) he was born in 20/10/1900
  • Virginia Cuthbert (American artist) she was born in 27/08/1908
  • Richard English (American screenwriter (1910-1957)) he was born in 18/05/1910
  • Tarrence Corbin (artist) he was born in 20/11/1946

Schools in West Newton

College & universities near West Newton, PA

Code Name City ZIP
212045 Douglas Education Center Monessen (PA) 15062

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near West Newton, PA

Code Name Address Type
GNB Greensburg Harrison Ave. and Seton Hill Dr. RAIL
COV Connellsville station North Water Street and West Peach Street RAIL
PGH Union Station 1100 Liberty Avenue RAIL
LAB Latrobe station 329 McKinley Ave RAIL
JST Johnstown 47 Walnut Street RAIL

Post offices near West Newton

Post Office Name City ZIP
West Newton Post Office West Newton (PA) 15089

Other places with the same name (2)

  • West Newton , Minnesota human settlement in West Newton Township, Minnesota, United States of America with a population of 431 people.

Other cities in Westmoreland County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Westmoreland County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Murrysville 20,134 Municipality in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Greensburg 14,082 City and county seat of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
New Kensington 12,188 City in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States
Lower Burrell 10,997 City of Pennsylvania
Jeannette 9,000 City in Pennsylvania
Latrobe 7,767 City in Pennsylvania
Monessen 7,176 City in Pennsylvania
Vandergrift 4,832 Borough of Pennsylvania
Arnold 4,790 City of Pennsylvania
Scottdale 4,060 Borough of Pennsylvania
Irwin 3,716 Borough of Pennsylvania
Manor 3,322 Borough in Pennsylvania
Fulton 3,168 Township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Trafford 2,908 Borough of Pennsylvania
Youngwood 2,828 City in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Delmont 2,501 City in Douglas County, South Dakota, United States

Distance to Other Cities

West Newton distances to largest Pennsylvania cities