Newton County, TX Demographics

The total population of Newton County is estimated to be 12,333 with 6,175 males (50.07%) and 6,158 females (49.93%). There are 17 less females than males in Newton County.
The median household income in Newton County was $41,200 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 4,908(10.64%) from $46,108 in 2020. This income is 55.22% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Newton County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $58,581. Overall, the median household income for the county of Newton County stands at $41,200.
In Newton County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $32,480 for males and $17,518 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $61,421 for males and $39,943 for females.
In Newton County, there are just two different racial groups among households. Among these, White households report a median household income of $53,058, while Black or African American households have a median household income of $21,954.
In 2022, the population of Newton County was 12,052, a 1.23% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Newton County's population was 12,202, an increase of 0.37% compared to a population of 12,157 in 2020.
The median age in Newton County, TX is 44.7, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 17.56% were under the age of 15, 18.15% aged 15 to 29, 43.50% aged 30 to 64, 18.38% aged 65 to 84, and 2.42% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Newton County population: 74.24% are White, 20.52% are Black or African American, 0.48% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.68% are Asian, 0.53% are some other race and 3.55% are multiracial.