Newton County Information

Newton in Arkansas occupies 823 square miles and has a 2006 population of 8,411, a change from a 2000 population of 8,608 and 7,666 in 1990. 12.7% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 10.6% percent is 25-35, and 12.7% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 14 acts of violent crime reported in Newton in 2004, a change from 16 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 189 people: 5.1% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.3%.

Read more about Newton, Arkansas in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyNewton 
StateArkansas 
Land Area823 sq. milesRanked 1,122 of 3,140
Population 20068,411Ranked 2,567 of 3,140
Population 20058,387 
Population 20008,608Ranked 2,558 of 3,140
Population 19907,666Ranked 2,605 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion98.2% 
African American.2% 
Asian American.2% 
Native American.5% 
Pacific Islander% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.5% 
Population 5 to 1411.8% 
Population 15 to 2412.7% 
Population 25 to 3410.6% 
Population 35 to 4412.7% 
Population 45 to 5415.9% 
Population 55 to 6414.6% 
Population 65 to 749% 
Population 75 and up7.1% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes1416
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes  
Robberies1 
Aggravated Assaults13 
Total Property Crimes7059
Burglaries26 
Larceny Thefts42 
Motor Vehicle Thefts2 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population3,6823,759
Unemployed Population189160
Unemployment Rate5.1%4.3%

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