Newton County Information

Newton in Georgia occupies 279 square miles and has a 2006 population of 91,451, a change from a 2000 population of 62,001 and 41,808 in 1990. 14.1% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 18.4% percent is 25-35, and 16% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 116 acts of violent crime reported in Newton in 2004, a change from 172 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 2,308 people: 5.3% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.2%.

Read more about Newton, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyNewton 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area279 sq. milesRanked 2,891 of 3,140
Population 200691,451Ranked 611 of 3,140
Population 200586,529 
Population 200062,001Ranked 784 of 3,140
Population 199041,808Ranked 960 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion65.7% 
African American32% 
Asian American1.2% 
Native American.2% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 58.2% 
Population 5 to 1414.7% 
Population 15 to 2414.1% 
Population 25 to 3418.4% 
Population 35 to 4416% 
Population 45 to 5411.5% 
Population 55 to 648.1% 
Population 65 to 745.2% 
Population 75 and up3.8% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes116172
Murders / Manslaughters3 
Forcible Rapes8 
Robberies22 
Aggravated Assaults83 
Total Property Crimes1,9981,714
Burglaries530 
Larceny Thefts1,270 
Motor Vehicle Thefts198 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population43,89732,438
Unemployed Population2,3081,041
Unemployment Rate5.3%3.2%

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