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Newton County, Georgia Facts

Facts
State Georgia
Land area 272.2 square miles
Population Density 367.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 102,446
Population change 2.5%
Under 5 years of age 6.8%
Under 18 27.4%
65 and over 11.6%
Females 52.4%
White 54.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 4.8
Asian 1.1%
Two or more races 1.9%
Black or African American 42.5%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 85%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 19.4%
Veterans 7,341
Households and Housing
Households 33,840
Persons per household 2.9
Living in the same house for one year or more 82.5%
Median household income $50,580
The per capita income $21,484
Live below the poverty line. 15.2%
housing units 38,204
Multi-unit structures 8%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $125,600
Residents owning their homes. 73.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 9,515
Women-owned firms 33.4%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 33.4%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $679,365
Retail sales per capita $7,096
Manufacturers shipments $2,205,094
Merchant wholesaler sales $226,621