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Newton County, Texas Facts

Facts
State Texas
Land area 933.7 square miles
Population Density 15.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 14,140
Population change -2.1%
Under 5 years of age 5.7%
Under 18 22.2%
65 and over 17.3%
Females 48.5%
White 76.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.4
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 1.6%
Black or African American 20.8%
Native American 0.8%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 85%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 7.5%
Veterans 1,518
Households and Housing
Households 4,865
Persons per household 2.9
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.2%
Median household income $37,246
The per capita income $20,431
Live below the poverty line. 16.1%
housing units 7,098
Multi-unit structures 2%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $77,500
Residents owning their homes. 76.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 842
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $50,925
Retail sales per capita $3,704
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $9,995