In 2018, Newton County, MS had a population of 21.5k people with a median age of 36.6 and a median household income of $33,831. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Newton County, MS grew from 21,437 to 21,524, a 0.406% increase and its median household income declined from $37,643 to $33,831, a -10.1% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Newton County, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (30.3%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (5.15%), White (Hispanic) (1.33%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.08%). NaNk% of the people in Newton County, MS speak a non-English language, and 99.3% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Newton County, MS are East Central Community College (567 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Newton County, MS is $83,000, and the homeownership rate is 77.9%. Most people in Newton County, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Newton County, MS is 2 cars per household.