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%). 0% of the households in Newton County, MS speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.3% of the residents in Newton County, MS are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Newton County, MS are East Central Community College (541 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2018, the median property value in Newton County, MS was $83,000, and the homeownership rate was 77.9%. Most people in Newton County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Newton County, MS was 2 cars per household.