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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Newton IA General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||15,136||3,090,416|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||15,254||3,046,857|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||-0.8%||1.4%|
|Population, 2010 ||15,254||3,046,355|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||6.3%||6.6%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||22.7%||23.9%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||19.3%||14.9%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||52.2%||50.5% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||96.7%||91.3%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.7%||2.9%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.3%||0.4%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.6%||1.7%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||Z||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||1.2%||1.8%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||1.7%||5.0%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||95.6%||88.7% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||80.9%||84.8%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||1.4%||4.5%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||2.3%||7.2%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||91.1%||91.0%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||20.8%||25.7%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||989||226,175|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||17.9||18.8|
|Housing units, 2010 ||7,339||1,336,417|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||61.1%||72.2%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||28.0%||18.4%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$97,300||$124,300|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||6,646||1,226,547|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.22||2.42|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$23,870||$27,027|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$44,115||$51,843|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||17.3%||12.4%|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||1,104||259,931|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.8%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.2%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||1.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.9%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||29.3%||25.5% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||0||97,592,051|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||207,274||41,068,338|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||195,164||39,234,649|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$12,975||$13,172|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||24,113||4,737,719|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||11.19||55,857.13|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||1,363.5||54.5|
|FIPS Code ||56505||19|
|Counties ||Jasper County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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