Newton County AR Information


Newton County Subdivisions

Newton County AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,326
Population in Households 8,275
Population in Familes 6,677
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $35,408
Average Household Income $46,944
Per Capita Income $20,226


Total Housing Units 4,789 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,073 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 499 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,217 (25.4%)
Median Home Value $95,622
Average Home Value $129,051


Total Households 3,572
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 2,330
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.01% -0.1%
Households 0.0% -0.1%
Families -0.27% -0.28%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.61%


Newton County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newton County to the other 75 counties and county equivalents in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 68 11th
Population Density # 74 3rd
Diversity Index # 72 5th
Median Household Income # 61 20th
Per Capita Income # 60 21st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.