In 2017, Newton County, MS had a population of 21.4k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $37,643. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Newton County, MS declined from 21,652 to 21,437, a -0.993% decrease and its median household income grew from $35,527 to $37,643, a 5.96% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Newton County, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (30%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (5.08%), White (Hispanic) (1.41%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.19%). N/A% of the people in Newton County, MS speak a non-English language, and 99.4% 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 $80,300, and the homeownership rate is 77.6%. Most people in Newton County, MS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Newton County, MS is 2 cars per household.