In 2020, Newton County, MS had a population of 21.2k people with a median age of 37.6 and a median household income of $42,176. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Newton County, MS declined from 21,360 to 21,215, a −0.679% decrease and its median household income grew from $35,958 to $42,176, a 17.3% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Newton County, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (59.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (30.7%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (5.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.834%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.735%).
None of the households in Newton County, MS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.7% of the residents in Newton County, MS are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Newton County, MS are East Central Community College (550 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Newton County, MS was $86,200, and the homeownership rate was 79%.
Most people in Newton County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Newton County, MS was 2 cars per household.
Newton County, MS borders Clarke County, MS, Jasper County, MS, Kemper County, MS, Lauderdale County, MS, Leake County, MS, Neshoba County, MS, Scott County, MS, and Smith County, MS.