Newton, MA

Census Place

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Population
88,660
0.205% 1-year growth
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ed Markey
Democratic Party
Median Property Value
$886,100
4.85% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
N/A

About

N/A N/A% of the people in Newton, MA speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Newton, MA are Boston College (4,914 degrees awarded in 2017), Lasell College (496 degrees), and Mount Ida College (319 degrees).

The median property value in Newton, MA is $886,100, and the homeownership rate is N/A%. Most people in Newton, MA commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 26.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Newton, MA is N/A per household.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Massachusetts, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Massachusetts (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Massachusetts across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Massachusetts went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 66.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (28%), followed by Other (5.6%). The most partisan county was Suffolk County, MA with 79.6% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing the state of Massachusetts. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Newton, MA is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Massachusetts
66.4% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Massachusetts
  1. 79.6% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 73% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 67.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Massachusetts was Suffolk County, MA with 79.6% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Massachusetts colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Massachusetts

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Elizabeth Warren
Senator from Massachusetts1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ed Markey
Senator from Massachusetts2
Assumed office on July 16, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed John Kerry, who resigned to become Secretary of State.

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing Massachusetts.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Massachusetts over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Massachusetts

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Newton, MA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Newton, MA is home to a population of 88.7k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Newton, MA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Newton, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

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Hispanic Population
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In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Newton, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

N/A% of the people in Newton, MA are hispanic (N/A people).

The following chart shows the N/A races represented in Newton, MA as a share of the total population.

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Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age
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Median Foreign-Born Age
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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. China
    88,014 ± 7,236 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    84,884 ± 7,108 people
  3. Brazil
    66,506 ± 6,300 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Massachusetts was China, the natal country of 88,014 Massachusetts residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 84,884 and Brazil with 66,506.

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Citizenship

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
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Economy

Median household income in Newton, MA is N/A. In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Newton, MA was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in Massachusetts have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,850. The income inequality in Massachusetts (measured using the Gini index) is 0.485, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Newton, MA employs N/A people. The largest industries in Newton, MA are N/A, and the highest paying industries are N/A.

Wages

Median Household Income

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$84,043
Average Male Salary in Massachusetts
± $1,786
$62,850
Average Female Salary in Massachusetts
± $1,306

In 2017, full-time male employees in Massachusetts made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Massachusetts by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Massachusetts
  1. Asian
    $68,516 ± $4,051
  2. White
    $64,668 ± $1,113
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $49,586 ± $39,015

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Massachusetts workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Massachusetts.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Massachusetts by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Newton, MA is from Massachusetts.
0.485
2017 Wage GINI in Massachusetts
0.485
2016 Wage GINI in Massachusetts

In 2017, the income inequality in Massachusetts was 0.485 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0457% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Massachusetts was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Massachusetts in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Massachusetts across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (N/A)
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  3. N/A

In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (N/A) in Newton, MA was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Newton, MA (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Newton, MA, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Highest Paid

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Industries

Employment by Industries

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Most Common

The most common industries in Newton, MA, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Highest Paying

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $31.5B
  2. $27.2B
  3. $24.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $31.5B, followed by Mixed freight ($27.2B) and Electronics ($24.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Massachusetts products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$240B
2015 Value in Massachusetts
$364B
Projected 2045 Value in Massachusetts
51.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $240B. This is expected to increase 51.4% to $364B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Massachusetts trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $13.2B
  2. $13.2B
  3. $12.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Hampshire with $13.2B, followed by New York with $13.2B and Connecticut and $12.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Massachusetts shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Newton, MA awarded 6,126 degrees. The student population of Newton, MA is skewed towards women, with 8,227 male students and 11,025 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Newton, MA are White (3,689 and 67%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (488 and 8.86%), Unknown (473 and 8.59%), and Asian (435 and 7.9%).

The largest universities in Newton, MA by number of degrees awarded are Boston College (4,914 and 80.2%), Lasell College (496 and 8.1%), and Mount Ida College (319 and 5.21%).

The most popular majors in Newton, MA are General Economics (400 and 6.53%), General Finance (347 and 5.66%), and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (312 and 5.09%).

The median tuition costs in Newton, MA are $33,750 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 284 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 373 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 347 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Newton, MA was Speech Communication & Rhetoric with 284 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Newton, MA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 4,914 degrees awarded
  2. 496 degrees awarded
  3. 319 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$33,750
Median Private

In 2017, the Newton, MA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Boston College with 4,914 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,569
Degrees Awarded to Men
3,557
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 2,569 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Newton, MA, which is 0.722 times less than the 3,557 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Newton, MA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,689 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    488 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    473 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Newton, MA were to White students. These 3,689 degrees mean that there were 7.56 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 488 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

Housing

Property Value

$886,100
2018 Median
± $14,118
$845,100
2017 Median
± $13,235

The following charts display, first, the property values in Newton, MA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Newton, MA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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Median Household Income
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Number of Households
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The following chart displays the households in Newton, MA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

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Rent vs Own

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N/A Homeownership

This percentage of owner-occupation is approximately the same as the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Newton, MA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Newton, MA have a longer commute time (26.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Newton, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Newton, MA was N/A (N/A%), followed by those who N/A (N/A%) and those who N/A (N/A%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

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Average Number

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Health

N/A% of the population of Newton, MA has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Massachusetts was $10,559 in 2014. This is a 2.78% increase from the previous year ($10,273).

Primary care physicians in Middlesex County, MA see 788 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.51% increase from the previous year (784 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1052 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 202 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Bristol County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.4%). Additionally, Bristol County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (29.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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788 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Middlesex County, MA

Primary care physicians in Middlesex County, MA see an average of 788 patients per year. This represents a 0.51% increase from the previous year (784 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Middlesex County, MA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$10,559
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Massachusetts
$5,302
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,922
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,899
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Massachusetts (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.78%, from $10,273 to $10,559.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

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Uninsured
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Employer Coverage
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Medicaid
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Medicare
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Non-Group
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Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Newton, MA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 11.4% prevalence
  2. 11.1% prevalence
  3. 10.8% prevalence

Bristol County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts, at 11.4%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts by county over multiple years.

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