Newton, MA

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2020 Population
88,322
0.306% 1-year decline
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ed Markey
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
41.1
0.244% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
4.31%
0.661% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$154,398
2.2% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$952,100
4.09% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
45,494
1.59% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Newton, MA had a population of 88.3k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $154,398. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Newton, MA declined from 88,593 to 88,322, a −0.306% decrease and its median household income grew from $151,068 to $154,398, a 2.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Newton, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (15.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.55%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.84%), and White (Hispanic) (2.47%).

None of the households in Newton, MA 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.

92.4% of the residents in Newton, MA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Newton, MA are Boston College (4,890 degrees awarded in 2020), Lasell University (618 degrees), and William James College (304 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Newton, MA was $952,100, and the homeownership rate was 71.5%. Most people in Newton, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Newton, MA was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Newton, MA is home to a population of 88.3k people, from which 92.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 21.3% of Newton, MA residents were born outside of the country (18.8k people).

In 2020, there were 4.88 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (64.9k people) in Newton, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 3.13k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Newton, MA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    64.9k ± 1.35k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    13.3k ± 1k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.13k ± 525
4.51%
Hispanic Population
3.98k people

In 2020, there were 4.88 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (64.9k people) in Newton, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 3.13k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.51% of the people in Newton, MA are hispanic (3.98k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Newton, MA as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

21.3%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
18.8k people
22.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
19.7k people

As of 2020, 21.3% of Newton, MA residents (18.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Newton, MA was 22.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

37
Median Native-Born Age
± 1.5
47
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.1

In 2020, the median age of all people in Newton, MA was 41.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Newton, MA are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Newton, MA residents was 41.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. China
    98,663 ± 7,656 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    90,760 ± 7,347 people
  3. Brazil
    81,000 ± 6,946 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Massachusetts was China, the natal country of 98,663 Massachusetts residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 90,760 and Brazil with 81,000.

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Citizenship

92.4%
2020 Citizenship
91.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 92.4% of Newton, MA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Newton, MA was 91.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    858 ± 174
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    293 ± 138
  3. Korea
    218 ± 66

Newton, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.93 times greater than any other conflict.

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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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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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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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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Massachusetts. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Massachusetts.

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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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Economy

Median household income in Newton, MA is $154,398. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Newton, MA was Census Tract 3737 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 3743 and Census Tract 3744, with respective values of $242,697 and $224,344.

Males in Massachusetts have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $69,870. The income inequality in Massachusetts (measured using the Gini index) is 0.48, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Newton, MA employs 45.5k people. The largest industries in Newton, MA are Educational Services (8,595 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (8,085 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (7,661 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($140,735), Finance & Insurance ($125,049), and Manufacturing ($124,714).

Wages

Median Household Income

$154,398
2020 value
± $3,968
2.2%
1 Year Growth
± 3.15%

Households in Newton, MA have a median annual income of $154,398, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $151,068 in 2019, which represents a 2.2% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$92,436
Average Male Salary in Massachusetts
± $1,932
$69,870
Average Female Salary in Massachusetts
± $1,420

In 2020, full-time male employees in Massachusetts made 1.32 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-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
    $80,954 ± $4,414
  2. White
    $72,040 ± $1,231
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $57,223 ± $36,115

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Massachusetts workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.12 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Massachusetts.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Newton, MA is from Massachusetts.
0.48
2020 Wage GINI in Massachusetts
0.483
2019 Wage GINI in Massachusetts

In 2020, the income inequality in Massachusetts was 0.48 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.544% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Massachusetts was higher than than the national average of 0.478. 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 (Total)
  1. Census Tract 3737
  2. Census Tract 3743
  3. Census Tract 3744

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Newton, MA was Census Tract 3737 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 3743 and Census Tract 3744, with respective values of $242,697 and $224,344.

The following map shows all of the places in Newton, MA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

4.31% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Newton, MA (3.49k out of 81k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 75+.

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

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    2,245 ± 426
  2. Asian
    896 ± 245
  3. Hispanic
    259 ± 148

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Newton, MA is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

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

45.5k
2020 Value
± 1,463
−1.59%
1 Year decline
± 4.27%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Newton, MA declined at a rate of −1.59%, from 46.2k employees to 45.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Newton, MA, are Management Occupations (7,708 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (5,074 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (4,259 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Newton, MA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Newton, MA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (7,708 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (5,074 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (4,259 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Newton, MA has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (5.71 times higher than expected), Legal Occupations (3 times), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (2.18 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Newton, MA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($171,250), Management Occupations ($121,071), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($120,268).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

45.5k
2020 Value
± 1,463
−1.59%
1 Year decline
± 4.27%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Newton, MA declined at a rate of −1.59%, from 46.2k employees to 45.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Newton, MA, are Educational Services (8,595 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (8,085 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (7,661 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Newton, MA, though some of these residents may live in Newton, MA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Newton, MA, by number of employees, are Educational Services (8,595 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (8,085 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (7,661 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Newton, MA has an unusually high number of Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2.39 times higher than expected), Educational Services (2.03 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.78 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Newton, MA, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($140,735), Finance & Insurance ($125,049), and Manufacturing ($124,714).

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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. $37.4B
  2. $29.6B
  3. $28.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $37.4B, followed by Electronics ($29.6B) and Mixed freight ($28.4B).

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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$314B
2020 Value in Massachusetts
$627B
Projected 2050 Value in Massachusetts
99.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $314B. This is expected to increase 99.9% to $627B by 2050.

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. $31B
  2. $23.4B
  3. $14.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $31B, followed by New Hampshire with $23.4B and Connecticut and $14.9B.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Massachusetts went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 65.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (31.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.29%). The most partisan county was Suffolk County, MA with 80.2% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. 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.

Massachusetts 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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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Massachusetts
65.1% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Massachusetts
  1. 80.2% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 77% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  3. 72% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Massachusetts was Suffolk County, MA with 80.2% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. 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 Mo Cowan, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of John Kerry, who had 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, excluding special elections, 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 Massachusetts have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Newton, MA awarded 5,852 degrees. The student population of Newton, MA is skewed towards women, with 7,812 male students and 10,015 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Newton, MA are White (3,462 and 66.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (518 and 9.91%), Asian (460 and 8.8%), and Unknown (414 and 7.92%).

The largest universities in Newton, MA by number of degrees awarded are Boston College (4,890 and 83.6%), Lasell University (618 and 10.6%), and William James College (304 and 5.19%).

The most popular majors in Newton, MA are General Finance (404 and 6.9%), Econometrics & Quantitative Economics (360 and 6.15%), and General Business Administration & Management (255 and 4.36%).

The median tuition cost in Newton, MA for private four year colleges is $33,630.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 361 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 304 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 215 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Newton, MA was General Finance with 361 degrees 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. 4,890 degrees awarded
  2. 618 degrees awarded
  3. 304 degrees awarded
$33,630
Median Private

In 2020, the Newton, MA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Boston College with 4,890 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

2,500
Degrees Awarded to Men
3,352
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 2,500 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Newton, MA, which is 0.746 times less than the 3,352 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Newton, MA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,462 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    518 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    460 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Newton, MA was White students. These 3,462 degrees mean that there were 6.68 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 518 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Newton, MA was $952,100 in 2020, which is 4.14 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $914,700 to $952,100, a 4.09% increase. The homeownership rate in Newton, MA is 71.5%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Newton, MA have an average commute time of 28.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Newton, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$952,100
2020 Median
± $16,693
$914,700
2019 Median
± $14,684

In 2020, the median property value in Newton, MA grew to to $952,100 from the previous year's value of $914,700.

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 $750k - $1000k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$154,398
Median Household Income
± $3,968
30.8k
Number of Households
± 1,089

In 2020, the median household income of the 30.8k households in Newton, MA grew to $154,398 from the previous year's value of $151,068.

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 $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Newton, MA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Newton, MA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

71.5%
2020 Homeownership
72%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 71.5% of the housing units in Newton, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Newton, MA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

28.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Newton, MA have a longer commute time (28.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.77% of the workforce in Newton, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (58.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.9%)
  3. Public Transit (12.9%)

In 2020, 58.5% of workers in Newton, MA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.9%) and those who used public transit to get to work (12.9%).

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

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Newton, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Newton, MA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

98.6% of the population of Newton, MA has health coverage, with 65.4% on employee plans, 5.82% on Medicaid, 13% on Medicare, 14% on non-group plans, and 0.352% 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 793 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.627% decrease from the previous year (798 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 980 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 166 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Plymouth County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.1%). Additionally, Hampden County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (30.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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

Primary care physicians in Middlesex County, MA see an average of 793 patients per year. This represents a 0.627% decrease from the previous year (798 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

1.35%
Uninsured
65.4%
Employer Coverage
5.82%
Medicaid
13%
Medicare
14%
Non-Group
0.352%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Newton, MA grew by 10.4% from 1.23% to 1.35%.

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. 11.1% prevalence
  2. 10.7% prevalence
  3. 10.6% prevalence

Plymouth County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Massachusetts, at 11.1%.

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

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