Newton Information

Newton Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Newton, NC

General Newton Information

State: North Carolina

County: Catawba County

Close cities: Conover, NC, Long View, NC, Lincolnton, NC, St. Stephens, NC, Hickory, NC, Maiden, NC, Mountain View, NC, Brookford, NC, Catawba, NC, Claremont, NC

Newton Population (census data)
Total 13,284 (+4.3% since 2000)
Male 6,357 (47.9%)
Female 6,927 (52.1%)

Population Density: 1,024 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.4 (US Avg is 100)

Newton Elevation: 969 feet above sea level

Land Area: 13.0 square miles

Median Household Income: $38,587

Zip Codes: 28658.

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Newton Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (73.4%)
  • Black (12.3%)
  • Hispanic (9.5%)
  • Other race (4.6%)
  • Other Asian (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (16.4%)
  • United States (15.8%)
  • Irish (7.1%)
  • English (5.5%)
  • Scottish (2.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.0%)
Foriegn Born: 1,111 people (8.4%)
  • Latin America (84.9%)
  • Asia (15.1%)

Local Newton Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cincinnati Reds, Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: Davidson College, Gardner-Webb University

Newton School Information

High Schools
Fred T Foard High (3407 Plateau Road, Newton, NC, 28658 - Catawba County Schools District)
Newton-Conover Health Science High School (338 West 15th Street, Newton, NC, 28658 - Newton-Conover City Schools District)
Newton-Conover High (338 W 15th Street, Newton, NC, 28658 - Newton Conover City Schools District)
Middle Schools
Jacobs Fork Middle (3431 Plateau Road, Newton, NC, 28658 - Catawba County Schools District)
Newton-Conover Middle (221 W 26th Street, Newton, NC, 28658 - Newton Conover City Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Balls Creek Elementary (2620 Balls Creek Road, Newton, NC, 28658 - Catawba County Schools District)
Blackburn Elementary (4377 W NC 10 Highway, Newton, NC, 28658 - Catawba County Schools District)
South Newton Elementary (306 West 1st Street, Newton, NC, 28658 - Newton Conover City Schools District)
Startown Elementary (4119 Startown Road, Newton, NC, 28658 - Catawba County Schools District)
Thornton Elementary (301 W 18th Street, Newton, NC, 28658 - Newton Conover City Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Newton-Conover Health/Science (338 West 15th Street, Newton, NC, 28658 - Newton Conover City Schools District)

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