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Population (year 2000): 15,579. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,607 (+0.2% change)
Males: 7,415 (47.6%), Females: 8,164 (52.4%)

Jasper County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 39.1 years
Median household income: $40,345 (year 2000)
Median house value: $78,700 (year 2000)

Newton, IA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Newton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (27.5%), Irish (11.8%), United States (10.4%), English (10.1%), Dutch (10.1%), Norwegian (3.8%).

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Elevation: 954 feet

Land area: 10.3 square miles

Newton,

For population 25 years and over in Newton

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newton city

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +698 (+4.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Moines, IA Des (40.1 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NE Omaha, (206.0 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (368.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Grove, IA (2.2 miles Lambs Reasnor, IA (8.5 miles) , IA (9.7 miles Kellogg, IA (11.3 miles Baxter, IA (12.8 miles Monroe, IA (13.7 miles Colfax, City, IA (14.8 miles Prairie Oakland Acres, IA (15.3 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 33 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 1997: 34 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $177,400
  • 2002: 32 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $156,400
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $147,100

Latitude: 41.70 N, Longitude: 93.05 W

Area code: 641


Newton, Iowa business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (31.2%), Educational,health and social services (18.7%), Retail trade (11.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,641 (+17.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,850 (75.9%)


 

Crime in Newton by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 0 3 7 1
    per 100,000 0.0 19.3 44.9 6.4
Assaults 12 17 8 10
    per 100,000 77.0 109.1 51.4 64.2
Burglaries 104 231 93 223
    per 100,000 667.6 1482.8 597.0 1431.4
Thefts 442 502 439 347
    per 100,000 2837.2 3222.3 2817.9 2227.4
Auto thefts 29 23 16 19
    per 100,000 186.1 147.6 102.7 122.0
190.5 272.1 186.5 213.8


Average climate in Newton, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Newton,

Newton-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 110% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/28/1986, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the Newton city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/14/1966, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Matt Chatham - 2005 NFL player (New England Patriots, born: Jun 28, 1977).


Main business address for: IOWA TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES INC (TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS (NO RADIO TELEPHONE)), MAYTAG CORP (HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES).


Hospital/medical center in Newton:
  • SKIFF MEDICAL CENTER (204 NORTH FOURTH AVENUE EAST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Newton:
  • PELLA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (about 22 miles; PELLA, IA)
  • GRINNELL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 23 miles; GRINNELL, IA)
  • MARSHALLTOWN MEDICAL & SURGICAL CENTER (about 26 miles; MARSHALLTOWN, IA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Newton:
  • DES MOINES INTL (about 44 miles; DES MOINES, IA; ID: DSM)
  • OTTUMWA INDUSTRIAL (about 60 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; ID: OTM)
  • WATERLOO MUNI (about 74 miles; WATERLOO, IA; ID: ALO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Newton:
  • NEWTON MUNI (about 4 miles; NEWTON, IA; ID: TNU)
  • SULLY MUNI (about 18 miles; SULLY, IA; ID: 8C2)
  • GRINNELL REGIONAL (about 22 miles; GRINNELL, IA; ID: GGI)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Hospitals 239 $879,434 $44,155 116 $245,640
Solid Waste Management 7 $21,872 $37,494 0 $0
Sewerage 10 $36,606 $43,927 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 9 $30,868 $41,157 0 $0
Local Libraries 6 $20,894 $41,788 10 $6,950
Other and Unallocable 3 $9,754 $39,016 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $13,552 $54,208 0 $0
Firefighters 27 $116,932 $51,969 0 $0
Financial Administration 4 $12,018 $36,054 0 $0
Other Government Administration 2 $6,874 $41,244 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $5,820 $69,840 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 26 $104,808 $48,372 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,842 $34,104 1 $1,264
Streets and Highways 18 $64,506 $43,004 0 $0
Police - Other 7 $17,172 $29,437 3 $940
Totals for Government 363 $1,343,952 $44,428 130 $254,794


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newton:
  • IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; AMES, IA; Full-time enrollment: 24,473)
  • DES MOINES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; ANKENY, IA; FT enrollment: 6,959)
  • DRAKE UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; DES MOINES, IA; FT enrollment: 4,227)
  • INDIAN HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 64 miles; OTTUMWA, IA; FT enrollment: 2,744)
  • HAWKEYE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 72 miles; WATERLOO, IA; FT enrollment: 3,292)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA (about 74 miles; CEDAR FALLS, IA; FT enrollment: 12,524)
  • IOWA CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 96 miles; FT DODGE, IA; FT enrollment: 2,807)
Public high schools in Newton:
  • NEWTON SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 987; Location: 800 E 4TH ST SO; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BASICS AND BEYOND ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Students: 89; Location: 600 N 2ND AVE WEST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Newton:
  • BERG MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 543; Location: 1900 N 5TH AVE EAST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • BERG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 466; Location: 1900 N 5TH AVE EAST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WOODROW WILSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 331; Location: 801 S 8TH AVE WEST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • EMERSON HOUGH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 316; Location: 700 N 4TH AVE EAST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • THOMAS JEFFERSON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 309; Location: 103 THOMAS JEFFERSON ROA; Grades: KG - 06)
  • AURORA HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 299; Location: 310 E 23RD ST SO; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle school in Newton:
  • NEWTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 64; Location: 703 EAST 11TH STREET NORTH; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Newton:
  • NEWTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $405,135; Location: 100 N. 3RD AVE W., PO BOX 746; 68,101 books; 3,740 audio materials; 1,512 video materials; 198 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Newton: Rolling Acres Family Campground (A), Newton (B), Newton Arboretum and Botanical Gardens (C), Newton Country Club (D), International Wrestling Institute and Museum (E), Newton Police Department (F), Newton Library (G), Newton Fire Department (H), Jasper County Courthouse (I), Jasper County Historical Museum (J), Jasper County Sheriffs Office (K).

Shopping Center: Newton Mall (1).

Churches in Newton include: Our Savior Lutheran Church (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), Immanuel Baptist Church (C), Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church (D), First Assembly of God Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), First Christian Church (G), First Lutheran Church (H).

Cemeteries: Memorial Park Cemetery (1), Union Cemetery (2).

Parks in Newton include: Denniston Knolls Park (1), Lincoln Park (2), Thirty Acre Park (3), Maytag Park (4), Sunset Park (5), Agnes Patterson Memorial Park (6), Hillcrest Park (7), Aurora Park (8), Boyhood Home of Emerson Hough Historical Marker (9).

Post office: (A).  


Newton compared to Iowa state average:
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Newton:
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCOB (1280 AM; 1 kW; NEWTON, IA; Owner: CENTRAL IOWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KFJB (1230 AM; 1 kW; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newton:
  • KCOB-FM (95.9 FM; NEWTON, IA; Owner: CENTRAL IOWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KXIA (101.1 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KRTI (106.7 FM; GRINNELL, IA; Owner: CENTRAL IOWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRLS (92.1 FM; KNOXVILLE, IA; Owner: M AND H BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Newton:
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KFPX (Channel 39; NEWTON, IA; Owner: PAXSON DES MOINES LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

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