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Population (year 2000): 17,190. Estimated population in July 2005: 18,229 (+6.0% change)
Males: 8,296 (48.3%), Females: 8,894 (51.7%)

Harvey County

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Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $38,236 (year 2000)
Median house value: $69,200 (year 2000)

Newton, KS residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Newton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (82.3%)
  • Hispanic (12.7%)
  • Other race (6.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • Black (2.3%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (31.8%), United States (9.3%), English (9.3%), Irish (8.0%), Dutch (3.6%), French (3.2%).

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Elevation: 1448 feet

Land area: 9.6 square miles

Newton,

For population 25 years and over in Newton

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newton city

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

5.3% Foreign born (3.7% Latin America, 0.6% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +382 (+2.3%).



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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (364.8 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Newton, KS (2.1 miles North KS (8.1 miles Walton, KS (8.7 miles Hesston, KS Sedgwick, (10.2 miles KS Halstead, (11.4 miles KS (14.0 miles Goessel, KS (14.8 miles Whitewater, Center, KS (14.9 miles Valley


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 6 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $101,600
  • 1998: 48 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 1999: 64 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2000: 52 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2001: 53 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2002: 61 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2003: 70 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2004: 66 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2005: 59 buildings, average cost: $119,000

Latitude: 38.04 N, Longitude: 97.35 W

Area code: 316


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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.9%), Manufacturing (21.9%), Retail trade (12.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -970 (-5.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,442 (53.6%)


 

Crime in Newton by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0
    per 100,000 5.8 0.0 0.0
Rapes 9 9 8
    per 100,000 52.4 52.4 46.5
Robberies 5 2 4
    per 100,000 29.1 11.6 23.3
Assaults 40 44 56
    per 100,000 232.7 256.0 325.8
Burglaries 106 109 93
    per 100,000 616.6 634.1 541.0
Thefts 484 552 526
    per 100,000 2815.6 3211.2 3059.9
Auto thefts 17 18 20
    per 100,000 98.9 104.7 116.3
245.7 256.8 260.3


Average climate in Newton, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Newton,

Newton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 132% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Newton city center killed one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/13/1990, a category 5 tornado 9.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Tony Clark - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Arizona Diamondbacks, born: Jun 15, 1972), Travis Hughes - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Washington Nationals, born: May 25, 1978), Laurie Koehn - WNBA player (Washington Mystics, born: May 13, 1982).


Hospitals/medical centers in Newton:
  • NEWTON MEDICAL CENTER (600 MEDICAL CENTER DR PO BOX 308)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW INC (1901 E FIRST STREET PO BOX 467)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Newton:
  • HERTLER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 12 miles; HALSTEAD, KS)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; MOUNDRIDGE, KS)
  • GALICHIA HEART HOSPITAL LLC (about 22 miles; WICHITA, KS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Newton:
  • WICHITA MID-CONTINENT (about 29 miles; WICHITA, KS; ID: ICT)
  • MC CONNELL AFB (about 30 miles; WICHITA, KS; ID: IAB)
  • HUTCHINSON MUNI (about 35 miles; HUTCHINSON, KS; ID: HUT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Newton:
  • NEWTON-CITY-COUNTY (about 6 miles; NEWTON, KS; ID: EWK)
  • MOUNDRIDGE MUNI (about 16 miles; MOUNDRIDGE, KS; ID: 47K)
  • MAIZE (about 22 miles; WICHITA/MAIZE/, KS; ID: 70K)

Amtrak station:
NEWTON (5TH & MAIN STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

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
Firefighters 40 $135,450 $40,635 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $5,876 $35,256 0 $0
Streets and Highways 15 $46,879 $37,503 0 $0
Airports 5 $15,068 $36,163 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 13 $33,095 $30,549 0 $0
Sewerage 5 $14,942 $35,860 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 9 $26,200 $34,933 0 $0
Water Supply 19 $57,416 $36,262 0 $0
Other Government Administration 16 $65,074 $48,805 5 $945
Financial Administration 6 $22,423 $44,846 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 6 $23,555 $47,110 2 $3,354
Police Protection - Officers 29 $109,214 $45,192 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $12,728 $30,547 5 $2,391
Totals for Government 170 $567,922 $40,088 12 $6,691


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newton:
  • WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; WICHITA, KS; Full-time enrollment: 10,403)
  • FRIENDS UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; WICHITA, KS; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • BUTLER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; EL DORADO, KS; FT enrollment: 4,250)
  • HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; HUTCHINSON, KS; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • COWLEY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; FT enrollment: 2,392)
  • EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 84 miles; EMPORIA, KS; FT enrollment: 4,528)
  • KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 96 miles; MANHATTAN, KS; FT enrollment: 19,210)
Public high school in Newton:
  • NEWTON SR HIGH (Students: 1,148; Location: 900 WEST 12TH; Grades: 08 - 12)
Private high schools in Newton:
  • PRAIRIE VIEW SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: P O BOX 467; Grades: KG - 12)
  • NEWTON CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 44; Location: 224 NORTHWEST 60TH STREET; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Newton:
  • SLATE CREEK ELEMENTARY (Students: 500; Location: 901 EAST 4TH; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CHISHOLM MIDDLE (Students: 439; Location: 900 E FIRST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SUNSET ELEM (Students: 415; Location: 619 BOYD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SANTA FE MIDDLE (Students: 411; Location: 130 W BROADWAY; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SOUTH BREEZE ELEM (Students: 356; Location: 1020 OLD MAIN; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NORTHRIDGE ELEM (Students: 320; Location: 1900 WINDSOR DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EBY LEARNING CENTER I (Students: 34; Location: 900 WEST BROADWAY; Grades: 09 - 11)
  • EBY LEARNING CENTER II (Students: 24; Location: 900 WEST BROADWAY; Grades: 04 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Newton:
  • ST MARY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 210; Location: 101 EAST NINTH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NEWTON BIBLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 159; Location: 900 OLD MAIN ST; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Newton:
  • NEWTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $607,828; Location: 720 N. OAK; 89,545 books; 2,891 audio materials; 2,510 video materials; 316 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Hertler Regional Medical Center is actually spelled \"Hertzler\". Also, as of April 2004, it is no longer in existence. added by Ruth
 

Newton compared to Kansas state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Newton:
  • KJRG (950 AM; 1 kW; NEWTON, KS)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KNSS (1240 AM; 1 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newton:
  • KMXW (92.3 FM; NEWTON, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCFN (91.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBCU (88.1 FM; NORTH NEWTON, KS; Owner: BETHEL COLLEGE)
  • KFDI-FM (101.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KEYN-FM (103.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KZSN (102.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICT-FM (95.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRBB (97.9 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFBZ (105.3 FM; HAYSVILLE, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKRD (107.3 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHCC-FM (90.1 FM; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY JR. COLLEGE)
  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMUW (89.1 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KRZZ-FM (96.3 FM; DERBY, KS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTLI (99.1 FM; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: ADONAI RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KFXJ (104.5 FM; AUGUSTA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Newton:
  • KSCC (Channel 36; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSNW (Channel 3; WICHITA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KWCV (Channel 33; WICHITA, KS; Owner: WLBB BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KSAS-TV (Channel 24; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAKE-TV (Channel 10; WICHITA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCTU-LP (Channel 55; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSMI-LP (Channel 51; WICHITA, KS; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KPTS (Channel 8; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: KANSAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE, INC.)
  • KTQW-LP (Channel 53; WICHITA, KS; Owner: KNOWLEDGE L.C.)
  • KFVT-LP (Channel 40; WICHITA, KS; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • K59DA (Channel 59; WICHITA, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K15DD (Channel 15; WICHITA, KS; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

 

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