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Newton Demographics

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Median resident age: 38.1 years

Median household income: $35,285 (2009)

Median value of owner-occupied housing units: $102,500 (2007-2011) 

Races in Newton (2010):

White Non-Hispanic (67.9 %)
Black (13.9 %)
Hispanic (12.9 %)
Asian alone (3.3 %)
Two or more races (2.6 %)
American Indian (0.4 %)

For population 25 years and over in Newton (2007-2011):

High school or higher: 75.40 %
Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9 %
Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newton city:

Never married: 23.00 %
Now married: 53.40 %
Separated: 4.70 %
Widowed: 10.00 %
Divorced: 8.90 %

Industries providing employment (2005-2009):

Manufacturing (38 %)
Retail trade (11 %)
Construction (9%)
Other services, except public administration (9%)
Wholesale trade (5%)
Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Educational, health and social services (13.30 %)

Hospitals/medical centers near Newton:

CATAWBA VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 10 miles; HICKORY, NC)
FRYE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 10 miles; HICKORY, NC)
LINCOLN MEDICAL CENTER (about 14 miles; LINCOLNTON, NC)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Newton:

HICKORY REGIONAL (about 12 miles; HICKORY, NC; ID: HKY)
CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 38 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; ID: CLT)
SMITH REYNOLDS (about 77 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; ID: INT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newton:

CATAWBA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; HICKORY, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,052)
GASTON COLLEGE (about 23 miles; DALLAS, NC; FT enrollment: 2,473)
CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; FT enrollment: 7,967)
GARDNER-WEBB UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; BOILING SPRINGS, NC; FT enrollment: 2,563)
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE (about 43 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; FT enrollment: 13,706)
WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; FT enrollment: 4,976)
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; BOONE, NC; FT enrollment: 12,245)

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