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North Newton, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of North Newton had a population of 1,859 as of July 1, 2019. North Newton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for North Newton is located at latitude 38.0722 and longitude -97.3456 in Harvey County. The formal boundaries for the City of North Newton encompass a land area of 0.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harvey County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,437 feet.

The City of North Newton (GNIS ID: 2395258) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of North Newton is located within Township of Newton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harvey County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for North Newton: Bethel College.

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North Newton, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

North Newton, KS Housing Affordability Index is 159
State of Kansas Housing Affordability Index is 158
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

North Newton, KS Wealth Index is 82
State of Kansas Wealth Index is 85
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,859 (100%)
Population in Households 1,511 (81.3%)
Population in Families 1,128 (60.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 348 (18.7%)
Population Density 2,071
Diversity Index2 21
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,677
Average Household Income $70,306
Per Capita Income $29,270
Wealth Index4 82

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 788 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 479 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 276 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $175,781
Housing Affordability Index3 159
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 755
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 416
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.6% 0.2%
Households 0.67% 0.18%
Families 0.78% 0.1%
Median Household Income   0.22%
Per Capita Income   0.64%

North Newton, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Newton to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 132 80th
Population Density # 32 95th
Diversity Index # 252 62nd
Median Household Income # 199 70th
Per Capita Income # 197 71st

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