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The City of North Newton had a population of 1,892 as of July 1, 2021. 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 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, 2021)


Total Population 1,892 (100%)
Population in Households 1,544 (81.6%)
Population in Families 1,149 (60.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 348 (18.4%)
Population Density 2,070
Diversity Index2 21


Median Household Income $66,664
Average Household Income $83,200
% of Income for Mortgage4 13%
Per Capita Income $34,741
Wealth Index5 90


Total HU (Housing Units) 808 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 515 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 257 (31.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $200,952
Average Home Value $221,076
Housing Affordability Index3 197


Total Households 772
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 424
Average Family Size 3
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.65% 0.21%
Households 0.75% 0.21%
Families 0.81% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
Owner Occupied HU   0.19%

North Newton, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Newton to the other 672 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 130 81st
Population Density # 33 95th
Median Household Income # 114 83rd
Housing Affordability Index # 271 40th
Per Capita Income # 106 84th
Diversity Index # 267 61st

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