The unemployment rate in Newton is 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Newton jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Newton's cost of living is 16.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Catawba county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 67.8% to 30.8%. More Voting Stats
Newton's population is 12,991 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.2%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 22.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Newton is Real Estate: $125,800
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.0%.
Newton public schools spend $9,364 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in Newton. More Education