Poverty in Newton, Illinois

What is the poverty rate in Newton, Illinois?
The poverty rate in Newton is 23.1%. One out of every 4.3 residents of Newton lives in poverty.

How many people in Newton, Illinois live in poverty?
624 of 2,704 Newton residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Newton compare to the rest of Illinois?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Illinois is 13.5%, meaning Newton has a dramatically higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Illinois.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Newton, Illinois Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

2,629

22.6% 10.3% 91.9%

What's the Poverty Rate in Newton, Illinois By Race?

22.6% of White residents of Newton, Illinois live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Newton, Illinois is dramatically higher than the national average of 10.3%. 595 of 2,629 white Illinoisans live below the poverty line. Approximately 91.9% of the total population of Newton, Illinois are white.

Newton, Illinois Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Newton, Illinois?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Newton, Illinois is 15.6%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Newton, Illinois is 28.7%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Newton, Illinois

Female residents of Newton, Illinois are dramatically(83%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

181 of 1,163 males in Newton live below the poverty line.

443 of 1,541 females in Newton live below the poverty line.

Newton, Illinois Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Newton can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Newton, Illinois have a Poverty Rate of 28.1%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Newton, Illinois have a Poverty Rate of 21.5%.

Poverty for younger ages in Newton is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Newton, Illinois have a Poverty Rate of 26.7%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Newton, Illinois have a Poverty Rate of 46.3%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Newton can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Newton, Illinois have a Poverty Rate of 45.9%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Newton, Illinois have a Poverty Rate of 17.8%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Newton, Illinois have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Newton, Illinois have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Newton, Illinois Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Newton, Illinois?

Newton, Illinois Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Newton, Illinois Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

27.4%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

49.4%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

26.9%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

20.6%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

24.1%

75 to 84 Years Old

11.0%

Over 85 Years Old

13.1%

Newton, Illinois Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Newton, Illinois born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Newton, Illinois who were born citizens of the United States is 23.2%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Newton, Illinois who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 20.3%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Newton, Illinois born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Newton, Illinois who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 2,625 residents of Newton, Illinois who were born citizens of the United States, 608 (23.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 16 (20.3%) of 79 residents of Newton, Illinois who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Newton, Illinois

The poverty rate in Newton is 23.1%.
Newton is in Jasper County.
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