U.S. Beacon June 24, 2024

Newton, IL

Jasper County, Illinois

Latitude: 38.988119     Longitude: -88.164390
Population 3,038 (2005)
Elevation of Newton, Illinois: 535 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:1752844, place: Newton city, Illinois)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 755 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 47 (6.23%)
Kindergarten: 51 (6.75%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 327 (43.31%)
High school (grades 9-12): 204 (27.02%)
College or graduate school: 126 (16.69%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 2,021 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 193 (9.55%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 207 (10.24%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 812 (40.18%)
Some college, no degree: 405 (20.04%)
Associate degree: 149 (7.37%)
Bachelor's degree: 166 (8.21%)
Graduate or professional degree: 89 (4.4%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 80.2%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 2,505 (100%)
Never married: 582 (23.23%)
Now married, except separated: 1,427 (56.97%)
Separated: 5 (0.2%)
Total Widowed: 240 (9.58%)
Widowed Female: 225 (8.98%)
Total Divorced: 251 (10.02%)
Divorced Female: 159 (6.35%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 5 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 5 (100%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 2,358 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 326 (13.83%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 736 (100%)
--With a disability: 80 (10.87%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 1,523 (100%)
--With a disability: 281 (18.45%)
----Percent employed: 38.1%
--No disability: 1,242 (81.55%)
----Percent employed: 86.4%
Population 65 years and over: 592 (100%)
--With a disability: 286 (48.31%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 2,923 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 2,082 (71.23%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 841 (28.77%)
--Same county: 498 (17.04%)
--Different county: 343 (11.73%)
----Same state: 189 (6.47%)
----Different state: 154 (5.27%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 0 (0%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 3,107 (100%)
Native: 3,102 (99.84%)
--Born in United States: 3,102 (100%)
----State of residence: 2,640 (84.97%)
----Different state: 462 (14.87%)
--Born outside United States: 0 (0%)
Foreign born: 5 (0.16%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 0 (0%)
--Naturalized citizen: 5 (0.16%)
--Not a citizen: 0 (0%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 5 (100%)
Europe: 0 (0%)
Asia: 0 (0%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 5 (100%)
Northern America: 0 (0%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 2,923 (100%)
English only: 2,821 (96.51%)
Language other than English: 102 (3.49%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 31 (1.06%)
--Spanish: 37 (1.27%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 12 (0.41%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 65 (2.22%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 19 (0.65%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 0 (0%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 3,107 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 2,619% (84.29%)
Arab: 0 (0%)
Czech: 0 (0%)
Danish: 0 (0%)
Dutch: 41 (1.32%)
English: 257 (8.27%)
French (except Basque): 160 (5.15%)
French Canadian: 0 (0%)
German: 1,081 (34.79%)
Greek: 0 (0%)
Hungarian: 15 (0.48%)
Irish: 322 (10.36%)
Italian: 32 (1.03%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 28 (0.9%)
Polish: 4 (0.13%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 0 (0%)
Scotch-Irish: 40 (1.29%)
Scottish: 32 (1.03%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 0 (0%)
Swedish: 30 (0.97%)
Swiss: 19 (0.61%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 308 (9.91%)
Welsh: 17 (0.55%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 233 (7.5%)

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