Jasper County: Strategically Located and Growing

Whether you’re raising a family, starting a business or building a home, Newton has many great amenities — excellent schools, unique entertainment, beautiful art displays, and parks. Established in 1846 and incorporated as a city in 1857, Newton is the county seat of Jasper County and the largest city in the county.

Newton focuses on providing a safe community with a high quality of life, engaged residents, and a strong business community. Located 30 minutes east of downtown Des Moines, Newton provides a convenient location for those who want the charm of small town living and the employment and entertainment options of a metro area. 

Learn more about Newton here.

Population
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Population

Population2000201020222027
Newton15,59815,30015,84215,882

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

Population by Age

Population201020222027
0-4966884886
5-9983913919
10-14955933962
15-19889851900
20-24851802768
25-29999971836
30-34867953930
35-398501,049953
40-449488681,051
45-491,083854877
50-541,097960848
55-599681,093948
60-649081,0421,065
65-696799111,018
70-74580869870
75-79545670775
80-84543500574
85+591722702
18+11,84912,58512,555
Median Age424344

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

Population by Race

Newton2022
Total15,842.000
White Alone89.210
Black Alone2.870
American Indian Alone0.480
Asian Alone0.800
Pacific Islander Alone0.080
Some Other Race1.330
Two or More Races5.240
Hispanic Origin3.890
Diversity Index26.000

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

Growth Rate

Newton2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population0%0%
Households0%0%
Families0%0%
Median Household Income%2%
Per Capita Income%2%

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020222027
Households6,7196,6796,7796,795
Housing Units7,1637,3507,3427,333
Owner Occupied Units4,5174,597
Renter Occupied Units2,2622,198
Vacant Units563538

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

Home Value

Newton20222027
Median Home Value$125,692$151,141
Average Home Value$141,938$190,833
<$50,000287246
$50,000 - $99,9991,267871
$100,000 - $149,9991,3721,158
$150,000 - $199,9999101,052
$200,000 - $249,999386556
$250,000 - $299,999172344
$300,000 - $399,99962145
$400,000 - $499,99933124
$500,000 - $749,9991341
$1,000,000 +11

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later15
2000-2009279
1990-19991,014
1980-1989454
1970-19791,036
1960-19691,168
1950-19591,117
1940-1949584
1939 or Before1,511

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

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Income
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Income

Newton20222027
Median Household$53,592$57,916
Average Household$69,132$77,280
Per Capita$29,966$33,455

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

Household Income Base

Newton2022
<$15,000629
$15,000 - $24,999594
$25,000 - $34,999795
$35,000 - $49,9991,076
$50,000 - $74,9991,424
$75,000 - $99,999961
$100,000 - $149,9991,030
$150,000 - $199,999147
$200,000+123

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+7,106
In-County Residents4,665
Out-of-County Residents2,427
Drive Alone5,740
Carpooled608
Public Transport10
Work at Home345
Less than 5 minutes398
5-9 minutes1,975
10-14 minutes1,182
15-19 minutes611
20-24 minutes354
25-29 minutes195
30-34 minutes488
35-39 minutes227
40-44 minutes381
45-59 minutes760
60-89 minutes111
90+ minutes79
Average Travel Time20

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees9,749
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt9
Mining0
Utilities0
Construction134
Manufacturing751
Wholesale Trade87
  
Retail Trade1,340
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers187
Furn & Home Furnish Str32
Electronics & Appl Store4
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip59
Food & Beverage Stores446
Health/Pers Care Stores82
Gasoline Stations76
Clothing/Accessory Store26
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music10
General Merchandise Str318
Misc Store Retailers96
Nonstore Retailers4
  
Transportation/Warehouse86
Information145
  
Finance & Insurance215
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn160
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv16
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other39
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing105
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv1,394
Legal Services68
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises3
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt395
Educational Services769
HealthCare/Social Assist2,207
Arts/Entertainment/Rec55
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs859
Accommodation69
Food Srv/Drinking Places790
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin583
Auto Repair/Maintenance38
Public Administration Emp580

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

Educational Attainment (25+)

Newton2022
Some High School528
Graduated High School4,535
Associates Degree1,319
Bachelor's Degree1,335
Graduate Degree531

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses665
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus3
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus1
Construction Bus26
Manufacturing Bus23
Wholesale Trade Bus13
  
Retail Trade Bus98
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus14
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus3
Electronics & Appl Store Bus2
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus9
Food & Beverage Stores Bus12
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus10
Gasoline Stations Bus7
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus8
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus5
General Merchandise Str Bus5
Misc Store Retailers Bus16
Nonstore Retailers Bus7
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus8
Information Bus10
  
Finance & Insurance Bus32
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus15
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus6
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus11
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus33
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus55
Legal Services Bus14
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus1
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus15
Educational Services Bus22
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus69
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus12
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus56
Accommodation Bus9
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus47
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus100
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus12
Public Administration Bus57

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

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