The Borough of Newtown had a population of 2,038 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Newtown is located at latitude 41.4119 and longitude -73.312 in Fairfield County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Newtown (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fairfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 472 feet.
The Borough of Newtown (GNIS ID: 2378287) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newtown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||2,032|
|Population in Familes||1,832|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||6|
|Average Household Size||2.81|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||759 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||646 (85.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||76 (10.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||37 ( 4.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$443,902|
|Average Home Value||$496,169|
|Median Household Income||$115,946|
|Average Household Income||$147,867|
|Per Capita Income||$52,462|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.86%|
|Per Capita Income||1.57%|
The table below compares Newtown to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 97||32nd|
|Population Density1||# 105||27th|
|Diversity Index2||# 95||34th|
|Median Household Income||# 12||92nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 25||83rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Connecticut Census Data Comparison Tool.