Newtown, CT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Newtown, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Borough of Newtown had a population of 2,015 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

The Borough of Newtown is located within Town of Newtown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fairfield County.

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, 2018.

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Newtown, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,015
Population in Households 2,009
Population in Familes 1,815
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 875
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $121,959
Average Household Income $153,460
Per Capita Income $54,380


Total Housing Units 765 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 634 (82.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $465,027
Average Home Value $471,451


Total Households 713
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 561
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.45% 0.39%
Households 0.29% 0.31%
Families 0.26% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Newtown, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newtown to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 98 32nd
Population Density # 105 27th
Diversity Index # 98 32nd
Median Household Income # 11 93rd
Per Capita Income # 29 80th

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