City of Porterdale

Demographics

Census Information for Newton County

PeopleNewton CountyGeorgia
Population, 2012 estimate 101,505 9,919,945
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base 99,958 9,687,663
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012 1.5% 2.4%
Population, 2010 99,958 9,687,653
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2011 7.2% 7.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2011 28.2% 25.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2011 10.3% 11.0%
Female persons, percent, 2011 52.4% 51.1%
White persons, percent, 2011 (a) 55.4% 63.2%
Black persons, percent, 2011 (a) 41.3% 31.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2011 (a) 0.3% 0.5%
Asian persons, percent, 2011 (a) 1.0% 3.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander persons, percent, 2011 (a) Z 0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2011 1.9% 1.8%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent, 2011 (b) 4.8% 9.1%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2011 51.9% 55.5%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2007-2011 81.7% 83.0%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2007-2011 6.5% 9.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent age 5+, 2007-2011 6.4% 12.9%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-2011 83.6% 84.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-2011 19.4% 27.5%
Veterans, 2007-2011 7,270 702,919
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2007-2011 32.4 27
Housing units, 2011 38,394 4,102,992
Homeownership rate, 2007-2011 75.3% 66.8%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2007-2011 8.5% 20.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2007-2011 $144,500 $160,200
Households, 2007-2011 33,634 3,490,754
Persons per household, 2007-2011 2.89 2.68
Per capita money income in the past 12 months (2011 dollars), 2007-2011 $21,246 $25,383
Median household income, 2007-2011 $51,691 $49,736
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2007-2011 14.0% 16.5%
BusinessNewton CountyGeorgia
Private nonfarm establishments, 2010 1,352 217,099
Private nonfarm employment, 2010 16,148 3,315,274
Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2000-2010 3.6 -4.8
Nonemployer establishments, 2010 7,928 771,155
Total number of firms, 2007 9,515 901,105
Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 33.4% 20.4%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 S 0.7%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 S 5.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 F 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 S 3.6%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 33.4% 30.9%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 2,205,094 144,280,774
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 226,621 141,962,359
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 679,365 117,516,907
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $7,096 $12,326
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) 93,483 16,976,235
Building permits, 2011 54 18,493
GeographyNewton CountyGeorgia
Land area in square miles, 2010 272.16 57,513.49
Persons per square mile, 2010 367.3 168.4
FIPS Code 217 13
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA Metro Area  

Notes:

(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.
FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms

Source: US Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts