Newton, MS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,621 housing units in Newton. This represents a 7.7% growth from 1,505 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,377 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 244 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Newton is about 67.4%. Newton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 12.4%. Average household size is 2.49 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Newton were built after 1972.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1%
One Bedroom6.50%
Two Bedrooms30.50%
Three Bedrooms50.30%
Four Bedrooms10.10%
Five Bedrooms or more1.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.52
Median year structure was built1971
Median Value of occupied units$56,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$38,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.44
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$253

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2.20%
Home Equity Loan3.60%
Simple Mortgage48.90%
Debt Free45.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.5%