Newton County is located in southwest Missouri. The County Seat is Neosho and the largest city is Neosho . The Official Web Site is located at http://www.newtoncountymo.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 58,598 and the 2010 census population was 58,112. The land area is 624.77 square miles and there are 93 persons per square mile.
91.2% of the population is White, 1% is Black or African American, 4.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.5% is Asian, 2.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.9% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 3% is two or more races. 85.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 18.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $107,700, there are 22,045 households, an average of 2.61 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,341, the median household income is $42,268, and 15% of the persons in Newton County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 5,599. Retail sales (in $1000) were $605,682, and sales per capita were $10,809. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21.2%.
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