Mississippi Newton County Public Schools

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Newton County, MS

Map of Newton County, MSNewton County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 578.0 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 38.7 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 15.0%. On the 2000 census form, 99.6% of the population reported only one race, with 30.4% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 0.9% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.57 persons compared to an average family size of 3.04 persons.

In 2005 manufacturing was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $29,766. Per capita income grew by 25.0% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 22,366 Covered Employment 6,413
Growth (%) since 1990 10.2% Average wage per job $24,927
Households (2000) 8,221 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 24.7%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 9,865 Average wage per job $29,766
Unemployment Rate (2005) 6.5 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County 2.1%
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $23,895 Average wage per job $29,028
Median Household Income (2003) $29,995 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 16.9 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 72.9 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 1.9%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 12.1 Average wage per job $30,095

1. EAST CENTRAL ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 579, Decatur, MS 39327
Phone: (601) 635-2118
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 0 3-12

2. N H PILATE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: P. O. Box 150, Newton, MS 39345
Phone: (601) 683-3926
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 296
Grades: 5-8

3. NEWTON County
Enrollment: ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 249, Decatur, MS 39327
Phone: (601) 635-2956
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 916
Grades: PK-5

4. NEWTON County
Enrollment: HIGH SCHOOL
Address: Po Box 278, Decatur, MS 39327
Phone: (601) 635-2718
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 1,000
Grades: 6-12

5. NEWTON County
Enrollment: VOC COMPLEX
Address: Po Box 742, Decatur, MS 39327
Phone: (601) 635-4138
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 0
Grades: 9-12

6. NEWTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 301 West Tatum St, Newton, MS 39345
Phone: (601) 683-3979
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 401
Grades: PK-4

7. NEWTON HIGH SCHOOL
Address: P.O. Box 150, Newton, MS 39345
Phone: (601) 683-2232
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 316
Grades: 9-12

8. NEWTON MUNICIPAL CAREER CENTER
Address: P.O. Box 150, Newton, MS 39345
Phone: (601) 683-6338
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 0
Grades: 9-12

9. UNION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 101 Forest St, Union, MS 39365
Phone: (601) 774-8257
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 397
Grades: PK-4

10. UNION HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 101 Forest Street, Union, MS 39365
Phone: (601) 774-8257
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 228
Grades: 9-12

11. UNION MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 115 James St, Union, MS 39365
Phone: (601) 774-8257
County: Newton County
Enrollment: 286
Grades: 5-8