The Borough of West Newton had a population of 2,616 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for West Newton is located at latitude 40.2072 and longitude -79.7712 in Westmoreland County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of West Newton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Westmoreland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 768 feet.
The Borough of West Newton has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Newton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for West Newton: West Side.
|Population in Households||2,616|
|Population in Familes||1,957|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.12|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,373 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||795 (57.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||440 (32.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||138 (10.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$96,460|
|Average Home Value||$111,918|
|Median Household Income||$35,961|
|Average Household Income||$47,689|
|Per Capita Income||$22,514|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.36%|
|Per Capita Income||2.67%|
The table below compares West Newton to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.
|Total Population||# 517||71st|
|Population Density1||# 537||70th|
|Diversity Index2||# 957||46th|
|Median Household Income||# 1559||12th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1188||33rd|
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