The Borough of West Newton had a population of 2,594 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for West Newton is located at latitude 40.2098 and longitude -79.767 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 (GNIS ID: 1215728) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for West Newton: West Side.
|Population in Households||2,594|
|Population in Familes||1,922|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$37,961|
|Average Household Income||$51,164|
|Per Capita Income||$23,945|
|Total Housing Units||1,361 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||871 (64.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||343 (25.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||147 (10.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$99,921|
|Average Home Value||$134,386|
|Average Household Size||2.14|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||4.68%|
|Per Capita Income||3.62%|
The table below compares West Newton to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 518||71st|
|Population Density||# 537||70th|
|Diversity Index||# 975||45th|
|Median Household Income||# 1567||11th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1261||28th|
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