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Newton is a town in Sussex County, in the New York metro area.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of Newton is 41.058N. The longitude is -74.753W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 643 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,389.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Newton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sussex County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Newark area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07860 ZIP code.
16% of Newton residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Newton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Newton was $20,577, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Newton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Newton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $635. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,377.
Libraries in Newton include Dennis Memorial Branch Library, Sussex County Library System ... View libraries
Newspapers in Newton include New Jersey Herald
Sussex County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Newton political report.
The average commute time for Newton workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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