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West Newton is a township in Nicollet County, in the Mankato-North Mankato metro area.
The latitude of West Newton is 44.422N. The longitude is -94.555W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,007 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 517.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Newton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Nicollet County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55332 ZIP code.
65% of West Newton residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Newton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Newton was $20,533, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of West Newton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in West Newton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $375. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $863.
Nicollet County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Newton political report.
The average commute time for West Newton workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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