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South Newton is a township in Cumberland County, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle metro area.
The latitude of South Newton is 40.083N. The longitude is -77.416W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 738 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,290.
Sections below provide additional information and links about South Newton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cumberland 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 17266 ZIP code.
42% of South Newton residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the South Newton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in South Newton was $17,782, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of South Newton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in South Newton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $363. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $934.
Cumberland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our South Newton political report.
The average commute time for South Newton workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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