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Newtown is a town in Fountain County.
The community was named for John Newton, Revolutionary War officer
The latitude of Newtown is 40.204N. The longitude is -87.147W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 725 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 162.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Newtown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fountain 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 47969 ZIP code.
22% of Newtown residents report German ancestry, and 31% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Newtown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Newtown was $25,441, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Newtown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Newtown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $819.
Fountain County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Newtown political report.
The average commute time for Newtown workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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