Ethnicity Make Up in Newton MA 2010

Ethnicity Make Up in Newton MA 2010

From Newton Patch:

Many cities and towns are a mix of culture and ethnic background among its residents, but some more diverse than others.

According to the latest Census statistics available (which is 2010), Newton’s population made up of:

  • 82.3% white
  • 2.5% African American
  • 0.1% American Indian and Alaska native
  • 11.5% Asian
  • 0% Hawaiian
  • 2.4% two or more races
  • 4.1% Hispanic

How does that compare to the rest of the state?

Massachusetts statistics:

  • 82.6% white
  • 8.3% African American
  • 0.5% American Indian and Alaska native
  • 6.3% Asian
  • 0.1% Hawaiian
  • 10.8% Hispanic

According to a 2014 estimate, there are 88,287 living in Newton.

 

From Newton Gov:

Newton Massachusetts United States
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 4.90% 10.20% 16.9%
One race
      White 80.30% 80.00% 73.90%
      Black or African American 3.50% 7.00% 12.60%
      American Indian and Alaska  Native 0.10% 0.20% 0.80%
      Asian 13.00% 5.70% 5.00%
      Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.00% 0.00% 0.20%
      Some other race 0.60% 4.20% 4.70%
Two or more races 2.50% 2.80% 2.90%
*The Census Bureau classifies all people not living in households as living in group quarters. There are two types of group quarters: institutional (for example, correctional facilities, nursing homes, and mental hospitals) and non-institutional (for example, college dormitories, military barracks, group homes, missions, and shelters).

Source: American Community Survey, 3-Year Estimates (2011-2013)
Source for Group Quarters: Census Summary File 1 (2010)
Updated: November 2014

 

Newton North High School Enrollment from Mass Department of Education:

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity (2019-20)
Race % of School % of District % of State
African American 6.4 4.6 9.2
Asian 14.7 19.4 7.1
Hispanic 9.6 7.6 21.6
Native American 0.1 0.1 0.2
White 62.2 61.2 57.9
Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander 0.0 0.1 0.1
Multi-Race, Non-Hispanic 7.0 7.0 3.9

Newton South High School Enrollment from Mass Department of Education:

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity (2019-20)
Race % of School % of District % of State
African American 4.9 4.6 9.2
Asian 21.7 19.4 7.1
Hispanic 6.3 7.6 21.6
Native American 0.0 0.1 0.2
White 61.3 61.2 57.9
Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander 0.0 0.1 0.1
Multi-Race, Non-Hispanic 5.8 7.0 3.9

 

This is part of my series on Where Are the POC in the Newton Police Force?

Ethnicity Make Up in Newton MA 2010

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