Newtown, PA Population

Population: 2,312. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,256 (-2.4% change)
Males: 1,043 (45.1%), Females: 1,269 (54.9%)

Zip code: 18940

Median resident age: 41.2 years
Median household income: $63,571
Median house value: $232,800

Races in Newtown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.6%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

Ancestries: Irish (26.0%), German (23.1%), English (20.0%), Polish (8.7%), Italian (7.4%), French (4.8%).

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Newtown

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 49.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newtown borough

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -306 (-11.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Newtown:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Newtown:

Other public-use airports nearest to Newtown:

  • TOTAL RF (about 12 miles; BENSALEM, PA; Abbreviation: 00A)
  • NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA (about 13 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Abbreviation: PNE)
  • TWIN PINE (about 14 miles; PENNINGTON, NJ; Abbreviation: N75)
Amtrak station near Newtown:

  • 13 miles: TRENTON (72 S. CLINTON AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Newtown:

  • BUCKS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 4,840; Location: 275 SWAMP RD; Public; Website: www.bucks.edu)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Newtown:

  • THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY (about 8 miles; Ewing, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,176)
  • THOMAS EDISON STATE COLLEGE (about 12 miles; TRENTON, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 3,277)
  • RIDER UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 4,201)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE ABINGTON (about 16 miles; ABINGTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,598)
  • BEAVER COLLEGE (about 19 miles; GLENSIDE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,016)
  • LA SALLE UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,176)
  • PRINCETON UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; PRINCETON, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,481)

Schools

Public high school in Newtown:

  • COUNCIL ROCK HS NORTH (Students: 2,218; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Newtown:

  • GEORGE SCHOOL (Students: 542; Location: BOX 4000 RT 413; Grades: 9 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Newtown:

  • NEWTOWN MS (Students: 918; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • NEWTOWN EL SCH (Students: 815; Grades: KG – 06)
  • SOL FEINSTONE EL SCH (Students: 723; Grades: KG – 06)
  • GOODNOE EL SCH (Students: 644; Grades: KG – 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Newtown:

  • ST ANDREW SCHOOL (Students: 1,154; Location: 51 WRIGHTS ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST ANASTASIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 693; Location: 3309 WEST CHESTER PIKE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SHIR AMI EARLY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 177; Location: 101 RICHBORO ROAD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • CHILDRENS WORLD LEARNING CENTE (Students: 76; Location: 9 PHEASANT RUN; Grades: PK – KG)
  • GODDARD SCHOOL (Students: 72; Location: 119 PHEASANT RUN; Grades: PK – KG)
  • CHILDS WORLD INC (Students: 68; Location: 2147 SOUTH EAGLE ROAD; Grades: PK – KG)

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