Population in July 2008: 4,641. Population change since 2000: -7.2%
Males: 2,187 (47.1%)
Females: 2,454 (52.9%)
Median resident age: 36.9 years
Ohio median age: 36.2 years
Estimated median household income in 2008: $35,175 (it was $32,827 in 2000)
Village of Newton Falls: $35,175
Estimated per capita income in 2008: $17,655
Estimated median house or condo value in 2008: $100,662 (it was $81,300 in 2000)
Village of Newton Falls: $100,662
Races in the Village of Newton Falls:
- White Non-Hispanic (97.6%)
- American Indian (0.8%)
- Two or more races (0.8%)
- Hispanic (0.6%)
Dec. 2009 cost of living index in the Village of Newton Falls: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Ancestries: German (23.9%), Irish (15.5%), English (11.5%), Italian (7.4%), Slovak (7.2%), United States (7.1%).
Incorporated in 1966
Elevation: 924 feet
Land area: 2.28 square miles.
For population 25 years and over in Newton Falls Village
- High school or higher: 80.3%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
- Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
- Unemployed: 8.2%
- Mean travel time to work: 26.0 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Newton Falls Vllage
- Never married: 21.8%
- Now married: 52.5%
- Separated: 0.9%
- Widowed: 9.7%
- Divorced: 15.0%
Government Comparison: Newton Township vs. Village of Newton Falls
Newton Township is governed by a Board of three electedTrustees with a non home rule form of government, is unincorportated, and follows the rule of law as set forth by the Ohio Revised Code. All Township matters are at the sole discretion and direction of the Newton Township Board of Trustees.The Fiscal Officer is elected to serve, also within the guidelines stated in the Ohio Revised Code, and works closely with the Board to insure budgets are developed and submitted timely, funds are spent within the law, and records of the Board are secure. All township elected officials serve four year terms of office.
The Village of Newton Falls lies within the boundaries of Newton Township. The Village of Newton Falls is an incorporated municipality governed by a Village Charter/Village Manager/Mayor/Coucil form of government, and the Village Charter is comprised of Codified Ordanance laws as set forth in the Village Charter and are voted on by the Village Council. Residents of the Village of Newton Falls are subject to a Village of Newton Falls Income Tax that is voted on and set forth by Village Council. Residents of the unincorporated area of Newton Township and not included within the village boundaried and are therefore not subject to the village's residency income tax. All village operations, including police, administration, and all other village employees are under the sole direction and discretion by the Village Manager. This type of government structure is considered a Village Manager/Mayor/Council type of government, and the rule of law is set forth in the Village Charter.
Newton Township Zoning Rules and Regulations are not the same as the Newton Falls Village Zoning Rules and Regulations. The Zoning Department of Newton Township and the Zoning Department of the Village of Newton Falls are two seperate entities and, therefore, do not abide exactly by the same Zoning Code.
Residents in both the unincorporated area of the township as well as the village receive the same rates when purchasing township cemetery lots or qualifying with residency status regarding burials in any active Newton Township cemetery. Recently, a five year levy was passed by voters throughout the township recognizing the needs for additional funding in order to properly maintain all seven cemeteries.