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Newton has the 2884th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 1.9% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Newton is part of the New York City metro area. Unemployment in the New York City area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. New York City has the largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Newton is above average at $61,300, and the median cost of a home in Newton is $227,300, which is above the national average. 23% of workers in Newton hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 83% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Newton. 81% of Newton workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 6% carpool, and 10% walk. People in Newton spend an average of 29 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.

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Newton One Stop Career Center

9 Hampton House Road
Route 206 South
Newton, NJ 07860-1818