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City of Newman
Main Street in Newman
Main Street in Newman
Location in Stanislaus County and the state of California
Location in Stanislaus County and the state of California
Newman, California is located in the United States
Newman, California
Newman, California
Location in the United States
Country  United States
State  California
County Stanislaus
Incorporated June 10, 1908
Area
 • Total 2.06 sq mi (5.34 km2)
 • Land 2.06 sq mi (5.34 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)  0%
Elevation
89 ft (27 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 10,224
 • Estimate 
(2019)
11,784
 • Density 5,712.07/sq mi (2,205.56/km2)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
95360
Area code(s) 209 Exchange: 862
FIPS code 06-51140
GNIS feature ID 0277563

Newman is a city in Stanislaus County, California, United States. The population was 10,224 at the 2010 census, up from 7,093 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Modesto Metropolitan Statistical Area. Founded by Simon Newman in 1888, the City of Newman is part of the west side of California's Central Valley. Known for its annual Fall Festival and small-town charm, the City of Newman retains its rural flavor while keeping up with larger and more urbanized communities. The city is under a mandate from the county's Local Agency Formation Commission to adopt an agricultural land preservation strategy. The city could approve an urban growth limit policy that would establish the sphere of influence boundary lasting for 25 years.

Geography

Newman Plaza
Newman Plaza

Newman is located at 37°18′54″N 121°1′21″W / 37.31500°N 121.02250°W / 37.31500; -121.02250 (37.315038, -121.022476) According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.4 km2), all of it land. Newman currently has over 10,000 people. Newman is located on California State Route 33 between the towns of Gustine and Crows Landing. Interstate 5 is located a few miles to the west of the city.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 621
1910 892
1920 1,251 40.2%
1930 1,269 1.4%
1940 1,214 −4.3%
1950 1,815 49.5%
1960 2,148 18.3%
1970 2,505 16.6%
1980 2,785 11.2%
1990 4,151 49.0%
2000 7,093 70.9%
2010 10,224 44.1%
2019 (est.) 11,784 15.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010

At the 2010 census Newman had a population of 10,224. The population density was 4,864.2 people per square mile (1,878.1/km2). The racial makeup of Newman was 6,812 (66.6%) White, 234 (2.3%) African American, 106 (1.0%) Native American, 191 (1.9%) Asian, 40 (0.4%) Pacific Islander, 2,287 (22.4%) from other races, and 554 (5.4%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6,299 persons (61.6%).

The census reported that 10,158 people (99.4% of the population) lived in households, no one lived in non-institutionalized group quarters and 66 (0.6%) were institutionalized.

There were 3,006 households, 1,581 (52.6%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 1,818 (60.5%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 400 (13.3%) had a female householder with no husband present, 214 (7.1%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 232 (7.7%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 16 (0.5%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 466 households (15.5%) were one person and 174 (5.8%) had someone living alone who was 65 or older. The average household size was 3.38. There were 2,432 families (80.9% of households); the average family size was 3.75.

The age distribution was 3,317 people (32.4%) under the age of 18, 1,015 people (9.9%) aged 18 to 24, 2,773 people (27.1%) aged 25 to 44, 2,250 people (22.0%) aged 45 to 64, and 869 people (8.5%) who were 65 or older. The median age was 30.7 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.8 males.

There were 3,357 housing units at an average density of 1,597.2 per square mile, of the occupied units 2,002 (66.6%) were owner-occupied and 1,004 (33.4%) were rented. The homeowner vacancy rate was 5.9%; the rental vacancy rate was 6.9%. 6,685 people (65.4% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 3,473 people (34.0%) lived in rental housing units.

2000

At the 2000 census there were 7,093 people in 2,079 households, including 1,700 families, in the city. The population density was 5,173.4 people per square mile (1,999.0/km2). There were 2,176 housing units at an average density of 1,587.1 per square mile (613.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 60.76% White, 1.25% African American, 1.33% Native American, 1.85% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 28.92% from other races, and 5.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 51.43%.

Of the 2,079 households 50.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.7% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.2% were non-families. 14.6% of households were one person and 7.3% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 3.38 and the average family size was 3.74.

The age distribution was 35.3% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 16.7% from 45 to 64, and 8.8% 65 or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.5 males.

The median household income was $39,460 and the median family income was $42,523. Males had a median income of $36,352 versus $25,230 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,781. About 10.0% of families and 13.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.7% of those under age 18 and 10.9% of those age 65 or over.

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