Newnan, GA

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Newnan, GA Info & Demographics

If you are considering a move to Newnan, Georgia, you are likely interested in more than its attractions and weekend activity potential. Here is a brief overview of Newnan’s people and its economy.

Newnan Population

As of 2009 there are 56, 7666 people in Newnan for an average of 297 people per square mile

People & Race

The average age is 33.5. The married population makes up 57.57% of the adults with divorcees being 10.43%; in addition 6.9% of the population has children.

The white population is 70.94%, African-Americans make up 25.61% and 3.73% are Asian, Native American or other.

Economy and Cost of Living in Newnan

Currently, the unemployment rate is 9.1% (the US average is 8.5%); however, future job growth in the next decade is predicted to be 18.9%.

Sales tax is 7% and income tax is 6%.

Per capita income is $22,692; median household income is $50,484.

Cost of living, compared to the rest of America, is 15.47% lower in Newnan.

Housing-The average home value in Newnan, Georgia is $134,490; home appreciation has been -6.8%.

Education in Newnan

Newnan schools spend $5,058 per student and there are 16 students per teacher.


Catholic- 3.74%
Other- 2.81%

Crime in Newnan

Violent crime, on a scale from 1 to 10 (with 10 being the highest), is 3. Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and non-negligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. The US average is 3.

Property crime, based on the same scale is 4; however, the national average is only a 3. Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims.

Newnan’s Climate

Newnan, Georgia receives an average of 51 inches of rain annually with approximately 111 days of rain. The July high is 90* with the January low being 33*. The humidity level is 30 (the higher out of 100 the better, national average is 44).

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