Find Therapists and Counselors in Newtown, PA

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About Newtown

Newtown, originally known as New Township, is a borough in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The borough covers an area of half a square mile. It has a population of 2,300 people. Newtown was incorporated in 1838.

The median age in Newtown is 50 years old. Of adults age 25 and older, 65% have a bachelor’s degree, and 31% have a graduate or professional degree. There are 150 veterans in the borough, making up roughly 15% of the population.

The population of Newtown is 99% white. Around 4% of residents were born in a foreign country. The most common ancestries are Irish, German, Italian, and Polish. Spanish and Polish are the two most common foreign languages spoken in Newtown.

The median household income is $112,100. The median value of homes in the area is $475,600, and the homeownership rate is 73%. Less than 3% of residents live below the poverty line.

Mental Health in Newtown

Drug addiction has been increasing at an alarming rate in Bucks County. In 2015, the county saw 117 drug overdoses. The number rose to 168 the following year and to 231 in 2017. 

Since 2017, Newtown police officers have been equipped with the opioid reversal drug Naloxone. Medics in the borough carry Naloxone, and private citizens may also obtain the drug. Between 2015 and 2017, Naloxone reversed eight overdoses in Newtown.

Access to mental health or substance abuse treatment can be limited for some people in Newtown. Around 5% of borough residents do not have health insurance.

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