The racial composition of the City of Newnan indicates that 59% are Caucasian, 30% are African-American, and 3% are Asian. The remaining 3% population includes American Indian or Eskimo, Asian or Pacific Islander, Other, or two or more races. Of all races, 89% of the Census population identifies themselves as non-Hispanics or Latinos, while 11% do identify them as such.
Census data indicate that in 2000, the city of Newnan's median household include was $36,142. The state of Georgia's median household income was $42,433. This information has not been released yet for the 2010 Census.
In 2005, the city had 8,746 households and an estimated total population of 23,000 people. The age distribution projects that the 35 to 44-year-olds make up the highest percentage of the population with 17.0%, followed by 5 to 14-year-olds at 15.6%, 45 to 54 years old at 14.2%, and 15 to 24 years old at 13.6%.
The latest information shows that 29.4% of citizens in the city are high school graduates, 18.6% have some college experience, and 25.1% are college graduates. This information has not been released yet for the 2010 Census.