The people of Newtown, Connecticut
About 10 miles east of Danbury, the city of Newtown is located in Fairfield County, Connecticut.
NOTE: White, Black and Asian are non-Hispanic. Figures may not add up to 100% because not all ethnic groups are shown.
SOURCE: U.S. Census, CT HomeTownLocator, National Center for Education Statistics.
GRAPHIC: The Washington Post. Published Dec. 14, 2012.
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