Newman is a city in Douglas County, Illinois, United States. The population was 865 at the 2010 census. Newman has two restaurants: Pizza Man and the Corn Crib. It also has a Library District, a BP gas station and a bank. The main street is Broadway. The children go to school at Shiloh CUSD #1.
Newman is located at 39°47′53″N 87°59′11″W (39.798009, -87.986273).
According to the 2010 census, Newman has a total area of 0.63 square miles (1.63 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 956 people, 403 households, and 255 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,531.7 people per square mile (595.3/km2). There were 440 housing units at an average density of 705.0 per square mile (274.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.85% White, 0.73% African American, 0.21% Native American, and 0.21% from two or more races.