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The City of Newport had a population of 8,065 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Newport is located at latitude 35.6048 and longitude -91.2818 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Newport encompass a land area of 13.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 223 feet.
The City of Newport (GNIS ID: 2404372) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Newport: New Port.
|Total Population||8,065 (100%)|
|Population in Households||6,382 (79.1%)|
|Population in Families||4,830 (59.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||1,683 (20.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$30,831|
|Average Household Income||$50,566|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$18,086|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,033 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,447 (47.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,179 (38.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||407 (13.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$82,840|
|Average Home Value||$112,258|
|Housing Affordability Index3||229|
|Average Household Size||2.43|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.5%|
|Per Capita Income||2.08%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.49%|
The table below compares Newport to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 46||92nd|
|Population Density||# 194||64th|
|Median Household Income||# 473||13th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 229||42nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 459||15th|
|Diversity Index||# 142||74th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.