The City of Newport had a population of 7,808 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Newport is located at latitude 35.6268 and longitude -91.2347 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Newport (see map below) 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.
|Population in Households||6,076|
|Population in Familes||4,585|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,732|
|Median Household Income||$31,853|
|Average Household Income||$45,533|
|Per Capita Income||$20,298|
|Total Housing Units||3,025 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,381 (45.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,131 (37.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||513 (17.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$79,760|
|Average Home Value||$104,559|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.53%|
|Per Capita Income||1.05%|
The table below compares Newport to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 47||91st|
|Population Density||# 213||61st|
|Diversity Index||# 141||74th|
|Median Household Income||# 454||16th|
|Per Capita Income||# 350||35th|
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