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Newport, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

The Newport Census Designated Place had a population of 4,621 as of July 1, 2015. Newport ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Hampshire. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Newport is located at latitude 43.367 and longitude -72.1766 in Sullivan County. The formal boundaries for the Newport Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sullivan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 820 feet.

The Newport Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378084) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Newport Census Designated Place is located within Town of Newport, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sullivan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Newport Census Designated Place, NH Boundary Map

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Newport, NH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 4,621
Population in Households 4,522
Population in Familes 3,446
Population in Group Qrtrs 99
Population Density1 349
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 1,906
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,207
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,132 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 774 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 292 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $169,217
Average Home Value $173,740


Median Household Income $44,866
Average Household Income $50,665
Per Capita Income $20,888
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.6% -0.39%
Households -0.47% -0.36%
Families -0.22% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Newport, NH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newport to the other 96 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 27 73rd
Population Density1 # 82 16th
Diversity Index2 # 58 41st
Median Household Income # 76 22nd
Per Capita Income # 88 9th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Hampshire Census Data Comparison Tool.