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Newport, New Hampshire - Basic Facts

Newport is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Newport Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Sullivan County at latitude 43.3654 and longitude -72.1734. Sullivan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 820 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Newport Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 13.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Newport, NH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,614
Population in Households 4,521
Population in Familes 3,441
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density1 348
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 1,904
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,204
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,196 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,137 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 767 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 292 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $169,161
Average Home Value $173,150


Median Household Income $44,805
Average Household Income $53,054
Per Capita Income $21,847
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.77% -0.67%
Households -0.61% -0.64%
Families -0.33% -0.78%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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, 2014 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 # 26 74th
Population Density1 # 82 16th
Diversity Index2 # 59 40th
Median Household Income # 73 25th
Per Capita Income # 85 13th

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