Newport, NH Community Profile: Data

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Newport: Basic Info

Newport is the everyday name that most people use for the community and surrounding area. However, the Newport Census Designated Place is the formal official name. It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Sullivan County at latitude 43.3654 and longitude -72.1734. The elevation is 820 feet.

The Newport Census Designated Place has formally defined boundaries. The boundaries are displayed in the map section. The defined boundaries 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). Observes DST? Yes. Current Local Time.

Also See: Newport, NH ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

Newport: Community Profile Overview & Basic Data

The Newport Community Profile has 7 main navigation sections plus some ancillary topics in the blue navigation bar:

  1. The Data section (this page) contains Basic Parameters for Newport (Formal Name, Census Class Code, Coordinates and Time Zone) , current Demographic Information and a Peer Comparsion Table that shows how Newport ranks in comparison to its peer group.
  2. The Maps section has a Boundary Map for the Newport Census Designated Place with a 1-click link to Driving Directions, New Hampshire Congressional District Maps and a Map of Sullivan County.
  3. The Photos section of the Community Profile has Newport Local Area Photos. The locations where the photos were taken are plotted on a map. The photos are available in two sizes.
  4. The Directory is a Newport Directory of Business, Government and Social Services. The Directory can be searched by business name or category. There are also 40 point and click links to the most popular search categories.
  5. The Schools section has School Profiles for local area schools. You can also search for profiles of all New Hampshire Public and Private Schools by School Name, City, County or ZIP Code.
  6. The Jobs section of the Newport Community Profile has a searchable database of employment opportunities in or near Newport. The jobs database can be searched by job category or keywords.
  7. The Places section lists popular "Places of Interest" in the local Newport area. The Places are listed by category. When you select a category, you're presented with a list of locations within a 15 mile search radius. Maps and driving direction are both 1-click links.
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Newport, NH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

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
 

HOUSEHOLDS

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

HOUSING

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
 

INCOME

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

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 Comparison by Rank and Percentile (As of July 1, 2014)

The table below compares Newport to the other 96 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Hampshire by rank and percentile. The place with the highest value is ranked # 1. Percentile example: a location that ranks higher than 25% of its peers would be in the 25th percentile of the peer group.

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Rank Percentile
Total Population # 26 74th
Population Density1 # 82 16th
Diversity Index2 # 59 40th
Median Household Income # 73 25th
Per Capita Income # 85 13th
Information Updates

The Demographic Data for the 603 New Hampshire cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this gazetteer is updated annually. Last Update: July 1, 2014.

The ZIP Code maps and the data regarding the number of residential and business addresses in each ZIP Code are updated four times per year. Last Update: August 1, 2014.

The information on the 14,360 New Hampshire Physical, Cultural and Historic Features is updated six times per year. Last Update: August 2, 2014.

The School Attendance Zone Maps are updated four times per year. Last Update: July 8, 2014.