Newport, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Newport, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Newport had a population of 1,548 as of July 1, 2015. Newport ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Newport is located at latitude 40.479 and longitude -77.1339 in Perry County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Newport (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Perry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 390 feet.

The Borough of Newport (GNIS ID: 1215530) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Newport: Reidersville.

Borough of Newport, PA Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,548
Population in Households 1,548
Population in Familes 1,177
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 5,141
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 642
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 373
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 716 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 292 (40.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 350 (48.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $92,105
Average Home Value $100,342
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,881
Average Household Income $48,147
Per Capita Income $19,968
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.32% -0.23%
Households -0.32% -0.25%
Families -0.6% -0.43%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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.

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Newport, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newport to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania 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 # 756 57th
Population Density1 # 132 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 1017 43rd
Median Household Income # 1321 25th
Per Capita Income # 1482 16th

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