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Newport, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Newport had a population of 1,561 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Newport: Reidersville.

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Newport, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,561
Daytime Population: Workers 559
Daytime Population: Residents 828
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,387
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 1,561
Population in Familes 1,187
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 5,184
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $40,104
Average Household Income $50,663
Per Capita Income $20,836


Total Housing Units 716 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 298 (41.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 344 (48.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $100,476
Average Home Value $125,839


Total Households 642
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 374
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.11% -0.05%
Households -0.23% -0.09%
Families -0.4% -0.21%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Newport, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newport to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 751 57th
Population Density # 129 93rd
Diversity Index # 999 43rd
Median Household Income # 1451 18th
Per Capita Income # 1551 12th

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