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Newport, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Newport is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Perry County at latitude 40.479 and longitude -77.1339. Perry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 390 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Newport, but most people and references simply refer to it as Newport, Pennsylvania.

The P1 Census Class Code for Newport indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Newport: Reidersville.

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


Total Population 1,514
Population in Households 1,514
Population in Familes 1,154
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 5,028
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 628
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 365
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 716 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 289 (40.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 339 (47.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $85,479
Average Home Value $93,512


Median Household Income $39,937
Average Household Income $45,438
Per Capita Income $18,847
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.91% -0.79%
Households -0.91% -0.81%
Families -1.25% -1.06%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.95%
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, 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, 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 # 767 57th
Population Density1 # 142 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 1027 42nd
Median Household Income # 1370 22nd
Per Capita Income # 1554 12th

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