Newport, Kentucky Population 2022

13,926
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Newport is a city located in Campbell County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Campbell County. With a 2020 population of 13,926, it is the 34th largest city in Kentucky and the 3152nd largest city in the United States. Newport is currently declining at a rate of -0.80% annually and its population has decreased by -7.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,045 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Newport has a population density of 5,102 people per square mile.

The average household income in Newport is $65,491 with a poverty rate of 26.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $722 per month, and the median house value is $162,000. The median age in Newport is 37.1 years, 36.6 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Newport Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Newportwas:

  • White: 85.46%
  • Black or African American: 10.48%
  • Two or more races: 2.33%
  • Other race: 1.39%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Newport, Kentucky is 13,926 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,045.

Newport, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Newport Population by Race

Newport Population Pyramid 2022

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Newport Median Age

37.7


Total

36.2


Male

42.9


Female

Newport Adults

There are 12,685 adults, (2,347 of whom are seniors) in Newport.

Newport Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Newport Sex Ratio

Female

7,310

48.59%

Male

7,735

51.41%

Newport Population by Age

Newport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newport Household Types

46.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newport Households and Families

2.89

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

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Newport Households by Type

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Newport Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newport Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 47.89%.

Newport Educational Attainment by Race

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$37,028

Average Earnings

$38,017

Average Male

$35,690

Average Female

Newport Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newport Language by Age

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Newport Language

96.50% of Newport residents speak only English, while 3.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.95% of the population.

Newport Language

Newport Poverty by Race

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26.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.64%

Male Poverty Rate

29.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newport is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newport is Hispanic, with 20.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.02%.

Newport Poverty

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Newport Poverty Rate by Education

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Newport Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newport Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Newport Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.6%

Male Marriage Rate

34.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Newport Married by Age and Sex

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Newport Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Newport Marital Status by Race

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Newport Marital Status

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695

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Newport Veterans by War

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Newport Veterans by Age

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Newport Veterans by Race

Newport Veterans by Education

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13.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newport Veterans by Education

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56%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Newport Employment by Age

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Newport Employment by Race

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Newport Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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50.50%

Born in Newport

97.89%

Native Born

2.11%

Foreign Born

0.99%

Non Citizen

1.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.89% of Newport residents were born in the United States, with 50.50% having been born in Kentucky. 0.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Newport Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Newport Population by Year