Newport, Kentucky Population 2020

14,796
Loading...

Newport is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 14,796, it is the 30th largest city in Kentucky and the 2326th largest city in the United States. Newport is currently declining at a rate of -0.75% annually and its population has decreased by -3.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,273 in 2010. Newport reached it's highest population of 31,044 in 1950. Spanning over 3 miles, Newport has a population density of 5,421 people per square mile.

The average household income in Newport is $60,429 with a poverty rate of 31.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $710 per month, and the median house value is $134,600. The median age in Newport is 35.9 years, 35.9 years for males, and 35.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.8 males.

Newport Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Newport was:

  • White: 84.51%
  • Black or African American: 11.27%
  • Other race: 2.37%
  • Two or more races: 1.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
  • Asian: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.01%
The current population of Newport, Kentucky is 14,796, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,020.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,273.

Newport, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,80584.51%
Black or African American1,70811.27%
Some Other Race3592.37%
Two or More Races2401.58%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.13%
Asian190.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.01%
Loading...

Newport Population Pyramid 2020

Loading...

Newport Median Age

35.9


Total

35.9


Male

35.8


Female

Newport Adults

There are 12,312 adults, (1,907 of whom are seniors) in Newport.

Newport Age Dependency

45.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Newport Sex Ratio

Female

7,434

49.06%

Male

7,718

50.94%

Newport Households and Families

Newport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Loading...

Newport Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
Male60.3%39.7%
All43.2%56.8%
Non Family27%73%
Female22.5%77.5%

43.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2782.2143.2
Non Family3,1311.2827
Married1,8002.9178.5
Female9443.622.5
Male4033.0360.3

3.01

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Loading...

Newport Education

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5615.23%
9th to 12th Grade1,56114.55%
High School Graduate3,49232.56%
Some College1,72716.10%
Associates Degree6125.71%
Bachelors Degree1,79016.69%
Graduate Degree9839.16%
Loading...

Newport Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,5117,6542,586
Black76365787
Hispanic37721846
Other Race196825
Multiple Races585841
Asian16167
Native American111

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,229$33,798$30,878
Less Than High School$16,238$16,167$16,696
High School Grad$23,446$23,325$23,750
Some College$26,649$32,348$22,089
Bachelors Degree$49,901$54,162$41,084
Graduate Degree$57,238$66,875$55,585

$32,229

Average Earnings

$33,798

Average Male

$30,878

Average Female

Newport Language

Newport Language by Age

Loading...

Newport Language

95.72% of Newport residents speak only English, while 4.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.01% of the population.

Newport Poverty

Newport Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,4523,06326.75%
Black1,4591,06372.86%
Hispanic71520128.11%
Other34516848.70%
Multiple2327431.90%

31.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.45%

Male Poverty Rate

35.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newport is Black, with 72.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newport is White, with 26.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.78%.

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than High School51.91%
High School27.48%
Some College21.56%
Bachelors or Greater4.17%
Loading...
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed78.18%
Male Unemployed38.89%
Female Employed21.69%
Male Employed7.86%

Newport Income

Newport Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$35,164$60,429
Families$51,192$76,663
Married Families$93,092-
Non Families$25,198$42,826
Loading...

Newport Marital Status

Newport Marital Status

Loading...

Marriage Rates

34.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.4%

Male Marriage Rate

35.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Newport Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

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 35-44.

Newport Marital Status by Race

Loading...

Newport Veterans

Loading...

744

Number of Veterans

617

Male Veterans

127

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam233
First Gulf War162
Second Gulf War161
World War II53
Korea32
Loading...
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64207
65 to 74175
35 to 54157
75+130
18 to 3475
Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
White6265.74%
Black1009.23%
2 or More1831.03%
Hispanic101.95%

Newport Veterans by Education

Loading...

16.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newport Employment Status

Loading...

56.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Loading...
Loading...

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

54.82%

Born in Kentucky

96.81%

Native Born

3.19%

Foreign Born

2.22%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.81% of Newport residents were born in the United States, with 54.82% having been born in Kentucky. 2.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202014,796-112-0.75%
201914,908-112-0.75%
201815,020-17-0.11%
201715,037-112-0.74%
201615,149-127-0.83%
201515,276-49-0.32%
201415,325-6-0.04%
201315,331-40-0.26%
201215,371-103-0.67%
201115,474100.06%
201015,464-1,584-0.97%
200017,048-1,823-1.01%
199018,871-2,716-1.34%
198021,587-4,411-1.84%
197025,998-4,072-1.44%
196030,070-974-0.32%
195031,0444130.13%
194030,6318870.29%
193029,7444270.14%
192029,317-992-0.33%
191030,3092,0080.69%
190028,3013,3831.28%
189024,9184,4852.00%
188020,4335,3463.08%
187015,0875,0414.15%
186010,0464,1515.48%
18505,8950.00%