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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Newportwas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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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.