Newport, Maine Population 2022

1,672
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Newport is a city located in Penobscot County Maine. With a 2020 population of 1,672, it is the 74th largest city in Maine and the 11922nd largest city in the United States. Newport is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -12.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,911 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Newport has a population density of 476 people per square mile.

The average household income in Newport is $47,399 with a poverty rate of 25.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $691 per month, and the median house value is $136,500. The median age in Newport is 47.6 years, 43.4 years for males, and 49.6 years for females.

Newport Demographics

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

  • White: 93.46%
  • Two or more races: 4.71%
  • Asian: 1.20%
  • Black or African American: 0.63%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Newport, Maine is 1,672 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,911.

Newport, Maine Population 2022

Population by Race

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Newport Population by Race

Newport Population Pyramid 2022

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Newport Median Age

50.5


Total

40.4


Male

56.1


Female

Newport Adults

There are 1,544 adults, (332 of whom are seniors) in Newport.

Newport Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Newport Sex Ratio

Female

1,004

52.54%

Male

907

47.46%

Newport Population by Age

Newport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newport Household Types

61.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newport Households and Families

2.99

Average Family Size

2.16

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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.38%.

Newport Educational Attainment by Race

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$26,657

Average Earnings

$23,854

Average Male

$26,817

Average Female

Newport Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newport Language by Age

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Newport Language

97.41% of Newport residents speak only English, while 2.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

Newport Language

Newport Poverty by Race

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25.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.23%

Male Poverty Rate

23.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newport is White, with 24.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newport is Multiple, with 23.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.15%.

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

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

40.5%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Newport Marital Status by Race

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Newport Marital Status

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111

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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11.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newport Veterans by Education

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41.2%

Labor Force Participation

39.8%

Employment Rate

3.4%

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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58.45%

Born in Newport

96.34%

Native Born

3.66%

Foreign Born

3.66%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.34% of Newport residents were born in the United States, with 58.45% having been born in Maine. 3.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Newport Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Newport Population by Year