Newport, North Carolina Population 2020

4,559

Newport is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,559, it is the 153rd largest city in North Carolina and the 5014th largest city in the United States. Newport is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually but its population has increased by 9.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,150 in 2010. Newport reached it's highest population of 4,635 in 2015. Spanning over 8 miles, Newport has a population density of 599 people per square mile.

The average household income in Newport is $59,317 with a poverty rate of 7.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $968 per month, and the median house value is $145,100. The median age in Newport is 42.5 years, 38.2 years for males, and 47.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.7 males.

Newport Demographics

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

  • White: 82.48%
  • Black or African American: 10.29%
  • Two or more races: 4.39%
  • Asian: 2.68%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Newport, North Carolina is 4,559, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,603.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,150.

Newport, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,81482.48%
Black or African American47610.29%
Two or More Races2034.39%
Asian1242.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.15%

Newport Population Pyramid 2020

Newport Median Age

42.5


Total

38.2


Male

47.3


Female

Newport Adults

There are 3,606 adults, (808 of whom are seniors) in Newport.

Newport Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Newport Sex Ratio

Female

2,387

51.62%

Male

2,237

48.38%

Newport Households and Families

Newport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Newport Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family76.1%23.9%
Married71%29%
All70.2%29.8%
Male52.9%47.1%
Female51.2%48.8%

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7432.4270.2
Married8183.3771
Non Family6781.1976.1
Female2132.751.2
Male342.5952.9

3.16

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

2.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Newport Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2307.25%
9th to 12th Grade2989.40%
High School Graduate67821.38%
Some College88828.00%
Associates Degree40312.71%
Bachelors Degree43113.59%
Graduate Degree2437.66%

Newport Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,5522,183474
Black349295142
Hispanic17712458
Asian8634
Multiple Races53
Native American77

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 black people with a rate of 40.69%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,778$40,750$26,117
Less Than High School$20,798$$
High School Grad$27,222$38,594$14,779
Some College$30,393$42,917$18,116
Bachelors Degree$50,709$63,438$44,276
Graduate Degree$45,469$43,182$45,969

$35,778

Average Earnings

$40,750

Average Male

$26,117

Average Female

Newport Language

Newport Language by Age

Newport Language

92.67% of Newport residents speak only English, while 7.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.76% of the population.

Newport Poverty

Newport Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,2842607.92%
Black352257.10%
Hispanic345205.80%

7.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.43%

Male Poverty Rate

11.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newport is White, with 7.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newport is Hispanic, with 5.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.05%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.04%
High School11.72%
Some College7.84%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed8.61%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Newport Income

Newport Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,083$59,317
Families$65,059$71,967
Married Families$69,667-
Non Families$24,767$38,413

Newport Marital Status

Newport Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Newport Married by Age and Sex

Newport Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Newport Marital Status by Race

Newport Veterans

440

Number of Veterans

366

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War215
Vietnam154
Second Gulf War74
Korea9
World War II6
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54166
55 to 64117
75+104
65 to 7440
18 to 3413
Name Veterans % of Total
White43114.23%
Hispanic5920.63%
Black92.09%

$Newport Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newport Employment Status

56.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Newport Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

57.87%

Born in North Carolina

94.55%

Native Born

5.45%

Foreign Born

4.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.55% of Newport residents were born in the United States, with 57.87% having been born in North Carolina. 4.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,559-22-0.48%
20194,581-22-0.48%
20184,603-1-0.02%
20174,604-22-0.48%
20164,626-9-0.19%
20154,63570.15%
20144,628210.46%
20134,607370.81%
20124,5703819.10%
20114,189451.09%
20104,1447952.15%
20003,3498332.90%
19902,5160.00%