Newport, North Carolina Population 2024

4,536

Newport is a city located in Carteret County North Carolina. Newport has a 2024 population of 4,536. Newport is currently growing at a rate of 0.64% annually and its population has increased by 3.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,371 in 2020.

The average household income in Newport is $97,792 with a poverty rate of 6.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Newport is 43.7 years, 43.8 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.

Newport Demographics

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

  • White: 86.41%
  • Black or African American: 6.56%
  • Two or more races: 5.22%
  • Asian: 1.82%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
7.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
595.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.77% (165)
The current population of Newport, North Carolina is 4,536 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,371.

Newport, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,80886.41%
Black or African American2896.56%
Two or more races2305.22%
Asian801.82%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Newport Population by Race

Newport Population Pyramid 2024

Newport Median Age

43.7

Total

43.8

Male

42.8

Female

Newport Adults

There are 3,687 adults, (693 of whom are seniors) in Newport.

Newport Age Dependency

47.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24

Child Dependency Ratio

Newport Sex Ratio

Female2,19649.83%
Male2,21150.17%

Newport Population by Age

Newport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6402.4263.436.6
Married9453.175.424.6
Non Family5181.0941.358.7
Female1572.4667.532.5
Male204.053070
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3

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

63.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Newport Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Newport Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newport Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35%.

Newport Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,783

Average Earnings

$53,767

Average Male

$40,900

Average Female

Newport Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newport Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Newport Language

92.84% of Newport residents speak only English, while 7.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.72% of the population.

Newport Language

Newport Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,4331985.77%
Black504284%
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6.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.88%

Male Poverty Rate

7.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newport is Black, with 84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newport is White, with 5.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 6.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.02%.

Newport Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College12.36%
High School8.66%
Bachelors or Greater3.05%
Less Than 9th Grade0.41%
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Newport Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed31.61%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
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Newport Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newport Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Newport Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Newport Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Newport Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Newport Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

322

Number of Veterans

251

Male Veterans

71

Female Veterans

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Newport Veterans by War

count

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Newport Veterans by Age

count

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Newport Veterans by Race

Newport Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newport Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Newport Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Newport Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Newport Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

49.99%

Born in Newport

95.92%

Native Born

4.08%

Foreign Born

2.02%

Non Citizen

2.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.92% of Newport residents were born in the United States, with 49.99% having been born in North Carolina. 2.02% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,681290.62%
20284,652290.63%
20274,623290.63%
20264,594290.64%
20254,565290.64%
20244,536290.64%
20234,507290.65%
20224,478290.65%
20214,449781.78%
20204,371-215-4.69%
20194,586-2-0.04%
20184,588-13-0.28%
20174,601-21-0.45%
20164,622-8-0.17%
20154,63090.19%
20144,621200.43%
20134,601350.77%
20124,5663819.1%
20114,185471.14%
20104,13878923.56%
20003,34983333.11%
19902,516
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Newport Population by Year