Newport is a city located in Cocke County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of Cocke County. With a 2020 population of 6,812, it is the 80th largest city in Tennessee and the 4020th largest city in the United States . Newport is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by -1.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,945 in 2010. Newport reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Newport has a population density of 1,232 people per square mile.
The average household income in Newport is $32,160 with a poverty rate of 42.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $484 per month, and the median house value is $90,100. The median age in Newport is 43.1 years, 42.3 years for males, and 43.8 years for females.