Newport, Tennessee Population 2022

6,776
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Newport is a city located in Cocke County Tennessee. Newport has a 2020 population of 6,776. It is also the county seat of Cocke County. Newport is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by -2.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,919 in 2010.

The average household income in Newport is $32,160 with a poverty rate of 31.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $661 per month, and the median house value is $93,400. The median age in Newport is 43.1 years, 42.3 years for males, and 43.8 years for females.

Newport Demographics

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

  • White: 87.23%
  • Asian: 4.40%
  • Black or African American: 4.14%
  • Two or more races: 2.81%
  • Native American: 0.95%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.48%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Newport, Tennessee is 6,776 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,776.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,919.

Newport, Tennessee Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201035,6400.00%
201135,432-208-0.59%
201235,530980.28%
201335,400-130-0.37%
201435,266-134-0.38%
201535,138-128-0.36%
201635,234960.27%
201735,5282940.83%
201835,8583300.92%
201936,0041460.41%
202036,1501460.40%
202136,2961460.40%

Newport Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,98887.23%
Black or African American2844.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native650.95%
Asian3024.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander330.48%
Two or More Races1932.81%
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Newport Population by Race

Newport Population Pyramid 2022

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Newport Median Age

39


Total

42.2


Male

36


Female

Newport Adults

There are 4,995 adults, (1,262 of whom are seniors) in Newport.

Newport Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Newport Sex Ratio

Female

3,796

55.29%

Male

3,069

44.71%

Newport Population by Age

Newport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newport Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.6%26.4%
Male59.6%40.4%
All56%44%
Non Family45%55%
Female30%70%

56.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newport Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5582.5956
Married1,1693.3473.6
Male1143.1759.6
Female4572.8630
Non Family8181.2745

3.19

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Newport Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3096.85%
9th to 12th Grade54712.13%
High School Graduate2,20348.85%
Some College67915.06%
Associates Degree2385.28%
Bachelors Degree3477.69%
Graduate Degree1874.15%
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Newport Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newport Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,9473,150534
Asian150150
2+ Races7676
Hispanic171171
Black148139
Native American6548
Islander33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.53%.

Newport Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,340$30,221$25,517
Less Than 9th Grade$16,611$$16,135
High School Graduate$24,656$26,534$20,997
Some College$31,895$33,000$31,667
Bachelors Degree$40,930$50,650$40,174
Graduate Degree$45,163$$46,957

$27,340

Average Earnings

$30,221

Average Male

$25,517

Average Female

Newport Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newport Language by Age

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Newport Language

96.52% of Newport residents speak only English, while 3.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.95% of the population.

Newport Language

Newport Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple19316283.94%
Black25819174.03%
Hispanic30922673.14%
White5,6841,70630.01%
OtherNaN%

31.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.26%

Male Poverty Rate

36.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newport is Multiple, with 83.94% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.78%.

Newport Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.47%
High School27.88%
Some College22.22%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Newport Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.03%
Male Unemployed33.80%
Female Employed17.99%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Newport Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newport Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,892$36,857
Families$40,506$43,818
Married Families$45,984-
Non Families$17,450$21,740
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Income by Household Type

Newport Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

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 Over 65, 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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434

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War86
First Gulf War115
Vietnam160
Korea16
World War II

Newport Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3473
35 to 5497
55 to 64109
65 to 7473
75+82

Newport Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3547.88%
Black5230.41%
Native American2843.08%
Hispanic5029.24%

Newport Veterans by Race

Newport Veterans by Education

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19.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newport Veterans by Education

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46.9%

Labor Force Participation

40.4%

Employment Rate

13.9%

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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69.08%

Born in Newport

97.80%

Native Born

2.20%

Foreign Born

1.28%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.80% of Newport residents were born in the United States, with 69.08% having been born in Tennessee. 1.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Newport Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19202,7530.00%
19302,9892360.83%
19403,5755861.81%
19503,8923170.85%
19606,4482,5565.18%
19707,3288801.29%
19807,5802520.34%
19907,123-457-0.62%
20007,2421190.17%
20106,919-323-0.46%
20116,884-35-0.51%
20126,929450.65%
20136,887-42-0.61%
20146,833-54-0.78%
20156,795-38-0.56%
20166,811160.24%
20176,829180.26%
20186,920911.33%
20196,884-36-0.52%
20206,848-36-0.52%
20216,812-36-0.53%
20226,776-36-0.53%

Newport Population by Year