Newport, Delaware

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Newport strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Delaware):

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Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Newport Racial Diversity
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Newport Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Newport, Delaware

Comparing Newport to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Delaware (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 8
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Well-Paid Single Women 8 4
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Age of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 5
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
College Educated Adults 6 6
Median Family Income 6 5
People Above Poverty 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Short Commute Times 7 7
Working at Home 4 4
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 4
People Living Alone 5 5
Housing Recently Built 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 2 3
Low Violent Crime 1 3

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Newport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles SW of Wilmington, Delaware (center to center)
Nearest Large City 28 miles SW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County New Castle
Standard Zip Codes 19804
Phone Area Codes 302
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.713
Longitude -75.609

Newport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 46 to 66 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
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Newport Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,122 100%
Male 565 50.4%
Female 557 49.6%
Under 18 292 26%
18+ 830 74%
65+ 95 8.5%
Median Age 32.3
Average Family Size 2.89
White 850 75.8%
African-American 119 10.6%
Asian 19 1.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 0.8%
Other 57 5.1%
Mixed Race 68 6.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 152 13.5%

Estimated Newport Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,106
Growth -16
Growth % -1.4%

Newport Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.7%
Irish 19%
Italian 14.3%
German 10.2%
Polish 9.3%
English 6.3%
US/American 5.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Scottish 1.7%
Barbadian 0.7%
Welsh 0.7%
West Indian 0.7%
Russian 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
Slovak 0.3%
Egyptian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
Iranian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Newport, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Stanton (19804)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Newport 1,122 $41,771
Arden 474 $70,893
Bellefonte 1,249 $59,375
Elsmere 5,800 $46,357
New Castle 4,862 $56,368
Newark 28,547 $75,188
Wilmington 72,664 $40,241
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1. Vinita Park, Missouri 88.6   25.9% 9.9% 15.7% 23 $33,523 8.7% 67% 1,924 16.5% 33.3 0.1% 8.3
2. Knob Noster, Missouri 82.5   29.4% 6.7% 15.5% 20 $36,842 7.2% 28.4% 2,462 17% 47.1 0.3% 6.5
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