Newport, Indiana

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Newport, Indiana

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Newport Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 8% Newport Affordability of Rents
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Newport Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 15% Newport Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Newport, Indiana

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 7 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Age of the Population 6 9
Racial Diversity 6 7
Senior Citizens 5 6
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 5 3
Median Family Income 4 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Short Commute Times 4 4
Working at Home 3 3
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Affordability of Rents 8 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Newport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles N of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 66 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Vermillion
Metro Area Terre Haute
P.O. Box Zip Codes 47966
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.884
Longitude -87.408

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 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
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Newport Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 578 100%
Male 299 51.7%
Female 279 48.3%
Under 18 143 24.7%
18+ 435 75.3%
65+ 86 14.9%
Median Age 38.3
Average Family Size 2.94
White 564 97.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 5 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 1.2%

Estimated Newport Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 557
Growth -21
Growth % -3.6%

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
US/American 58.7%
German 10.4%
English 6.9%
Irish 5.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.5%
Dutch 2.2%
Swiss 1.9%
Hungarian 1.9%
Swedish 1.9%
Italian 1.3%
Scottish 1.3%
Welsh 1.3%
European 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
French Canadian 0.6%
Danish 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Newport 578 $36,389
Bloomingdale 319 $46,071
Cayuga 1,109 $40,536
Dana 662 $38,182
Kingman 538 $36,875
Montezuma 1,179 $35,313
Perrysville 502 $36,667

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