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Overview

Introduction to Newport, Kentucky

Newport, Kentucky, in Campbell county, is 5 miles SW of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city is included in the Cincinnati metropolitan area.

Newport History

Newport was settled around the year 1791. It was incorporated in the year 1795 as a town and was chartered as a city in 1850. Newport is settled around the land which was granted to George Muse. James Taylor Sr purchased the land. His son, James Taylor, Jr. was one of the early setters. In 1803, Fort Washington was moved from Cincinnati to form the Newport Barracks. Newport was once referred to as "Sin City" because of its upscale gambling casinos.

Newport and nearby Attractions

  • Fort Ancient
  • Grant Birthplace
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe House
  • William Howard Taft National Historic Site
  • Stowe House

Things To Do In Newport

Tourists can visit the Newport Aquarium. One can also opt to visit the Big Bone Lick State Park, Kincaid Lake State Park, Caesar Creek State Park, and Devou Park. There are a number of museums situated around Newport. These are Behringer - Crawford Museum, Butler County Historical Society Museum, Cincinnati Art Museum, and Cincinnati Fire Museum.

Newport Transportation

Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International is the nearest international airport.

Newport Higher Education

Xavier University, University of Cincinnati - Main Campus, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College are the some of the institutions that offer higher educational facilities.

People

Total Population 15,428
Male Share of the Population 50.8%
Female Share of the Population 49.2%
Senior Citizens 11.8%
Employed Population 16+ 6,624
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 32.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.1%
Median Earnings25+ $29,829
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,353
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,451

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,294
% Above Poverty Level 70%
% Below Poverty Level 30%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 11.1%
% Using Public Transportation 5.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 40.6%
Median Gross Rent $639
Median House Value $117,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.6%
US/American 0%
English 8.2%
Irish 18.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Newport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 5 miles SW of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Campbell
Standard Zip Codes 41071, 41073, 41074, 41075, 41076
P.O. Box Zip Codes 41072
Company Zip Codes 41099
Phone Area Codes 859
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.091
Longitude -84.495

Newport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CINCINNATI ABBE WSMO
Distance 4.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station CINCINNATI LUNKEN AP
Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
Station CHEVIOT
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Cold Spring Highland Heights (41076)

South Newport (41071)

Spence (41071)

Spence Station (41071)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bellevue 5,921 $68,098
Covington 40,845 $46,472
Dayton 5,381 $41,875
Park Hills 2,990 $69,943
Southgate 3,821 $52,564
Woodlawn 252 $71,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Newport High Schools

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NEWPORT HIGH SCHOOL
900 E 6TH ST
859-292-3023
Serves 608 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

NORTHERN KY LEARNING ACADEMY ALT SCH
30 W 8TH STREET
859-292-0073
A Non-traditional School
Serves 79 students.

CAMPBELL CO REG JUVENILE DET CTR ALT SCH
590 COLUMBIA ST
859-292-6371
A Non-traditional School
Serves 35 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.8

NEWPORT ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL
30 W EIGHTH ST
859-292-3056
A Non-traditional School

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