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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,321
Male Share of the Population50.7%
Female Share of the Population49.3%
Senior Citizens13.2%
Employed Population 16+6,384
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married30.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.9%
Median Earnings25+$29,883
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,608
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,979

Wealth

Median Family Income$47,708
% Above Poverty Level66.3%
% Below Poverty Level33.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work13.9%
% Using Public Transportation5.5%

Housing

People Living Alone41.1%
Median Gross Rent$641
Median House Value$121,700

Ancestry

German26.3%
Irish18.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.2%
English9.7%
Italian3.7%
French Except Basque2%
African1.1%
Polish1.1%
Scottish1%
Dutch0.9%
Welsh0.7%
Greek0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Ukrainian0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Canadian0.4%
Russian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Arab0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Hungarian0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
South African0.1%
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Newport Almanac

CategoryValue
County Campbell County
Standard Zip Codes41071, 41076, 41074, 41073, 41075
P.O. Box Zip Codes41072
Company Zip Codes41099
Phone Area Codes859
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude39.08
Approximate Longitude-84.48

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)

StationCINCINNATI ABBE WSMO
Distance4.2 miles
Jan Temp23 to 39 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 87 F
Oct Temp46 to 67 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches
StationCINCINNATI LUNKEN AP
Distance4.3 miles
Jan Temp22 to 39 F
Apr Temp43 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip42.1 inches
StationCHEVIOT
Distance7.6 miles
Jan Temp17 to 36 F
Apr Temp40 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip44.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bellevue5,879$75,699
Covington40,766$48,448
Dayton5,385$46,620
Park Hills2,987$61,154
Southgate3,814$53,608
Woodlawn231$76,563

Newport Public Schools

Campbell County Regional Det Ctr
590 Columbia St
ZIP: 41071
(859) 292-6476
Campbell Regional Juvenile Detention Center
590 Columbia Street
ZIP: 41071
(859) 292-6476
High
Total Enrollment 29
Newport Alternative High School
30 W Eighth St
ZIP: 41071
(859) 292-3056
Newport High School
900 E 6th St
ZIP: 41071
(859) 292-3023
High
Total Enrollment 407
Newport Intermediate School
101 E. 4th Street
ZIP: 41071
(859) 292-3021
Primary
Total Enrollment 407
Newport Middle School
30 W Eighth St
ZIP: 41071
(859) 292-3017
Middle
Total Enrollment 402
Newport Primary School
1102 York St
ZIP: 41071
(859) 292-3011
Primary
Total Enrollment 554

Newport Private Schools

Holy Trinity School
840 Washington Ave
ZIP: 41071
Elementary
Total Enrollment 45
Newport Central Catholic High School
13 Carothers Rd
ZIP: 41071
Secondary
Total Enrollment 391
Trent Montessori Preschool
305 Park Ave
ZIP: 41071
Elementary
Total Enrollment 17
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