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Overview

Introduction to Newport, Oregon

Newport, Oregon, in Lincoln county, is 54 miles W of Salem, Oregon and 91 miles SW of Portland, Oregon.

Newport History

Newport is the county seat of Lincoln County, which was founded on February 20, 1893. The city was named after Newport, Rhode Island. It was officially founded on July 4, 1866. The first post office of the area was established in 1868. Newport was incorporated as a city on October 23, 1882.

Newport and nearby Attractions

  • North Lincoln County Historical Museum
  • Beverly Beach State Park
  • South Beach State Park
  • Willamette Stone State Heritage Site
  • Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
  • Yaquina Bay State Park

Things To Do In Newport

Agate Beach State Park, Ona Beach State Park, Frank Wade Park and South Beach State Park offer facilities for various types of outdoor recreation. The North Lincoln County Historical Museum, the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site and the Willamette Stone State Heritage Site can all be visited from Newport.

Newport Transportation

Toledo State Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Newport Higher Education

Facilities for higher education are available from Oregon Coast Community College, Oregon State University and Western Oregon University.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,139
Male Share of the Population45.1%
Female Share of the Population54.9%
Senior Citizens21.3%
Employed Population 16+4,419
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married49.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.2%
Median Earnings25+$26,241
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,196
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,076

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,855
% Above Poverty Level80.4%
% Below Poverty Level19.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.4%
% Using Public Transportation1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone35.1%
Median Gross Rent$827
Median House Value$219,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)36.2%
Irish13.7%
English13.4%
Italian4.6%
Norwegian4.3%
Scottish3.9%
French Except Basque3.4%
Swedish3%
Polish1.8%
Danishn1.1%
Welsh1%
Swiss0.8%
Russian0.6%
Austrian0.6%
Czech0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Maltese0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
German0.2%
Croatian0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Arab0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Newport Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lincoln County
Standard Zip Codes97365, 97366
Phone Area Codes541
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude44.66
Approximate Longitude-124.01

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)

StationNEWPORT
Distance0.9 miles
Jan Temp39 to 51 F
Apr Temp41 to 57 F
Jul Temp51 to 65 F
Oct Temp45 to 61 F
Annual Precip69.5 inches
StationVALSETZ
Distance23.3 miles
Jan Temp32 to 46 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp48 to 76 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip127.7 inches
StationHONEYMAN STATE PARK
Distance48.7 miles
Jan Temp37 to 51 F
Apr Temp41 to 59 F
Jul Temp50 to 69 F
Oct Temp45 to 63 F
Annual Precip73 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Depoe Bay1,610$60,208
Lincoln City8,452$48,333
Siletz1,599$39,191
Toledo3,498$46,767
Waldport2,145$49,904

Newport Public Libraries

Newport Public Library
35 NW NYE ST
Newport, Oregon
(541) 265-2153
Lincoln County Library District
1247 NW GROVE, #2
Newport, Oregon
(541) 265-3066

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Newport Hospitals

Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital
(Non-profit)
930 Sw Abbey Street

Newport Public Schools

Isaac Newton Magnet School
825 Ne 7th St
ZIP: 97365
(541) 265-6601
Middle
Total Enrollment 109
Newport High School
322 Ne Eads St
ZIP: 97365
(541) 265-9281
High
Total Enrollment 616
Newport Intermediate School
825 Ne 7th St
ZIP: 97365
(541) 265-6601
Middle
Total Enrollment 404
Newport Preparatory Academy
322 Ne Eads St
ZIP: 97365
(541) 265-9281
Middle
Total Enrollment 185
Sam Case Elementary School
459 Ne 12th St
ZIP: 97365
(541) 265-8598
Primary
Total Enrollment 563

Newport Private Schools

Newport Montessori
1428 Ne Yaquina Hts Dr
ZIP: 97365
Elementary
Total Enrollment 20
Nye Beach Montessori School
144 Sw Coast St
ZIP: 97365
Elementary
Total Enrollment 12
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