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People

Total Population 1,450
Male Share of the Population 46.3%
Female Share of the Population 53.7%
Senior Citizens 13.4%
Employed Population 16+ 620
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 37.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,393
% Above Poverty Level 74.5%
% Below Poverty Level 25.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.4%
Median Gross Rent $634
Median House Value $100,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.6%
US/American 0%
English 7.4%
Irish 15.3%

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

Newport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 53 miles NW of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 85 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County Perry
Metro Area Harrisburg - Lebanon - Carlisle
Standard Zip Codes 17074
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.477
Longitude -77.13

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 NEWPORT RIVER
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Station HARRISBURG CAPITAL CITY
Distance 23.4 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.4 inches
Station LEWISTOWN
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bailey (17074)

East Newport (17074)

Everhartville (17074)

Howe (17074)

Mannsville (17074)

Markelsville (17074)

Montgomery Fy (17074)

Newprt (17074)

Saville (17074)

Walnut Grove (17074)

Wila (17074)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Duncannon 1,598 $58,750
Liverpool 763 $52,464

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

Newport Public Libraries

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Newport Public Library
316 NORTH FOURTH ST
Newport, Pennsylvania
(717) 567-6860
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Newport High Schools

NEWPORT JSHS
717-567-3806
Serves 647 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

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