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Newport, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Newport had a population of 10,246 as of July 1, 2016. Newport ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Newport is located at latitude 44.6209 and longitude -124.043 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the City of Newport (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.05 sq. miles and a water area of 1.54 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 144 feet.

The City of Newport (GNIS ID: 2411248) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Newport is located within Newport Division of Lincoln County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Newport, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,246
Population in Households 9,907
Population in Familes 6,995
Population in Group Qrtrs 339
Population Density1 1,132
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 4,483
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 2,528
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,779 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,190 (37.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,293 (39.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,296 (22.4%)
Median Home Value $291,118
Average Home Value $349,840


Median Household Income $42,720
Average Household Income $57,533
Per Capita Income $25,893
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.37%
Households 0.47% 0.45%
Families 0.31% 0.3%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Newport, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newport to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 56 85th
Population Density1 # 183 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 70 82nd
Median Household Income # 239 37th
Per Capita Income # 144 62nd

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