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Newport, Oregon - Basic Facts

Newport is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Newport.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lincoln County at latitude 44.6368 and longitude -124.0535. Lincoln County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 144 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Newport (see map) encompass a land area of 9.05 sq. miles and a water area of 1.54 sq. miles.

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Newport, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 9,987
Population in Households 9,669
Population in Familes 6,878
Population in Group Qrtrs 318
Population Density1 1,103
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 4,380
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 2,482
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,625 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,199 (39.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,181 (38.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,245 (22.1%)
Median Home Value $217,731
Average Home Value $272,135


Median Household Income $42,868
Average Household Income $57,496
Per Capita Income $25,450
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% 0.11%
Households 0.14% 0.16%
Families 0.03% 0.02%
Median Household Income   3.85%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
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 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 186 51st
Diversity Index2 # 67 82nd
Median Household Income # 217 42nd
Per Capita Income # 121 68th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.