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Newport, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Town of Newport had a population of 1,088 as of July 1, 2016. Newport ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Delaware. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Newport is located at latitude 39.7144 and longitude -75.6043 in New Castle County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Newport (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. New Castle County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 33 feet.

The Town of Newport (GNIS ID: 2391329) 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.

Delaware is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Newport is located within Lower Christiana Division of New Castle 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Newport: New Port, New Port Ayre.

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


Total Population 1,088
Population in Households 1,088
Population in Familes 823
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,482
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 437
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 270
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 479 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 222 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 215 (44.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $180,793
Average Home Value $203,959


Median Household Income $43,132
Average Household Income $54,905
Per Capita Income $21,196
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.58%
Households 0.45% 0.63%
Families 0.92% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newport to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware 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 # 52 34th
Population Density1 # 14 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 7 92nd
Median Household Income # 69 12th
Per Capita Income # 69 12th

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