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Newport, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Town of Newport had a population of 1,041 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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

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Newport, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,041
Population in Households 1,041
Population in Familes 792
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,375
Diversity Index3 70
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,619
Average Household Income $56,405
Per Capita Income $21,767

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 467 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 205 (43.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 213 (45.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $184,821
Average Home Value $213,049
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 418
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 256
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.16% -0.25%
Households -0.2% -0.29%
Families 0.05% -0.39%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

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, 2018 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 Density # 16 81st
Diversity Index # 7 92nd
Median Household Income # 71 9th
Per Capita Income # 70 10th

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