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Population in 2012: 1,062 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.3%
 

Males: 540  (50.9%)
Females: 522  (49.1%)

Median resident age:  35.6 years
Delaware median age:  45.4 years

Zip codes: 19804.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,790 (it was $38,864 in 2000)
Newport:

$37,790
DE:

$58,415
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,991

Newport town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $177,018 (it was $105,700 in 2000)
Newport:

$177,018
DE:

$226,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $184,789; Detached houses: $189,345; Townhouses or other attached units: $150,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $920.

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  • White alone - 619 (58.7%)
  • Hispanic - 202 (19.1%)
  • Black alone - 185 (17.5%)
  • Two or more races - 27 (2.6%)
  • Asian alone - 16 (1.5%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.2%)

Races in Newport detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Newport: 103.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (13.3%), Italian (11.4%), Polish (11.1%), German (9.3%), English (6.9%), French (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1985

Elevation: 35 feet

Land area: 0.44 square miles.

Population density: 2,417 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Newport:

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 19.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newport town:

  • Never married: 38.7%
  • Now married: 39.9%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

96 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia, 1.0% Oceania).

This town:  8.9%
Delaware:  7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,311 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $862 (0.5%)

Newport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, DE (3.9 miles , pop. 72,664).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (31.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lower Christiana, DE (1.1 miles) , Elsmere, DE (1.4 miles ), Wilmington Manor, DE (1.5 miles ), Pike Creek-Central Kirkwood, DE (1.9 miles) , Wilmington, DE (2.0 miles ), New Castle, DE (2.0 miles ), Greenville, DE (2.1 miles ), Upper Christiana, DE (2.2 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $26,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $99,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $180,100
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.71 N, Longitude: 75.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 302

Newport household income distribution Newport home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Newport by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000001000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.089.40.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 320010001000
per 100,000 263.2173.00.00.088.60.00.00.090.60.00.00.0
Robberies 457221421023
per 100,000 350.9432.5615.7176.5177.189.4361.7180.590.60.0187.6279.3
Assaults 11161683143914525
per 100,000 964.91384.11407.2706.1265.71251.1271.2812.31268.1439.4187.6465.5
Burglaries 14171115171016425141715
per 100,000 1228.11470.6967.51323.91505.8893.71446.7361.02264.51230.21594.71396.6
Thefts 514155414428323928332138
per 100,000 4473.73546.74837.33618.73897.32502.22893.33519.92536.22899.81970.03538.2
Auto thefts 14794113343366
per 100,000 1228.1605.5791.6353.0974.3268.1271.2361.0271.7263.6562.9558.7
Arson 000010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.088.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 844.9812.3766.2445.6500.4620.0389.0398.8615.3301.4319.1446.6

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Crime rate in Newport detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.52
Delaware average:

2.51

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Delaware:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -32 (-2.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Electricians (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Work and jobs in Newport: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Newport-area historical tornado activity is above Delaware state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the Newport town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 9.2 miles away from the town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newport-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Delaware state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 48.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.4 miles away from Newport center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 14.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.4 miles away from Newport center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 80.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New Castle County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newport topographic map

Birthplace of: Dallas Green (baseball) - Baseball player, Henry Latimer (senator) - Politician, James M. Broom - Politician, Oliver Evans - (1755-1819), inventor.


Hospitals/medical centers near Newport:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE NEWPORT PIKE (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; WILMINGTON, DE)
  • EMILY BISSELL HOSP (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WILMINGTON, DE)
  • GENERATIONS HOME CARE, INC. (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WILMINGTON, DE)

Political contributions by individuals in Newport, DE

Amtrak stations near Newport:

  • 4 miles: WILMINGTON (M. L. KING BLVD, & FRENCH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: NEWARK (429 S. COLLEGE AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Newport:

  • 13 miles: Salem 2 in Salem, NJ.
  • 13 miles: Hope Creek in Salem, NJ.
  • 13 miles: Salem 1 in Salem, NJ.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newport:

  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington (about 4 miles; Newark, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,290)
  • Wilmington University (about 5 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 4,279)
  • University of Delaware (about 8 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 18,469)
  • Neumann University (about 15 miles; Aston, PA; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania (about 17 miles; West Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 11,561)
  • Widener University-Main Campus (about 17 miles; Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 3,333)
  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (about 19 miles; Lincoln University, PA; FT enrollment: 2,441)

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Notable locations in Newport: Newport Industrial Park (A), Minquas Fire Company Number 1 Station 23 (B), Care First Transportation Ambulance Service (C), Newport Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Newport: Saint James Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Saint James Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
New Castle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.5. This is about average.
City:

30.5
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.258. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.258
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.53. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.53
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.6
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.5. This is better than average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.15. This is about average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.15
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.1%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.5% for Black residents, 26.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.7% for other race residents, 64.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Delaware:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.0%
Whole state:  67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.4%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Newport, DE

Newport compared to Delaware state average:

Newport, Delaware environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Newport (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Newport Branch at 100 North James Street, branch established on 1946/11/25. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Newport travel time to work - commute


Newport mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Newport town (based on New Castle County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.66%
Here45.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents55.4%12.5%5.2%5.0%4.0%
Congregations12.9%19.4%2.2%9.4%6.8%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents2.4%2.0%1.8%1.6%10.2%
Congregations4.0%4.0%4.0%1.1%36.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 82
New Castle County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 71
New Castle County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 112
New Castle County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 337
Here:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
New Castle County:

26.7%
Delaware:

27.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$8,412$50,4725$417
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$3,292
Police Protection - Officers 8$37,901$56,8520$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,420
Other and Unallocable 2$5,355$32,1302$1,275
Totals for Government 12$51,668$51,66811$6,404

Newport government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $321,000 ($302.26)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $564,000 ($531.07)
    Financial Administration: $216,000 ($203.39)
    Regular Highways: $58,000 ($54.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000 ($32.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $32,000 ($30.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($4.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $23,000 ($21.66)
    Parks & Recreation: $22,000 ($20.72)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($14.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $585,000 ($550.85)

Newport government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $376,000 ($354.05)
    Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($24.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $234,000 ($220.34)
    All Other: $38,000 ($35.78)
  • Tax - Property: $532,000 ($500.94)
    NEC: $41,000 ($38.61)

Newport government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $86,000 ($80.98)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $45,000 ($42.37)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $106,000 ($99.81)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $25,000 ($23.54)

Newport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $413,000 ($388.89)

5.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,324 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
Delaware average:

6.10%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($663 average AGI)
New Castle County:

0.14%
Delaware average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Delaware County, PA  0.45% ($53,242 average AGI)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.37% ($46,448)
from Chester County, PA  0.31% ($65,065)


5.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($63,039 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
Delaware average:

5.32%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($641 average AGI)
New Castle County:

0.06%
Delaware average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Kent County, DE  0.53% ($46,984 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.38% ($112,586)
to Cecil County, MD  0.33% ($47,882)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newport:

  • WTMC (1380 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: STATE OF DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF TRAN)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJBR (1290 AM; 3 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WILM (1450 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELAWARE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAMS (1260 AM; 1 kW; NEWARK, DE; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newport:

  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMHS (88.1 FM; PIKE CREEK, DE; Owner: RED CLAY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMPH (91.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: BRANDYWINE SCHOOL DIST, BRD OF EDUC)
  • WXHL-FM (89.1 FM; CHRISTIANA, DE; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Newport:

  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)

Newport fatal accident list:

Jan 12, 1997 07:24 PM, De141, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 15, 1990 06:00 AM, In59nb, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 22, 1989 08:48 PM, N6nb, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 30, 1987 11:35 PM, 6sb, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 30, 1980 03:25 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 43
Total length: 710 meters (2,329ft)
Total costs: $29,325,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,953,827
Total average daily truck traffic: 200,613

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 22
  • 1970-1979: 14
  • 1980-1989: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Newport, DE


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Wendy King, 226 N James St (1nc6442j) (Lat: 39.716889 Lon: -75.609806), Type: 45.7, Overall height: 45.7 m
    Registrant: 3029946403, Wendyking99@yahoo.Com, 226 N. JAMES STREET
  • Wendy King, 226 N James St (1nc6442j) (Lat: 39.716889 Lon: -75.609806), Type: 48.2, Overall height: 48.2 m
    Registrant: 3029946403, Wendyking99@yahoo.Com, 226 N. JAMES STREET
  • Wendy King, 226 N James St (1nc6442j) (Lat: 39.716889 Lon: -75.609806), Type: 48.2, Overall height: 48.2 m
    Registrant: 3029946403, Wendyking99@yahoo.Com, 226 N. JAMES STREET

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 176 Ft S Of Sr 41 Xing Csxt (Lat: 39.729000 Lon: -75.623250), Type: Pole, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 17 m, Call Sign: WPRJ944
    Assigned Frequencies: 896.887 MHz, 896.937 MHz, 896.987 MHz, 897.887 MHz, 897.937 MHz, 897.987 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/20/2000, Expiration Date: 10/20/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/18/2005, Certifier: Robert Vandeberg
    Registrant: Transportation Technology Ctr Inc Csxt, 55500 Dot Rd, Pueblo, CO 81001, Fax: (719) 584-7145
  • Ragan, Call Sign: WPLT963
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.430 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/06/2012, Expiration Date: 02/06/2023, Certifier: William T Stroud
    Registrant: Amtrak, 30th St Station Box 41, Philadelphia, PA 19104, Fax: (215) 349-4541
  • 176 S Of Sr 41 Xing Csxt (Lat: 39.729000 Lon: -75.623250), Type: Pole, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 17 m, Call Sign: WPRM351, Licensee ID: L00003681
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.230 MHz, 160.740 MHz, 160.785 MHz, 160.890 MHz, 161.265 MHz, 161.415 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/17/2000, Expiration Date: 11/17/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2006, Certifier: S B Watson
    Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc, 5220 Belfort Rd Ste 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256, Phone: (904) 332-5965, Fax: (904) 332-6048
  • 176 S Of Sr 41 Xing Csxt (Lat: 39.729000 Lon: -75.623250), Type: Pole, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 17 m, Call Sign: WQJF275
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.230 MHz, 160.740 MHz, 160.785 MHz, 160.890 MHz, 161.265 MHz, 161.415 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/18/2008, Expiration Date: 08/18/2018, Certifier: Shantrice Cruse
    Registrant: Csx Transportation, 6735 Southpoint Drive South, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6048, Email:
  • 568 Water St (Lat: 39.716111 Lon: -75.590278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQPB789, Licensee ID: L00022880
    Assigned Frequencies: 218.062 MHz, 218.562 MHz, 218.362 MHz, 218.862 MHz, 218.575 MHz, 218.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/30/2012, Expiration Date: 03/30/2022, Certifier: Joseph Mcconaghy
    Registrant: National Railroad Passenger Corp, 30th Street Station, Box 41, Philadelphia, PA 19104, Phone: (215) 349-1964, Fax: (215) 349-4541, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • NEWPORT, Between Route 141 And Marshall Avenue (Lat: 39.717500 Lon: -75.610000), Type: Tank, Structure height: 32 m, Overall height: 34 m, Call Sign: WPQR953
    Assigned Frequencies: 941.393 MHz, 932.393 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/11/2010, Expiration Date: 09/11/2020, Certifier: Anthony Langley
    Registrant: Bristol Babcock, 317 S North Lake Blvd Suite 1016, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701, Phone: (407) 629-9464, Fax: (407) 629-2106
  • ZIG, 226 N James St (1nc6442j) (Lat: 39.716889 Lon: -75.609806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.2 m, Call Sign: WQJV390
    Assigned Frequencies: 11147.5 MHz, 10925.0 MHz, 11145.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 21930.0 MHz, 21880.0 MHz, 21925.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/2009, Expiration Date: 01/12/2019, Certifier: Kurt Maass
    Registrant: Telecom Transport Management, Inc., 146 N. Canal Street, Suite 210, Seattle, WA 98103, Phone: (206) 816-6907, Fax: (206) 545-9585, Email:
  • PA-PHL0480A, 226 N James St (1nc6442j) (Lat: 39.716889 Lon: -75.609806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.2 m, Call Sign: WQLX616
    Assigned Frequencies: 19525.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/19/2010, Expiration Date: 05/19/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Spectrum Holdings Iii, LLC, 815 Connecticut Ave, Nw, Suite 610, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: N3TGR, Licensee ID: L00917086
    Grant Date: 09/14/2004, Expiration Date: 09/09/2014, Certifier: Kathleen E Joseph
    Registrant: Kathleen E Joseph, 201 E Justis St, Newport, DE 19804-2521
  • Call Sign: W3GLM, Previous Call Sign: KA3ITN, Licensee ID: L01379273
    Grant Date: 03/06/2009, Expiration Date: 05/05/2019
    Registrant: Gail L Mc Cray, 107 Lincoln Ave, Newport, DE 19804
  • Call Sign: W3RSM, Previous Call Sign: WA3QLS, Licensee ID: L01326282
    Grant Date: 12/30/2008, Expiration Date: 03/26/2019, Certifier: Robin S Mc Cray
    Registrant: Robin S Mc Cray, 107 Lincoln Ave, Newport, DE 19804
  • Call Sign: WA3DUH, Licensee ID: L00254785
    Grant Date: 02/25/1998, Expiration Date: 02/25/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2010
    Registrant: James W Hicks, 217 W Ayre St, Newport, DE 19804

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: TEMCO GC-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 80625 , Serial Number: 1030, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/1956
    Registrant (Corporation): November Whiskey Inc, 340 Water St, Newport, DE 19804



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$179,9931$199,5607$157,2741$18,3301$171,610
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$153,7500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$92,5604$150,5251$31,2200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$170,6750$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0129.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$122,300
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0129.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 4

Incident types - Newport


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Newport, DE
Businesses in Newport, DE
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Dunkin Donuts1
Curves1Sprint Nextel1

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