Newport, Indiana

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Population in 2014: 490 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.2%
 
Males: 261  (53.5%)
Females: 229  (46.5%)
Median resident age:  40.5 years
Indiana median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 47854, 47966.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,940 (it was $33,571 in 2000)
Newport:

$55,940
IN:

$52,314

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,979 (it was $16,771 in 2000)

Newport town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $47,953 (it was $38,700 in 2000)
Newport:

$47,953
IN:

$134,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $58,679; Detached houses: $72,121; Mobile homes: $18,659

Median gross rent in 2016: $633.

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  • Races in Newport, IN (2010)

    Newport races chart
    • 51499.8%White alone
    • 10.2%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Newport: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (39.4%), German (23.9%), Irish (10.8%), Scotch-Irish (8.5%), Italian (5.2%), English (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 498 feet

Land area: 0.81 square miles.

Population density: 606 people per square mile   (low).

Newport,IN real estate house value index trend

Newport, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Newport:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newport town:

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 18.0%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
Indiana:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $400 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $299 (0.7%)

Newport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Terre Haute, IN (28.7 miles , pop. 59,614).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (67.2 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (136.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cayuga, IN (2.3 miles ), Montezuma, IN (2.6 miles ), Dana, IN (2.7 miles ), Kingman, IN (3.0 miles ), Bloomingdale, IN (3.0 miles ), Mecca, IN (3.4 miles ), Perrysville, IN (3.4 miles ), Marshall, IN (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 39.88 N, Longitude: 87.41 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 765

Newport household income distribution Newport home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -48 (-7.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Utilities (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (27%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Newport, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Newport-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the Newport town center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 29.9 miles away from the town center killed 28 people and injured 123 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newport-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 102.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 77.9 miles away from Newport center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 132.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from Newport center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 219.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Vermillion County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newport topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Newport:

  • CHILD ADULT RESOURCES SRV INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; KINGMAN, IN)
  • CHILD ADULT RESOURCE SRV INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; CLINTON, IN)
  • CLINTON GARDENS (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CLINTON, IN)
  • CLINTON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CLINTON, IN)
  • WALNUT CREEK AT CLINTON (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CLINTON, IN)

airports located in Newport:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newport:

  • Danville Area Community College (about 20 miles; Danville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,229)
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 29 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Indiana State University (about 29 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 10,925)
  • DePauw University (about 34 miles; Greencastle, IN; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 46 miles; West Lafayette, IN; FT enrollment: 38,271)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 47 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 50 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)

Library in Newport:

  • VERMILLION COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $254,832; Location: 385 EAST MARKET STREET; 86,427 books; 450 audio materials; 3,250 video materials; 37 state licensed databases)

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Vermillion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 4.8%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.6%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.3%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Newport (2011 data):

  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Newport Branch at 100 W. Market St., branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $2,852.7 mil, Deposits: $2,227.7 mil, headquarters in Terre Haute, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Indiana average:

11.0

Newport travel time to work - commute Newport mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Newport town (based on Vermillion County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,46218
Mainline Protestant2,09516
Catholic1,0102
Other5742
None10,071-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Vermillion County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Vermillion County:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Vermillion County:

30.5%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.1%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.6%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Newport:

45.7%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Newport:

26.8
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.2%
Indiana:

21.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.1
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Newport:

23.6%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Newport:

49.2%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.8%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Newport, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$752
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$38
Streets and Highways 1$1,688$20,2560$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$306
Totals for Government 1$1,688$20,2566$1,096

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $110,000 ($224.49)
    General - Other: $32,000 ($65.31)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($38.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $12,000 ($24.49)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($14.29)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $32,000 ($65.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($16.33)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($4.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $66,000 ($134.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $25,000 ($51.02)
    All Other: $25,000 ($51.02)
    General Support: $7,000 ($14.29)
  • Tax - Property: $26,000 ($53.06)
    NEC: $2,000 ($4.08)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $159,000 ($324.49)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $153,000 ($312.24)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($12.24)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $111,000 ($226.53)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $25,000 ($51.02)

5.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,249 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
Indiana average:

5.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Vigo County, IN  1.77% ($30,973 average AGI)
from Parke County, IN  1.14% ($26,097)
from Vermilion County, IL  0.46% ($27,310)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
Indiana average:

5.83%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Vigo County, IN  2.00% ($32,094 average AGI)
to Parke County, IN  0.80% ($31,882)
to Fountain County, IN  0.36% ($24,043)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newport:

  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPFR (1480 AM; 5 kW; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WITY (980 AM; 1 kW; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: VERMILION BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newport:

  • WAXI (104.9 FM; ROCKVILLE, IN; Owner: CROSSROADS INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • WPFR-FM (93.9 FM; CLINTON, IN; Owner: WORD POWER, INC.)
  • WKZS (103.1 FM; COVINGTON, IN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD BROADCASTING , INC., OF IN.)
  • WACF (98.5 FM; PARIS, IL; Owner: P.R.S. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WISU (89.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA STATE UNIV. BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WXLS (99.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: I.A.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDNL (102.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING - DANVILLE, INC)
  • WGNJ (89.3 FM; ST. JOSEPH, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • WRHK (94.9 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING - DANVILLE, INC)
  • WTHI-FM (99.9 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMGI (100.7 FM; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: BRIGHT TOWER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFOF (90.3 FM; COVINGTON, IN; Owner: DOXA, INCORP.)
  • WCDQ (106.3 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKL (92.9 FM; VEEDERSBURG, IN; Owner: ZONA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWSY (95.9 FM; SEELYVILLE, IN; Owner: BRIGHT TOWER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Newport:

  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W43BV (Channel 43; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Newport fatal accident list:

Jun 9, 2008 05:00 PM, Sr-63, Lat: 39.87965, Lon: -87.41578, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 18, 1983 06:26 PM, Market St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • 354Total average daily traffic
  • 14Total average daily truck traffic
  • 430Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Newport)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Sr 63 (Lat: 39.852806 Lon: -87.409472), Type: Bant, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 17 m, Call Sign: KLG858
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.135 MHzGrant Date: 10/01/2013, Expiration Date: 09/30/2023Registrant: Vermillion County Sheriff\'s Dept High-Way Dept., 1888 S. St Rd. 63, Newport, IN 47966, Phone: (765) 492-3737, Fax: (765) 492-5011
  • Sr 63 3.5 Km S (Lat: 39.853889 Lon: -87.408333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 137 m, Overall height: 143 m, Call Sign: WPYE531
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.962 MHz, 857.962 MHz, 858.962 MHz, 859.962 MHz, 860.962 MHz, 866.512 MHz, 867.012 MHz, 867.512 MHz, 868.012 MHz, 866.975 MHzGrant Date: 07/28/2003, Expiration Date: 01/28/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/04/2004, Certifier: David C SmithRegistrant: Indiana State Police Communications Division, Igcn - Room 301, 100 N. Senate Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46204, Phone: (317) 233-9026, Fax: (317) 233-6059, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • NEWPORT, Sr 63 2.2 Mi S Of (Lat: 39.853917 Lon: -87.408361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 137 m, Overall height: 143 m, Call Sign: WNTM219
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6286.19 MHzGrant Date: 05/03/2008, Expiration Date: 07/24/2018Registrant: State Of (Ipsc) Indiana, Igcn - Rm N340 - 100 North Senate Avenu, Indianapolis, IN 46204, Phone: (317) 234-6513, Fax: (317) 234-6514, Email:
  • NEWPORTCHEM, Administration Building Box 456 Ewport Ammunition Plant (Lat: 39.833917 Lon: -87.431417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.7 m, Call Sign: WPRS596
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 10755.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/16/2001, Expiration Date: 01/16/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2009, Certifier: Donald W Kottlowski Mr.Registrant: Indiana State Police Communications, Igcn Rn:n301, 100 N. Senate Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46204, Phone: (317) 233-9026, Fax: (317) 233-6059, Email:
  • NEWPORT, Sr 63 3.5 Km S (Lat: 39.853889 Lon: -87.408333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 137 m, Overall height: 143 m, Call Sign: WQJJ508
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHzGrant Date: 09/30/2008, Expiration Date: 03/29/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/30/2009, Certifier: Donald W KottlowskiRegistrant: State Of Indiana, 8500 East 21st Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219, Phone: (317) 899-8529, Fax: (317) 899-8282, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB9WXG, Licensee ID: L00279487, Grant Date: 08/23/2000, Expiration Date: 08/23/2010, Cancellation Date: 08/24/2012, Certifier: Joni L Wilson, Registrant: Joni L Wilson, Newport, IN 47966

Drinking water stations with addresses in Newport and their reported violations in the past:

NEWPORT WATER WORKS (Population served: 578, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-22-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-22-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-19-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Most common first names in Newport, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John978.0 years
William775.9 years
Mary673.8 years
Ruth585.2 years
Thelma574.2 years
Howard471.5 years
Clarence378.3 years
George372.7 years
Donald368.3 years
Blanche387.3 years
Most common last names in Newport, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lewis776.1 years
Moore679.6 years
Fortner675.7 years
Pearman563.2 years
Burroughs574.2 years
Harrison578.6 years
Miller585.7 years
Allen482.8 years
Asbury476.0 years
Hawkins472.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Newport compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Newport on our top lists:

  • #85 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities"
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