Newport, Kentucky

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Population in 2014: 15,426 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.5%
 
Males: 7,738  (50.2%)
Females: 7,688  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  35.2 years
Kentucky median age:  38.7 years

Zip codes: 41071.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $36,359 (it was $27,451 in 2000)
Newport:

$36,359
KY:

$46,659

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,189 (it was $15,207 in 2000)

Newport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $129,005 (it was $68,800 in 2000)
Newport:

$129,005
KY:

$135,600

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $155,906; Detached houses: $149,421; Townhouses or other attached units: $161,636; In 2-unit structures: $172,958; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $109,978; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $320,131; Mobile homes: $88,494

Median gross rent in 2016: $706.

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  • Races in Newport, KY (2016)

    Newport races chart
    • 12,77182.9%White alone
    • 1,78411.6%Black alone
    • 6194.0%Hispanic
    • 1951.3%Two or more races
    • 120.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 110.07%Other race alone
    • 90.06%Asian alone
    • 10.01%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Newport: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.0%), English (12.5%), American (9.8%), Irish (8.5%), Italian (2.3%), European (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/24/1834

Land area: 2.72 square miles.

Population density: 5,671 people per square mile   (average).

Newport,KY real estate house value index trend

Newport, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Newport:

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newport city:

  • Never married: 41.2%
  • Now married: 31.6%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

554 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.4% Africa).

This city:

3.6%
Kentucky:

3.5%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Newport, Kentucky as of April 24, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Newport to the number of sex offenders is 497 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,489 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,312 (1.4%)

Newport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (3.4 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (253.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Woodlawn, KY (1.0 miles ), Bellevue, KY (1.0 miles ), Southgate, KY (1.4 miles ), Dayton, KY (1.4 miles ), Covington, KY (1.4 miles ), Fort Thomas, KY (1.5 miles ), Park Hills, KY (1.6 miles ), Wilder, KY (1.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $61,200
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $598,900
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $598,900
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2008: 31 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $186,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $309,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $260,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $284,800
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $818,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.09 N, Longitude: 84.49 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,799 (+11.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,554 (24.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 859

Newport household income distribution Newport home values distribution

Crime rates in Newport by Year
Type 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 1323210100
per 100,000 6.219.313.019.113.06.50.06.50.00.0
Rapes 251895713141259
per 100,000 155.9115.858.431.845.584.390.878.132.458.7
Robberies 72534342265037343434
per 100,000 449.0341.1279.1266.9169.1324.4239.9221.4220.6221.8
Assaults 31212912192112291316
per 100,000 193.3135.1188.276.2123.5136.377.8188.884.3104.4
Burglaries 257168177240263273217166134105
per 100,000 1,602.61,081.11,148.71,525.01,710.11,771.31,406.81,080.9869.4684.9
Theft 1,009856854917831931754726679565
per 100,000 6,292.15,508.45,542.25,826.75,403.56,040.74,888.24,727.54,405.43,685.6
Auto thefts 1271136665606156494345
per 100,000 792.0727.2428.3413.0390.1395.8363.0319.1279.0293.5
Arson 656441254133
per 100,000 37.432.238.925.426.077.932.426.084.319.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 264.9) 737.8614.8530.4531.7504.9602.3483.2470.0368.4353.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Newport detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 41 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Kentucky average:

1.64

Newport tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,858 (-9.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Newport, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Newport-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the Newport city center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 39 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newport-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 67.9 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 188.3 miles away from Newport center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 73.3 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 183.5 miles away from the city 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 193.6 miles away from Newport center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 100.4 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 Campbell County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newport topographic map

Birthplace of: Kid Baldwin - Baseball player, Dave Cowens - Basketball player, E.B. "Harry" Ault - Socialist, Horace Harmon Lurton - Confederate Army soldier, John T. Thompson, Thomas Pollock Anshutz - Artist, Zeke Zechella - Businessman, Jerry Trimble - Film actor, Sarah T. Bolton - Writer, William Steinmetz - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Newport: William Steinmetz.

Main business address for: NS GROUP INC (STEEL WORKS, BLAST FURNACES ROLLING MILLS (COKE OVENS)).

Hospitals and medical centers in Newport:

  • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION OF GREATER CINCINNATI AND (601 WASHINGTON STREET, SUITE 201)
  • BAPTIST CONVALESCENT CENTER (120 MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Newport:

  • GARRARD CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; COVINGTON, KY)
  • DAVITA - SOUTH HILL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; SOUTHGATE, KY)
  • PERSONAL TOUCH HOME CARE OF KY (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; FORT THOMAS, KY)
  • ST ELIZABETH HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; COVINGTON, KY)
  • ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CENTER NORTH Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; COVINGTON, KY)
  • PROVIDENCE PAVILION (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; COVINGTON, KY)
  • ST ELIZABETH FT THOMAS Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; FORT THOMAS, KY)

Amtrak station near Newport:

  • 3 miles: CINCINNATI (1301 WESTERN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/Universities in Newport:

  • Brighton Center's Center for Employment Training (Full-time enrollment: 75; Location: 601 Washington Ave., Suite 140; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.brightoncenter.org)
  • Interactive College of Technology-Newport (FT enrollment: 47; Location: 76 Carothers Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ict.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newport:

  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (about 4 miles; Cincinnati, OH; Full-time enrollment: 28,747)
  • Xavier University (about 5 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 6,143)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 5 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (about 5 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 8,757)
  • College of Mount St Joseph (about 9 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College (about 12 miles; Blue Ash, OH; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 12 miles; Florence, KY; FT enrollment: 2,422)

Public high school in Newport:

Private high school in Newport:

  • NEWPORT CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 391, Location: 13 CAROTHERS RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Newport:

  • NEWPORT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 503, Location: 30 W EIGHTH ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • NEWPORT PRIMARY SCHOOL (Location: 1102 YORK ST, Grades: PK-2)
  • NEWPORT INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Location: 101 E. 4TH STREET, Grades: 3-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Newport:

  • HOLY TRINITY SCHOOL (Students: 45, Location: 840 WASHINGTON AVE, Grades: 6-8)
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Notable locations in Newport: Baptist Home of Northern Kentucky (A), Campbell County Boys and Girls Club (B), Stained Glass Theatre (C), Newport City Hall (D), Campbell County Jail (E), Newport Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (F), Newport Fire Department Station 2 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Newport Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Newport: NS GROUP INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Newport include: First Church of Christ Scientist (A), Saint John's United Church of Christ (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Trinity Baptist Church (D), Corinthian Baptist Church (E), Grace United Methodist Church (F), Apostolic Temple (G), Christian Tabernacle Church (H), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Newport: General James Taylor Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Gameworks (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1 Levee Way), Newport On the Levee (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1 Levee Way), Newport Aquarium (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1 Aquarium Way).

Hotels: Travelodge (222 York Street), Comfort Suites Newport (420 Riverboat Row).

Courts: KY State - Court of Justice- District Court- Campbell County- DIV 2 Judge Karen A Th (600 Columbia Street), Campbell County Of Ky - Fiscal Affairs- Fiscal Court- Administration- Judge Executive Commissio (24 West 4th Street), Campbell County Of Ky - Court Services- District Court (600 Columbia Street), Campbell County Of Ky - Building Inspectors- Fiscal Court- Planning & Zoning-Econ (24 West 4th Street), Ky State - Court Of Justice- District Court- Campbell County- Div 1 Gregory T Popo (30 West 4th Street), Campbell County Of Ky - Fiscal Court- Assistance Program (24 West 4th Street).

Campbell 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 85.5. This is about average.

City:

85.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.243. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.243
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.59. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.59
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.14. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.14
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 23.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 33.7%
(27.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.6% for Black residents, 60.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 61.6% for other race residents, 40.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.8%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

People in group quarters in Newport in 2010:

  • 512 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 185 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 117 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 50 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 33 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Newport in 2000:

  • 183 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 183 people in nursing homes
  • 41 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 36 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Newport, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Newport (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Taylors Landing Branch, Newport Kroger Branch, Northern Kentucky University Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • The Bank of Kentucky, Inc.: Carothers Road Branch at 82 Carothers Road, branch established on 2001/12/11; Monmouth Street Branch at 501 Monmouth Street, branch established on 2005/11/17. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,743.6 mil, Deposits: $1,499.3 mil, headquarters in Crestview Hills, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Kentucky Financial Corporation, The
  • Fifth Third Bank: Newport Shopping Center Branch at 110 Pavilion Parkway, branch established on 1955/11/07; Newport Branch at 647 Monmouth Street, branch established on 1988/08/15. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Citizens Bank of Northern Kentucky, Inc.: Citizens Bank Of Northern Kentucky, Inc. at 103 Churchill Drive, branch established on 1993/10/12. Info updated 2011/02/10: Bank assets: $255.9 mil, Deposits: $204.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Capital Bank Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Newport Branch at One Carothers Road, branch established on 1908/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
Kentucky average:

11.9

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

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Religion statistics for Newport city (based on Campbell County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,50012
Evangelical Protestant13,70352
Mainline Protestant6,23123
Other81
None45,894-
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: 15
Campbell County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Campbell County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Campbell County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
Here:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Campbell County:

28.5%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.5%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.6%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.7%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Newport:

21.8%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.9%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Newport:

6.8
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Newport:

32.4%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

55.2%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Newport:

78.8%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Newport, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$21,268$51,0431$1,992
Other Government Administration 10$35,177$42,2120$0
Police Protection - Officers 38$199,723$63,0700$0
Police - Other 4$13,127$39,3818$6,709
Firefighters 36$211,311$70,4370$0
Fire - Other 1$2,936$35,2320$0
Streets and Highways 11$45,496$49,6320$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 23$92,605$48,3163$4,105
Totals for Government 128$621,643$58,27912$12,806

Newport government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $14,290,000 ($926.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000 ($5.51)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,388,000 ($349.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,336,000 ($281.08)
    Central Staff Services: $1,792,000 ($116.17)
    General - Other: $1,701,000 ($110.27)
    Regular Highways: $1,547,000 ($100.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $779,000 ($50.50)
    Financial Administration: $747,000 ($48.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $642,000 ($41.62)
    Housing and Community Development: $442,000 ($28.65)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $405,000 ($26.25)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $329,000 ($21.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,173,000 ($464.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $476,000 ($30.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $44,000 ($2.85)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($0.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($0.71)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($0.32)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,394,000 ($544.15)

Newport government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $8,374,000 ($542.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $780,000 ($50.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($2.40)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $75,000 ($4.86)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $209,000 ($13.55)
    General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($0.65)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,694,000 ($304.29)
    Interest Earnings: $2,961,000 ($191.95)
    Sale of Property: $1,698,000 ($110.07)
    Rents: $616,000 ($39.93)
    Fines and Forfeits: $35,000 ($2.27)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $417,000 ($27.03)
    Highways: $276,000 ($17.89)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $4,755,000 ($308.25)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,975,000 ($128.03)
    Property: $1,553,000 ($100.67)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,249,000 ($80.97)
    Public Utilities Sales: $711,000 ($46.09)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $216,000 ($14.00)
    Other License: $43,000 ($2.79)

Newport government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $109,852,000 ($7121.22)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $109,742,000 ($7114.09)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $69,463,000 ($4502.98)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $65,888,000 ($4271.23)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,575,000 ($231.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000 ($7.13)

Newport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,000 ($2.92)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $73,986,000 ($4796.19)

7.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,700 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.40%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

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 Kenton County, KY  2.12% ($33,293 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, OH  1.51% ($45,403)
from Boone County, KY  0.74% ($34,113)


7.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

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 Kenton County, KY  2.33% ($32,021 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, OH  1.16% ($37,992)
to Boone County, KY  0.77% ($38,875)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newport:

  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTSJ (1050 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDBZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNOP (740 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: SACRED HEART RADIO, INC.)
  • WCIN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • WCVG (1320 AM; 1 kW; COVINGTON, KY; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER SR.)
  • WCKY (1360 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNW (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRFIELD, OH)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newport:

  • WKRQ (101.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKFS (107.1 FM; MILFORD, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUBE-FM (105.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGUC (90.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CINCINNATI CLASSICAL PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WVXU (91.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WVMX (94.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEBN (102.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOFX-FM (92.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAIF (88.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: STEPCHILD RADIO OF CINCINNATI, INC.)
  • WIZF (100.9 FM; ERLANGER, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKU (89.7 FM; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS ON N. KY UNIV.)
  • WRRM (98.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WRRM LICO, INC)
  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WAKW (93.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WYGY (96.5 FM; LEBANON, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WMKV (89.3 FM; READING, OH; Owner: LIFESPHERE)
  • WOBO (88.7 FM; BATAVIA, OH; Owner: WCNE EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY RADIO,INC)
  • WLHS (89.9 FM; WEST CHESTER, OH; Owner: LAKOTA LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WAQZ (97.3 FM; FORT THOMAS, KY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Newport:

  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)
  • WCPO-TV (Channel 9; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLWT (Channel 5; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC)
  • WCET (Channel 48; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: THE GREATER CINCINNATI TV EDUC'L. FOUNDATION)
  • WSTR-TV (Channel 64; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WOTH-LP (Channel 35; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WBQC-CA (Channel 25; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WCVN-TV (Channel 54; COVINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WPTD (Channel 16; DAYTON, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TV, INC.)
  • WKEF (Channel 22; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WKEF LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WRGT-TV (Channel 45; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WRGT LICENSEE, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Newport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 36Number of bridges
  • 572m1,877ftTotal length
  • $23,866,000Total costs
  • 1,175,806Total average daily traffic
  • 37,295Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1Before 1900
  • 11900-1909
  • 41930-1939
  • 221970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Newport, KY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Newport, KY)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newport)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PETERSEN ROGER SKYBOLT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 311RP , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 09/10/1991
    Registrant (Individual): Roger J Petersen, 646 Linden Ave, Newport, KY 41071

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED59$108,81968$167,187264$142,35818$40,3100$033$123,547
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$84,9989$327,77224$113,0871$9,5600$07$112,267
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$78,1208$91,109116$122,69814$40,3251$126,65010$77,443
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$132,8905$115,42851$117,6095$49,2700$03$69,423
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$83,5101$512,97012$146,5631$54,1500$02$161,080

Detailed mortgage data for all 9 tracts in Newport, KY

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$174,8945$175,6081$401,840
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$284,5050$01$410,770
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$236,8400$01$318,370
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$266,8800$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Newport, Kentucky:

  • Cincinnati Riverfront Travelodge, 222 York St, Newport, Kentucky 41071 , Phone: (859) 291-4434, Fax: (859) 261-5116
  • Comfort Suites, 420 Riverboat Row, Newport, Kentucky 41071 , Phone: (859) 291-6700, Fax: (859) 291-6702
  • Hannaford Suites, 803 E Sixth St, Newport, Kentucky 41071 , Phone: (859) 491-9600, Fax: (859) 491-7678
  • Country Inn & Suites, 10 Country Dr, Newport, Kentucky 41076 , Phone: (859) 441-3707, Fax: (859) 441-3726
  • Hampton Inn & Suites - Wilder, Ky, 10 Hampton Ln, Newport, Kentucky 41076 , Phone: (859) 441-3049, Fax: (859) 441-3205
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Newport, Kentucky
Most common first names in Newport, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William43173.5 years
Mary38578.5 years
John34773.0 years
James28568.3 years
Charles26372.0 years
Robert24469.9 years
George22773.8 years
Edward18374.5 years
Dorothy17374.7 years
Joseph16774.8 years
Most common last names in Newport, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13173.9 years
Turner8969.6 years
Miller6974.6 years
Johnson6471.7 years
Williams6376.5 years
Jones5871.6 years
Meyer5673.8 years
Martin5468.5 years
Wagner5077.1 years
Brown4974.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Newport, KY
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Kmart1
Applebee's1Kroger3
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Barnes & Noble1Long John Silver's1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
Burger King1New Balance1
Circle K1Nike3
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless2RadioShack1
Deb1Sears2
Famous Footwear1Starbucks2
Fashion Bug1Subway1
FedEx3T-Mobile1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Taco Bell1
GNC1Travelodge1
GameStop1UPS5
H&R Block1Vans1
Johnny Rockets1Walgreens1
Journeys1Wendy's1
KFC1White Castle2

Newport compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Newport on our top lists:

  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children (population 1,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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