Newport, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 15,033 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.8%
 
Males: 7,637  (50.8%)
Females: 7,396  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

35.5 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 41071.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,795 (it was $27,451 in 2000)
Newport:

$35,795
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,819 (it was $15,207 in 2000)

Newport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $137,818 (it was $68,800 in 2000)
Newport:

$137,818
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $164,176; detached houses: $156,524; townhouses or other attached units: $309,477; in 2-unit structures: $46,459; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $84,021; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $355,061; mobile homes: $348,315

Median gross rent in 2017: $700.

March 2019 cost of living index in Newport: 88.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 33.3%
(28.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.9% for Black residents, 48.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.7% for other race residents, 54.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Newport, KY (2010)
    • 12,90684.5%White alone
    • 1,1517.5%Black alone
    • 6214.1%Hispanic
    • 4422.9%Two or more races
    • 940.6%Asian alone
    • 250.2%American Indian alone
    • 340.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Newport, Kentucky as of July 13, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Newport is 440 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Newport by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(6.2)
3
(19.3)
2
(13.0)
3
(19.1)
2
(13.0)
1
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.6)
1
(6.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
25
(155.9)
18
(115.8)
9
(58.4)
5
(31.8)
7
(45.5)
13
(84.3)
14
(90.8)
12
(78.1)
5
(32.4)
9
(58.7)
9
(59.2)
8
(53.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
72
(449.0)
53
(341.1)
43
(279.1)
42
(266.9)
26
(169.1)
50
(324.4)
37
(239.9)
34
(221.4)
34
(220.6)
34
(221.8)
22
(144.7)
23
(153.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
31
(193.3)
21
(135.1)
29
(188.2)
12
(76.2)
19
(123.5)
21
(136.3)
12
(77.8)
29
(188.8)
13
(84.3)
16
(104.4)
10
(65.8)
14
(93.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
257
(1,603)
168
(1,081)
177
(1,149)
240
(1,525)
263
(1,710)
273
(1,771)
217
(1,407)
166
(1,081)
134
(869.4)
105
(684.9)
96
(631.5)
70
(467.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,009
(6,292)
856
(5,508)
854
(5,542)
917
(5,827)
831
(5,403)
931
(6,041)
754
(4,888)
726
(4,727)
679
(4,405)
565
(3,686)
471
(3,098)
451
(3,012)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
127
(792.0)
113
(727.2)
66
(428.3)
65
(413.0)
60
(390.1)
61
(395.8)
56
(363.0)
49
(319.1)
43
(279.0)
45
(293.5)
51
(335.5)
48
(320.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(37.4)
5
(32.2)
6
(38.9)
4
(25.4)
4
(26.0)
12
(77.9)
5
(32.4)
4
(26.0)
13
(84.3)
3
(19.6)
1
(6.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)737.8614.8530.4531.7504.9602.3483.2470.0368.4353.2312.1299.8

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City-data.com crime index in Newport, KY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 42 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.60
Kentucky average:

1.65
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Ancestries: German (23.0%), English (12.7%), American (10.2%), Irish (7.9%), Italian (2.1%), African (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/24/1834

Land area: 2.72 square miles.

Population density: 5,527 people per square mile   (average).

Newport, Kentucky map

516 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 0.4% Africa).

This city:

3.4%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,507 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,368 (1.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 39.09 N, Longitude: 84.49 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,886 (+12.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,493 (23.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 859

Distribution of median household income in Newport, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Newport, KY in 2017
Newport satellite photo by USGS

Newport tourist attractions:

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
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $650,000
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $220,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Newport, KY residents
Average permit cost in Newport, KY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Historical population in Newport, KY
Historical housing units in Newport, KY
Most common industries in Newport, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Educational services (3.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.7%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.1%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Newport, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Cashiers (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)

Average climate in Newport, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Newport, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 86.9. This is about average.

City:

86.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.196. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.196
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.86. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.86
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.590. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.590
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.94. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.94
U.S.:

8.46

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 the city 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 Newport 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

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 (Full-time 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)
See full list of schools located in Newport

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

Campbell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Newport:

Marital status in Newport, KY
  • Never married: 40.1%
  • Now married: 32.6%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Newport:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Newport
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Newport, KY (based on Campbell County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
Kentucky:

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

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Campbell County:

9.9%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.5%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Campbell County:

8.5%
Kentucky:

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 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 37$195,713$63,4740$0
Firefighters 36$218,401$72,8000$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 21$85,255$48,7174$3,862
Streets and Highways 12$67,251$67,2516$7,395
Other Government Administration 11$32,222$35,1510$0
Financial Administration 5$23,147$55,5532$3,242
Police - Other 5$28,282$67,8776$1,783
Fire - Other 2$11,505$69,0300$0
Other and Unallocable 2$9,405$56,4300$0
Solid Waste Management 2$9,757$58,5420$0
Totals for Government 133$680,938$61,43818$16,282

Newport government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parking Facilities: $171,000 ($11.37)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.13)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,030,000 ($201.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,968,000 ($197.43)
    Regular Highways: $2,518,000 ($167.50)
    Parking Facilities: $1,598,000 ($106.30)
    Central Staff Services: $1,504,000 ($100.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,151,000 ($76.56)
    Financial Administration: $914,000 ($60.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $580,000 ($38.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $515,000 ($34.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $85,000 ($5.65)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $60,000 ($3.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,829,000 ($188.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $254,000 ($16.90)
    Police Protection: $221,000 ($14.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $202,000 ($13.44)
    Regular Highways: $171,000 ($11.37)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $22,000 ($1.46)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,186,000 ($478.02)

Newport government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $3,731,000 ($248.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,298,000 ($86.34)
    Other: $868,000 ($57.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($3.79)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $168,000 ($11.18)
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000 ($1.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $113,000 ($7.52)
    Education: $74,000 ($4.92)
    Other: $6,000 ($0.40)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,124,000 ($74.77)
    Sale of Property: $1,008,000 ($67.05)
    Interest Earnings: $308,000 ($20.49)
    Fines and Forfeits: $100,000 ($6.65)
    Special Assessments: $10,000 ($0.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,166,000 ($77.56)
    Other: $443,000 ($29.47)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $6,195,000 ($412.09)
    Property: $3,366,000 ($223.91)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $2,861,000 ($190.31)
    Corporation Net Income: $1,998,000 ($132.91)
    Public Utilities Sales: $575,000 ($38.25)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $267,000 ($17.76)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $206,000 ($13.70)
    Other License: $107,000 ($7.12)

Newport government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,871,000 ($3117.87)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,363,000 ($2951.04)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,080,000 ($1136.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,572,000 ($969.33)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $900,000 ($59.87)
    End of Fiscal Year: $900,000 ($59.87)

Newport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,464,000 ($97.39)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,588,000 ($238.67)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,432,000 ($294.82)

8.00% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,672 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.00%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kenton County, KY  2.20% ($46,352 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, OH  1.56% ($68,657)
from Boone County, KY  0.80% ($44,289)


8.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,425 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.23%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kenton County, KY  2.43% ($49,131 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, OH  1.44% ($59,597)
to Boone County, KY  0.82% ($45,627)
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

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)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Newport: William Steinmetz.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Newport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 764ft / 233mTotal length
  • $23,331,000Total costs
  • 1,001,992Total average daily traffic
  • 42,785Total average daily truck traffic
  • 715,556Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Newport, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 221970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Newport, KY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 03/15/1991
    Registrant (Individual): Roger J Petersen, 646 Linden Ave, Newport, KY 41071
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200T (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5361R , Serial Number: 3449271, Airworthiness Date: 12/15/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 03/12/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Hayden Air LLC, 100 Aqua Way #205, 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 in Newport, KY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Newport, KY - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 70. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 165 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Newport, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (50.2%), and Structure Fires (31.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Newport, KY
    • 59650.2%Outside Fires
    • 37631.7%Structure Fires
    • 17414.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 413.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Newport, KY

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
  • Hampton Inn and Suites Newport/Cincinnat, 275 Columbia St, Newport, Kentucky 41071 , Phone: (859) 415-0678, Fax: (859) 415-0679
  • Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, 275 Columbia St, Newport, Kentucky 41071 , Phone: (859) 415-0678, Fax: (859) 415-0679
  • Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, 222 York St, Newport, Kentucky 41071 , Phone: (800) 426-7866
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Newport, KY
  • 84.1%Utility gas
  • 14.0%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Newport, KY
  • 51.3%Utility gas
  • 45.2%Electricity
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood


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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