Newport, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 3,461 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.8%
 
Males: 1,744  (50.4%)
Females: 1,717  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  37.3 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 55055, 55129.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,100 (it was $45,373 in 2000)
Newport:

$54,100
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,556 (it was $22,310 in 2000)

Newport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $162,135 (it was $113,800 in 2000)
Newport:

$162,135
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $238,839; Detached houses: $231,799; Townhouses or other attached units: $205,186; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $130,970; In 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $693.

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  • White alone - 2,818 (82.0%)
  • Hispanic - 221 (6.4%)
  • Black alone - 172 (5.0%)
  • Asian alone - 132 (3.8%)
  • Two or more races - 67 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.09%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Newport: 112.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.2%), Swedish (10.0%), Irish (8.2%), Norwegian (6.7%), English (4.0%), French (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1889

Elevation: 743 feet

Land area: 3.66 square miles.

Population density: 945 people per square mile   (low).

Newport,MN real estate house value index trend

Newport, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Newport:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newport city:

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

308 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia, 1.1% Africa).

This city:  8.7%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,614 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,596 (1.3%)

Newport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Paul, MN (8.0 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (339.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: St. Paul Park, MN (1.5 miles ), South St. Paul, MN (1.6 miles ), Inver Grove Heights, MN (1.8 miles ), Cottage Grove, MN (2.1 miles ), Sunfish Lake, MN (2.2 miles ), Woodbury, MN (2.2 miles ), West St. Paul, MN (2.2 miles ), Landfall, MN (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $80,900
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $157,300
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $254,300
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $188,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $186,400
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $208,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.87 N, Longitude: 93.00 W

Newport household income distribution Newport home values distribution

Crime rates in Newport by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2211N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 53.352.827.026.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Robberies 52121212251
per 100,000 133.252.827.053.927.255.528.157.857.2144.428.5
Assaults 710965665543
per 100,000 186.4263.8242.8161.6135.9166.4168.6144.6143.1115.585.6
Burglaries 2649303822382734212825
per 100,000 692.41292.5809.31023.2598.21053.8758.9982.9600.9808.8713.7
Thefts 1411371101291241161109710381137
per 100,000 3755.03613.82967.43473.33371.43216.93091.62804.32947.12339.73910.9
Auto thefts 271527141961015101211
per 100,000 719.0395.7728.4377.0516.6166.4281.1433.7286.1346.6314.0
Arson 30131000110
per 100,000 79.90.027.080.827.20.00.00.028.628.90.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.8) 387.1388.6321.0319.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

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City-data.com crime rate 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 2012, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Minnesota average:

1.66
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -38 (-1.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Newport, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Newport-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.0 miles away from the Newport city center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newport-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 157.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 169.5 miles away from Newport center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 319.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 198.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from Newport center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 328.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newport topographic map

Birthplace of: Karla Bigham - Politician, Katie Sieben - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Newport:

  • CARECO APARTMENTS (Hospital, about 3 miles away; INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN)
  • WEDGEWOOD HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN)
  • WOODLYN HEIGHTS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN)
  • WOODBURY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WOODBURY, MN)
  • BRYANT AVE RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; S ST PAUL, MN)
  • SUMMIT AVENUE RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SOUTH SAINT PAUL, MN)
  • DIVINE REDEEMER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SOUTH ST PAUL, MN)

Amtrak station near Newport:

  • 12 miles: ST. PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS (ST. PAUL, 730 TRANSFER RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newport:

  • Inver Hills Community College (about 4 miles; Inver Grove Heights, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,049)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 7 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)
  • Saint Paul College (about 8 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,778)
  • Concordia University-Saint Paul (about 10 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • Macalester College (about 10 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,174)
  • St Catherine University (about 10 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 3,771)
  • Dakota County Technical College (about 10 miles; Rosemount, MN; FT enrollment: 2,478)

Public high schools in Newport:

Public elementary/middle schools in Newport:

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Notable locations in Newport: Newport Fire Department Station 5126 (A), Newport Fire Department Station 5125 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Cemeteries: Newport Cemetery (1), Red Rock Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Ria Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Newport include: Bailey School Forest Park (1), Pioneer Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Raceway To Fun (910 Hastings Avenue).

Hotels: Boyd Motel (Highway 61), Rockledge Motel (1280 Hastings Avenue).

Washington 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.118. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.118
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.24. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.24
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.525. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.525
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.34
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00121. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00121
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.3%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.9% for Black residents, 27.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 11.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.6%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.9%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
6 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
13 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Newport, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Newport compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Banks with branches in Newport (2011 data):

  • Central Bank: Newport Branch at 2104 Hastings Avenue, branch established on 2000/03/06. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $1,120.1 mil, Deposits: $949.3 mil, headquarters in Stillwater, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.95%
Here: 59.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Adherents48.2%32.1%4.3%3.1%1.7%
Congregations11.0%20.2%6.4%6.4%6.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA) The Evangelical Covenant ChurchEpiscopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%1.3%1.1%0.9%5.8%
Congregations2.8%2.8%3.7%1.8%38.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
Washington County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Washington County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Washington County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 136
Here:

6.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

26.7%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.8%
State:

13.0%
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 2$10,414$62,4840$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$39,974$68,5270$0
Streets and Highways 2$9,068$54,4080$0
Sewerage 1$4,492$53,9040$0
Parks and Recreation 3$16,966$67,8644$3,276
Water Supply 1$4,336$52,0320$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$880
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$520
Totals for Government 16$85,250$63,9386$4,676

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $26,000 ($7.51)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $577,000 ($166.71)
    General - Other: $391,000 ($112.97)
    Sewerage: $300,000 ($86.68)
    Financial Administration: $299,000 ($86.39)
    Regular Highways: $285,000 ($82.35)
    Parks & Recreation: $179,000 ($51.72)
    Water Utilities: $162,000 ($46.81)
    Fire Protection: $78,000 ($22.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($4.91)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($4.91)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $16,000 ($4.62)
    Health Services - Other: $14,000 ($4.05)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $396,000 ($114.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,505,000 ($434.85)
    General - Other: $82,000 ($23.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $47,000 ($13.58)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($2.60)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($1.44)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($1.44)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.29)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,098,000 ($317.25)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $282,000 ($81.48)
    All Other: $8,000 ($2.31)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $118,000 ($34.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $16,000 ($4.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $263,000 ($75.99)
    General Revenue, NEC: $148,000 ($42.76)
    Special Assessments: $112,000 ($32.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $125,000 ($36.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $468,000 ($135.22)
    All Other: $121,000 ($34.96)
  • Tax - Property: $1,881,000 ($543.48)
    NEC: $75,000 ($21.67)
    Public Utilities: $19,000 ($5.49)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,965,000 ($2012.42)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,310,000 ($378.50)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,150,000 ($1776.94)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,835,000 ($530.19)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $290,000 ($83.79)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,898,000 ($548.40)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,078,000 ($600.40)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,774,000 ($801.50)

7.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,969 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($357 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ramsey County, MN  2.45% ($46,685 average AGI)
from Dakota County, MN  0.75% ($45,753)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.71% ($56,113)


7.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,682 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($362 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.05%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ramsey County, MN  2.31% ($35,214 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.84% ($43,236)
to Dakota County, MN  0.79% ($40,092)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newport:

  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • KKMS (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, MN)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newport:

  • K294AM (106.7 FM; WEST ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INCORPORATED)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNOF (95.3 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: SELBY GOSPEL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WGVX (105.1 FM; LAKEVILLE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Newport:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • W55AP (Channel 55; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Newport, Minnesota:
  • Fatal accident count: 22
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 29
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 10
  • Fatalities: 24
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 43
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Minnesota average:
  • Fatal accident count: 73
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 114
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 79
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 187
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9
See more detailed statistics of Newport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 45
Total length: 812 meters (2,664ft)
Total average daily traffic: 992,942
Total average daily truck traffic: 47,495
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Newport, MN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 155 20 St (Lat: 44.866639 Lon: -93.000222), Call Sign: KWM664
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.265 MHz, 154.295 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/2005, Expiration Date: 05/14/2015
    Registrant: Newport Fire Department, 155 20th St, Newport, MN 55055, Phone: (651) 459-9390, Fax: (651) 459-9953, Email:
  • Bnsf Mp 423.2 Red Rock (Lat: 44.879139 Lon: -93.003833), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WPKV409
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/13/2012, Expiration Date: 08/01/2022, Certifier: Robert C Leedham
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Hbd Bnsf Mp 424.7 (Lat: 44.914694 Lon: -93.015222), Type: Mast, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPNT797
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.695 MHz, 161.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/02/2004, Expiration Date: 06/15/2014, Certifier: Robert C Leedham
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • 54 21st Street (Lat: 44.879972 Lon: -93.009472), Call Sign: WQNH298
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.487 MHz, 457.787 MHz, 457.812 MHz, 467.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/04/2021, Certifier: Bruce Keil
    Registrant: National License, 938 3rd Avenue Nw, Carmel, IN 46032, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA0JQU
    Grant Date: 08/21/1995, Expiration Date: 08/21/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/22/2007
    Registrant: Carol A Watson, 1030 Catherine Dr, Newport, MN 55055-1584
  • Call Sign: N0BUZ, Licensee ID: L00918844
    Grant Date: 09/18/2004, Expiration Date: 12/08/2014
    Registrant: Deryl W Watson, 1030 Catherine Dr, Newport, MN 55055-1584
  • Call Sign: N0UND
    Grant Date: 11/03/1992, Expiration Date: 11/03/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/04/2004
    Registrant: Michael P Barth, 1575 4th Ave, Newport, MN 55055
  • Call Sign: NM0J, Licensee ID: L00151239
    Grant Date: 01/13/2005, Expiration Date: 04/12/2015, Certifier: Ellis L Vaillancourt
    Registrant: Ellis L Vaillancourt, 1493 3rd Ave, Newport, MN 55055
  • Call Sign: W9IXI, Licensee ID: L00270056
    Grant Date: 05/02/2006, Expiration Date: 06/29/2016
    Registrant: Leo M Bosard, 1911 1st Avenue, Newport, MN 55055
  • Call Sign: WD0FOE, Licensee ID: L00782131
    Grant Date: 12/16/2003, Expiration Date: 03/15/2014, Certifier: Dennis R Starks
    Registrant: Dennis R Starks, 2168 Circle Dr, Newport, MN 55055
  • Call Sign: WD9AGB, Licensee ID: L00784534
    Grant Date: 05/10/2005, Expiration Date: 05/26/2015
    Registrant: Clarence F Cragin, 1280 Hastings Ave, Newport, MN 55055

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: RAVEN S-60A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 60 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 57224 , Serial Number: S60A-158, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 11/19/1980
    Registrant (Corporation): Barrons Inc, 1665 Woodbury Rd, Newport, MN 55055
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7034B , Serial Number: 22-4285, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 08/01/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Anthony J Cadotte, 885 Ford Rd, Newport, MN 55055
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9291E , Serial Number: 11AC-928, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/15/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Anthony John Cadotte, 885 Ford Rd, Newport, MN 55055

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
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 ORIGINATED23$137,52221$156,09564$173,5632$43,0001$3,100,0003$163,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$98,0001$147,0009$147,5560$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$135,2502$175,00028$199,7862$77,5000$01$100,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$134,0003$111,33313$164,4620$00$02$80,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$105,0009$144,8890$00$01$66,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0710.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$174,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$170,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$89,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$117,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0710.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 23
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Newport

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Newport, MN
Most common first names in Newport, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1568.4 years
William1371.6 years
Mary1275.5 years
Frank1275.1 years
Richard1164.7 years
Edward1070.6 years
John969.8 years
Arthur884.1 years
Raymond874.2 years
George878.6 years
Most common last names in Newport, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson671.7 years
Smith673.5 years
Hanson577.0 years
Fritz574.6 years
Euerle571.6 years
Johnson552.8 years
Olson575.1 years
Taylor571.8 years
Knauff483.5 years
Hansen479.0 years

Businesses in Newport, MN

  • Burger King: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • UPS: 1
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