For population 25 years and over in Newport:
For population 15 years and over in Newport village:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $960 (3.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (146.3 miles , pop. 123,975).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (184.7 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (598.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Stuart, NE (3.1 miles ), Bassett, NE (3.3 miles ), Atkinson, NE (4.3 miles ), Long Pine, NE (4.4 miles ), Burton, NE (5.0 miles) , Springview, NE (5.1 miles ), Ainsworth, NE (5.2 miles ), Naper, NE (5.3 miles) .
Latitude: 42.60 N, Longitude: 99.33 W
Area code: 402
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -37 (-27.4%).
Average climate in Newport, Nebraska
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Newport-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/8/1965, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.0 miles away from the Newport village center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 10/29/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Newport-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Nebraska state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 24.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.1 miles away from Newport center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/25/1994 at 02:44:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.7 miles away from Newport center
On 8/26/1991 at 11:49:15, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Rock County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Opal Hill - Professional golfer.
Hospitals/medical centers near Newport:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newport:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Newport:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.15. This is about average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Newport and their reported violations in the past:NEWPORT, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 114, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.2%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Newport compared to Nebraska state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Newport village (based on Rock County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.48%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Newport government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Newport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,256 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
6.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,000 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:5
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:2