Newport, Nebraska

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Population in 2013: 91 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 
Males: 44  (48.4%)
Females: 47  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  48.5 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip code: 68759

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,053 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Newport:

$20,053
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,713 (it was $15,785 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $34,936 (it was $16,400 in 2000)
Newport:

$34,936
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $55,740; Detached houses: $47,719; Mobile homes: $127,928
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  • White alone - 95 (97.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (2.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Newport: 74.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (40.6%), Irish (13.8%), Swedish (11.9%), Dutch (8.1%), Norwegian (8.1%), English (7.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2230 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 290 people per square mile   (very low).

Newport, Nebraska map

For population 25 years and over in Newport:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newport village:

  • Never married: 16.1%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 15.7%
  • Divorced: 13.8%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Newport, Nebraska as of July 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Newport to the number of sex offenders is 88 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $960 (3.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $675 (1.5%)

Newport satellite photo by USGS

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

Newport household income distribution Newport home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.3%
Nebraska:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -37 (-27.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (43%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (39%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)

Average climate in Newport, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Newport-area historical tornado activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 7% smaller 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 near Nebraska state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 583.0 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 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 111.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 318.5 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 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 129.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

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: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newport topographic map

Birthplace of: Opal Hill - Professional golfer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Newport:

  • ROCK COUNTY HOSPITAL LTC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BASSETT, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newport:

  • Northeast Community College (about 106 miles; Norfolk, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,334)
  • Wayne State College (about 121 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • University of South Dakota (about 123 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Central Community College (about 129 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 132 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 146 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 153 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)

Public elementary/middle schools in Newport:

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

Rock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

NEWPORT, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 109, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-30-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-12-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-23-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-27-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-22-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring 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:
This village:  2.2 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  65.9%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Newport compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

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 (72%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Newport village (based on Rock County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.48%
Here: 44.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents35.7%27.4%17.3%12.3%7.3%
Congregations42.9%14.3%14.3%14.3%14.3%
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: 2
Rock County:

13.20 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Rock County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

19.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.7%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Rock County:

28.7%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,396
Totals for Government 0$0 1$1,396

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($120.88)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($98.90)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($87.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($87.91)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($65.93)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($54.95)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,000 ($43.96)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($21.98)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($21.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($230.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $8,000 ($87.91)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($32.97)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($10.99)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $21,000 ($230.77)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($120.88)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($10.99)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $18,000 ($197.80)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($21.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($186.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($131.87)
    General Support: $9,000 ($98.90)
    All Other: $7,000 ($76.92)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($131.87)
    NEC: $10,000 ($109.89)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $358,000 ($3934.07)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $348,000 ($3824.18)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($109.89)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $101,000 ($1109.89)

4.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($20,640 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
Nebraska average:

6.38%

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


7.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,775 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
Nebraska average:

6.57%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Newport:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KVSH (940 AM; 5 kW; VALENTINE, NE; Owner: HEART CITY RADIO COMPANY)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRB (1400 AM; 1 kW; AINSWORTH, NE; Owner: KBRB BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KWYR (1260 AM; 5 kW; WINNER, SD; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO CORP.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRX (1350 AM; 1 kW; O'NEILL, NE; Owner: RANCHLAND BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newport:

  • KMNE-FM (90.3 FM; BASSETT, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

TV broadcast stations around Newport:

  • K25GM (Channel 25; NEWPORT, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMNE-TV (Channel 7; BASSETT, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • ROBERT BEIZER, 1.7 Mi N (Lat: 42.626111 Lon: -99.325278), Type: 176.8, Overall height: 176.8 m
    Registrant: 4042668333, , 4370 PEACHTREE ROAD, NE
  • Robert A Beizer, 1.7 Mi N (Lat: 42.626111 Lon: -99.325278), Type: 176.8, Overall height: 176.8 m
    Registrant: 2027197438, Jstewart@wileyrein.Com, 1776 K STREET, NW
  • Robert A Beizer, 1.7 Mi N (Lat: 42.626111 Lon: -99.325278), Type: 132.6, Overall height: 128 m
    Registrant: 2027197438, Jstewart@wileyrein.Com, 1776 K STREET, NW
  • Kevin P Latek, 1.7 Mi N (Lat: 42.626111 Lon: -99.325278), Type: 132.6, Overall height: 128 m
    Registrant: 2027197438, Jstewart@wileyrein.Com, 1776 K STREET, NW
  • 1.7 Mi N (Lat: 42.626111 Lon: -99.325278), Type: 176.8, Overall height: 176.8 m
    Registrant: 4024674321, , 40 AND W ST

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K0QLW, Licensee ID: L01317621
    Grant Date: 08/24/2007, Expiration Date: 11/19/2017, Certifier: Glenn F Haugen
    Registrant: Glenn F Haugen, Hc 74 Box 71, Newport, NE 68759-9513
  • Call Sign: N0PIH, Previous Call Sign: KA0VZB, Licensee ID: L00094920
    Grant Date: 12/28/2011, Expiration Date: 12/28/2021
    Registrant: James D Keller, 87709 458th Ave, Newport, NE 68759

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 47835 , Serial Number: 28-7816139, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 10/06/1977
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Neil Burkinshaw, N Rt Box 51a, Newport, NE 68759, Other Owners: Velma Burkinshaw
  • Aircraft: TURPIN KEN AVID FLYER (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 81371 , Serial Number: 709
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth R Turpin, Hc 74 Box 9, Newport, NE 68759
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/26/1993, Exported to: Hong Kong

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