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Population in 2012: 4,615 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +37.8%
Males: 2,580  (55.9%)
Females: 2,035  (44.1%)

Median resident age:  38.9 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28570.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,550 (it was $36,629 in 2000)
Newport:

$43,550
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,562

Newport town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $157,020 (it was $85,000 in 2000)
Newport:

$157,020
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $135,882; Detached houses: $145,593; Townhouses or other attached units: $177,079; Mobile homes: $49,219

Median gross rent in 2012: $758.

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  • White alone - 3,111 (73.9%)
  • Hispanic - 413 (9.8%)
  • Black alone - 409 (9.7%)
  • Asian alone - 117 (2.8%)
  • Other race alone - 95 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 56 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Newport: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (13.1%), United States (11.7%), English (11.4%), German (10.8%), Italian (3.3%), French (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 21 feet

Land area: 7.35 square miles.

Population density: 628 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Newport:

  • High school or higher: 80.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newport town:

  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 41.5%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

414 residents are foreign born (1.1% Asia).

This town:  9.8%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 50 registered sex offenders living in Newport, North Carolina as of December 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Newport to the number of sex offenders is 92 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $921 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $893 (0.6%)

Newport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, NC (30.9 miles , pop. 66,715).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (123.1 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (372.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Broad Creek, NC (2.5 miles ), Pine Knoll Shores, NC (2.6 miles ), Havelock, NC (2.6 miles ), Indian Beach, NC (2.7 miles) , Morehead City, NC (2.8 miles ), Atlantic Beach, NC (3.1 miles ), Bogue, NC (3.4 miles ), Emerald Isle, NC (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 45 buildings, average cost: $83,100
  • 1998: 42 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 1999: 37 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2000: 31 buildings, average cost: $77,900
  • 2001: 33 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2002: 75 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2003: 54 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2005: 71 buildings, average cost: $144,200
  • 2006: 98 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2007: 63 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $246,600
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $198,600
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $152,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.79 N, Longitude: 76.87 W

Area code: 252

Newport household income distribution Newport home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Newport by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 11110102010
per 100,000 29.428.928.426.80.025.50.046.30.022.30.0
Robberies 02101151100
per 100,000 0.057.828.40.025.925.5122.923.222.60.00.0
Assaults 102188534654
per 100,000 293.657.828.4214.4207.3127.673.792.6135.8111.395.2
Burglaries 1615142524272511392844
per 100,000 469.8433.4397.6670.1621.9689.3614.3254.7882.6623.31046.9
Thefts 3226465637676256483853
per 100,000 939.5751.21306.41500.9958.81710.51523.31296.91086.2845.91261.0
Auto thefts 31263321221
per 100,000 88.128.956.8160.877.776.649.123.245.344.523.8
Arson 00000010013
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.024.60.00.022.371.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.7) 164.8118.4125.4190.0141.7182.0164.5138.4147.3125.0149.3

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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: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Newport, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +550 (+19.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Information (9%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (14%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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Average climate in Newport, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Newport-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/17/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Newport town center killed 2 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/15/1999, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the town center caused $300,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newport-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 20.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carteret County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newport topographic map

Birthplace of: Lonnie Chisenhall - Baseball player, Ryan Onofrio - College football player (East Carolina Pirates).


Hospitals/medical centers in Newport:

  • LIFE, INC NINE FOOT ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, 1229 NINE FOOT ROAD)
  • CROATAN RIDGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 210 FOXHALL ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Newport:

  • CHERRY POINT BAY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HAVELOCK, NC)
  • CARTERET GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; MOREHEAD CITY, NC)
  • BMA OF CRYSTAL COAST INC (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; MOREHEAD CITY, NC)

Political contributions by individuals in Newport, NC

Airports located in Newport:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newport:

  • Pitt Community College (about 62 miles; Winterville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,389)
  • East Carolina University (about 64 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 20,942)
  • University of North Carolina-Wilmington (about 70 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 11,028)
  • Cape Fear Community College (about 73 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 3,987)
  • Mount Olive College (about 75 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 2,812)
  • Wayne Community College (about 75 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,008)
  • Johnston Community College (about 97 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 2,166)

Private high schools in Newport:

  • GRAMERCY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 225; Location: 8170 HWY 70; Grades: KG - 12)
  • NEWPORT DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Students: 28; Location: 903 CHURCH ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 27; Location: 520 ROBERTS RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • NEWPORT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 25; Location: 8125 HWY 70 E; Grades: 1 - 12)
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Notable locations in Newport: Carteret County Landfill (A), North Carolina State Prison - Carteret Correctional Center (B), Britthaven of Newport (C), Newport Police Department (D), Newport Town Hall (E), Newport Police Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Deep Creek (A), Blakes Branch (B), Laurel Branch (C), School House Branch (D), Smiths Swamp (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

 
Carteret County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.9. This is about average.
City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.15. This is about average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.15
U.S.:

9.59

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

GOOSE CREEK RESORT (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-11-2003), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-12-2003), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - In OCT-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (2 times from OCT-21-2005 to OCT-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2005)
NEWPORT FLEA MALL (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-20-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-21-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-10-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 16 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
  • 7 other older monitoring violations
CAMP E-MA-HENWU (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-12-2005), St Public Notif requested (JAN-12-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2005)
  • Public Education - Between JUL-01-2002 and JAN-24-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-27-2003), St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2003), St Public Notif received (JUL-18-2003), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2005)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-1994 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-1995), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-28-1995)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - In OCT-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (2 times from OCT-21-2005 to OCT-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and SEP-13-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-11-2005)
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between SEP-20-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and SEP-26-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-18-2003), St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2003), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2003)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2003 and FEB-04-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2003), St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2003), St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2004)
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
ATLANTIC MHP II (Population served: 99, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-02-2004), St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-25-2004), St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-25-2004), St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2004)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and APR-26-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-26-1994)
BAY MEADOWS MHP (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-23-2001), St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2001), St Public Notif received (SEP-11-2001), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2001 and DEC-14-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-03-2001), St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2001), St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-2001)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and FEB-08-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-26-2001), St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2001), St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2001)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and APR-25-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-10-2000), St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2000), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and FEB-22-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-1994)
ATLANTIC MHP (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-02-2004), St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2004), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-25-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2004), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-25-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-2004)
  • One regular monitoring violation
GREAT AMERICAN CAR WASH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-28-2003), St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2003), St Public Notif received (DEC-03-2003), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2003), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2003), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2004)
JEHOVAH`S WITNESS KINGDOM HALL (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-26-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-19-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.9%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.1% for Black residents, 10.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.8% for other race residents, 12.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.7%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Newport, NC

People in group quarters in Newport in 2010:

  • 286 people in state prisons
  • 142 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Newport in 2000:

  • 252 people in state prisons
  • 103 people in nursing homes
  • 61 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Newport compared to North Carolina state average:

Newport, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Newport (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Newport Branch at 7045 Highway 70 East, branch established on 1982/11/29. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens 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:

  • Electricity (95%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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 town (based on Carteret County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.82%
Here41.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchOriginal Free Will BaptistsInternational Pentecostal Holiness Church
Adherents28.5%24.4%7.2%6.7%6.6%
Congregations20.6%22.7%1.0%13.4%6.2%
NameEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents5.8%4.6%3.1%2.5%10.6%
Congregations3.1%4.1%2.1%5.2%21.6%
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: 15
This county:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Carteret County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Carteret County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
This county:

6.81 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 96
Carteret County:

15.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.3%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Carteret County:

15.0%
State:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$8,473$33,8920$0
Other Government Administration 2$6,928$41,5687$3,215
Police Protection - Officers 10$27,633$33,1600$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,023
Firefighters 7$19,370$33,2060$0
Fire - Other 0$0 4$772
Streets and Highways 7$12,602$21,6030$0
Sewerage 3$7,798$31,1920$0
Water Supply 3$7,800$31,2000$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,415$32,4900$0
Totals for Government 37$96,019$31,14112$5,010

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $37,000 ($8.02)
    Sewerage: $37,000 ($8.02)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($3.47)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $927,000 ($200.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $451,000 ($97.72)
    Police Protection: $416,000 ($90.14)
    Water Utilities: $397,000 ($86.02)
    Regular Highways: $331,000 ($71.72)
    Central Staff Services: $237,000 ($51.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $188,000 ($40.74)
    Libraries: $79,000 ($17.12)
    General - Other: $58,000 ($12.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($1.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($3.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $122,000 ($26.44)
    Local Fire Protection: $91,000 ($19.72)
    Regular Highways: $39,000 ($8.45)
    Sewerage: $37,000 ($8.02)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($3.47)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($1.95)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,459,000 ($316.14)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $97,000 ($21.02)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $672,000 ($145.61)
    All Other: $433,000 ($93.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $192,000 ($41.60)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($0.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $222,000 ($48.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $334,000 ($72.37)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $129,000 ($27.95)
    Interest Earnings: $48,000 ($10.40)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $288,000 ($62.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $180,000 ($39.00)
    Highways: $111,000 ($24.05)
    All Other: $3,000 ($0.65)
  • Tax - Property: $900,000 ($195.02)
    Other License: $137,000 ($29.69)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $7,000 ($1.52)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,659,000 ($792.85)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,974,000 ($644.42)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $900,000 ($195.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $215,000 ($46.59)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $281,000 ($60.89)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,335,000 ($289.27)

8.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($371 average AGI)
Carteret County:

0.10%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Craven County, NC  1.07% ($38,047 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  0.70% ($30,671)
from Wake County, NC  0.49% ($64,034)


7.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,569 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.32%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($385 average AGI)
Carteret County:

0.05%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Craven County, NC  1.13% ($28,525 average AGI)
to Onslow County, NC  0.68% ($29,415)
to Wake County, NC  0.37% ($38,966)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newport:

  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WANG (1330 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WJCV (1290 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: DOWN EAST BROADCASTING CO INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WSTK (910 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBTB (1400 AM; 1 kW; BEAUFORT, NC; Owner: EASTERN CAROLINA BROADCASTING COMPAN)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDLX (930 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRNS (960 AM; 5 kW; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newport:

  • WOTJ (90.7 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WBJD (91.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRHT (96.3 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLGP (100.3 FM; HARKERS ISLAND, NC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WANG-FM (105.1 FM; HAVELOCK, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMGV (103.3 FM; NEWPORT, NC; Owner: WMGV LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNBR (94.1 FM; ORIENTAL, NC; Owner: ABG NORTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WRUP (97.9 FM; BAYBORO, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WTKF (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC, NC; Owner: ATLANTIC RIDGE TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • W218AR (91.5 FM; BEAUFORT, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIKS (101.9 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WIKS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSFL-FM (106.5 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: WSFL LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXNR (99.5 FM; GRIFTON, NC; Owner: WXNR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKOO (98.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WTEB (89.3 FM; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WXQR-FM (105.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • W220DD (91.9 FM; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Newport:

  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WFXI (Channel 8; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF EASTERN CAROLINA LICENSE LLC)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W05BI (Channel 5; MOREHEAD CITY, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXU-TV (Channel 35; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON JACKSONVILLE LICENSE, INC.)

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

Newport, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 108
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 167
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 117
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 289
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

Newport fatal accident list:

Jan 4, 2011 12:45 AM, Hibbs Rd, Lat: 34.77581111, Lon: -76.86189722, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 16, 2007 08:26 PM, Us-70, Hibbs Rd, Lat: 34.773958, Lon: -76.868172, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Jul 28, 1998 09:16 PM, Bayberry Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 19, 1997 10:30 PM, Chatham St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 14,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,680
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 32,000

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Newport)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Newport, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newport)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 24 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Newport)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 34
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Newport


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Newport, NC
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