Newport, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 4,617 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +37.9%
Males: 2,261  (49.0%)
Females: 2,356  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

44.8 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28570.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,002 (it was $36,629 in 2000)
Newport:

$40,002
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,770 (it was $14,260 in 2000)

Newport town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $152,573 (it was $85,000 in 2000)
Newport:

$152,573
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $262,116; detached houses: $296,905; townhouses or other attached units: $238,882; in 2-unit structures: $596,269; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $147,835; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $285,845; mobile homes: $77,056; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $104,529

Median gross rent in 2017: $810.

March 2019 cost of living index in Newport: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.2%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.8% for Black residents, 11.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Newport, NC (2017)
    • 3,79280.1%White alone
    • 3878.2%Black alone
    • 2595.5%Hispanic
    • 1292.7%Asian alone
    • 1242.6%Two or more races
    • 190.4%Other race alone
    • 60.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 57 registered sex offenders living in Newport, North Carolina as of December 07, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Newport is 84 to 1.


Crime rates in Newport by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(26.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.7)
1
(20.7)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.9)
1
(25.5)
5
(122.9)
1
(23.2)
1
(22.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(62.8)
3
(62.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(41.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(214.4)
8
(207.3)
5
(127.6)
3
(73.7)
4
(92.6)
6
(135.8)
5
(111.3)
4
(95.2)
5
(104.6)
7
(145.9)
4
(82.8)
4
(82.6)
5
(104.7)
3
(64.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
25
(670.1)
24
(621.9)
27
(689.3)
25
(614.3)
11
(254.7)
39
(882.6)
28
(623.3)
44
(1,047)
33
(690.7)
27
(562.7)
12
(248.3)
14
(289.2)
14
(293.1)
13
(277.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
56
(1,501)
37
(958.8)
67
(1,710)
62
(1,523)
56
(1,297)
48
(1,086)
38
(845.9)
53
(1,261)
83
(1,737)
95
(1,980)
97
(2,007)
67
(1,384)
62
(1,298)
35
(746.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(160.8)
3
(77.7)
3
(76.6)
2
(49.1)
1
(23.2)
2
(45.3)
2
(44.5)
1
(23.8)
5
(104.6)
5
(104.2)
5
(103.5)
4
(82.6)
1
(20.9)
2
(42.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.3)
3
(71.4)
1
(20.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)126.3137.3176.4159.5134.1142.8121.1144.7166.0174.9139.0127.7111.8131.5

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City-data.com crime index in Newport, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: English (21.2%), American (17.0%), German (7.7%), Scottish (4.2%), Canadian (3.9%), European (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 21 feet

Land area: 7.35 square miles.

Population density: 629 people per square mile   (low).

Newport, North Carolina map

223 residents are foreign born (1.0% Asia, 0.9% Latin America, 0.9% Africa).

This town:

4.8%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,096 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,126 (0.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 34.79 N, Longitude: 76.87 W

Area code: 252

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

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
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $218,600
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $166,800
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $149,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Newport, NC residents
Average permit cost in Newport, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Newport, NC
Historical housing units in Newport, NC

Population change in the 1990s: +550 (+19.6%).
Most common industries in Newport, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Public administration (10.8%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (2.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.3%)
  • Public administration (16.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (2.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (21.1%)
  • Health care (17.0%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Newport, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.3%)
  • Carpenters (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Construction laborers (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (13.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Registered nurses (6.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)

Average climate in Newport, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Newport-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 33% 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 below North Carolina state average. It is 91% 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 Newport center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 229.1 miles away from Newport center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 202.1 miles away from Newport center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 221.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 327.2 miles away from Newport center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 241.8 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 Carteret County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 16, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newport topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Newport:

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

Other hospitals and medical centers near Newport:

  • CHERRY POINT BAY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HAVELOCK, NC)
  • CARTERET GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; MOREHEAD CITY, NC)
  • BMA OF CRYSTAL COAST INC (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; MOREHEAD CITY, NC)
  • HARBORVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MOREHEAD CITY, NC)

Airports located in Newport:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newport:

  • Craven Community College (about 27 miles; New Bern, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,712)
  • Coastal Carolina Community College (about 30 miles; Jacksonville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,502)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 51 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Pitt Community College (about 61 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • East Carolina University (about 64 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (about 70 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 13,112)
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (about 70 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 2,395)

Public high school in Newport:

Private high schools in Newport:

  • GRAMERCY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 194, Location: 8170 HIGHWAY 70, Grades: KG-12)
  • GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 43, Location: 520 ROBERTS RD, Grades: PK-11)
  • NEWPORT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 25, Location: 8125 HIGHWAY 70, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Newport:

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Points of interest:

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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

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

Carteret 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:

SANCTUARY CHURCH (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
NEWPORT FLEA MALL (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
HOLLY SPRINGS FWB CHURCH (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-23-2011), St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-11-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-16-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2005), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-02-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-2005), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-20-2010)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In APR-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-18-2010)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In MAR-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-17-2010)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In FEB-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2010)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-02-2011)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SANCTUARY CHURCH II (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-04-2012), St Public Notif requested (APR-27-2012), St Formal NOV issued (APR-27-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-04-2012), St Public Notif requested (APR-09-2012), St Formal NOV issued (APR-09-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
BIG RIDGE MHP (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-25-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2014), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-26-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2014), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-26-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-26-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-26-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-13-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-13-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-27-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2014)
  • 49 routine major monitoring violations
  • 62 regular monitoring violations
  • 17 other older monitoring violations
WILDWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-06-2006), St Formal NOV issued (APR-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Newport that have no violations reported:

  • ATLANTIC VILLAGE MHP (Population served: 175, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ATLANTIC MHP (Population served: 113, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ATLANTIC MHP II (Population served: 106, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JEHOVAH`S WITNESS KINGDOM HALL (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DOC`S MHP NO 2 (Population served: 56, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Newport:

Marital status in Newport, NC
  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

For population 25 years and over in Newport:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
North Carolina 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, NC (based on Carteret County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,89673
Mainline Protestant9,17134
Catholic2,3451
Other1,1476
Black Protestant8137
None37,097-
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
Carteret County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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
Carteret County:

6.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

15.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.0%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Carteret County:

27.3%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Newport:

47.4%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.6%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Newport:

28.7
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.7%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.3%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.4%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

53.7%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Newport:

77.9%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Newport, NC Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 9$31,749$42,3321$996
Firefighters 8$23,690$35,5353$2,900
Water Supply 5$12,571$30,1700$0
Streets and Highways 4$10,652$31,9560$0
Financial Administration 4$12,790$38,3700$0
Sewerage 4$10,056$30,1680$0
Other Government Administration 2$12,310$73,8600$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,821$34,9260$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 38$119,639$37,7814$3,896

Newport government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $83,000 ($17.98)
    Water Utilities: $83,000 ($17.98)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($5.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($1.73)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.65)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $794,000 ($171.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $747,000 ($161.79)
    Water Utilities: $683,000 ($147.93)
    Police Protection: $564,000 ($122.16)
    Regular Highways: $402,000 ($87.07)
    Central Staff Services: $333,000 ($72.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $226,000 ($48.95)
    General - Other: $125,000 ($27.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $121,000 ($26.21)
    Libraries: $73,000 ($15.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($3.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $150,000 ($32.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $206,000 ($44.62)
    Sewerage: $100,000 ($21.66)
    Water Utilities: $100,000 ($21.66)
    Police Protection: $68,000 ($14.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000 ($3.68)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($3.68)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,455,000 ($315.14)

Newport government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $802,000 ($173.71)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $323,000 ($69.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $262,000 ($56.75)
    Hospital Public: $249,000 ($53.93)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $27,000 ($5.85)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $16,000 ($3.47)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($1.52)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($1.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $770,000 ($166.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $240,000 ($51.98)
    Highways: $111,000 ($24.04)
    Other: $32,000 ($6.93)
  • Tax - Property: $1,325,000 ($286.98)
    Motor Vehicle License: $319,000 ($69.09)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $63,000 ($13.65)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $39,000 ($8.45)
    Other License: $23,000 ($4.98)

Newport government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,743,000 ($810.70)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,586,000 ($776.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $157,000 ($34.00)

Newport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,257,000 ($488.85)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $326,000 ($70.61)

7.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($62,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.76%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($748 average AGI)
Carteret County:

0.09%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Craven County, NC  0.83% ($45,707 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  0.65% ($42,216)
from Wake County, NC  0.43% ($88,405)


7.26% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,636 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.26%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($820 average AGI)
Carteret County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Craven County, NC  1.11% ($37,000 average AGI)
to Onslow County, NC  0.80% ($37,425)
to Wake County, NC  0.44% ($36,111)
Businesses in Newport, NC
NameCountNameCount
Domino's Pizza1H&R Block1
Dunkin Donuts1MasterBrand Cabinets3
FedEx1U-Haul2

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.)
Newport fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Newport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 27.0mTotal length
  • 51,490Total average daily traffic
  • 4,722Total average daily truck traffic
  • 102,980Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Newport, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Newport, NC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Newport)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 94 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Newport, NC)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (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: 103 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newport)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (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
Fire incident types in Newport, NC

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Newport, NC
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Newport, NC
  • 89.0%Electricity
  • 9.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Newport, NC
  • 97.1%Electricity
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Newport compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
There are 34 pilots and 75 other airmen in this city.
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