For population 25 years and over in Newport:
For population 15 years and over in Newport borough:
44 residents are foreign born ().
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,259 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (53.3 miles , pop. 56,348).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (85.5 miles , pop. 651,154).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (110.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Bloomfield borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Millerstown borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Thompsontown borough, PA (2.8 miles ), Duncannon borough, PA (2.8 miles ), New Buffalo, PA (3.0 miles) , Liverpool borough, PA (3.2 miles ), Millersburg borough, PA (3.2 miles ), Halifax borough, PA (3.3 miles ).
Latitude: 40.48 N, Longitude: 77.13 W
Area code: 717
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Crime rate in Newport detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Newport tourist attractions:
Population change in the 1990s: -136 (-8.3%).
Work and jobs in Newport: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Newport, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Newport-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/14/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.3 miles away from the Newport borough center caused $18 million in damages.
On 9/21/1967, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Newport-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.3 miles away from Newport center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.9 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 Perry County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Billy Cox (baseball) - Baseball player, James Black (congressman) - Politician.
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Public elementary/middle school in Newport:
See full list of schools located in Newport, School District: NEWPORT SCHOOL DISTRICT
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.60. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.8. This is better than average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.15. This is about average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.167. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Newport that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 23.1%
(24.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Banks with branches in Newport (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Newport (based on Perry County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.53%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,168 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,123 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Newport fatal accident list:
Nov 15, 2005 12:04 AM, Sr-34, Sr-849, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Apr 9, 1980 05:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 6,821
Total average daily truck traffic: 409
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 8,951
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Newport)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Newport, PA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newport)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0302.00
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Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.