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Newport: 214 E Broadway. The rockslide blocking I-40 means that many more people are driving past Newport: A living specialty of Newport & Cocke County, TN Newport: First Christian Church. This is along a detour around the I-40 rockslide Newport: Corner of Main street of Newport, TN - TVA property
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Population in 2012: 6,918 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.5%
 

Males: 3,324  (48.1%)
Females: 3,594  (51.9%)

Median resident age:  41.1 years
Tennessee median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 37821.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $21,474 (it was $20,539 in 2000)
Newport:

$21,474
TN:

$42,764
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,054

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $88,820 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Newport:

$88,820
TN:

$137,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $106,707; Detached houses: $110,408; Mobile homes: $64,538

Median gross rent in 2012: $476.

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  • White alone - 6,295 (90.6%)
  • Black alone - 319 (4.6%)
  • Hispanic - 156 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races - 120 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 32 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 15 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.06%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.06%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Newport: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (28.6%), Irish (12.5%), English (11.2%), German (8.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%), French (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1799

Elevation: 1055 feet

Land area: 5.41 square miles.

Population density: 1,278 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Newport:

  • High school or higher: 72.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 16.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newport city:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 19.5%

219 residents are foreign born

This city:  3.1%
Tennessee:  4.5%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 50 registered sex offenders living in Newport, Tennessee as of December 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Newport to the number of sex offenders is 138 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,167 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $775 (1.0%)

Newport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (41.7 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (143.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (472.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Parrottsville, TN (2.6 miles ), Baneberry, TN (2.7 miles ), Centerview, TN (2.8 miles) , Chestnut Hill, TN (3.1 miles) , Hartford, TN (3.3 miles) , White Pine, TN (3.4 miles ), Del Rio, TN (3.4 miles) , Fairgarden, TN (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $33,800
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $33,800
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $33,800
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $64,200
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $76,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $76,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $76,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $79,100
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 35.96 N, Longitude: 83.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,270 (+46.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,037 (43.3%)

Area code: 423

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 2012
Murders 000000030000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.040.20.00.00.00.0
Rapes 052216242462
per 100,000 0.067.827.527.513.681.227.053.626.552.985.628.7
Robberies 6744181471618161512
per 100,000 82.194.955.155.0245.1189.494.5214.3238.8211.8214.0171.9
Assaults 693926405077706266575748
per 100,000 944.3528.5358.1549.8680.81041.7945.2830.4875.4754.4813.4687.8
Burglaries 69941631377375821241471208786
per 100,000 944.31273.72244.91882.9994.01014.61107.21660.91949.91588.11241.41232.3
Thefts 413393399384459627627532594633585595
per 100,000 5652.15325.25495.15277.66250.08482.18466.17125.67879.08377.48347.68525.6
Auto thefts 828361594952405528312625
per 100,000 1122.21124.7840.1810.9667.2703.5540.1736.7371.4410.3371.0358.2
Arson 713602632020
per 100,000 95.813.641.382.50.027.181.040.226.50.028.50.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 514.9502.0479.3481.0513.3688.9603.9703.7647.9636.3645.0577.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 32 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.01
Tennessee average:

2.54

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Newport, Tennessee accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.4%
Tennessee:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -149 (-2.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Newport-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/18/1976, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the Newport city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/11/1963, a category F2 tornado 5.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newport-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 44.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 58.0 miles away from Newport center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 75.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 37.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB) earthquake occurred 71.1 miles away from Newport center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 22.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cocke County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Heavy Rains: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newport topographic map

Birthplace of: Edward B. Lawson - Diplomat, Marshall R. Teague - Film actor, Pop-Boy Smith - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Newport:

  • FMC DIALYSIS NEWPORT (Dialysis Facility, 119 HEDRICK STREET)
  • SMOKY MOUNTAIN HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE, INC (Home Health Center, 222 HERITAGE BLVD P O BOX 754)
  • VIP HOME NURSING REHAB SERVICE INC (Home Health Center, 1103 COSBY HWY BOX 931)
  • SMOKY MOUNTAIN HOSPICE INC (Hospital, 222 HERITAGE BLVD PO BOX 754)
  • TENNOVA HEALTHCARE-NEWPORT MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 435 2ND ST)
  • BAPTIST CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 450 COLLEGE ST)
  • NEWPORT HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 135 MARINER DRIVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Newport, TN

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newport:

  • Walters State Community College (about 18 miles; Morristown, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,878)
  • Tusculum College (about 29 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • The University of Tennessee (about 41 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 26,308)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 43 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,135)
  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 45 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,312)
  • Western Carolina University (about 46 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 6,852)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 50 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 2,182)

Public high school in Newport:

Public elementary/middle schools in Newport:

Private elementary/middle schools in Newport:

  • GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 30; Location: 526 HWY 73; Grades: 1 - 11)
  • CALVARY BAPTIST TABERNACLE SCHOOL (Students: 10; Location: 845 W HWY 25 70; Grades: 3 - 9)
See full list of schools located in Newport, map of school districts: NEWPORT CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT, COCKE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT IN NEWPORT

Library in Newport:

  • STOKELY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $86,782; Location: 383 EAST BROADWAY; 32,884 books; 14 e-books; 371 audio materials; 937 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 21 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Newport: Newport Junction (A), Allied EMS of Cocke County (B), Newport Fire Department Station 2 (C), Newport Fire Department Station 1 (D), Cocke County Courthouse (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Newport include: Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church (A), Newport First Baptist Church (B), Northport Baptist Church (C), West End Baptist Church (D), Southside Baptist Church (E), Rice Church (F), West End Church (G), Gregg Chapel (H), Center View Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Union Cemetery (1), Morris Cemetery (2), Hearst Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Morell Springs Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Southway Amusement CO (113 Hedrick Drive), Newport Games (624 North Street).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Newport (1149 Smokey Mountain Lane), Best Western Newport Inn (1015 Cosby Highway), Comfort Inn (1149 Smokey Mountain Ln), Bryant Town Motel (766 Cosby Highway), Family Inns of America (1025 Cosby Highway), Four Seasons Cottages (2488 Highway 32).

Courts: Cocke County - Civil & Criminal Court Jurors Info (111 Court Avenue), Cocke County - Juvenile Court (111 Court Avenue), Cocke County - Circuit Court Clerk Office (Courthouse).

 
Cocke County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.3. This is about average.
City:

30.3
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 4.50. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.50
U.S.:

3.08
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 4.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.41
U.S.:

11.56
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 30.4. This is worse than average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
City:

30.4
U.S.:

25.0
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 that have no violations reported:

  • NEWPORT UTILITIES BOARD (Population served: 23269, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 39.1%
(39.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.6% for Black residents, 43.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.1% for other race residents, 63.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.8%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Newport, TN

People in group quarters in Newport in 2010:

  • 71 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 53 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 40 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 16 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Newport in 2000:

  • 139 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 72 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Newport compared to Tennessee state average:

Newport, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below 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):

  • National Bank of Tennessee: National Bank Of Tennessee, Bryant Town Branch, West Broadway Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $168.6 mil, Deposits: $150.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Nbn Corporation
  • Newport Federal Bank: at 170 West Broadway, 345 Cosby Highway Branch, 263 E. Broadway Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $188.3 mil, Deposits: $170.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Capital Bank, National Association: Newport Branch at 602 Cosby Highway, branch established on 1998/12/14. Info updated 2011/09/21: Bank assets: $6,448.0 mil, Deposits: $5,135.4 mil, headquarters in Miami, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 152 total offices, Holding Company: North American Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • Tennessee State Bank: Newport Branch at 107 Epley Drive, branch established on 2008/07/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $720.6 mil, Deposits: $626.7 mil, headquarters in Pigeon Forge, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Tennessee State Bancshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Newport Branch at 301 East Main Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Newport, Tennessee:

  • Comfort Inn, I-40 SR 25270 & 411, Newport, TN 37821 , Phone: (423) 623-4440
  • Mountain Crest Inn, 1010 Cosby Hwy, Newport, TN 37821 , Phone: (423) 623-8622, Fax: (423) 623-2000
  • Comfort Inn, 1149 Smokey Mtn Ln, Newport, TN 37821 , Phone: (423) 623-5355, Fax: (423) 623-1333
  • Best Western Inn-newport, 1015 Cosby Hwy, Newport, TN 37821 , Phone: (800) 251-4022, Fax: (423) 623-1804
  • Days Inn, 1014 Cosby Hwy, Newport, TN 37821 , Phone: (423) 237-6094, Fax: (423) 237-6334
  • Motel 6, 255 Heritage Blvd, Newport, TN 37821 , Phone: (423) 623-1850, Fax: (423) 623-1860
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1022 Cosby Hwy, Newport, TN 37821 , Phone: (423) 623-2121, Fax: (423) 623-2162
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Newport, Tennessee

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 (71%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Newport city (based on Cocke County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.62%
Here44.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)National Association of Free Will BaptistsChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents63.8%10.2%7.0%6.3%4.4%
Congregations45.6%14.4%7.8%8.9%4.4%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.6%1.5%1.0%0.6%2.4%
Congregations3.3%3.3%1.1%1.1%10.0%
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: 7
Cocke County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Cocke County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Cocke County:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.7%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Cocke County:

31.2%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.9%
State:

13.5%

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 4$8,796$26,3880$0
Other Government Administration 5$18,438$44,2516$1,900
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$680
Police Protection - Officers 28$79,142$33,9180$0
Police - Other 6$14,642$29,2840$0
Firefighters 28$79,837$34,2160$0
Fire - Other 1$2,152$25,8240$0
Streets and Highways 12$29,891$29,8910$0
Health 4$7,458$22,3743$2,573
Solid Waste Management 12$22,628$22,6280$0
Parks and Recreation 14$28,306$24,2626$952
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 71$200,894$33,95422$14,992
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 17$27,275$19,25323$14,676
Totals for Government 202$519,459$30,85961$35,773

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

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $465,000 ($67.22)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,208,000 ($752.82)
    Police Protection: $1,610,000 ($232.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,404,000 ($202.95)
    Central Staff Services: $643,000 ($92.95)
    Financial Administration: $54,000 ($7.81)
    Libraries: $43,000 ($6.22)
    Housing and Community Development: $35,000 ($5.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($1.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $213,000 ($30.79)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $153,000 ($22.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $180,000 ($26.02)
    Police Protection: $60,000 ($8.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $31,000 ($4.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,063,000 ($731.86)

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

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $274,000 ($39.61)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $133,000 ($19.23)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $75,000 ($10.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,523,000 ($509.25)
    Education: $980,000 ($141.66)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $245,000 ($35.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $3,412,000 ($493.21)
    General Local Government Support: $1,266,000 ($183.00)
    Highways: $37,000 ($5.35)
  • Tax - Property: $2,335,000 ($337.53)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $429,000 ($62.01)
    Other Selective Sales: $336,000 ($48.57)
    Public Utilities Sales: $80,000 ($11.56)
    Other License: $28,000 ($4.05)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($0.58)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,354,000 ($918.47)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,930,000 ($857.18)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $824,000 ($119.11)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $400,000 ($57.82)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,083,000 ($590.20)

5.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
Tennessee average:

7.52%

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:
from Sevier County, TN  0.84% ($21,525 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, TN  0.74% ($22,764)
from Hamblen County, TN  0.47% ($23,035)


4.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Tennessee average:

6.67%

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:
to Jefferson County, TN  0.89% ($28,085 average AGI)
to Sevier County, TN  0.81% ($25,042)
to Hamblen County, TN  0.40% ($30,583)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newport:

  • WLIK (1270 AM; 5 kW; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: WLIK, INC)
  • WNPC (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: HARRIS BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSEV (930 AM; 5 kW; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WMTN (1300 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • WCRK (1150 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: RADIO ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newport:

  • WNPC-FM (92.9 FM; NEWPORT, TN; Owner: HARRIS BROADCASTING INC DBA WNPC INC)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMXK (94.1 FM; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WSEV-FM (105.5 FM; GATLINBURG, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WAEZ (94.9 FM; GREENEVILLE, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WEZG (99.3 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Newport:

  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WJZC-LP (Channel 22; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W51CK (Channel 51; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

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

Newport, Tennessee:
  • Fatal accident count: 69
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 103
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 20
  • Fatalities: 74
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 161
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7
Tennessee average:
  • Fatal accident count: 127
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 201
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 42
  • Fatalities: 139
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 323
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Newport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 93 meters (305ft)
Total costs: $17,118,000
Total average daily traffic: 89,650
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,752

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Newport)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 140 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Newport, TN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (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: 132 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newport)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Newport)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 202
  • Hazardous Condition: 104
  • Good Intent Call: 16

Incident types - Newport


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

Most common first names in Newport, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James20669.6 years
William17771.1 years
John15072.5 years
Mary13276.1 years
Charles12866.4 years
Robert9770.0 years
George6673.2 years
Walter5771.8 years
Anna5478.8 years
Roy4971.7 years
Most common last names in Newport, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Holt11673.0 years
Williams8571.8 years
Ball8371.6 years
Smith7974.3 years
Allen6876.5 years
Hall6873.1 years
Clevenger6772.8 years
Gregg6571.7 years
Bryant6177.3 years
Webb5969.5 years
Businesses in Newport, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Motel 61
Burger King1Nike1
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Cracker Barrel1Red Roof Inn1
Curves1Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1True Value1
H&R Block2U-Haul2
Hardee's1U.S. Cellular1
Holiday Inn1UPS2
KFC1Waffle House1
La-Z-Boy2Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
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