For population 25 years and over in Newport:
For population 15 years and over in Newport city:
219 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,167 (1.0%)
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:
Latitude: 35.96 N, Longitude: 83.20 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,270 (+46.9%)
Area code: 423
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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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).
Population change in the 1990s: -149 (-2.0%).
Work and jobs in Newport: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Newport, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Birthplace of: Edward B. Lawson - Diplomat, Marshall R. Teague - Film actor, Pop-Boy Smith - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers in Newport:
Heliports located in Newport:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Newport:
See full list of schools located in Newport, map of school districts: NEWPORT CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT, COCKE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT IN NEWPORT
Private elementary/middle schools in Newport:
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.
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.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 30.4. This is worse 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.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Newport that have no violations reported:
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)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Newport compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Newport (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Newport, Tennessee:
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Religion statistics for Newport city (based on Cocke County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.62%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
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Newport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):
5.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,623 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:
4.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,410 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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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:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Newport, TN
Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2014.