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Newport, North Carolina (NC) Poverty Rate Data
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7.2% of Newport, NC residents had an income below the poverty level in 2017, which was 103.5% less than the poverty level of 14.7% across the entire state of North Carolina. Taking into account residents not living in families, 19.9% of high school graduates and 30.9% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 13.2% among disabled males and 15.8% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 44.7%. For comparison, it was 27.3% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Newport, NC

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
Newport:

7.2%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
Newport:

1.6%
Whole state:

6.5%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Newport:

13.2%
North Carolina:

14.8%
Disability rate in this town among poor males (it is 18.0% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Newport:

29.5%
North Carolina:

30.6%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Newport:

15.8%
North Carolina:

20.5%
Disability rate in this town among poor females (it is 21.9% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Newport:

35.5%
North Carolina:

32.2%

Renting rate in this town among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

44.7%
Residents above poverty level:

27.3%

Poverty by age in Newport, NC

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Newport
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Newport,NC (percentage below poverty level)
  • 0.0%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 0.0%6 to 11 years
  • 0.0%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 0.0%18 to 24 years
  • 0.0%25 to 34 years
  • 0.0%35 to 44 years
  • 0.0%45 to 54 years
  • 15.2%55 to 64 years
  • 0.0%65 to 74 years
  • 0.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Newport
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Newport,NC (percentage below poverty level)
  • 24.3%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%6 to 11 years
  • 80.8%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 6.4%18 to 24 years
  • 1.8%25 to 34 years
  • 25.4%35 to 44 years
  • 0.0%45 to 54 years
  • 14.1%55 to 64 years
  • 0.0%65 to 74 years
  • 5.2%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Newport, NC
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Newport,NC (% below half of poverty level)
  • 0.0%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 0.0%6 to 11 years
  • 0.0%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 4.9%16 and 17 years
  • 8.3%18 to 24 years
  • 3.3%25 to 34 years
  • 1.2%35 to 44 years
  • 2.5%45 to 54 years
  • 4.3%55 to 64 years
  • 0.0%65 to 74 years
  • 5.8%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Newport, NC

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Newport, NC
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Newport, NC (%)
  • 7.4%White
  • 7.6%Black
  • 0.0%Asian
  • 0.0%Other race
  • 0.0%2+ races
  • 9.6%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Newport, NC
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Newport, NC (absolute numbers)
  • 260White
  • 19Black
  • 0Asian
  • 0Other race
  • 02+ races
  • 24Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 8.5%Below poverty level
  • 91.5%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Newport, NC

Children below poverty level:
Newport, North Carolina:

10.2%
State:

20.9%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Newport:

19.9%
North Carolina:

17.9%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Newport:

30.9%
North Carolina:

42.0%
Poor families by family type
  • 29.9%Married-couple family
  • 0.0%Male, no wife present
  • 70.1%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Newport not in families by work experience
  • 8.0%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 23.2%Worked part-time
  • 68.8%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 19.0%Both worked full-time
  • 28.6%One full-time, other part-time
  • 52.4%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 0.0%Both worked part-time
  • 0.0%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 0.0%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 0.0%1995 to 1998
  • 9.6%1990 to 1994
  • 25.0%1980 to 1989
  • 0.0%1970 to 1979
  • 19.2%1960 to 1969
  • 30.8%1950 to 1959
  • 15.4%1940 to 1949
  • 0.0%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 1.8%1999 to 2000
  • 13.2%1995 to 1998
  • 4.9%1990 to 1994
  • 29.4%1980 to 1989
  • 13.7%1970 to 1979
  • 21.6%1960 to 1969
  • 7.8%1950 to 1959
  • 2.2%1940 to 1949
  • 5.4%1939 or earlier
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