Newport, PA Population

Population: 1,506. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,467 (-2.6% change)
Males: 712 (47.3%), Females: 794 (52.7%)

Zip code: 17074

Median resident age: 36.3 years
Median household income: $31,594
Median house value: $71,400

Races in Newport:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (39.0%), United States (12.2%), Irish (11.1%), English (5.8%), Dutch (5.3%), Italian (4.4%).

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Newport

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newport borough

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -136 (-8.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Newport:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Newport:

Other public-use airports nearest to Newport:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newport:

  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (about 20 miles; CARLISLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,098)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 22 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,653)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 25 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,761)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 34 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; LEWISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,534)
  • SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 39 miles; SHIPPENSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,330)
  • GETTYSBURG COLLEGE (about 46 miles; GETTYSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,216)

Schools

Public high school in Newport:

  • NEWPORT JSHS (Students: 647; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Newport:

  • NEWPORT EL SCH (Students: 641; Grades: KG – 06)
Private primary/middle school in Newport:

  • PERRY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 51; Location: 253N 6TH STREET; Grades: KG – 6)

Libraries

Library in Newport:

  • NEWPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $128,145; Location: 316 NORTH FOURTH ST; 30,830 books; 864 audio materials; 1,375 video materials; 65 serial subscriptions)