Newport Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Newport, AR

General Newport Information

State: Arkansas

County: Jackson County

Close cities: Weiner, AR, Tuckerman, AR, Diaz, AR, Oil Trough, AR, Newport, AR, Weldon, AR, Amagon, AR, Grubbs, AR, Campbell Station, AR, Jacksonport, AR, Newark, AR

Newport Population (census data)
Total 7,524 (-3.1% since 2000)
Male 3,455 (45.9%)
Female 4,069 (54.1%)

Population Density: 577 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 80.0 (US Avg is 100)

Incorporated in 1875

Land Area: 13.0 square miles

Median Household Income: $27,382

Zip Codes: 72112.

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Newport Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (66.0%)
  • Black (31.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (12.7%)
  • Irish (6.4%)
  • English (5.9%)
  • German (4.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.9%)
  • Scottish (1.3%)

Newport School Information

High Schools
Newport High School (406 Wilkerson Drive, Newport, AR, 72112 - Newport School District District)
Newport Junior High School (406 Wilkerson Drive, Newport, AR, 72112 - Newport School District District)
Elementary Schools
Castleberry Elementary School (406 Wilkerson Drive, Newport, AR, 72112 - Newport School District District)
Gibbs Albright Elementary School (406 Wilkerson Drive, Newport, AR, 72112 - Newport School District District)

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