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Population (year 2000): 17,048. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,911 (-6.7% change)
Males: 8,298 (48.7%), Females: 8,750 (51.3%)

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Median resident age: 32.9 years
Median household income: $27,451 (year 2000)
Median house value: $67,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Newport:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.7%)
  • Black (5.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (25.1%), Irish (14.8%), United States (12.1%), English (8.3%), Italian (2.6%), French (2.5%).

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Land area: 2.7 square miles

Newport,

For population 25 years and over in Newport

  • High school or higher: 65.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newport city

  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 39.2%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,858 (-9.8%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: OH Cincinnati, (3.4 miles pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (290.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: KY Bellevue, (1.1 miles KY (1.2 miles Woodlawn, KY (2.0 miles Southgate, KY (2.1 miles Dayton, KY Covington, (2.1 miles Thomas, KY (2.8 miles Fort KY (3.0 miles Wilder, Hills, KY (3.1 miles Park


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 27 buildings, average cost: $65,600
  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $61,200
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $598,900

Latitude: 39.09 N, Longitude: 84.49 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 859


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (14.7%), Manufacturing (14.3%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (12.7%), Retail trade (12.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +119 (+0.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,504 (21.9%)

Average climate in Newport, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Newport,

Newport-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Newport city center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 39 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: John T. Thompson.


Main business address for: NS GROUP INC (STEEL WORKS, BLAST FURNACES ROLLING MILLS (COKE OVENS)).


Hospitals/medical centers near Newport:
  • ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CENTER (about 2 miles; COVINGTON, KY)
  • ST LUKE HOSP EAST (about 3 miles; FORT THOMAS, KY)
  • CHRIST HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; CINCINNATI, OH)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Newport:
  • CINCINNATI MUNI AIRPORT LUNKEN FIELD (about 6 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; ID: LUK)
  • CINCINNATI/NORTHERN KENTUCKY INTERNATIONAL (about 12 miles; COVINGTON/CINCINNATI, OH, KY; ID: CVG)
  • AIRBORNE AIRPARK (about 54 miles; WILMINGTON, OH; ID: ILN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Newport:
  • MAYS (about 9 miles; NEWTOWN, OH; ID: 1W4)
  • CINCINNATI-BLUE ASH (about 13 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; ID: ISZ)
  • BUTLER CO RGNL (about 19 miles; HAMILTON, OH; ID: HAO)

Amtrak station near Newport:
  • 4 miles: CINCINNATI (1301 WESTERN AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 14 $49,120 $42,102 0 $0
Streets and Highways 14 $42,026 $36,022 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 48 $231,697 $57,924 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 34 $110,596 $39,033 4 $2,094
Firefighters 37 $201,259 $65,273 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,889 $34,668 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   3 $13,948
Police - Other 5 $15,996 $38,390 5 $1,970
Parks and Recreation 4 $11,068 $33,204 0 $0
Financial Administration 11 $42,383 $46,236 0 $0
Totals for Government 168 $707,034 $50,502 12 $18,012


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newport:
  • XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,977)
  • CINCINNATI STATE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; FT enrollment: 3,972)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-MAIN CAMPUS (about 7 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; FT enrollment: 22,355)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-RAYMOND WALTERS COLLEGE (about 11 miles; BLUE ASH, OH; FT enrollment: 2,266)
  • NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; FT enrollment: 9,668)
  • MIAMI UNIVERSITY-OXFORD (about 34 miles; OXFORD, OH; FT enrollment: 15,704)
  • WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 48 miles; DAYTON, OH; FT enrollment: 11,734)
Public high schools in Newport:
  • NEWPORT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 608; Location: 900 E 6TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NEWPORT ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 30 W EIGHTH ST; Grades: 12 - 12)
Private high school in Newport:
  • NEWPORT CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH (Students: 430; Location: 13 CAROTHERS ROAD; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Newport:
  • A D OWENS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 519; Location: 1102 YORK ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NEWPORT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 515; Location: 30 W EIGHTH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • FOURTH STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 421; Location: 101 E FOURTH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MILDRED DEAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 251; Location: 1360 GRAND AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTHERN KY LEARNING ACADEMY ALT SCH (Students: 79; Location: 30 W 8TH STREET; Grades: 04 - 12)
  • CAMPBELL CO REG JUVENILE DET CTR ALT SCH (Students: 35; Location: 590 COLUMBIA ST; Grades: 06 - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Newport:
  • HOLY SPIRIT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 103; Location: 840 WASHINGTON AVENUE; Grades: KG - 5)
  • TRENT MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: 305 PARK AVENUE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • HOLY SPIRIT JR HIGH (Students: 58; Location: 10 CHESAPEAKE AVE; Grades: 6 - 8)
 

Newport compared to Kentucky state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Newport:
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDBZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTSJ (1050 AM; 1 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCIN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH)
  • WCVG (1320 AM; 1 kW; COVINGTON, KY; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER SR.)
  • WNOP (740 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: SACRED HEART RADIO, INC.)
  • WCKY (1360 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNW (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRFIELD, OH)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newport:
  • WKRQ (101.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKFS (107.1 FM; MILFORD, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUBE-FM (105.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WVXU (91.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WGUC (90.9 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CINCINNATI CLASSICAL PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WOFX-FM (92.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVMX (94.1 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEBN (102.7 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAIF (88.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: STEPCHILD RADIO OF CINCINNATI, INC.)
  • WGRR (103.5 FM; HAMILTON, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WIZF (100.9 FM; ERLANGER, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WNKU (89.7 FM; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS ON N. KY UNIV.)
  • WRRM (98.5 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WRRM LICO, INC)
  • WMOJ (94.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WAKW (93.3 FM; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WYGY (96.5 FM; LEBANON, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WMKV (89.3 FM; READING, OH; Owner: LIFESPHERE)
  • WLHS (89.9 FM; WEST CHESTER, OH; Owner: LAKOTA LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WAQZ (97.3 FM; FORT THOMAS, KY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPFB-FM (105.9 FM; MIDDLETOWN, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Newport:
  • WKRC-TV (Channel 12; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS CO.)
  • WCPO-TV (Channel 9; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLWT (Channel 5; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC)
  • WOTH-LP (Channel 35; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WBQC-CA (Channel 25; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: ELLIOTT B. BLOCK)
  • WSTR-TV (Channel 64; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: WSTR LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCET (Channel 48; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: THE GREATER CINCINNATI TV EDUC'L. FOUNDATION)
  • WXIX-TV (Channel 19; NEWPORT, KY; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WCVN-TV (Channel 54; COVINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPTD (Channel 16; DAYTON, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TV, INC.)
  • WKEF (Channel 22; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WKEF LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WRGT-TV (Channel 45; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WRGT LICENSEE, LLC)

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