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Population (year 2000): 6,269. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,561 (+4.7% change)
Males: 3,086 (49.2%), Females: 3,183 (50.8%)

Median resident age: 37.1 years
Median household income: $37,442 (year 2000)
Median house value: $80,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Newport:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: French (18.4%), English (17.3%), Irish (11.7%), French Canadian (10.8%), United States (7.6%), German (5.6%).

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Elevation: 797 feet

Land area: 10.9 square miles

Newport,

For population 25 years and over in Newport

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newport town

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

2.7% Foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.6% North America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NH Manchester, (56.0 miles pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (103.7 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (219.8 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NH (0.0 miles Newport, NH (4.8 miles Goshen, NH (5.8 miles Croydon, NH (5.9 miles Sunapee, NH (7.9 miles Unity, NH Grantham, (8.8 miles NH (9.3 miles Lempster, NH (9.8 miles Newbury,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 5 buildings, average cost: $61,500
  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $78,700
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $78,700
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $186,200

Latitude: 43.37 N, Longitude: 72.17 W

Area code: 603

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (34.2%), Educational,health and social services (16.1%), Retail trade (14.2%).


 

Crime in Newport by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 16.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 4 6 7
    per 100,000 31.9 63.8 95.7 111.7
Robberies 0 1 0 3
    per 100,000 0.0 16.0 0.0 47.9
Assaults 19 6 8 6
    per 100,000 303.1 95.7 127.6 95.7
Burglaries 46 60 27 41
    per 100,000 733.8 957.1 430.7 654.0
Thefts 209 233 184 156
    per 100,000 3333.9 3716.7 2935.1 2488.4
Auto thefts 16 22 15 8
    per 100,000 255.2 350.9 239.3 127.6
278.5 309.1 230.5 233.7


Average climate in Newport, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Newport-area historical tornado activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1962, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Newport city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 7/9/1962, a category 2 tornado 20.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Sarah Hale - (born 1788), poet.


Main business address for: NEW HAMPSHIRE THRIFT BANCSHARES INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospitals/medical centers near Newport:
  • VALLEY REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; CLAREMONT, NH)
  • NEW LONDON HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION INC (about 13 miles; NEW LONDON, NH)
  • MT ASCUTNEY HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; WINDSOR, VT)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Newport:
  • RUTLAND STATE (about 54 miles; RUTLAND, VT; ID: RUT)
  • MANCHESTER (about 60 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; ID: MHT)
  • WORCESTER REGIONAL (about 79 miles; WORCESTER, MA; ID: ORH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Newport:
  • PARLIN FIELD (about 2 miles; NEWPORT, NH; ID: 2B3)
  • CLAREMONT MUNI (about 14 miles; CLAREMONT, NH; ID: CNH)
  • HARTNESS STATE (SPRINGFIELD) (about 24 miles; SPRINGFIELD, VT; ID: VSF)

Amtrak stations near Newport:
  • 15 miles: CLAREMONT (PLAINS RD.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 17 miles: WINDSOR-MOUNT ASCUTNEY (WINDSOR, DEPOT AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newport:
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 25 miles; HANOVER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,309)
  • KEENE STATE COLLEGE (about 30 miles; KEENE, NH; FT enrollment: 4,049)
  • PLYMOUTH STATE COLLEGE (about 46 miles; PLYMOUTH, NH; FT enrollment: 3,542)
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE (about 55 miles; MANCHESTER, NH; FT enrollment: 3,251)
  • MOUNT WACHUSETT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; GARDNER, MA; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • FITCHBURG STATE COLLEGE (about 60 miles; FITCHBURG, MA; FT enrollment: 3,660)
  • NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; FT enrollment: 2,585)
Public high school in Newport:
  • NEWPORT MIDDLE HIGH SCHOOL (H.S.) (Students: 449; Location: 245 NORTH MAIN ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Newport:
  • NEWPORT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 315; Location: 245 NORTH MAIN ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RICHARDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 304; Location: 21 SCHOOL ST; Grades: KG - 03)
  • TOWLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 188; Location: 86 NO MAIN ST; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • UNITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 103; Location: HC 66 BOX 175; Grades: 01 - 08)
  • CROYDON VILLAGE SCHOOL (Students: 24; Location: HC 63 BOX 14; Grades: KG - 03)
Private primary/middle school in Newport:
  • SPURWINK NEW HAMPSHIRE (Students: 39; Location: PO BOX 577; Grades: UG - UG)
Library in Newport:
  • RICHARDS FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $198,841; Location: 58 NORTH MAIN STREET; 37,719 books; 971 audio materials; 1,098 video materials; 99 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Newport: John C Cain Golf Course (A), Newport Area Chamber of Commerce (B), Newport Downtown Hall (C), Newport Town Hall (D), Richards Free Library (E), Sullivan County Courthouse (F).

Shopping Centers: Sugar River Shopping Center (1), Newport Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Newport include: Sunshine Baptist Church (A), South Congregational Church (B), Newport United Methodist Church (C), Hope Fellowship (D), Evangelical Church (E).

Cemeteries: Maple Street Cemetery (1), Pine Street Cemetery (2), St Patricks Cemetery (3).

Reservoirs: Gordon Woolen Mill Pond (A), Rollins Pond (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Long Pond Brook (A), South Branch Sugar River (B).

Post office: (A).  


Newport compared to New Hampshire state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Newport:
  • WNTK (1020 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: KOOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTSV (1230 AM; 1 kW; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WNBX (1480 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, VT)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKBK (1290 AM; 5 kW; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newport:
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WVRR (101.7 FM; NEWPORT, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WNTK-FM (99.7 FM; NEW LONDON, NH; Owner: SHEILA E. VINIKOOR)
  • WEVH (91.3 FM; HANOVER, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO INC)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZSH (107.1 FM; BELLOWS FALLS, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WKNE (103.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WEVN (90.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WXXK (100.5 FM; LEBANON, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTPL (107.7 FM; HILLSBORO, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WPNH-FM (100.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMXR (93.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Newport:
  • WVTA (Channel 41; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT ETV, INC.)
  • WEKW-TV (Channel 52; KEENE, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • W15BK (Channel 15; HANOVER, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WNNE (Channel 31; HARTFORD, VT; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • W17CI (Channel 17; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: UPPER VALLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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