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Newport, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Newport had a population of 566 as of July 1, 2016. Newport ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Newport is located at latitude 39.8841 and longitude -87.4072 in Vermillion County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Newport (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Vermillion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 528 feet.

The Town of Newport (GNIS ID: 2396813) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Newport is located within Township of Vermillion, a minor civil division (MCD) of Vermillion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Newport, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 566
Population in Households 566
Population in Familes 489
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 652
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 229
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 172
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 234 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 184 (78.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 2.1%)
Median Home Value $76,136
Average Home Value $98,514


Median Household Income $50,543
Average Household Income $56,922
Per Capita Income $22,136
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.52% 0.56%
Households 1.32% 0.43%
Families 2.32% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Newport, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newport to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 456 33rd
Population Density1 # 542 20th
Diversity Index2 # 669 2nd
Median Household Income # 308 55th
Per Capita Income # 395 42nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.