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Newport, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Newport had a population of 672 as of July 1, 2016. Newport ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Newport is located at latitude 43.1868 and longitude -75.016 in Herkimer County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Newport (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Herkimer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 663 feet.

The Village of Newport (GNIS ID: 2391017) 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 Village of Newport is located within Town of Newport, a minor civil division (MCD) of Herkimer 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, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 672
Population in Households 666
Population in Familes 532
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 1,278
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 291
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 190
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 313 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 207 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $117,910
Average Home Value $126,923


Median Household Income $53,263
Average Household Income $63,319
Per Capita Income $25,450
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 0.12%
Households 1.03% 0.34%
Families 3.1% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newport to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York 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 # 935 22nd
Population Density1 # 610 49th
Diversity Index2 # 1142 5th
Median Household Income # 714 40th
Per Capita Income # 822 31st

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