Newport, AR has a population of 7,781 and is the 4,802nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 574 per sq mi which is 890% higher than the Arkansas average and 534% higher than the national average. The median age in Newport is 36 which is approximately 4% lower than the Arkansas average of 38. In Newport, 38% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 72% of Newport residents were born in Arkansas, 26% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.