Population density (sq mi)5745891
Median age36.237.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%42%43%
Speak English98%93%79%
Speak Spanish2%5%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Newport is 890% higher than Arkansas
  • The median age in Newport is 4% lower than Arkansas
  • In Newport 67.22% of the population is White
  • In Newport 28.51% of the population is Black
  • In Newport 0.32% of the population is Asian

Compare Newport, AR Demographics


      Newport population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.80%0.63%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.23%0.18%
      Mixed race2.38%2.23%3.06%
      Other race0.78%2.28%4.75%
      In Newport, 3.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Newport age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Newport, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).