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Income/capita 54%
Household income 51%
Unemployment 33%
IndexNewportArkansasNational
Income per capita$13,867$23,401$29,829
Median household income$26,853$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$38,750$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,663$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$22,946$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$11,033$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level37.3%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Newport is 54% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Newport is 51% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Newport is 33% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Newport is 147% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $17,900$26,853$53,706
      City
      $28,221$42,336$84,672
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Newport median earnings by income bracket

      Newport employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.7%0.4%
      Manufacturing sector30.7%9.4%
      Financial & insurance services1.8%4.8%
      Wholesale & retail services19.7%10.8%
      Public administration6.9%7.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.3%5.5%
      Education, health & social services3.0%36.4%
      Other24.0%23.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Campbell Station, AR249$49,16711%
      Tupelo, AR159$37,50032%
      Newark, AR1,276$36,25034%
      Tuckerman, AR2,088$35,86535%
      Oil Trough, AR222$35,00037%
      Newport, AR7,781$26,85351%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      August, CA7,781$31,19444%
      Glenside, PA7,781$83,73551%
      Hobart, WI7,779$71,58329%
      Southwood Acres, CT7,785$83,54851%
      Wyoming, MN7,785$84,71253%
      Newport, AR7,781$26,85351%
      Source: The Newport, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).