Newport demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,24015391
Median age44.438.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%57%55%
Speak English99%93%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%
Newport, TN has a population of 6,856 and is the 5,251st largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,240 per sq mi which is 710% higher than the Tennessee average and 1269% higher than the national average. The median age in Newport is 44 which is approximately 15% higher than the Tennessee average of 39. In Newport, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 75% of Newport residents were born in Tennessee, 25% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Newport is 710% higher than Tennessee.
  • The median age in Newport is 15% higher than Tennessee.
  • In Newport 95.33% of the population is White.
  • In Newport 3.17% of the population is African American.
  • In Newport 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Newport population breakdown by race

African American3.17%16.81%12.63%
American Indian0.57%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race0.93%2.03%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.38%4.75%
In Newport, 4.1% 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.

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Newport age breakdown

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