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.