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Newport, Tennessee - Basic Facts

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The City of Newport had a population of 6,723 as of July 1, 2017. Newport ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Newport is located at latitude 35.9614 and longitude -83.1977 in Cocke County. The formal boundaries for the City of Newport (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cocke County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,053 feet.

The City of Newport (GNIS ID: 2404374) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Newport is located within Commissioner District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cocke County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Newport: Clifton, Gorman, Gormans Depot, Gormans Eddy.

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Newport, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,723
Daytime Population: Workers 7,511
Daytime Population: Residents 3,954
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,465
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.71
Population in Households 6,601
Population in Familes 5,018
Population in Group Qrtrs 122
Population Density2 1,216
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $27,279
Average Household Income $41,429
Per Capita Income $18,331


Total Housing Units 3,416 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,457 (42.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,504 (44.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 454 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $96,921
Average Home Value $124,485


Total Households 2,962
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,763
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.45% -0.52%
Households -0.45% -0.52%
Families -0.27% -0.67%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Newport, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newport to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 88 80th
Population Density # 45 90th
Diversity Index # 160 63rd
Median Household Income # 405 5th
Per Capita Income # 351 18th

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