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Newport, Vermont - Basic Facts

The City of Newport had a population of 4,491 as of July 1, 2017. Newport ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Vermont. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Newport is located at latitude 44.9416 and longitude -72.2195 in Orleans County. The formal boundaries for the City of Newport (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.83 sq. miles and a water area of 1.8 sq. miles. Orleans County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 682 feet.

The City of Newport (GNIS ID: 1462161) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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: Duncansboro, Duncansborough, Park's Flats.

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


Total Population 4,491
Daytime Population: Workers 3,855
Daytime Population: Residents 2,676
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,531
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.45
Population in Households 3,968
Population in Familes 2,781
Population in Group Qrtrs 523
Population Density2 771
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $37,623
Average Household Income $49,531
Per Capita Income $21,538


Total Housing Units 2,281 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 964 (42.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 866 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 451 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $146,414
Average Home Value $180,628


Total Households 1,830
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 994
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 -0.3% 0.02%
Households -0.19% 0.05%
Families -0.53% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Newport, VT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newport to the other 120 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Vermont 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 # 13 90th
Population Density # 47 62nd
Diversity Index # 23 83rd
Median Household Income # 109 10th
Per Capita Income # 110 9th

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