Newport, NC

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2022 Population
4,407
1.17% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
43.7
7.37% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
6.05%
13.5% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$79,109
29.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$180,800
16.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Newport, NC had a population of 4.41k people with a median age of 43.7 and a median household income of $79,109. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Newport, NC grew from 4,356 to 4,407, a 1.17% increase and its median household income grew from $61,000 to $79,109, a 29.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Newport, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.38%), White (Hispanic) (4.08%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.68%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.54%).

None of the households in Newport, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98% of the residents in Newport, NC are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Newport, NC was $180,800, and the homeownership rate was 63.4%.

Most people in Newport, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22 minutes. The average car ownership in Newport, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Newport, NC is home to a population of 4.41k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.08% of Newport, NC residents were born outside of the country (180 people).

In 2022, there were 12.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.63k people) in Newport, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 281 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 180 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98%
2022 Citizenship
98.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98% of Newport, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Newport, NC was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Newport, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.63k ± 269
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    281 ± 86
  3. White (Hispanic)
    180 ± 163
6.94%
Hispanic Population
306 people

In 2022, there were 12.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.63k people) in Newport, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 281 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 180 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.94% of the people in Newport, NC are hispanic (306 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Newport, NC as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.08%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
180 people
4.22%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
184 people

As of 2022, 4.08% of Newport, NC residents (180 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Newport, NC was 4.22%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    128 ± 98
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    92 ± 79
  3. Vietnam
    60 ± 50

Newport, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.39 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Newport, NC employs 1.98k people. The largest industries in Newport, NC are Retail Trade (430 people), Public Administration (292 people), and Construction (229 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($99,081), Transportation & Warehousing ($90,143), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,958).

Occupations

1.98k
2022 Value
± 376
3.71%
1 Year growth
± 25.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Newport, NC grew at a rate of 3.71%, from 1.91k employees to 1.98k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Newport, NC, are Sales & Related Occupations (266 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (191 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (190 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Newport, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.98k
2022 Value
± 376
3.71%
1 Year growth
± 25.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Newport, NC grew at a rate of 3.71%, from 1.91k employees to 1.98k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Newport, NC, are Retail Trade (430 people), Public Administration (292 people), and Construction (229 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Newport, NC, though some of these residents may live in Newport, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$54,757
Median earning men ± $16,021
$27,125
Median earning women ± $18,331

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,958), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($56,250), and Public Administration ($54,357).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($62,250), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($34,444), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($25,333).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.04%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.86M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 3.04% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in North Carolina.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in North Carolina went to Donald J. Trump with 49.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (48.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.881%).

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing the state of North Carolina. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Carolina

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Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Ted Budd
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing North Carolina.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for North Carolina have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.944% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.805% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.16M), Some college (1.84M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Newport, NC was $180,800 in 2022, which is 0.641 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $155,300 to $180,800, a 16.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Newport, NC is 63.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Newport, NC have an average commute time of 22 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Newport, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Newport, NC is $79,109. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Newport, NC was Census Tract 9707.04 with a value of $77,973, followed by Census Tract 9707.02 and Census Tract 9707.03, with respective values of $74,706 and $71,436.

Property

$180,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$21,860
$1,039
Median Property Taxes
±$274

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Newport, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Newport, NC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

63.4%
Homeownership
2022
66%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 63.4% of the housing units in Newport, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9707.04
  2. Census Tract 9707.02
  3. Census Tract 9707.03

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Newport, NC was Census Tract 9707.04 with a value of $77,973, followed by Census Tract 9707.02 and Census Tract 9707.03, with respective values of $74,706 and $71,436.

The following map shows all of the places in Newport, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$79,109
Median Household Income
± $10,195
1.64k
Number of Households
± 331

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.64k households in Newport, NC grew to $79,109 from the previous year's value of $61,000.

The following chart displays the households in Newport, NC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Newport, NC is from North Carolina.
0.47
2022 Wage GINI in North Carolina
0.47
2021 Wage GINI in North Carolina

In 2022, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0732% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Carolina in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (84.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (9%)
  3. Carpooled (5.64%)

In 2022, 84.1% of workers in Newport, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9%) and those who carpooled to work (5.64%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

22 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Newport, NC have a shorter commute time (22 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.62% of the workforce in Newport, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Newport, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Newport, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.05% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Newport, NC (240 out of 3.97k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Newport, NC is White, followed by Black and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

89.3% of the population of Newport, NC has health coverage, with 42.2% on employee plans, 10.1% on Medicaid, 12.9% on Medicare, 13.3% on non-group plans, and 10.9% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Carteret County, NC see 1362 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.81% increase from the previous year (1312 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1288 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 585 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,362 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Carteret County, NC

Primary care physicians in Carteret County, NC see an average of 1,362 patients per year. This represents a 3.81% increase from the previous year (1,312 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Carteret County, NC in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.2% under 18 years, 19.1% between 18 and 34 years, 43.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 42.4% were men and 57.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.7%
Uninsured
42.2%
Employer Coverage
10.1%
Medicaid
12.9%
Medicare
13.3%
Non-Group
10.9%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Newport, NC grew by 2.6% from 10.5% to 10.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Newport, NC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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