Newport, DE


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Living in Newport

Newport is a very small town located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 1,058 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Newport is the 34th largest community in Delaware.

Newport is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Newport is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Newport who work in office and administrative support (22.84%), sales jobs (14.90%), and food service (14.66%).

The percentage of adults in Newport with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.99% of adults in Newport have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Newport in 2010 was $19,927, which is lower middle income relative to Delaware and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,708 for a family of four. However, Newport contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Newport is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Newport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newport residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Newport also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.66% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Newport include Polish, German, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Newport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.