Newport, PA


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Living in Newport

Newport is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,566 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Newport is the 666th largest community in Pennsylvania. Newport has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

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 borough 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 (19.09%), sales jobs (10.45%), and management occupations (8.03%).

One downside of living in Newport, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.91 minutes every day commuting to work. It is, however, a pedestrian-friendly borough. Many of its neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.

The education level of Newport citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.28% of adults 25 and older in Newport have a college degree.

The per capita income in Newport in 2010 was $20,625, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,500 for a family of four.

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. Important ancestries of people in Newport include Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.

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