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. Much of the housing stock in Newport was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Unlike some boroughs, Newport isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Newport are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (16.61%), food service (9.02%), and sales jobs (8.70%).
The percentage of adults in Newport who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.01% of the adults in Newport have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Newport in 2010 was $20,718, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,872 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.