Newport, TN


Highest Appreciating Newport Neighborhoods Since 2000

Newport, TN Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Newport Housing Market Information

With 6,834 people, 3,235 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $96,558, house prices in Newport are solidly below the national average.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Newport, accounting for 57.23% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Newport include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 25.44%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 8.91%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 7.11%).

People in Newport primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Newport has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

There is a lot of housing in Newport built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Newport built between 1940-1969 ( 35.67%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 11.67%). There's also some housing in Newport built between 2000 and later ( 6.40%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Newport. Fully 11.59% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Newport homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Newport real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Newport Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Newport's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.71% during the period.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Newport's appreciation rate, at 3.62%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Newport's appreciation rate has been 0.00%, which annualizes to a rate of 0.00%.

Relative to Tennessee, our data show that Newport's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 50% of the other cities and towns in Tennessee.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Newport differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Newport - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Newport real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,077,000 0.4
$808,001 - $1,077,000 0.0
$539,001 - $808,000 0.0
$431,001 - $539,000 0.8
$323,001 - $431,000 1.7
$215,001 - $323,000 9.0
$108,001 - $215,000 33.8
$54,001 - $108,000 33.4
$0 - $54,000 20.9

Low for TN
Low for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
79.7843665768194 78.8265306122449

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Newport Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
20.54% 1.09% 2 2
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$667 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 43.97
Renters 56.03
Vacant 11.59

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 6.4
1970 - 1999 46.3
1940 - 1969 35.7
1939 or Older 11.7

Types of Homes

Single-Family 57.2
Townhomes 1.3
Small Apt. Buildings 25.4
Apt. Complexes 8.9
Mobile Homes 7.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.31
1 Bedroom 14.59
2 Bedrooms 35.26
3 Bedrooms 35.20
4 Bedrooms 11.48
5 or more bedrooms 2.16