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Newport, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Newport had a population of 3,540 as of July 1, 2017. Newport ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Newport is located at latitude 44.8745 and longitude -92.9987 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Newport (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 745 feet.

The City of Newport (GNIS ID: 2395227) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Newport: City of Newport.

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Newport, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,540
Daytime Population: Workers 1,912
Daytime Population: Residents 1,690
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,602
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 3,530
Population in Familes 2,767
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 978
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $58,263
Average Household Income $71,447
Per Capita Income $28,369


Total Housing Units 1,524 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 927 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 479 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $203,251
Average Home Value $230,205


Total Households 1,406
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 901
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.74% 0.94%
Households 0.81% 0.98%
Families 0.77% 0.87%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Newport, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newport to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 187 79th
Population Density # 294 68th
Diversity Index # 84 91st
Median Household Income # 346 62nd
Per Capita Income # 459 49th

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