Newport is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Newport Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Penobscot County at latitude 44.8353 and longitude -69.2739. Penobscot County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 207 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Newport Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.51 sq. miles and a water area of 1.36 sq. miles.Photos of the local Newport, ME area
Also See: Newport, ME ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||1,782|
|Population in Familes||1,307|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.21|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||958 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||468 (48.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||338 (35.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||152 (15.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$136,567|
|Average Home Value||$173,718|
|Median Household Income||$32,596|
|Average Household Income||$42,483|
|Per Capita Income||$18,689|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.81%|
|Per Capita Income||2.3%|
The table below compares Newport to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 75||44th|
|Population Density1||# 65||51st|
|Diversity Index2||# 36||73rd|
|Median Household Income||# 110||17th|
|Per Capita Income||# 110||17th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.