Newport, Minnesota

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Newport
Location of the city of Newport within Washington County, Minnesota
Location of the city of Newport
within Washington County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°52′16″N 93°0′7″W / 44.87111°N 93.00194°W / 44.87111; -93.00194
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyWashington
Settled1837
Government
 • MayorLaurie Elliot
Area
 • Total3.86 sq mi (10.00 km2)
 • Land3.62 sq mi (9.38 km2)
 • Water0.24 sq mi (0.63 km2)
Elevation
745 ft (227 m)
Population
 • Total3,435
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
3,588
 • Density991.16/sq mi (382.70/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55055
Area code(s)651
FIPS code27-45790[4]
GNIS feature ID0648530[5]
Websitewww.ci.newport.mn.us

Newport is a city in Washington County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 3,435 at the 2010 census.[6]

History[edit]

Newport was platted in 1857.[7] A post office has been in operation at Newport since 1857.[8]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.88 square miles (10.05 km2); 3.63 square miles (9.40 km2) is land and 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2) is water.[9]

Interstate 494 and U.S. Routes 10 and 61 serve as the main routes in the community.

Newport is located along the Mississippi River, southeast of the city of Saint Paul.

Demographics[edit]

Presidential election results
Precinct General Election Results[10]
Year Republican Democratic Third parties
2020 46.0% 961 50.8% 1,062 3.2% 66
2016 45.5% 800 43.1% 757 11.4% 201
2012 40.0% 739 56.6% 1,046 3.4% 63
2008 40.5% 726 56.3% 1,008 3.2% 57
2004 41.6% 755 56.3% 1,021 2.1% 38
2000 37.8% 638 53.4% 902 8.8% 148
1996 25.7% 400 56.1 875 18.2% 284
1992 22.4% 404 47.2% 850 30.3% 546
1988 33.4% 538 61.9% 998 4.7% 75
1984 37.7% 625 59.0% 978 3.3% 55
1980 34.2% 530 54.0% 837 11.8% 184
1976 29.7% 432 67.1% 976 3.2% 46
1968 28.7% 273 64.1% 610 7.2% 69
1964 26.1% 258 71.9% 712 2.0% 20
1960 39.2% 399 59.4% 604 1.4% 14
Historical population
Census Pop.
1900307
191037020.5%
192045322.4%
193054119.4%
194087261.2%
19501,67291.7%
19602,34940.5%
19702,92224.4%
19803,32313.7%
19903,72011.9%
20003,715−0.1%
20103,435−7.5%
2019 (est.)3,588[3]4.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 3,435 people, 1,354 households, and 875 families living in the city. The population density was 946.3 inhabitants per square mile (365.4/km2). There were 1,466 housing units at an average density of 403.9 per square mile (155.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 85.0% White, 5.0% African American, 0.7% Native American, 3.8% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 2.6% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.4% of the population.

There were 1,354 households, of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.8% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.4% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.09.

The median age in the city was 37.3 years. 24.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.5% were from 25 to 44; 28.7% were from 45 to 64; and 11.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.4% male and 48.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 3,715 people, 1,418 households, and 968 families living in the city. The population density was 1,014.4 people per square mile (391.9/km2). There were 1,442 housing units at an average density of 393.8 per square mile (152.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.76% White, 1.70% African American, 0.92% Native American, 1.48% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 1.94% from other races, and 2.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.25% of the population.

There were 1,418 households, out of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.7% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.7% were non-families. 24.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 27.4% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 31.3% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 9.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $45,373, and the median income for a family was $51,223. Males had a median income of $38,140 versus $28,527 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,310. About 2.4% of families and 3.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.2% of those under age 18 and 8.2% of those age 65 or over.

Notable person[edit]

  • Karla Bigham, Minnesota state Senator, former Washington County Commissioner

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 26, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. Retrieved 23 April 2011.[dead link]
  7. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 570.
  8. ^ "Washington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-11-13.
  10. ^ "Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State - Election Results".
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

Coordinates: 44°51′59″N 93°00′02″W / 44.86639°N 93.00056°W / 44.86639; -93.00056