Newport, WA Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 1,921. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,157 (+12.3% change)
Males: 888 (46.2%), Females: 1,033 (53.8%)

Zip code: 99156

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $25,709
Median house value: $90,600

Races in Newport:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.2%)
  • Hispanic (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • American Indian (2.2%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (21.3%), English (15.9%), Irish (12.3%), United States (6.2%), French (6.1%), Norwegian (5.5%).

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Newport

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newport city

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 17.7%

2.0% Foreign born (1.0% North America, 0.7% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +242 (+14.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Newport:

  • NEWPORT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (WEST 714 PINE STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Newport:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Newport:

  • COEUR D’ALENE AIR TERM (about 33 miles; COEUR D’ALENE, ID; Abbreviation: COE)
  • SPOKANE INTL (about 52 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Abbreviation: GEG)
  • FAIRCHILD AFB (about 58 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Abbreviation: SKA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Newport:

  • PRIEST RIVER MUNI (about 11 miles; PRIEST RIVER, ID; Abbreviation: 1S6)
  • PRIEST LAKE USFS (about 28 miles; NORDMAN, ID; Abbreviation: 67S)
  • CAVANAUGH BAY (about 29 miles; COOLIN, ID; Abbreviation: 66S)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newport:

  • SPOKANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,564)
  • NORTH IDAHO COLLEGE (about 41 miles; COEUR D’ALENE, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,988)
  • GONZAGA UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,860)
  • SPOKANE FALLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,284)
  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; CHENEY, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,852)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO (about 96 miles; MOSCOW, ID; Full-time enrollment: 9,823)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 102 miles; PULLMAN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 18,110)

Schools

Public high school in Newport:

  • NEWPORT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 406; Location: 1400 W. 5TH STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Newport:

  • LIFE PREP ACADEMY (Students: 22; Location: PO BOX 770; Grades: 2 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Newport:

  • STRATTON ELEMENTARY (Students: 433; Location: 1201 W. 5TH STREET; Grades: PK – 04)
  • SADIE HALSTEAD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 378; Location: 331 S. CALISPEL AVENUE; Grades: 05 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Newport:

  • PEND OREILLE COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $429,902; Location: 116 S. WASHINGTON AVENUE; 35,538 books; 1,351 audio materials; 1,705 video materials; 110 serial subscriptions)