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Newport, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Newport Census Designated Place had a population of 4,514 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Newport is located at latitude 34.9963 and longitude -81.0807 in York County. The formal boundaries for the Newport Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 699 feet.

The Newport Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403336) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Newport Census Designated Place is located within Rock Hill Division of York County.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Newport: New Port.

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Newport Census Designated Place, SC Boundary Map

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Newport, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,514
Population in Households 4,514
Population in Familes 4,025
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 552
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 1,659
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,322
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,727 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,439 (83.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 220 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $191,639
Average Home Value $229,323


Median Household Income $62,609
Average Household Income $75,514
Per Capita Income $28,102
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.42% 1.76%
Households 1.47% 1.78%
Families 0.95% 1.68%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Newport, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newport to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 105 74th
Population Density1 # 226 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 290 27th
Median Household Income # 22 95th
Per Capita Income # 50 88th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.