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Newport, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Newport Census Designated Place had a population of 4,844 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Newport: New Port.

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


Total Population 4,844
Daytime Population: Workers 523
Daytime Population: Residents 2,182
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,705
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.56
Population in Households 4,844
Population in Familes 4,317
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 592
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $64,782
Average Household Income $78,109
Per Capita Income $29,093


Total Housing Units 1,837 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,561 (85.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 220 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $189,178
Average Home Value $231,002


Total Households 1,781
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,419
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 2.22% 2.11%
Households 2.27% 2.12%
Families 1.81% 2.02%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

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, 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 # 100 75th
Population Density # 212 47th
Diversity Index # 291 27th
Median Household Income # 23 94th
Per Capita Income # 53 87th

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