Newport Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Newport, TN

General Newport Information

State: Tennessee

County: Cocke County

Close cities: Baneberry, TN, Sevierville, TN, White Pine, TN, Cosby, TN, Parrottsville, TN, Hartford, TN, Bybee, TN, Mosheim, TN, Del Rio, TN, Newport, TN

Newport Population (census data)
Total 7,449 (+2.0% since 2000)
Male 3,419 (45.9%)
Female 4,030 (54.1%)

Population Density: 1,376 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.8 (US Avg is 100)

Newport Elevation: 1,055 feet above sea level

Land Area: 5.41 square miles

Median Household Income: $23,520

Zip Codes: 37822, and 37821.

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Newport Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (91.2%)
  • Black (5.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (24.8%)
  • English (10.4%)
  • Irish (8.5%)
  • German (7.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.2%)
  • Dutch (1.9%)

Local Newport Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds
NFL Football: Tennessee Titans, Carolina Panthers
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks, Memphis Grizzlies
NHL Hockey: Nashville Predators
NCAA Sports: University of Tennessee, East Tennessee State University

Newport School Information

High Schools
Cocke County Adult High School (241 Hedrick Drive, Newport, TN, 37821 - Cocke County School District District)
Cocke County High School (216 Hedrick Drive, Newport, TN, 37821 - Cocke County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Bridgeport Elementary School (1935 Edwina Bridgeport, Newport, TN, 37821 - Cocke County School District District)
Centerview Elementary School (2400 Highway 160, Newport, TN, 37821 - Cocke County School District District)
Edgemont Elementary School (375 Carson Springs Road, Newport, TN, 37821 - Cocke County School District District)
Northwest Elementary School (344 Woodson Road, Newport, TN, 37821 - Cocke County School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Newport Grammar (301 College Street, Newport, TN, 37821 - Newport City Elementary School District District)

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