TN

National Population : 333,590,059
Tennessee State Population : 7,172,444

About Newport, TN

Newport, TN is located in Cocke County in the state of Tennessee.

The total City Population for Newport is about 11,500 with about 480 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 24,913.

The Average Home Value is $102,000.00, which is roughly 27% lower than the Average Home Value of $139,641.00 for the state of Tennessee, and roughly 46% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $30,781.00, which is roughly 35% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $47,415.00 for the state of Tennessee, and roughly 46% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Newport is about 14.8%.

Tennessee is ranked #44 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 23.34 out of 100.

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Voting

Cocke County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 79.17% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 81.85%
Democratic: 17.05%
Other: 1.1%


Nearby Locations

White Pine, TN (7.73 mi.)
Baneberry, TN (7.73 mi.)
Bybee, TN (8.04 mi.)
Cosby, TN (11.00 mi.)
Hartford, TN (11.16 mi.)
Del Rio, TN (11.86 mi.)
Dandridge, TN (13.40 mi.)
Midway, TN (15.46 mi.)
Mohawk, TN (15.85 mi.)
Morristown, TN (16.19 mi.)
Sevierville, TN (18.48 mi.)
Pittman Center, TN (18.48 mi.)
Pittman Ctr, TN (18.48 mi.)
Pigeon Forge, TN (18.48 mi.)
Mosheim, TN (18.53 mi.)
Talbott, TN (19.30 mi.)
Russellville, TN (19.38 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 37821
Latitude : 35.991980
Longitude : -83.187863
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 1025 ft.
Area Code(s) : 423, 865

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.39
Male Population Estimate : 43.30%
Female Population Estimate : 47.45%
Median Age : 41.5
Male Median Age : 40.6
Female Median Age : 42.4

White Population Estimate : 86.93%
Black Population Estimate : 3.06%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.65%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.36%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.10%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.14%
Other Population Estimate : 0.79%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Newport specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Cocke County: About 6 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Cocke County: About 608 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Cocke County is about 30% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 53% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.