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Newport is a city in Jackson County.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of Newport is 35.604N. The longitude is -91.281W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 223 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,386.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Newport demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jackson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 72043 ZIP code.
8% of Newport residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Newport ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Newport was $15,757, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Newport residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Newport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $254. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $685.
Libraries in Newport include Jackson County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Newport include Newport Independent
Jackson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Newport political report.
The average commute time for Newport workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Newport include Days Inn.
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