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Newport is a town in Sullivan County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Henry Newport, British statesman

The latitude of Newport is 43.365N. The longitude is -72.173W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 965 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,269.


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Median household income
Local
$37,442
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Newport demographic reports
Once a fur-trading post
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 14. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Sarah Josepha Buell Hale, author of "Mary Had a Little Lamb"
Nearby parks & recreation: Sugar River Recreational Trail
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

5% of Newport residents report German ancestry, and 10% 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 $16,964, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Newport residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Newport include Newport Downtown Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Newport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $503.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $913.


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Libraries in Newport include Richards Free Library, Unity Free Public Library ... View libraries

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Sullivan County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Newport political report.

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The average commute time for Newport workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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