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Newport is a town in Penobscot County, in the Bangor metro area.

The community was named for an Indian portage between the Sebasticook and Penobscot rivers

The latitude of Newport is 44.835N. The longitude is -69.274W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 200 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,017.


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Median household income
Local
$30,056
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Newport demographic reports
Newport is on Sebasticook Lake
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 7. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.3 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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4% of Newport residents report German ancestry, and 15% 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 $15,312, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% 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 $342.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $740.


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Libraries in Newport include Newport Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Newport include Rolling Thunder Express

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The average commute time for Newport workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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