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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Newport demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Penobscot County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Bangor area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 04969 ZIP code.
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.
15% of Newport residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Newport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $342. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $740.
Libraries in Newport include Newport Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Newport include Rolling Thunder Express
The average commute time for Newport workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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