Poverty in Newport, Oregon

What is the poverty rate in Newport, Oregon?
The poverty rate in Newport is 19.4%. One out of every 5.2 residents of Newport lives in poverty.

How many people in Newport, Oregon live in poverty?
1,944 of 10,033 Newport residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Newport compare to the rest of Oregon?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Oregon is 14.9%, meaning Newport has a significantly higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Oregon.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Newport, Oregon Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

7,535

16.2% 10.3% 73.3%

Hispanic

1,682

30.8% 22.2% 16.4%

What's the Poverty Rate in Newport, Oregon By Race?

16.2% of White residents of Newport, Oregon live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Newport, Oregon is dramatically higher than the national average of 10.3%. 1,219 of 7,535 white Oregonians live below the poverty line. Approximately 73.3% of the total population of Newport, Oregon are white.

30.8% of Hispanic residents of Newport, Oregon live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of hispanic residents in Newport, Oregon is dramatically higher than the national average of 22.2%. 518 of 1,682 hispanic Oregonians live below the poverty line. Approximately 16.4% of the total population of Newport, Oregon are hispanic.

Newport, Oregon Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Newport, Oregon?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Newport, Oregon is 17.9%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Newport, Oregon is 20.6%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Newport, Oregon

Female residents of Newport, Oregon are moderately(15%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

801 of 4,472 males in Newport live below the poverty line.

1,143 of 5,561 females in Newport live below the poverty line.

Newport, Oregon Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Newport can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Newport, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 26.8%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Newport, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 15.7%.

Poverty for younger ages in Newport is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Newport, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 6.3%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Newport, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 20.6%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Newport can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Newport, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 37.4%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Newport, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 23.0%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Newport, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 31.7%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Newport, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Newport, Oregon Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Newport, Oregon?

Newport, Oregon Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Newport, Oregon Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

36.3%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

32.2%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

27.6%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

19.3%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

12.9%

75 to 84 Years Old

8.4%

Over 85 Years Old

5.1%

Newport, Oregon Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Newport, Oregon born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Newport, Oregon who were born citizens of the United States is 19.2%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Newport, Oregon who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 21.0%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Newport, Oregon born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Newport, Oregon have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 9,000 residents of Newport, Oregon who were born citizens of the United States, 1,727 (19.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 217 (21.0%) of 1,033 residents of Newport, Oregon who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Newport, Oregon

The poverty rate in Newport is 19.4%.
Newport is in Lincoln County.
Oregon Poverty Rate by City
Here is a comparison of Poverty Rate by city(minimum 1,000 residents) in Lincoln County.
City Poverty Rate
Depoe Bay 11.0%
Lincoln Beach 10.1%
Lincoln City 23.4%
Newport 19.4%
Rose Lodge 18.5%
Siletz 24.0%
Toledo 19.0%
Waldport 15.7%

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