Latest Data (2018)
Population 15,020
Nationwide Rank 2282

Quick Facts

Newport, Kentucky is the 2,282nd largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Newport, Kentucky is a city.

Newport, Kentucky is currently 26.5% smaller than it was in 1880, the year of its peak recorded population.

Newport, Kentucky's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Newport, Kentucky Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2272 Weston, Wisconsin 15,143 24.8%
2273 Longwood, Florida 15,124 9.1%
2274 West Park, Florida 15,113 6.2%
2275 Graham, North Carolina 15,086 14.0%
2276 Kenmore, New York 15,076 -7.9%
2277 Mineral Wells, Texas 15,065 -11.1%
2278 Depew, New York 15,054 -9.1%
2279 Vandalia, Ohio 15,045 2.8%
2280 Kerman, California 15,037 71.9%
2281 Laurinburg, North Carolina 15,033 -5.8%
2282 Newport, Kentucky 15,020 -11.7%
2283 Natchez, Mississippi 15,009 -18.3%
2284 Hugo, Minnesota 15,008 127.4%
2285 Jackson, Missouri 14,994 24.9%
2286 Ramsey, New Jersey 14,991 4.3%
2287 Warsaw, Indiana 14,941 17.7%
2288 Henderson, North Carolina 14,936 -8.6%
2289 Whitewater, Wisconsin 14,929 10.8%
2290 West Richland, Washington 14,928 75.8%
2291 Jacksonville, Texas 14,923 7.5%
2292 Morris, Illinois 14,918 24.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kentucky

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1332 Henderson 28,432 3.5%
1343 Independence 28,109 85.1%
1349 Jeffersontown 27,997 5.5%
1363 Frankfort 27,679 -0.3%
1520 Paducah 24,850 -5.4%
1640 Radcliff 22,952 3.9%
1802 Ashland 20,382 -6.9%
1888 Murray 19,348 26.8%
1912 Erlanger 18,946 13.4%
1923 Madisonville 18,833 -2.5%
1949 Winchester 18,577 11.0%
1974 St. Matthews 18,199 5.1%
2093 Danville 16,804 8.5%
2144 Fort Thomas 16,364 -0.6%
2159 Shelbyville 16,246 59.2%
2209 Berea 15,787 39.3%
2210 Shively 15,781 5.9%
2282 Newport 15,020 -11.7%
2315 Mount Washington 14,705 68.8%
2342 Glasgow 14,424 9.9%
2514 Bardstown 13,164 21.8%
2630 Shepherdsville 12,383 45.4%
2791 Somerset 11,486 0.6%
2793 Lyndon 11,483 13.7%
2794 Lawrenceburg 11,479 25.2%
2806 Campbellsville 11,411 9.0%
3105 Mayfield 9,874 -4.6%
3107 Paris 9,872 7.4%
3167 Alexandria 9,549 11.7%
3209 Middlesborough 9,326 -10.0%
3213 Versailles 9,316 17.8%
3245 Hillview 9,148 29.9%
3287 Franklin 8,969 10.1%
3290 La Grange 8,965 56.9%
3341 Maysville 8,779 -2.1%
3357 Edgewood 8,733 -6.9%
3383 Elsmere 8,642 5.9%
3422 Harrodsburg 8,492 4.0%
3513 Fort Mitchell 8,242 2.0%
3582 London 8,043 7.9%
3625 Middletown 7,915 35.6%
3718 Morehead 7,634 0.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 15,020 2,282
2017 15,033 2,272
2016 15,241 2,236
2015 15,354 2,216
2014 15,426 2,193
2013 15,382 2,186
2012 15,438 2,167
2011 15,510 2,148
2010 15,273 2,158
2009 15,863 2,068
2008 15,759 2,062
2007 15,596 2,059
2006 15,697 2,033
2005 15,878 1,989
2004 16,067 1,949
2003 16,367 1,902
2002 16,638 1,865
2001 16,872 1,828
2000 17,029 1,809
1990 18,865 1,452
1880 20,433 98
1870 15,087 98
1860 10,046 92