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Newport is a town in Columbia County, in the Madison metro area.
The latitude of Newport is 43.607N. The longitude is -89.709W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 853 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 681.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Newport demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Columbia County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53965 ZIP code.
35% of Newport residents report German ancestry, and 17% 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 $19,390, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% 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 $375. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $976.
Columbia County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Newport political report.
The average commute time for Newport workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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