The size of Newport is approximately 4 square kilometres. It has 39 parks covering nearly 4.1% of total area. The population of Newport in 2011 was 3,184 people. By 2016 the population was 2,977 showing a population decline of 6.5% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Newport is 50-59 years. Households in Newport are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $1800 – $2399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Newport work in a managers occupation. In 2011, 86.3% of the homes in Newport were owner-occupied compared with 86.6% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $780,000.