Newport Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Newport, AR

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers. Have you always wanted to become a truck driver, but dont like the sound of a solo life on the road Try Team Driving Whether you...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • CDL A Truck Driver - Regional Truck Driver

    Averitt Express - Newport, AR

    Averitt Express CDL-A Regional Truck Driver Position IT'S BIG! AVERITT REGIONAL DRIVERS HAVE A NEW PAY INCREASE Paid driver training is available for recent grads and drivers with...

    from Averitt Express - 10 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Newport, AR

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 3 days ago
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Newport, Arkansas

Newport is a city in Jackson County, Arkansas, 84 miles northeast of Little Rock, on the White River. In 1900, 2,866 people lived in Newport, Arkansas; in 1910, 3,557. The population was 7,811 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Jackson County . The city is also home to a campus of the Arkansas State University system, with particular focus on training in transportation careers. Newport is perhaps best known as the town Sam Walton owned a Ben Franklin store prior to starting Wal-Mart.

Newport Careers

Among the most common occupations in Newport are Management, professional, and related occupations, 28%; Sales and office occupations, 23%; and Service occupations, 19%. Approximately 67 percent of workers in Newport, Arkansas work for companies, 19 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Newport Industries

The leading industries in Newport, Arkansas are Educational, health and social services, 25%; Manufacturing, 13%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's Newport job listings indicate that the following industries in Newport are hiring the most workers:

Newport Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Newport, Arkansas is $23,690, and the median income of households in Newport was $24,151.

Average Salaries in Newport, AR

Newport, AR


According to our Newport Trends data, the number of Newport, Arkansas jobs has increased by 81% since October 2013.
Newport job trends

Newport Employment Statistics

Population of Newport
Total population 7,811
Male 45.92%
Female 54.08%
Median age 36.8
Newport Housing
Owner-occupied homes 57.1%
Median cost of a home $61,000
Median mortgage payment $432
Renter-occupied homes 42.9%
Vacant housing 13.7%
Median monthly rent $330
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $29,943
Median for all female full-time $17,437
Household Income
Less than $10,000 22%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 20%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 13%
$50,000 to $74,999 12%
$75,000 to $99,999 4%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 15%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 19%
High school graduate 32%
Some college, no degree 15%
Associate's degree 3%
Bachelor's degree 11%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 23%
Currently married 51%
Separated 2%
Widowed 10%
Divorced 14%
White 67%
Black or African American 32%
Asian 0%
Other 1%
Newport Commute
Carpool 11.0%
Public transportation 0.4%
Average travel time 15 minutes