Newport Jobs

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

    C.R. England - Newport, AR

    C.R. England is now hiring Company Over the Road Truck Drivers. With this truck driving job you can expect competitive miles and pay with industry leading benefits. Join one of...

    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 hours ago
  • New CDL Class-A Driver Classes Starting Weekly - 866-764-1405

    Swift Transportation - Newport, AR

    Earn Your CDL Class A License and Get On The Road to a Successful Truck Driving Career! Paid While Training With Mentor and No Money Down or Credit Check Jumpstart your trucking...

    from Swift Transportation - 1 day 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