Newport strikes the uncommon balance between small-town convenience and big-city resources. With great health care and education opportunities amidst a close-knit community, it’s an exciting place to call home.

Arkansas State University-Newport has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years, offering a diverse set of higher education opportunities. Meanwhile, Harris Hospital is a leader in telemedicine and state-of-the-art health care.

Residents find they rarely lack for something to do. Two 18-hole golf courses, a softball and baseball complex, a public football field, tennis courts and walking routes are only some of the potential amenities to enjoy. Newport also hosts annual events that include art shows, music festivals and plays in ASU-Newport’s 800-seat auditorium.

Visit Newport and discover what many others have discovered: big-city luxuries at a fraction of the cost with none of the hassle.

At a Glance



Population: 7,731
Median Age: 39


Median List Price: $69,500


Cost of Living Index: 82
Median Travel Time to Work: 14 minutes


Quality of Life: 138

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