Newport is a village in Herkimer County, New York, United States. The population was 640 at the 2010 census.
The village is in the eastern part of the town of Newport, on both sides of West Canada Creek, a tributary of the Mohawk River, though the village center is on the east side of the creek. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.58 square miles (1.5 km), of which 0.54 square miles (1.4 km) are land and 0.066 square miles (0.17 km), or 10.87%, are water.
New York State Route 28, Main Street, is a north-south highway through the village, leading northwest 4 miles (6 km) to Poland and southeast the same distance to Middleville. Herkimer, the county seat, is 12 miles (19 km) to the south of Newport on NY 28. County Road 34 passes through the part of Newport on the west bank of West Canada Creek.
Brown Island in West Canada Creek is in the south part of Newport.
As of the census of 2000, there were 640 people, 262 households, and 165 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,256.1 people per square mile (484.5/km²). There were 289 housing units at an average density of 567.2 per square mile (218.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.22% White, 0.47% Black or African American, and 0.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.16% of the population.
There were 262 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.9% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.0% were non-families. 33.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.10.
In the village, the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.7 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $41,111. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $26,528 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,324, and 23.4% of the population is over 65. About 6.5% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.4% of those under age 18 and 3.5% of those age 65 or over.