Newport County

Newport, RI: What you need to know

A seaside city famous for its mansions, Newport is an upscale community with a median family income of $100,000, and ranks Newport among the Best 50 Cities in America for Entrepreneurs. The community is well known as a New England summer resort and as the sailing capital of the United States, with Atlantic Ocean coastlines on its east, west and south. Newport has excellent restaurants that attract tourists from throughout New England.


Newport, RI City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 24,459
Median Age 36
Median Household Income $57,218
Median Home Price $379,800

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Newport, RI Demographics

Median Population in Newport, RI

Median Age 36.3%
Age 18 Over 85%
Age 21 Over 77.9%
Age 62 Over 19.1%
Age 65 Over 15.5%

Race in Newport, RI

  Ethnicity White 83.7%
  Ethnicity Black 6.6%
  Ethnicity Asian 1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 10%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Other 3.5%

Population By Gender in Newport, RI

  Male 48.1%
  Female 51.9%

Language in Newport, RI

  English Only 86.5%
  English Other 13.5%

Economics in Newport, RI

  Median Household Income $57,218
  Median Home Price $379,800
  Homes Owned 58.6%
  Homes Rent 41.4%
  Median Property Rent $1,032

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Commute Types in Newport, RI

  Walked 14.1%
  Worked at Home 8.1%
  Public Transportation 2.6%
  Other Means 4.6%
  Drove Alone 62.3%
  Carpooled 8.4%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 1,613
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