What you need to know about Newport, RI

Newport is located in Newport County, Rhode Island. The population is 80% White, 6% Black, 1% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 4% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 9% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $61,320 and the median home value is $383,200. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Newport, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Newport has a Walk Score ® of 61.
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Population

24,599
Up by 1.48%
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Housing

Homes Owned 42.61%
42.61% Complete
Homes Rented 57.39%
57.39% Complete

Real Estate

In Newport, Rhode Island


Ready to move to Newport? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Newport.

Median Home Price

$383,200
Higher than the state average

Schools

In Newport, Rhode Island


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Newport rates.

Median Household Income

$61,320
Higher than the national average

Business

In Newport, Rhode Island


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Newport.

Residents

Most residents are
25-34 Years old

Health

In Newport, Rhode Island


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Newport.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 50%
50% Complete
Graduated High School 91%
91% Complete

Newport, RI's Livability Rankings

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