Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Newport is 25,156. Newport, Rhode Island is the 1,551st largest city in the US.
Newport is located entirely in Newport County.
The peak population of Newport was in 1990, when its population was 28,462. In 1990, Newport was the 978th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,551st largest city in the US. Newport is currently 11.6% smaller than it was in 1990.
Newport has shrunk 5.0% since the year 2000. Newport, Rhode Island's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Newport, Rhode Island, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 20,053. The voting age population is 49.0% male and 51.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.4% of the residents of Newport are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Newport are 84.1% White, 7.1% Black, 3.6% Two or more races, 2.0% Asian, 1.4% American Indian, 1.4% Other and 0.4% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 9.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Newport, 14.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 20.1%. On a per-household basis, 10.4% of families are below the poverty line in Newport.
Among those aged 16 and older, 68.1% of Newport residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 94.1% of Newport residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 52.8% have a bachelor's degree and 20.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Newport residents aged 5 and older, 11.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Newport is 5.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Newport, 13.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Newport is $67,102.
In Newport, 42.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 57.2% of housing units in Newport.
Of all the housing units in Newport, 54.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Newport, 5.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 740 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Newport is $1,236.
In Newport, 84.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|1547||Norton Shores, Michigan||25,185||11.5%|
|1550||Dickinson, North Dakota||25,167||57.6%|
|1551||Newport, Rhode Island||25,156||-5.0%|
|1553||Carteret, New Jersey||25,152||20.6%|
|1558||Loma Linda, California||25,072||30.0%|
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