Newport, Rhode Island

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Population in 2017: 24,942 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.8%
 
Males: 12,273  (49.2%)
Females: 12,669  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

36.1 years
Rhode Island median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 02840, 02841.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $69,487 (it was $40,669 in 2000)
Newport:

$69,487
RI:

$63,870

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $40,910 (it was $25,441 in 2000)

Newport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $435,669 (it was $166,600 in 2000)
Newport:

$435,669
RI:

$257,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $677,690; detached houses: $750,013; townhouses or other attached units: $294,302; in 2-unit structures: $912,965; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $351,496; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $552,583

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,234.

March 2019 cost of living index in Newport: 116.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.6%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.0% for Black residents, 33.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 68.3% for American Indian residents, 51.1% for other race residents, 25.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Newport, RI (2017)
    • 18,70675.3%White alone
    • 2,93511.8%Hispanic
    • 1,1914.8%Black alone
    • 1,1754.7%Two or more races
    • 4681.9%Asian alone
    • 1640.7%American Indian alone
    • 970.4%Other race alone

Races in Newport detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Newport, Rhode Island as of July 15, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Newport is 3,077 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Newport by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.2)
1
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
16
(62.1)
16
(63.6)
15
(62.0)
16
(63.9)
10
(43.0)
11
(47.5)
11
(44.6)
11
(44.7)
19
(79.6)
15
(62.6)
21
(87.9)
14
(58.1)
20
(80.6)
22
(88.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(50.4)
19
(75.6)
22
(90.9)
20
(79.9)
28
(120.4)
18
(77.7)
19
(77.1)
15
(61.0)
12
(50.3)
12
(50.1)
6
(25.1)
7
(29.1)
7
(28.2)
7
(28.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
81
(314.3)
88
(350.1)
80
(330.7)
85
(339.6)
83
(356.8)
109
(470.4)
81
(328.7)
77
(313.1)
80
(335.1)
68
(283.8)
66
(276.3)
40
(166.1)
33
(133.0)
56
(225.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
241
(935.1)
289
(1,150)
267
(1,104)
229
(914.9)
205
(881.3)
213
(919.2)
217
(880.6)
223
(906.7)
177
(741.4)
148
(617.7)
138
(577.7)
105
(436.1)
90
(362.7)
79
(317.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
861
(3,341)
749
(2,980)
784
(3,241)
828
(3,308)
760
(3,267)
755
(3,258)
837
(3,397)
742
(3,017)
779
(3,263)
792
(3,306)
549
(2,298)
554
(2,301)
668
(2,692)
495
(1,991)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
55
(213.4)
52
(206.9)
49
(202.5)
34
(135.8)
39
(167.7)
43
(185.6)
33
(133.9)
22
(89.4)
34
(142.4)
36
(150.3)
38
(159.1)
36
(149.5)
27
(108.8)
26
(104.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
19
(73.7)
9
(35.8)
34
(140.5)
6
(24.0)
13
(55.9)
18
(77.7)
13
(52.8)
12
(48.8)
17
(71.2)
13
(54.3)
8
(33.5)
9
(37.4)
9
(36.3)
4
(16.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)343.8359.8366.1350.3347.7364.9332.8316.1339.6309.4286.6231.3241.3234.5

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City-data.com crime index in Newport, RI

Crime rate in Newport detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 98 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.22
Rhode Island average:

2.34
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Ancestries: Irish (18.1%), Italian (7.4%), English (6.7%), American (6.2%), Portuguese (4.9%), German (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1639

Elevation: 96 feet

Land area: 7.94 square miles.

Population density: 3,143 people per square mile   (average).

Newport, Rhode Island map

2,447 residents are foreign born (4.5% Latin America, 3.5% Europe, 1.0% Asia).

This city:

9.9%
Rhode Island:

13.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,124 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,338 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Warwick, RI (16.8 miles , pop. 85,808).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (58.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (140.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Newport East, RI (1.4 miles ),
Middletown, RI (1.5 miles ),
Jamestown, RI (1.9 miles ),
Melville, RI (2.3 miles ),
Little Compton, RI (2.8 miles ),
Portsmouth, RI (2.9 miles ),
Narragansett, RI (2.9 miles ),
Narragansett Pier, RI (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 41.49 N, Longitude: 71.31 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): America's First Resort

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,409 (+33.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,916 (61.7%)

Area code: 401

Distribution of median household income in Newport, RI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Newport, RI in 2017
Newport satellite photo by USGS

Detailed articles:

Newport tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $191,100
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $207,500
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $311,600
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $218,400
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $271,300
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $512,200
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $224,600
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $430,100
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $442,700
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $518,300
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $644,000
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $417,000
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $266,800
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $745,900
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $730,300
  • 2015: 17 buildings, average cost: $587,100
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $301,100
  • 2017: 22 buildings, average cost: $536,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Newport, RI residents
Average permit cost in Newport, RI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Rhode Island:

3.7%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Newport, RI
Historical housing units in Newport, RI
Most common industries in Newport, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.4%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.1%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.2%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (16.8%)
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Newport, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Top executives (3.6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)

Average climate in Newport, Rhode Island

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Newport, Rhode Island environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.3. This is about average.

City:

77.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.203. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.203
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 7.20. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.20
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.272. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.68. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.68
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0160. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0160
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Newport-area historical tornado activity is below Rhode Island state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 39.3 miles away from the Newport city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 57.2 miles away from the city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newport-area historical earthquake activity is near Rhode Island state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 229.7 miles away from Newport center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 139.9 miles away from Newport center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 240.5 miles away from Newport center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 172.9 miles away from Newport center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.4 miles away from Newport center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 259.6 miles away from Newport center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Newport County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Blizzards: 3, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newport topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Newport:

  • NEWPORT HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, FRIENDSHIP STREET)
  • CARRIAGE HOUSE NURSING HOME (93 MIANTONOMI AVENUE)
  • HEATHERWOOD NURSING AND SUBACUTE CENTER (398 BELLEVUE AVENUE)
  • ST CLARE HOME (309 SPRING STREET)
  • VANDERBILT REHAB CTR SUBACUTE UNIT (20 POWEL AVENUE)
  • VILLAGE HOUSE CONVALESCENT HOME INC (70 HARRISON AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Newport:

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Amtrak station near Newport:

  • 13 miles: KINGSTON (WEST KINGSTON, FAIRGROUNDS RD.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Newport:

  • Salve Regina University (Full-time enrollment: 2,349; Location: 100 Ochre Point Avenue; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.salve.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • International Yacht Restoration School (Full-time enrollment: 89; Location: 449 Thames St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.iyrs.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Newport:

  • University of Rhode Island (about 12 miles; Kingston, RI; Full-time enrollment: 14,656)
  • Roger Williams University (about 12 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 4,375)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 16 miles; East Greenwich, RI; FT enrollment: 3,183)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 18 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)
  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 19 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; FT enrollment: 7,545)
  • Bristol Community College (about 19 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 5,707)
  • Johnson & Wales University-Providence (about 24 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 10,898)

Public high school in Newport:

Public elementary/middle schools in Newport:

  • FRANK E. THOMPSON MIDDLE (Students: 512, Location: 55 BROADWAY, Grades: 5-8)
  • CLAIBORNE PELL ELEMENTARY (Location: 35 DEXTER STREET, Grades: PK-4)

Private elementary/middle schools in Newport:

  • ST MICHAELS COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 218, Location: 180 RHODE ISLAND AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • CLUNY SCHOOL (Students: 213, Location: 75 BRENTON RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Newport

Library in Newport:

  • NEWPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,130,267; Location: 300 SPRING STREET; 191,522 books; 1,000 e-books; 6,179 audio materials; 5,709 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 3 state licensed databases; 16 other licensed databases; 248 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Rhode Island has many kinds of tourist attractions. There are parks, theaters, and many more. The area code is 401 added by Chris

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Newport: Brown Howard Wharf (A), Spring Wharf (B), Mall at Newport (C), Pitts Head Tavern (D), Army and Naval YMCA (E), Hammersmith Farm (F), Newport Country Club (G), Howard Wharf (H), Washington Square (I), Waites Wharf (J), The Point (K), Old Stone Mill (L), Coddington Wharf (M), Castle Hill Coast Guard Station (N), One Mile Corner (O), Friends Meeting House (P), Gateway Visitors Center (Q), Ina Mosher Health Sciences Library (R), International Tennis Hall of Fame (S), International Tennis Hall of Fame Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Long Wharf Mall Shopping Center (1), Bellevue Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Newport include: First Congregational Church (A), Salvation Army (B), Shiloh Church (C), Saint Peters Lutheran Church (D), Saint Georges Church (E), Newport Congregational Church (F), Hillside Baptist Church (G), Saint Marys Church (H), The Rhode Island Fisherman and Whale Museum (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Arnold Burying Ground (1), Braman Cemetery (2), Common Ground Cemetery (3), Governors Graveyard (4), Island Cemetery (5), Saint Marys Cemetery (6), The Jewish Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lily Pond (A), Almy Pond (B), Boat House Gully (C), Easton Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Newport include: Morton Park (1), Murphy Field (2), Ocean Drive Historic District (3), Ochre Point-Cliffs Historic District (4), Newport Historic District (5), Touro Park (6), Brick Market Place (7), Washington Square (8), Long Wharf Mill (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Hazard Beach (A), Bailey Beach (B), Gooseberry Beach (C), Collins Beach (D), Easton Beach (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Newport Restoration Foundation (Museums; 51 Touro Street), Rough Point (Museums; 680 Bellevue Avenue), Artillery Company of Newport (Museums; 23 Clarke Street), Newport Exploration Center Aquarium (Museums; 175 Memorial Boulevard), Thames & Kosmos (Museums; 20 Bull Street), Belcourt Castle (Museums; 659 Bellevue Ave), Tennis Hall of Fame - Musuem (Museums; 194 Bellevue Avenue), Coleman for Creative Studies (Museums; 76 Bellevue Avenue), Rose Island Light House Foundation (Museums; 365 Thames Street).

Hotels: Castle Hill Inn & Resort (Ocean Avenue), Bed & Breakfast of Rhode Island (175 Spring Street), Pineapple Inn (372 Coddington Hwy), Inn On Bellevue (30 Bellevue Ave), Jailhouse Inn (13 W Marlborough St), A-1 Reservations of Professional Newport (28 Bellevue Avenue), America's Realty of Newport (8 Fair Street), Francis Malbone House (Ip) (392 Thames St), Eastern Resorts Reservations (115 Long Wharf Drive).

Courts: Rhode Island State - Public Defender- Murray Judicial Complex (Courthouse), Rhode Island State - Courts- Family Court (45 Washington Square), Rhode Island State - Courts- Superior Court (Eisenhower Square), Rhode Island State - District Court- Courts- Probation & Parole- Adult Proba (45 Washington Square), New York Club Sailing Club-Harbour Court (5 Halidon Avenue), Rhode Island State - Courts- District Court (2nd Division).

Birthplace of: Matthew Perry (naval officer), Thomas H. Ince - Cinema pioneer, Samuel Ward (American statesman) - Rhode Island colonial governor, Samuel Cranston - Rhode Island colonial governor, Joseph Wanton - Rhode Island colonial governor, William A. Chanler - Politician, Van Johnson - (born 1916), actor, Mena Suvari - (born 1979), actress, Robert J. Mrazek - Politician, Tanya Donelly - Singer-songwriter.

Newport County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Newport and their reported violations in the past:

NEWPORT-CITY OF (Population served: 43,809, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-04-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-04-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (FEB-12-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-01-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (FEB-12-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-07-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-07-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-03-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-02-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-02-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2009), St BCA signed (FEB-12-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-25-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-07-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2008), St BCA signed (FEB-12-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-20-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-03-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-14-2006), St BCA signed (FEB-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine dioxide. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-20-2007), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-20-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-06-2008)
NAVAL STATION, NEWPORT (Population served: 7,871, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-12-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-12-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-17-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-17-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-13-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-16-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-16-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-27-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2006), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-12-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-03-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2006)
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-30-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
UNITED STATES NAVY (FORT ADAMS) (Population served: 318, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-14-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-14-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-30-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
NEWPORT BOYS & GIRLS CLUB CAMP (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Rhode Island:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

46.5%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.3%
Whole state:

7.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Newport in 2010:

  • 1,385 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 1,081 people in college/university student housing
  • 240 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 92 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 20 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Newport in 2000:

  • 893 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 771 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 245 people in nursing homes
  • 75 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 55 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 29 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Newport (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Stop & Shop - Newport Branch at 199 Connell Hwy., branch established on 2001/05/29; Newport Branch at 8 Washington Square, branch established on 1903/01/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • BankNewport: Banknewport at 10 Washington Square, branch established on 1819/01/01; Wellington Square Branch at 580 Thames Street, branch established on 1986/03/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,098.1 mil, Deposits: $885.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Oceanpoint Financial Partners, Mhc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Bellevue Branch at 181 Bellevue Avenue, branch established on 1958/11/24. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Thames Street Branch at 292 Thames St, branch established on 2007/05/07. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Newport Federal Savings Bank: at 100 Bellevue Avenue, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $453.5 mil, Deposits: $267.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Newport:

Marital status in Newport, RI
  • Never married: 45.3%
  • Now married: 38.6%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Newport:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Rhode Island average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Newport
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Newport, RI (based on Newport County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic28,39214
Mainline Protestant7,57924
Evangelical Protestant1,52215
Other1,1749
Orthodox3001
Black Protestant1171
None43,804-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Newport County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Newport County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 140
This county:

17.26 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Newport County:

7.2%
Rhode Island:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

18.4%
Rhode Island:

22.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Newport County:

15.9%
Rhode Island:

16.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Newport:

48.6%
Rhode Island:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.6%
Rhode Island:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Rhode Island:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.1%
Rhode Island:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.8%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Newport:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Newport:

32.3%
Rhode Island:

33.7%

General health condition:
Newport:

56.0%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Newport:

79.2%
Rhode Island:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Newport, RI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 288$1,850,339$77,09746$65,671
Firefighters 94$688,235$87,8600$0
Police Protection - Officers 80$632,779$94,9170$0
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 53$205,114$46,44135$28,924
Water Supply 49$232,921$57,0421$1,807
Police - Other 23$93,917$49,00017$43,137
Parks and Recreation 21$83,510$47,72020$15,011
Streets and Highways 19$92,347$58,3241$230
Other Government Administration 17$100,343$70,8309$5,153
Financial Administration 16$91,818$68,8640$0
Other and Unallocable 7$29,206$50,0672$5,332
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$21,990$65,9701$2,126
Judicial and Legal 3$16,056$64,2243$8,078
Solid Waste Management 3$13,151$52,6041$1,218
Totals for Government 677$4,151,726$73,590136$176,687

Newport government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $13,112,000 ($525.70)
    General - Other: $5,455,000 ($218.71)
    Sewerage: $4,362,000 ($174.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $206,000 ($8.26)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $43,837,000 ($1757.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,987,000 ($761.25)
    Police Protection: $18,177,000 ($728.77)
    Health - Other: $10,739,000 ($430.56)
    Water Utilities: $8,160,000 ($327.16)
    Sewerage: $6,292,000 ($252.27)
    Financial Administration: $3,430,000 ($137.52)
    General - Other: $2,578,000 ($103.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,201,000 ($88.24)
    Libraries: $1,840,000 ($73.77)
    Central Staff Services: $1,404,000 ($56.29)
    Parking Facilities: $1,277,000 ($51.20)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $823,000 ($33.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $786,000 ($31.51)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $702,000 ($28.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $388,000 ($15.56)
    Regular Highways: $354,000 ($14.19)
    Housing and Community Development: $347,000 ($13.91)
    Public Welfare - Other: $336,000 ($13.47)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $60,423,000 ($2422.54)
    Corporate Bonds: $19,514,000 ($782.38)
    Other Investments - Other: $11,120,000 ($445.83)
    Benefit Payments: $10,870,000 ($435.81)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $2,609,000 ($104.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,192,000 ($168.07)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $475,000 ($19.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $404,000 ($16.20)
    Parking Facilities: $120,000 ($4.81)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,628,000 ($867.13)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,875,000 ($115.27)

Newport government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $12,876,000 ($516.24)
    Other: $9,540,000 ($382.49)
    Parking Facilities: $1,781,000 ($71.41)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $871,000 ($34.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $710,000 ($28.47)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $522,000 ($20.93)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $365,000 ($14.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $310,000 ($12.43)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $24,000 ($0.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($0.60)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $1,050,000 ($42.10)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-2,127,000 ($-85.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,582,000 ($63.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $487,000 ($19.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $486,000 ($19.49)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $3,472,000 ($139.20)
    Interest Earnings: $1,683,000 ($67.48)
    General Revenue - Other: $632,000 ($25.34)
    Donations From Private Sources: $590,000 ($23.65)
    Rents: $380,000 ($15.24)
    Fines and Forfeits: $203,000 ($8.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,459,000 ($740.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $16,206,000 ($649.75)
    Other: $3,841,000 ($154.00)
    General Local Government Support: $1,522,000 ($61.02)
  • Tax - Property: $71,980,000 ($2885.90)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,130,000 ($165.58)
    Other License: $1,130,000 ($45.31)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $198,000 ($7.94)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $120,000 ($4.81)
    Amusements License: $11,000 ($0.44)

Newport government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $167,139,000 ($6701.11)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $159,200,000 ($6382.81)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,939,000 ($318.30)

Newport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,242,000 ($530.91)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $11,745,000 ($470.89)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $74,965,000 ($3005.57)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,477,000 ($99.31)

7.99% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,249 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.99%
Rhode Island average:

5.34%

0.28% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,148 average AGI)
Newport County:

0.28%
Rhode Island average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bristol County, MA  0.76% ($62,196 average AGI)
from Providence County, RI  0.76% ($80,468)
from Washington County, RI  0.46% ($69,258)


8.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($67,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.12%
Rhode Island average:

5.77%

0.34% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,448 average AGI)
Newport County:

0.34%
Rhode Island average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Providence County, RI  0.72% ($51,554 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.72% ($49,736)
to Washington County, RI  0.56% ($59,683)
Businesses in Newport, RI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3JoS. A. Bank1
Banana Republic1Lane Furniture1
Ben & Jerry's2Marriott1
Best Western1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Brooks Brothers1Motel 61
CVS1Nike4
Chico's1Old Navy1
Cold Stone Creamery1Panera Bread1
Coldwater Creek1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
DressBarn1RadioShack1
Dressbarn1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts4Stop & Shop2
Express1T-Mobile2
Famous Footwear1T.J.Maxx1
FedEx7Talbots1
GameStop1True Value1
Gap1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3
Hyatt1Vans2
J.Crew1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Newport:

  • WADK (1540 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, RI; Owner: ASTRO TELE-COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WSAR (1480 AM; 5 kW; FALL RIVER, MA; Owner: BRISTOL COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newport:

  • W243AI (96.5 FM; NEWPORT, RI; Owner: DAVID P. MAXSON)
  • WXHQ-LP (105.9 FM; NEWPORT, RI; Owner: NEWPORT MUSICAL ARTS ASSOCIATION)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRIU (90.3 FM; KINGSTON, RI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAKX (102.7 FM; NARRAGANSETT PIER, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSMU-FM (91.1 FM; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; FAIRHAVEN, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQRI (88.3 FM; BRISTOL, RI; Owner: ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Newport:

  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Newport: Hazard Stevens, Michael Walsh.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Newport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 292ft / 88.5mTotal length
  • $32,247,000Total costs
  • 127,242Total average daily traffic
  • 9,997Total average daily truck traffic
  • 153,081Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Newport, RI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 71960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Newport, RI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Newport)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Newport, RI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 121 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newport)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Newport)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED52$286,615159$297,459618$283,97736$105,0562$381,000224$298,1740$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$255,00012$297,83329$227,0691$25,0000$014$259,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$342,72733$418,667226$323,10614$123,6430$0104$383,3751$380,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$274,66716$335,938101$255,7032$66,5000$022$318,5450$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$385,5005$286,20016$245,0001$241,0000$07$272,1430$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0405.00 , 0406.00, 0407.00, 0408.00, 0409.00, 0410.00, 0411.00, 0412.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$287,0838$299,3753$333,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$264,6673$188,6672$370,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$333,0007$312,8573$334,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$297,0001$347,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0405.00 , 0406.00, 0407.00, 0408.00, 0409.00, 0410.00, 0411.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Newport, RI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Newport, RI - Value

2008 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2008 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 47. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 110 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Newport, RI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (39.7%), and Structure Fires (36.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Newport, RI
    • 20739.7%Outside Fires
    • 18936.2%Structure Fires
    • 8917.0%Other
    • 377.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Newport, RI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Newport, Rhode Island:

  • Pineapple Inn, 372 Coddington Hwy, Newport, Rhode Island 01776 , Phone: (401) 847-2600, Fax: (401) 847-5230
  • Cliffside Inn, 2 Seaview Ave, Newport, Rhode Island 02840 , Phone: (401) 847-1811, Fax: (401) 848-5850
  • Jailhouse Inn, 13 Marlborough St, Newport, Rhode Island 02840 , Phone: (401) 847-4638, Fax: (401) 849-0405
  • Best Western Mainstay Inn, 151 Admiral Kalbfus Rd, Newport, Rhode Island 02840 , Phone: (401) 849-9880, Fax: (401) 847-3215
  • Yankee Peddler Inn, 113 Touro St, Newport, Rhode Island 02840 , Phone: (401) 846-1323, Fax: (401) 849-3023
  • Newport Susse Chalet Navy Hotel, 1290 Perry Rd, Newport, Rhode Island 02840 , Phone: (401) 841-0800, Fax: (401) 841-0937
  • Newport Bay Club & Hotel, 337 Thames St, Newport, Rhode Island 02840 , Phone: (401) 849-8600, Fax: (407) 848-7350
  • Vanderbilt Hall Hotel, 41 Mary St, Newport, Rhode Island 02840 , Phone: (401) 846-6200, Fax: (401) 846-0701
  • 5 other hotels and motels
All 13 fire-safe hotels and motels in Newport, Rhode Island
Most common first names in Newport, RI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary62881.4 years
John46774.0 years
William31474.2 years
Joseph26173.7 years
Margaret22779.8 years
James19975.2 years
George19874.6 years
Charles19375.9 years
Helen17280.5 years
Elizabeth17181.9 years
Most common last names in Newport, RI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sullivan22079.4 years
Smith11075.8 years
Murphy10478.2 years
Silvia9473.8 years
Shea6777.9 years
Brown5979.7 years
Johnson4380.7 years
Kelly4377.9 years
Williams4176.1 years
Peckham4078.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Newport, RI
  • 51.7%Utility gas
  • 41.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.6%Electricity
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Newport, RI
  • 56.8%Utility gas
  • 20.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.3%Electricity
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used


Newport compared to Rhode Island state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Newport on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military transient quarters for temporary residents (population 1,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #2 (02840) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most museums in 2005"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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