Newport Information

Newport Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Newport, RI

General Newport Information

State: Rhode Island

County: Newport County

Close cities: Newport East, RI, North Kingstown, RI, Middletown, RI, Melville, RI, Saunderstown, RI, Prudence Island, RI, Portsmouth, RI, Jamestown, RI, Narragansett, RI, Little Compton, RI, Narragansett Pier, RI

Newport Population (census data)
Total 25,359 (-3.1% since 2000)
Male 12,213 (48.2%)
Female 13,146 (51.8%)

Population Density: 3,196 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 111.9 (US Avg is 100)

Newport Elevation: 96 feet above sea level

Land Area: 7.94 square miles

Median Household Income: $50,536

Zip Codes: 02840, and 02841.

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Newport Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (81.7%)
  • Black (7.8%)
  • Hispanic (5.5%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • Other race (2.4%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (27.8%)
  • English (12.9%)
  • Italian (11.4%)
  • German (10.7%)
  • Portuguese (7.3%)
  • United States (5.1%)
Foriegn Born: 1,485 people (5.9%)
  • Europe (54.3%)
  • Latin America (23.9%)
  • Asia (21.7%)

Local Newport Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Boston Red Sox
NFL Football: New England Patriots
NBA Basketball: Boston Celtics
NHL Hockey: Boston Bruins
NCAA Sports: Brown University, Providence College, University of Rhode Island

Newport School Information

High Schools
Rogers High School (15 Wickham Road, Newport, RI, 02840 - Newport District)
Middle Schools
Frank E. Thompson Middle School (55 Broadway, Newport, RI, 02840 - Newport District)
Other/Private Schools
Carey School (32 Narragansett Avenue, Newport, RI, 02840 - Newport District)
Coggeshall School (134 Van Zandt Avenue, Newport, RI, 02840 - Newport District)
Cranston - Calvert School (15 Cranston Avenue, Newport, RI, 02840 - Newport District)
Dr. M. H. Sullivan School (35 Dexter Street, Newport, RI, 02840 - Newport District)
East Bay Met (1 York St, Newport, RI, 02840 - Metropolitan Regional Career Technical Center District)
Newport Area Career & Tech Center (15 Wickham Road, Newport, RI, 02840 - Career And Tech Centers District)
Newport Area Voc-Tech Center AOIT (15 Wickham Road, Newport, RI, 02840 - Newport Public Schools District)
Sheffield School (513 Broadway, Newport, RI, 02840 - Newport District)
William J. Underwood School (90 Harrison Avenue, Newport, RI, 02840 - Newport District)

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