Newport, Rhode Island Population 2018

Newport, Rhode Island's estimated population is 24,942 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Newport, Rhode Island is the 7th largest city in Rhode Island based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3250.37 people/mi² (1254.97 people/km²), with a household density of 659.23 people/km² (1707.42 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 36.1 years, 35.6 years for males, and 37.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.6 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 13,102 households in the city, with an average size of 2.02 people per household. The vacancy rate was 18.4%, with a median rent of $1096/month. The median house has 5.1 rooms, and has a value of $382,200.

The median income for households in Newport, Rhode Island is $59,794, while the mean household income is $86,178. The per capita income is $40,563, and 9.7% of families and 13.3% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 17.4% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 8.4% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201724,942-136-0.54%
201625,078190.08%
201525,0597843.23%
201424,275-93-0.38%
201324,368-547-2.20%
201224,915-53-0.21%
201124,968-2-0.01%
201024,970-1,505-5.68%
200026,475-1,752-6.21%
199028,227-1,032-3.53%
198029,259-5,303-15.34%
197034,562-12,487-26.54%
196047,0499,48525.25%
195037,5647,03223.03%
194030,5322,92010.58%
193027,612-2,643-8.74%
192030,2553,10611.44%
191027,1494,70820.98%
190022,4412,98415.34%
189019,4573,76423.99%
188015,6933,17225.33%
187012,5212,01319.16%
186010,5089459.88%
18509,5631,23014.76%
18408,3333234.03%
18308,0106919.44%
18207,319-588-7.44%
18107,9071,16817.33%
18006,739230.34%
17906,7160.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White20,489
Two or More Races1,435
Black or African American1,331
Some Other Race951
Asian248
American Indian and Alaska Native116
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Newport Ri Population Pyramid 2018

0k0k0k0k0k0k0k Male Population0k0k0k0k0k0k0k Female Population757065605550454035302520151050

Newport Ri Median Age

36.1


Total

35.6


Male

37.1


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 21,325 adults in Newport Ri.

Newport Ri Age Dependency

42.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Newport Ri Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.1
Houses Without Mortgage
1,577
Houses With Mortgage
2,653
Vacancy Rate
18.4
Median Rent
1,096
Median Home Value
382,200
Renter-Occupied Units
6,458
Owner-Occupied Units
4,230
Total Housing Units
13,102

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Newport Ri for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 3.6% and the labor force participation rate is 70.3%.

Newport Ri Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.02
Average Family Size
2.82
Total Households
10688
Married Couple Households
3181
Male Householder (no wife) Families
295
Female Householder (no husband) Families
1195
Non Family Households
6017
Total Families
4671
Households With Own Children
1827
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
6.7
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.2

Newport Ri Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
835
$10,000 to $14,999
689
$15,000 to $24,999
1,024
$25,000 to $34,999
959
$35,000 to $49,999
1,097
$50,000 to $74,999
1,656
$75,000 to $99,999
1,400
$100,000 to $149,999
1,798
$150,000 to $199,999
671
Over $200,000
559

Newport Ri Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Newport Ri

Rhode Island

$59,794

$58,387

$86,178

$79,024

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.0450.090.1350.18

Newport Ri Education Data

Newport Ri Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
6193.66%
9th to 12th Grade
5743.40%
High School Graduate
3,34619.81%
Some College
2,90917.22%
Associates Degree
8455.00%
Bachelors Degree
5,22930.96%
Graduate Degree
3,36919.95%