Newport County, Rhode Island Population 2018

Newport County, Rhode Island's estimated population is 83,460 with a growth rate of 0.90% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Newport County, Rhode Island is the 4th largest county in Rhode Island.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201783,4607460.90%
201682,714-781-0.94%
201683,495760.09%
201583,4195970.72%
201482,822-2-0.00%
201382,824-295-0.35%
201283,119-33-0.04%
201183,152200.02%
201083,132-4,062-4.66%
199087,1945,8117.14%
198081,383-13,176-13.93%
197094,55912,66815.47%
196081,89120,35233.07%
195061,53914,84331.79%
194046,6965,02812.07%
193041,668-1,225-2.86%
192042,8933,5589.05%
191039,3356,73620.66%
190032,5994,04714.17%
189028,5524,37218.08%
188024,1804,13020.60%
187020,050-1,846-8.43%
186021,8961,8899.44%
185020,0073,13318.57%
184016,8743392.05%
183016,5357644.84%
182015,771-523-3.21%
181016,2941,4499.76%
180014,8455453.81%
179014,3000.00%

Newport County, Rhode Island Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White74,140
Two or More Races2,757
Black or African American2,726
Asian1,586
Some Other Race1,278
American Indian and Alaska Native175
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander52

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

Newport County, Rhode Island Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Newport County, Rhode Island Median Age

44.2


Total

42.3


Male

46.1


Female

Newport County, Rhode Island Adults

There are 67,495 adults, (15,881 of which are seniors) in Newport County, Rhode Island.

Newport County, Rhode Island Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Newport County, Rhode Island Sex Ratio

Female

42,098

50.90%

Male

40,616

49.10%

Newport County, Rhode Island Households and Families

Newport County, Rhode Island Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Newport County, Rhode Island Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.9%19.1%
All60.9%39.1%
Male51.2%48.8%
Non Family43.6%56.4%
Female42.1%57.9%

60.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newport County, Rhode Island Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All35,2682.2460.9
Married16,2282.8980.9
Non Family13,9861.2643.6
Female3,7422.8642.1
Male1,3122.8851.2

2.82

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Newport County, Rhode Island Households

Newport County, Rhode Island Education

Newport County, Rhode Island Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7122.88%
9th to 12th Grade2,3974.03%
High School Graduate13,57822.85%
Some College10,28717.31%
Associates Degree4,4047.41%
Bachelors Degree16,12727.14%
Graduate Degree10,91318.37%

Newport County, Rhode Island Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White53,49450,23124,798
Hispanic2,0741,660700
Black1,7261,580594
Multiple Races1,100987422
Asian943862531
Other Race803578212
Native American1223113
Islander262626

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Newport County, Rhode Island Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,719$51,983$37,270
Less Than High School$19,353$19,933$15,300
High School Grad$31,223$36,367$26,586
Some College$37,615$42,455$31,493
Bachelors Degree$52,442$62,822$42,477
Graduate Degree$77,998$96,505$60,222

$44,719

Average Earnings

$51,983

Average Male

$37,270

Average Female

Newport County, Rhode Island Language

Newport County, Rhode Island Language by Age

Newport County, Rhode Island Language

90.22% of Newport County, Rhode Island residents speak only English, while 9.78% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 4.32% of the population.

Newport County, Rhode Island Poverty

Newport County, Rhode Island Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White68,4775,2557.67%
Hispanic4,19287220.80%
Black2,44956322.99%
Multiple2,55847318.49%
Other1,25136329.02%
Native17515588.57%
Asian1,505583.85%

9.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.07%

Male Poverty Rate

11.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newport County, Rhode Island

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newport County, Rhode Island is Native, with 88.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newport County, Rhode Island is Asian, with 3.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.06%.

Newport County, Rhode Island Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.08%
High School11.03%
Some College8.71%
Bachelors or Greater2.99%

Newport County, Rhode Island Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed19.82%
Female Unemployed19.65%
Female Employed6.35%
Male Employed2.86%

Newport County, Rhode Island Income

Newport County, Rhode Island Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$71,347$96,017
Families$91,985$115,901
Married Families$105,078$
Non Families$42,708$62,657

Newport County, Rhode Island Marital Status

Newport County, Rhode Island Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Newport County, Rhode Island Married by Age and Sex

Newport County, Rhode Island Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Newport County, Rhode Island Marital Status by Race

Newport County, Rhode Island Veterans

Newport County, Rhode Island Veterans by War

7,507

Number of Veterans

6,813

Male Veterans

694

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,814
First Gulf War1,467
Second Gulf War1,220
Korea974
World War II423

Newport County, Rhode Island Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+2,011
65 to 741,769
35 to 541,571
55 to 641,529
18 to 34627

Newport County, Rhode Island Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,81411.43%
Black34519.24%
Hispanic2188.01%
2 or More16912.36%
Other918.81%
Asian565.01%
Hawaiian26100.00%
Indian63.87%

Newport County, Rhode Island Veterans by Education

6.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newport County, Rhode Island Employment Status

Newport County, Rhode Island Employment by Age

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Newport County, Rhode Island Employment by Race

Newport County, Rhode Island Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Newport County, Rhode Island

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Newport2497424779-195-0.78%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990