Newport, Rhode Island Population 2022

25,261
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Newport is a city located in Newport County Rhode Island. With a 2020 population of 25,261, it is the 7th largest city in Rhode Island and the 1839th largest city in the United States. Newport is currently growing at a rate of 0.19% annually and its population has increased by 0.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,163 in 2020. Spanning over 11 miles, Newport has a population density of 3,296 people per square mile.

The average household income in Newport is $98,148 with a poverty rate of 14.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,326 per month, and the median house value is $495,000. The median age in Newport is 35.4 years, 34.7 years for males, and 36.3 years for females.

Newport Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Newportwas:

  • White: 81.66%
  • Black or African American: 7.79%
  • Two or more races: 4.44%
  • Other race: 2.21%
  • Asian: 2.04%
  • Native American: 1.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.38%
The current population of Newport, Rhode Island is 25,261 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 25,163.

Newport, Rhode Island Population 2022

Population by Race

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Newport Population by Race

Newport Population Pyramid 2022

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Newport Median Age

35.6


Total

33.7


Male

36.8


Female

Newport Adults

There are 21,069 adults, (4,608 of whom are seniors) in Newport.

Newport Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22

Child Dependency Ratio

Newport Sex Ratio

Female

12,701

51.43%

Male

11,996

48.57%

Newport Population by Age

Newport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newport Household Types

43.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newport Households and Families

2.79

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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Newport Households by Type

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Newport Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newport Educational Attainment by Race

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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 asian people with a rate of 80.80%.

Newport Educational Attainment by Race

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$43,750

Average Earnings

$54,500

Average Male

$37,335

Average Female

Newport Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newport Language by Age

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Newport Language

89.94% of Newport residents speak only English, while 10.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.81% of the population.

Newport Language

Newport Poverty by Race

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14.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.33%

Male Poverty Rate

16.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newport is Black, with 44.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newport is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.53%.

Newport Poverty

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Newport Poverty Rate by Education

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Newport Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newport Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Newport Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.1%

Male Marriage Rate

32.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Newport Married by Age and Sex

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Newport Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Newport Marital Status by Race

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Newport Marital Status

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1,674

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Newport Veterans by War

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Newport Veterans by Age

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Newport Veterans by Race

Newport Veterans by Education

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4.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newport Veterans by Education

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68%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Newport Employment by Age

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Newport Employment by Race

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Newport Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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38.18%

Born in Newport

93.41%

Native Born

6.59%

Foreign Born

3.58%

Non Citizen

3.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.41% of Newport residents were born in the United States, with 38.18% having been born in Rhode Island. 3.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Newport Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Newport Population by Year