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  The population of Newport county is estimated at 83,495. In 2017 there were 736 births and 751 deaths in Newport county. Newport county has 15,243 housing units that are owned with a mortgage or a loan, 6,781 that are owned free and clear and 12,887 that are renter occupied.


  The upstanding residents of Newport County filed 43,130 federal tax returns in 2017. This amount represents 8.1% of all Rhode Island filings and 0.029% of the entire nation. Newport had a combined total federal tax liability of $613,468,000 on earned income of $3,566,561,000. Other notable statistics from Newport County were 2,540 unemployment claims which collected a total of $12,201,000 and 13,490 charitable contributions valued at $62,096,000. 14,850 filings from Newport County paid a combined total of $93,289,000 in property taxes and 12,160 filings paid $107,069,000 on mortgage interest costs.

  In 2010 Newport county had 64 religious congregations with an estimated 39,084 members.


46.5% of the Newport population has a college level Bachelors degree or higher. 6.7% have less than a highschool diploma level education.


Approximately 48% of Newport County voted in the presidential election of 2016. This represents a decrease from the 2012 election by 784 votes.

At $77,186 the median income is 122.7% of the Rhode Island average. An estimated 1,738 people claimed to be unemployed last year in Newport, the equivalant of around 3.9% of the county population. This represents a decrease in the level of unemployment from the previous year's value of 4.7%.


Top 15 Industries in Newport County.
Total # EmployedIndustry Job Type
5,945Accommodation and food services
4,845Health care and social assistance
4,394Food services and drinking places
4,211Retail trade
3,795Restaurants and other eating places
3,168Professional, scientific, and technical services
2,550Full-service restaurants
1,860Manufacturing
1,604Nursing and residential care facilities
1,565Computer systems design and related services
1,551Accommodation
1,388Hotels (except casino hotels) and motels
1,301Finance and insurance
1,258Ambulatory health care services
1,133Other services (except public administration)


In 2018 the average price reduction was 3.53% in Newport County (averaging across 4 zip codes; 2878, 2842, 2840 and 2871).

In 2018 12.60% of listings in Newport County (averaging across 5 zip codes; 2835, 2840, 2871, 2842 and 2878) dropped their price.


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Map of Newport County, RI