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Newport County, Rhode Island

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Population:

  • Total Population: 85,433
  • Males: 41,579
  • Females: 43,854

Ethnicity:

  • White: 77,033
  • Black/African American: 3,210
  • Hispanic: 2,250
  • Native American/Eskimo: 359
  • Asian: 921
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 18
  • Other: 209
  • 2 or more: 1,433

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (73,445)
  2. Spanish (1,850)
  3. Portuguese (1,650)
  4. French (1,050)
  5. Italian (425)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 4,216

  1. Portugal (727)
  2. United Kingdom (489)
  3. Canada (354)
  4. Philippines (299)
  5. Germany (200)
  6. Italy (184)
  7. Ireland (141)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (34,884)
  2. Episcopal Church (4,064)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (1,317)
  4. American Baptist Churches in the USA (1,270)
  5. Congregational Christian Churches, Additional (not part of any national CCC body) (981)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 22,581
    • Sensory: 1,661
    • Physical: 5,276
    • Mental: 3,502
    • Self-care: 1,551
    • Go outside home: 4,047
    • Employment: 5,738

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 370

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 35,228
    • Utility gas: 8,422
    • Bottled or LP gas: 959
    • Electricity: 3,674
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 21,528
    • Coal or Coke: 29
    • Wood: 315
    • Solar Energy: 51
    • Other fuel: 156
    • No fuel used: 94

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 68,235
    • No vehicle: 5,021
    • 1 or more vehicle: 63,214

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 336
    • No High School: 2,332
    • Some High School: 4,579
    • High School: 14,249
    • Some College: 11,047
    • Associate's Degree: 3,900
    • College Degree: 13,787
    • Master's Degree: 6,548
    • Professional Degree: 1,565
    • Doctoral Degree: 741

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 35,228
    • Owners with phone: 21,680
    • Owners without phone: 19
    • Renters with phone: 13,299
    • Renters without phone: 230

    10 closest counties:

    1. Bristol County, Rhode Island
    2. Kent County, Rhode Island
    3. Bristol County, Massachusetts
    4. Washington County, Rhode Island
    5. Providence County, Rhode Island
    6. Plymouth County, Massachusetts
    7. Norfolk County, Massachusetts
    8. Dukes County, Massachusetts
    9. Windham County, Connecticut
    10. Suffolk County, Massachusetts

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    02801, 02835, 02837, 02840, 02841, 02842, 02871, 02878

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WJHD (90.7 FM) PORTSMOUTH, RI
    • WHAZ-FM (97.5 FM) NEWPORT, RI
    • WBEC (1420 AM) NEWPORT, RI
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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