Newport employment information

IndexNewportRhode IslandNational
Income per capita$40,773$30,765$28,555
Median household income$61,320$56,423$53,482
Median income owner occupied$98,158$78,894$68,142
Median income renter occupied$41,458$30,750$33,219
Median earnings male$40,802$38,201$36,116
Median earnings female$27,081$27,431$25,692
Unemployment rate3.8%6.2%5.8%
Poverty level11.5%14.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Newport is 43% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Newport is 15% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Newport is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Newport is 26% lower than the national average.

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Newport median earnings by income bracket

Newport employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.7%0.5%
Manufacturing sector11.0%0.1%
Financial & insurance services3.0%3.8%
Wholesale & retail services11.8%11.6%
Public administration6.9%4.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.6%1.0%
Education, health & social services13.5%33.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
North Westport, MA4,540$77,25944%
Kingston, RI7,136$71,81334%
Tiverton, RI7,300$69,23229%
Wakefield-Peacedale, RI8,911$64,96921%
Newport East, RI10,953$64,01220%
Newport, RI24,599$61,32015%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hercules, CA24,596$100,26787%
Sanger, CA24,587$42,09421%
San Lorenzo, CA24,563$74,28339%
Zionsville, IN24,559$103,95194%
Medford, NY24,535$90,91470%
Newport, RI24,599$61,32015%
Source: The Newport, RI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.