Newport, RI

Population: 24,570 livability score shield

Key findings

  • Newport has a Livability Score of 69/100, which is considered average
  • Newport crime rates are 24% higher than the Rhode Island average
  • Cost of living in Newport is 15% higher than the Rhode Island average
  • Newport real estate prices are 60% higher than the Rhode Island average
  • Rental prices in Newport are 17% higher than the Rhode Island average

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      Top Rated Schools in Newport

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Rogers High School9 - 1266632%
      Frank E. Thompson Middle5 - 859924%
      Claiborne Pell Elementary SchoolKG - 489824%
      St Michaels Country Day SchoolPK - 8177n/a
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      Newport Reviews

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      Newport, Rhode Island: A Cultural and Historic Gem
      Attractions8/10
      Community9/10
      Nightlife10/10
      Dining10/10
      Shopping9/10
      When I lived in Newport, Rhode Island I felt it was culturally and historically enriching. I've strolled on the Cliff Walk by the beautiful old mansions and listened to a band at a jazz bar on Thames Street. I found the art and culinary scene there to be extremely eclectic.

      There is plenty of shopping in Newport, Rhode Island. I visited the quaint establishments that line the small city streets often and always found something new. My friends always came to stay with me when we attending the annual Jazz Festival. During the summer the town really opens up to tourist and I've met some great people from all parts of the world.

      Newport, Rhode Island provides plenty of employment opportunities within its city and is also close to the major City of Providence, Rhode Island. This area also offers a stable housing market. Salve Regina and Providence Colleges are both excellent colleges on the national scale.
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      Source: The Newport, RI data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).