StatisticNewportRhode IslandNational
Population density (sq mi)3,2021,02191
Median age36.139.937.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)40%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%42%43%
Speak English87%78%79%
Speak Spanish8%12%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Newport is 214% higher than Rhode Island
  • The median age in Newport is 10% lower than Rhode Island
  • In Newport 83.39% of the population is White
  • In Newport 5.42% of the population is Black
  • In Newport 1.01% of the population is Asian

Compare Newport, RI Demographics


      Newport population breakdown by race

      RaceNewportRhode IslandNational
      American Indian0.47%0.49%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race5.84%2.85%3.06%
      Other race3.87%5.81%4.75%
      In Newport, 10.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Newport age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Newport, RI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).