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Newport County, Rhode Island Facts

Facts
State Rhode Island
Land area 102.4 square miles
Population Density 809.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 82,397
Population change -0.6%
Under 5 years of age 4.5%
Under 18 18.8%
65 and over 18.8%
Females 51%
White 90.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.1
Asian 1.8%
Two or more races 2.7%
Black or African American 3.9%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 93%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 44.7%
Veterans 8,576
Households and Housing
Households 34,774
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 83.8%
Median household income $71,713
The per capita income $40,293
Live below the poverty line. 8.3%
housing units 41,707
Multi-unit structures 29%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $355,800
Residents owning their homes. 62.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 9,794
Women-owned firms 24.3%
Asian-owned firms 1.4%
Hispanic-owned firms 2.2%
Black-owned firms 1.7%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,096,241
Retail sales per capita $13,483
Manufacturers shipments $346,092
Merchant wholesaler sales $263,963