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Newport Information


Population (year 2000): 26,475

Est. population in July 2002: 26,312 (-0.6% change)
Males: 12,751 (48.2%)

Females: 13,724 (51.8%)

Elevation: 96 feet

County: Newport

Land area: 7.9 square miles

Median resident age: 34.9 years
Median household income: $40,669 (year 2000)
Median house value: $161,700 (year 2000)


Education:

For population 25 years and over in Newport

  • High school or higher: 87.0%

  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.5%

  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.1%

  • Unemployed: 7.6%

  • Mean travel time to work: 17.7 minutes


For population 15 years and over in Newport city

  • Never married: 37.1%

  • Now married: 40.5%

  • Separated: 2.7%

  • Widowed: 7.3%

  • Divorced: 12.5%


Hospital/medical center in Newport:

  • NEWPORT HOSPITAL (FREINDSHIP ST)


Other hospitals/medical centers near Newport:

  • SOUTH COUNTY HOSPITAL INC (about 16 miles; WAKEFIELD, RI)

  • KENT COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; WARWICK, RI)

  • EMMA PENDLETON BRADLEY HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; RIVERSIDE, RI)


Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Newport:

  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 18 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)

  • MARTHAS VINEYARD (about 50 miles; VINEYARD HAVEN, MA; ID: MVY)

  • GROTON-NEW LONDON (about 52 miles; GROTON NEW LONDON, CT; ID: GON)



Transportation Options:

Cozy Cab Service
Newport, RI 02840
Phone: 401-846-2500 Toll Free: 800-846-1502


Enterprise Rent-A-Car

114 West Main Rd. Middletown, RI 02842
Phone: 401-849-3939 Toll Free: 800-325-8007


Hertz Car Rental

105 Broadway Newport, RI 02840
Phone: 401-846-1645 Toll Free: 800-654-3131


Jamestown & Newport Ferry Company

1 Ferry Wharf Jamestown, RI 02835
Phone: 401-423-9900

Air Newport
Newport State Airport Middletown, RI 02842
Phone: 401-849-0976 Toll Free: 877-AIR-NWPT Fax: 401-619-0968


Amtrak Train Service
Kingston Station
Kingston, RI 02881
Phone: 401-783-2913

B & E Taxi Van for Hire
301 Bulgarmarsh Rd. #54 Tiverton, RI 02878
Phone: 401-624-7100 Toll Free: 800-667-4711