Newport in Newport county, Rhode Island

Newport, RI

Newport is a coastal city rich in beauty, history, and cultural interest.

The coastal city of Newport, Rhode Island is located about 30 miles southeast of Providence, in the Narragansett bay. Newport is accessible from route 95, which is just 30 minutes away.

The city has become a tourist and resort hotspot. In fact, its nickname is “America's First Resort”.

Visitors enjoy such sights as The Breakers, a historic mansion spanning 13 acres. Guided tours of the mansion are offered year-round.

Many of Newport's hotels date back to the popular resort days of the 1920's. Establishments such as the Hotel Viking offer elegant accommodations reminiscent of the early 20th century. The Oceancliff Hotel boasts sprawling gardens and castle-like architecture, making guests feel as if they are modern day royalty.

There are no shortages of activities offered in Newport. Harbor cruises, lighthouses, theaters, parks, museums, and scenic drives abound in Newport. Thames Street is a popular destination with its cobblestone roads and interesting architecture.

Newport boasts more than 200 restaurantswith dining options to suit every whim and budget.

There are five elementary schools in Newport. These schools educate children in grades K-5. All five schools have less than 300 students enrolled, giving them a small-town feel. The middle school has about 500 children enrolled in grades 6-8. In addition, two private schools educate children in grades PK-8.

The high school educates a little over 600 students in grades 9-12. It has the distinction of having the second oldest JROTC program in the country.

Newport, RI Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

Newport, RI Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
February 2017 - Single Family Homes
$485K
Up 73.2 % since February 2016
Average Sales Price
February 2017 - Single Family Homes
$718K
Down 68.7 % since February 2016
Days on Market
February 2017 - Single Family Homes
97
Up 0.0 % since February 2016

Newport, RI Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Newport, RI Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
February 2017 - Condos
$305K
Down 23.7 % since February 2016
Average Sales Price
February 2017 - Condos
$336K
Down 17.0 % since February 2016
Days on Market
February 2017 - Condos
162
Down 5.8 % since February 2016

Newport, RI Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Newport, RI

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) -0.83 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 3,188.6
Household Size (people) 2.05
Households w/ Children 18.14 %
Annual Residential Turnover 23.95 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $693
One Bedroom $882
Two Bedroom $1,112
Three Bedroom $1,593
Four Bedroom $1,910

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 24,468
Households: 10,537
Median Age: 37.35

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $62,618)

Climate & Weather

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The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
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School Information for Newport, RI

Public Elementary

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Public Middle

School

FRANK E. THOMPSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 5-8
55 DR MARCUS WHEATLAND BLVD
NEWPORT, RI 02840

Public High

School

NEWPORT AREA CAREER AND TECHNICAL CENTER
Grades: 9-12
109 OLD FORT RD
NEWPORT, RI 02840

ROGERS HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
15 WICKHAM RD
NEWPORT, RI 02840

Private/Catholic

School

ST MICHAELS COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
180 RHODE ISLAND AVE
NEWPORT, RI 02840

ST JOSEPH OF CLUNY SISTERS SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
75 BRENTON RD
NEWPORT, RI 02840

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Newport, RI Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Newport, RI

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Featured Homes for Sale in Newport, RI

254 Ocean Avenue, Newport, RI 02840
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254 Ocean Avenue,
Newport, RI 02840

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$2,000,000

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Newport, RI 02840

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67 Bridge Street, Newport, RI 02840
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67 Bridge Street,
Newport, RI 02840

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19 Defenders Row, Unit#19, Newport, RI 02840
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Newport, RI 02840

4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 1 half bath
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$1,000,000

31 Coddington Wharf Wharf, Unit#24 24,
Newport, RI 02840

3 bedrooms, 3 baths
132 Ruggles Avenue, Newport, RI 02840
$585,000

132 Ruggles Avenue,
Newport, RI 02840

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