Newport County


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Newport County, Rhode Island

45 Washington Sq
Newport, RI 02840
Phone: (401) 841-8330
Fax: (401) 846-1673

In southeastern RI, comprising the islands in Narragansett Bay and mainland along the eastern border of RI, south of Fall River, MA. Original county, organized as Rhode Island County Jun 22, 1703; name changed Jun 16, 1729. Name Origin: Descriptive, or possibly recalling Newport, Monmouthshire, England

Area (sq mi):: 313.64 (land 104.05; water 209.59) Population per square mile: 804.80
Population 2005: 83,740 State rank: 4 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.00%; 1990-2000 -2.00% Population 2000: 85,433 (White 90.10%; Black or African American 3.70%; Hispanic or Latino 2.80%; Asian 1.20%; Other 3.60%). Foreign born: 4.90%. Median age: 38.60
Income 2000: per capita $26,779; median household $50,448; Population below poverty level: 7.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $35,159-$37,851
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 21.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Newport County seat (25,879)

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    The Community College of Rhode Island recently received a $276,000 grant from the van Beuren Charitable Foundation to replace outdated computer equipment at the college's Newport County Campus.
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