Newport is a great place to live.

TOTAL POPULATION
24,570

TOTAL HOUSEHOLDS
10,688

40%
OWN

60%
RENT

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Newport Daily News: Legislators take on issues during annual forum

Members of the local legislative delegation told a crowd of about 100 people Thursday morning at the local Community College of RI campus they’re more than aware of the reality — and more needs to be done to help make Newport County affordable.

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By the Numbers

Single Family Homes

MEDIAN HOME PRICE
$452,000

$118,623
Income needed to afford this

31%
Cost burdened homeowners

Rental Properties

AVE. 2-BEDROOM RENT
$1,753/mo.

$70,120
Income needed to afford this

45%
Cost burdened renters

Did You Know?

1727

In 1727, James Franklin (brother of Benjamin) printed the Rhode-Island Almanack.

A household is cost burdened if it spends more than 30% of its income on housing costs.

Additional Information & Resources

RI.gov

The state's website offers information about each of Rhode Island's 39 municipalities. To get to know Newport, click here.

Comprehensive Plan 

Interested in learning about Newport’s vision for the future? Check out the city's comprehensive plan here

Resources

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