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Portsmouth is a great place to live.
Newport County is the priciest places to live in RI, according to the Economic Policy Institute. The organization recently released its 2018 family budget calculator that estimates how costly it is to live in each of America's 3,142 counties and 611 metro areas.
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MEDIAN HOME PRICE$375,000
$110,582Income needed to afford this
27%Cost burdened homeowners
AVE. 2-BEDROOM RENT$1,782/mo.
$71,280Income needed to afford this
50%Cost burdened renters
Portsmouth is the second oldest municipality in Rhode Island, after Providence.
A household is cost burdened if it spends more than 30% of its income on housing costs.
The state's website offers information about each of Rhode Island's 39 municipalities. To get to know Portsmouth, click here.
Interested in learning about Portsmouth’s vision for the future? Check out the town's comprehensive plan here.
To learn more about the opportunities and services in the Town of Portsmouth, visit the following sources:
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