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Rhode Island > All counties > Newport County > Newport City
Newport, RI

City
Population 2000: 26,475
Square miles: 7.94
Metro area: Providence-New Bedford



2000 CENSUS DATA
NEWPORT RI US
HOUSING UNITS
Number Number Number
Total housing units 13,226
RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Renter-occupied housing units 6,716 50.8 37.1 30.8
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 1.99 2.12 2.36
Average number of rooms 4.32 4.12 4.04
Average number of vehicles 1.12 1.15 1.19
Median year structure was built 1944 1954 1969
Median year householder moved in 1998 1997 1998
Median rent ($) 586 477 519
Median rent asked for vacant units ($) 627 497 469
Number Pct Pct Pct
Rent includes utilities 2,277 33.9 26.8 16.5
Number Number Number
Rent as a pct of household revenue 25 26 26
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Owner-occupied housing units 4,850 36.7 55.7 60.2
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.27 2.70 2.71
Average number of rooms 6.85 6.34 6.30
Average number of vehicles 2.70 1.78 1.64
Median year structure was built 1939 1959 1971
Median year householder moved in 1987 1987 1991
Median value ($) 166,600 130,500 111,800
Number Pct Pct Pct
With mortgage or contract to purchase 2,409 49.7 58.1 55.4
With second mortgage, equity loan 647 13.3 14.4 12.7
Number Number Number
Median price asked for vacant housing ($) 253,600 124,500 89,600
Monthly cost, with mortgage ($) 1,362 1,205 1,088
Monthly cost, without mortgage ($) 465 406 295
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk

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