Newport , Newport County, Rhode Island

City in and county seat of Newport County, Rhode Island, United States

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Newport is a city located in the county of Newport in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. In the 2010 census it had a population of 24,672 inhabitants and a population density of 836 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 24,334 inhabitants.

The city was created 382 years ago in 1638.

The city has a total area of 11.39 square miles (29.5 km2).

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Newport, RI Quick Facts

Population : 24,334 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Rhode Island
County : Newport County
Different from : Newburyport
Postal code : 02840–02841
Phone Area Codes : 401
Area : 29.5 km2
Altitude : 30 feet / 9 meters
Capital city : Newport is capital of Newport County
Establishment : January 01, 1639 (382 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 11:54:59 (11th April 2021)
Zip Code : 02840
Density : 825 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -1.39% (2010-2019)

Year Population Method
2010 24,672 census
2011 24,925 estimation process
2012 24,908 estimation process
2013 24,909 estimation process
2014 24,763 estimation process
2015 24,884 estimation process
2016 24,831 estimation process
2017 24,646 estimation process
2018 24,579 estimation process
2019 24,334 estimation process

According to census records, the population of Newport decreased by 1.39% in 9 years.

Newport, RI zip code is 02840. County name: Newport, County fips: 44005

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People born in Newport, RI (200)

Many people were born here, including politician Henry Y. Cranston, Actress, fashion designer, model Mena Suvari, actress Nadia Bjorlin, you can see a list of people who born in Newport, RI.

Other cities in Newport County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Newport County , RI.

City Name Population Title
Portsmouth 17,226 Town in Newport County, Rhode Island, USA
Middletown 15,888 Town in Rhode Island
Tiverton 15,662 Town in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States
Jamestown 5,498 Town in Rhode Island, United States
Little Compton 3,474 Town in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States

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