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10,686
Job Openings
5%
Unemployment Rate
$49,890
Median Base Salary
24k
Population

Newport has the 1291st largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 3.0% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Newport is part of the Providence metro area. Unemployment in the Providence area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Providence has the 41st largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Newport is below average at $49,890, and the median cost of a home in Newport is $383,200, which is above the national average. 49% of workers in Newport hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 91% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Newport. 76% of Newport workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 14% walk. People in Newport spend an average of 19 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.