Newport is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 6,394 people and just one neighborhood, Newport is the 49th largest community in New Hampshire. Newport has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Newport is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Newport is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newport who work in office and administrative support (12.37%), sales jobs (12.06%) and teaching (6.98%).
Also of interest is that Newport has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Newport has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Newport has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Newport than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Newport may be for you.
As is often the case in a small town, Newport doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.