Newport is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 2,122 people and just one neighborhood, Newport is the 203rd largest community in Virginia.
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 professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newport who work in teaching (13.03%), office and administrative support (11.24%) and management occupations (8.86%).
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
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Newport has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Newport a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small town, Newport doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.