Newport is a very small city located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 4,442 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Newport is the 29th largest community in Vermont. Much of the housing stock in Newport was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities, Newport isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Newport are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Newport is a city 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 (13.50%), sales jobs (10.01%), and healthcare (7.09%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Newport spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.60 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Newport is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Newport is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.18% of adults 25 and older in Newport have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Newport in 2010 was $19,349, which is low income relative to Vermont, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,396 for a family of four. However, Newport contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Newport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newport residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Newport include French Canadian, Irish, French , and German.
The most common language spoken in Newport is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.