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Encyclopedia > Newport County, Rhode Island

Newport County is one of five counties located in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. As of 2000, the population of Newport County was 85,433. Newport County is also one of the seven regions of Rhode Island, per (FIPS 6-4) Image File history File links Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties/Parishes/Boroughs, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... This article is about the U.S. State. ... The Newport County is one of seven designated regions within the state of Rhode Island. ...


Like all of the counties in Rhode Island, Newport County does not have any form of county government.


Newport is the location of mysterious Newport Tower. The Newport Tower The Newport Tower is a round stone tower located in Touro Park in Newport, Rhode Island. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 812 km² (314 mi²). 269 km² (104 mi²) of it is land and 543 km² (210 mi²) of it (66.83%) is water. and is very smart people The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


The county consists of Aquidneck Island, Conanicut Island, Prudence Island, and the eastern portion of the state on the mainland. Aquidneck Island highlighted in red Aquidneck Island, also called Rhode Island, is the largest island in Narragansett Bay. ... Conanicut Island Conanicut Island is the second largest island in Narragansett Bay, in the state of Rhode Island. ... Categories: Stub | Rhode Island geography ...


Adjacent Counties

Bristol County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 85,433 people, 35,228 households, and 22,228 families residing in the county. The population density was 317/km² (821/mi²). There were 39,561 housing units at an average density of 147/km² (380/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 91.46% White, 3.73% Black or African American, 0.43% Native American, 1.23% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 1.09% from other races, and 1.99% from two or more races. 2.82% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 92.0% spoke French, 2.3% Spanish, 2.1% Portuguese and 1.3% French as their first language. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 35,228 households out of which 28.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.90% were married couples living together, 10.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.90% were non-families. 29.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.95. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 22.50% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 29.90% from 25 to 44, 24.80% from 45 to 64, and 14.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 94.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.40 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $50,448, and the median income for a family was $60,610. Males had a median income of $41,630 versus $29,241 for females. The per capita income for the county was $26,779. About 5.40% of families and 7.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.00% of those under age 18 and 6.70% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities, towns, and villages*

* Villages are census division, but have no separate corporate existence from the towns they are in. Image:RI towns Jamestown. ... Location of Little Compton, Rhode Island. ... Middletown is a town located in Newport County, Rhode Island. ... Newport is a city in Newport County, Rhode Island, about 30 miles (48 km) south of Providence. ... Location of Portsmouth, Rhode Island Portsmouth is a town in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States. ... Melville is a census-designated place located in Newport County, Rhode Island. ... Image:RI towns Tiverton. ...


External links

  • Newport County Chamber of Commerce
  • National Register of Historic Places listing for Newport Co., Rhode Island

  Results from FactBites:
 
Newport County, Rhode Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (515 words)
Newport County is one of five counties located in the state of Rhode Island.
As of 2000, the population of Newport County is 85,433.
In the county, the population is spread out with 22.50% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 29.90% from 25 to 44, 24.80% from 45 to 64, and 14.40% who are 65 years of age or older.
Newport, Rhode Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1107 words)
Newport was founded in 1639 by William Coddington, John Clarke, and others, who left Boston on account of their sympathy with the Antinomians.
Newport is the home of the International Tennis Hall of Fame, where important tennis players are commemorated, as well as a number of mansions dating back to the Gilded Age, including The Breakers, Belcourt Castle, Chateau-sur-Mer, Rosecliff, Marble House and The Elms.
Newport is also home to the Newport Tower, Salve Regina University, Hammersmith Farm and the Touro Synagogue, the oldest Jewish house of worship in the United States.
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