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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataRhode Island

Economic Statistics

Newport, Rhode Island,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over21,770100.0
In labor force15,26670.1
Civilian labor force
13,68162.8
Employed
12,64858.1
Unemployed
1,0334.7
Percent of civilian labor force
7.6(X)
Armed Forces
1,5857.3
Not in labor force6,50429.9
Females 16 years and over11,461100.0
In labor force7,06161.6
Civilian labor force
6,78959.2
Employed
6,24254.5
Own children under 6 years1,759100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,08961.9
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over13,976100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone9,64469.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled1,2699.1
Public transportation (including taxicab)3432.5
Walked1,83313.1
Other means2862.0
Worked at home6014.3
Mean travel time to work (minutes)17.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over12,648100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations4,93139.0
Service occupations2,58220.4
Sales and office occupations3,24025.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations820.6
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations7736.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,0408.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining910.7
Construction6925.5
Manufacturing9127.2
Wholesale trade3202.5
Retail trade1,37510.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4633.7
Information2852.3
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing8036.3
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,55812.3
Educational, health and social services2,51419.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,34818.6
Other services (except public administration)6495.1
Public administration6385.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers9,73577.0
Government workers1,82614.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,0568.3
Unpaid family workers310.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households11,562100.0
Less than $10,0001,34311.6
$10,000 to $14,9999418.1
$15,000 to $24,9991,40012.1
$25,000 to $34,9991,44012.5
$35,000 to $49,9991,63214.1
$50,000 to $74,9992,27119.6
$75,000 to $99,9991,0909.4
$100,000 to $149,9999238.0
$150,000 to $199,9992332.0
$200,000 or more2892.5
Median household income (dollars)40,669(X)
With earnings9,14279.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
52,232(X)
With Social Security income2,65723.0
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,984(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4684.0
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,905(X)
With public assistance income7156.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,461(X)
With retirement income2,08318.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
22,314(X)
Families5,758100.0
Less than $10,00060110.4
$10,000 to $14,9993055.3
$15,000 to $24,9994527.8
$25,000 to $34,9995108.9
$35,000 to $49,99974713.0
$50,000 to $74,9991,33123.1
$75,000 to $99,99980514.0
$100,000 to $149,99962210.8
$150,000 to $199,9991692.9
$200,000 or more2163.8
Median family income (dollars)54,116(X)
Per capita income (dollars)25,441(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers37,780(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers27,492(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families745(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.9
With related children under 18 years654(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.4
With related children under 5 years
487(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.6
Families with female householder, no husband present588(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.1
With related children under 18 years541(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)45.9
With related children under 5 years
405(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)68.0
Individuals3,520(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.4
18 years and over2,253(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.7
65 years and over
272(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.3
Related children under 18 years1,223(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
633(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,364(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.0
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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