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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataRhode Island

Social Statistics

Newport, Rhode Island

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school7,225100.0
Nursery school, preschool4155.7
Kindergarten2733.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,46134.1
High school (grades 9-12)1,07514.9
College or graduate school3,00141.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over17,428100.0
Less than 9th grade7864.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,4728.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)3,72621.4
Some college, no degree3,26018.7
Associate degree9575.5
Bachelor's degree4,59226.3
Graduate or professional degree2,63515.1
Percent high school graduate or higher87.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher41.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over21,956100.0
Never married8,14637.1
Now married, except separated8,88540.5
Separated5832.7
Widowed1,5977.3
Female
1,2565.7
Divorced2,74512.5
Female
1,6957.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years309100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren13744.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over19,643100.0
Civilian veterans2,69713.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,157100.0
With a disability4188.1
Population 21 to 64 years14,695100.0
With a disability2,31415.7
Percent employed
58.1(X)
No disability12,38184.3
Percent employed
80.0(X)
Population 65 years and over3,259100.0
With a disability1,31440.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over24,880100.0
Same house in 199510,83643.6
Different house in the U.S. in 199513,35853.7
Same county
6,51126.2
Different county
6,84727.5
Same state
8953.6
Different state
5,95223.9
Elsewhere in 19956862.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population26,475100.0
Native24,99094.4
Born in United States
24,44992.3
State of residence
12,07845.6
Different state
12,37146.7
Born outside United States
5412.0
Foreign born1,4855.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5382.0
Naturalized citizen
7262.7
Not a citizen
7592.9
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,485100.0
Europe67345.3
Asia25617.2
Africa604.0
Oceania553.7
Latin America29419.8
Northern America1479.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over24,880100.0
English only22,49790.4
Language other than English2,3839.6
Speak English less than 'very well
9063.6
Spanish
1,0034.0
Speak English less than "very well"
4251.7
Other Indo-European languages
1,0864.4
Speak English less than "very well"
3231.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2601.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1510.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population26,475100.0

Total ancestries reported

32,020120.9
Arab1460.6
Czech1560.2
Danish960.4
Dutch3451.3
English3,42412.9
French (except Basque)11,3195.0
French Canadian17242.7
German2,83510.7
Greek2971.1
Hungarian990.4
Irish17,34927.8
Italian3,01511.4
Lithuanian560.2
Norwegian1870.7
Polish8513.2
Portuguese1,9347.3
Russian3611.4
Scotch-Irish4201.6
Scottish7722.9
Slovak220.1
Subsaharan African3301.2
Swedish5141.9
Swiss680.3
Ukrainian220.1
United States or American1,3405.1
Welsh1500.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1440.5
Other ancestries5,14419.4
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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