Newport, RI 02840 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 02840: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newport, RI 02840

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Newport County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.476, Longitude -71.309
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,519
  • PO Box Addresses: 742
  • Residential Addresses: 12,058
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,477
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,581

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Newport, RI 02840 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,950
Daytime Population: Workers 17,427
Daytime Population: Residents 9,964
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,391
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.19
Population in Households 21,243
Population in Familes 13,328
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,707
Population Density2 3,022
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $64,669
Average Household Income $85,916
Per Capita Income $40,719


Total Housing Units 13,319 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,411 (33.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,205 (46.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,703 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $414,642
Average Home Value $506,359


Total Households 10,616
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 4,860
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.18% 0.03%
Households 0.02% 0.13%
Families -0.17% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.92%
Per Capita Income   3.16%

Newport, RI 02840 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 02840 to the other 79 ZIP Codes in Rhode Island by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 18 78th
Population Density # 21 75th
Diversity Index # 16 81st
Median Household Income # 54 33rd
Per Capita Income # 26 68th

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